To Hull and back: Curbs emerges as front runner to replace Brown

04 November 2009 11:40
Alan Curbishley has emerged as a leading candidate to replaced embattled Hull City manager Phil Brown now that he has resolved his £2million constructive dismissal case against West Ham.

Curbishley was awarded victory in the courts on Tuesday against his former employers, ending a protracted dispute over his acrimonious departure in September 2008 following the sales of key defenders George McCartney and Anton Ferdinand.

In the frame: Former West Ham manager Alan Curbishley is a leading candidate to takeover at Hull should Phil Brown get the sack

Now the former Charlton supremo is ready to return to management and with intense pressure mounting upon Tigers boss Brown, Curbishley is in the frame to succeed him at the KC Stadium - and he could be installed imminently.

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Source: Daily_Mail