Northern Ireland may promote Baraclough to replace manager O'Neill

22 April 2020 05:11
Under-21 coach one of four on shortlist for senior jobHe joins Stephen Robinson, Tommy Wright and Jim MagiltonIan Baraclough is the leading contender to become the Northern Ireland manager after it was confirmed Michael O’Neill will step down to focus on a full-time role with Stoke City.O’Neill was carrying out both jobs having been appointed by Stoke last November and had hoped to lead Northern Ireland into the play-offs for Euro 2020. However, delays caused by coronavirus have rendered the initial plan unworkable. Related: Premier League clubs discussing early end to season amid growing concerns Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian