Former Leeds United and Rotherham manager, Neil Redfearn, is the early favourite to succeed Danny Wilson at Chesterfield.

Wilson, who had overseen a poor first half of the season, departed earlier on this morning. His (now) former side are struggling towards the wrong end of the League One table and currently sit 22nd. They are level on points with Shrewsbury, who sit just above the relegation zone as it stands (22) They, however, sit four behind Swindon who themselves are placed 19th.

Wilson, who has been a regular in and around the Sheffield area since the beginning of his managerial career, only got the job on Christmas eve in 2015 – before leading the club to League One survival.

He, though, is the latest to be shown the exit door. Following Crewe Alexandra manager Steve Davis out of the door.

Now, inevitably, the ‘who will take over’ debate is in full swing’.

According to SkyBet, Redfearn is currently leading the way. At 2/1, he is firmly ahead of current caretaker manager, Ritchie Humphreys, who has been priced at 6/1.

Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth currently lies third. The club legend, who is most remembered for his spell with Queens Park Rangers, has guided Wanderers to fifth in League Two so far, this campaign. He is priced at 10/1.

Former Wigan manager, Gary Caldwell, makes up the top four. The Scotsman, who left his post with The Latics earlier this season, guided the club to the League One title last time around.Whoever The new manager at Te

Whoever the new manager at The Proact turns out to be, they must start on the front foot. Otherwise, Chesterfield could find themselves playing League Two football next season.

The current odds, as taken from Twitter.




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