Jim Jeffries has emerged as William Hills 5/2 favourite to become the next Hibs boss. The former Hearts boss is joined in the top three in the betting by another former Hearts manager Billy Brown at 4/1 and Shamrock Rovers manager Michael ONeill at 3/1.
There are a number of likely candidates for the position but it is strange to see two former Hearts bosses so high in the betting, said Hills spokesman Joe Crilly. It seems that in the fickle world of football, these managers would have no qualms in crossing the great divide.
Other contenders include Mark McGhee at 6/1 and Gordon Strachan, Jimmy Calderwood and Gus McPherson all at 8/1.
Next Hibernian Boss: 5/2 Jim Jeffries; 3/1 Michael ONeill; 4/1 Billy Brown; 6/1 Mark McGhee; 8/1 Gordon Strachan; 8/1 Jimmy Calderwood; 8/1 Gus McPherson; 10/1 Gary Bollan; 10/1 Billy Stark; 10/1 John Robertson; 10/1 Danny Lennon; 12/1 Billy Reid; 12/1 Jackie McNamara; 14/1 Billy Davies; 16/1 Terry Butcher; 16/1 John Collins; 16/1 Allan Moore; 16/1 John Hughes; 20/1 Paul Cook
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