Graeme Souness is a surprise contender for the Bolton job, while Burnley fans want former boss Owen Coyle back in charge at Turf Moor.
Graeme Souness has emerged as a surprise contender in the frame for the vacant manager's job at Wanderers.
Blackburn Rovers have again been knocked back in their efforts to speak to former skipper Tim Sherwood about their vacant managerial position.
Rovers have yet to interview all the managers they are considering to fill the Ewood Park hot seat - with an appointment before Saturday's trip to Derby County looking increasingly unlikely.
Former Burnley manager Owen Coyle has been tipped for a return to Turf Moor - by fans! The Scot, who is out of work after being sacked by Bolton, was the shock runaway winner of our online poll, which gave supporters the opportunity to name the man they want to see as Eddie Howe's successor.
Bryan Ruiz faces a race against time to be fit for Saturday's clash with Aston Villa after picking up a thigh injury on international duty.
Fernando Torres admits he lost his appetite for football as he struggled to command a regular place in the Chelsea first-team last year.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer knew all about timing as a United striker - and he could be displaying the same attribute as a manager. Could he now be manoeuvring himself perfectly to pounce when the big chance to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson presents itself at Old Trafford?
Pepe Reina is a fitness doubt for Liverpool's Premier League clash with Reading at Anfield on Saturday after picking up a hamstring injury on international duty.
Victor Anichebe insists his priority is building on his impressive start to the season with Everton - not worrying whether he will go to the African Cup of Nations with Nigeria.
Alan Pardew has warned Nile Ranger he will have nobody to blame but himself if he ends up on football's scrapheap.
Alan Pardew has brushed off the prospect of a hostile reception at the Stadium of Light on Sunday - and declared himself ready to embrace the "electricity" of the Wear-Tyne derby once more.
Sunderland head into Sunday's Wear-Tyne derby high on confidence despite ending their unbeaten start to the season in spectacular fashion last time out, according to Carlos Cuellar.
As Middlesbrough embark on a "six game blast" inside three weeks, Tony Mowbray admits he'll have to manage his squad carefully.
His unbeaten record in North-East derbies will be on the line this Sunday, but Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew admits he can't wait to step out in to the hostile atmosphere at the Stadium of Light.
Michal Laudrup has called on Swansea City to put talk of player unrest to one side and focus instead on beating Wigan Athletic this weekend.
Ben Foster has cited the guidance and help of Dean Kiely as the key to his excellent form for Albion since his arrival from Blues.
It is understood that Mick McCarthy has been offered the vacant manager's jobs at Championship rivals Bolton, Blackburn and Burnley.
Stoke winger Jermaine Pennant has revealed he turned down Leeds and Nottingham Forest to sign on loan for Wolves - as he admitted the deal could become permanent.
West Brom boss Steve Clarke believes he has the players to cover the loss of key midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu to the Africa Cup of Nations in the new year.
David Norris has declared himself "happy" with Leeds United's position in the Championship table as he outlined the consistency needed to take the club into the play-offs.
Norwich City striker Simeon Jackson's World Cup dream has ended - after Canada were thrashed 8-1 by Honduras in San Pedro Sula.
Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy says the team are more than happy to be known as a long-ball side - so long as it causes the opposition problems.
Latics striker Franco di Santo admits he's enjoying his fledgling partnership with Arouna Kone - and insists there's plenty more to come.
Stoke boss Tony Pulis admits he was flabbergasted by the postponement of England's World Cup qualifier in Poland - but isn't unduly worried about any disruption for Ryan Shawcross ahead of his return to Old Trafford on Saturday.
Shaun Maloney has begged SFA bosses NOT not to pull the trigger on under-fire Scotland boss Craig Levein.
SFA chief executive Stewart Regan has admitted disappointment at Scotland's latest defeat - but refused to be drawn on whether Craig Levein would remain as manager for the November friendly against Luxembourg.