Sunderland AFC gossip: FOUR former managers 'linked' with Tottenham job as Portsmouth owner makes BOLD play-off prediction

Sunderland will be searching for a first win since Good Friday when they face Blackpool tomorrow evening.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 8:55 am

The Black Cats drew against Accrington Stanley at the Stadium of Light on Saturday despite scoring three goals.

Here, though, we take you through all of the latest news and talk:

Former Sunderland managers emerge as surprise contenders for Tottenham job with bookies

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Chris Coleman during his Sunderland days.

Chris Coleman has been installed as a contender for the vacant Tottenham job following Jose Mourinho’s sacking.

Ryan Mason is currently in temporary charge and oversaw Spurs’ 1-0 loss to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup yesterday.

The former Wales and Black Cats manager has been installed at 40/1 with SkyBet to take the job.

Another former Sunderland boss, David Moyes, currently at West Ham, is also an outside shot at 50/1 with Roy Keane at the same price.

Sam Allardyce is a massive outside shot at 100/1 with Paddy Power.

Portsmouth owner makes bold play-off prediction ahead of final games

Pompey owner Michael Eisner has predicted that Portsmouth can gain promotion through the play-offs this season,

Portsmouth could face Sunderland if they do make it into the play-offs.

Danny Cowley's side are only outside the top six on goal difference, tied on points with Blackpool and Oxford United above them with three games left to play.

But Eisner remains confident that Pompey will be successful in their quest and took to social to send a message to the club's supporters.

He tweeted: "I’m feeling Pompey will get into the playoffs and get promoted to the Championship.

He added: "Yes, I’m an optimist," with the hashtag 'Play up Pompey'.

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