Stoke interest in Northern Ireland manager confirmed by IFA

7 November 2019

martin oneill
Photo: Getty Images The Irish Football Association (IFA) have confirmed Stoke City's interest in Northern Ireland manager Martin O'Neill.

Northern Ireland's football governing body has confirmed that it has been approached by Stoke City about Northern Ireland's manager, Michael O'Neill.

Stoke City, struggling at the bottom of the Championship without a manager, are looking for Nathan Jones' replacement.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

Stoke City have officially approached the Irish Football Association (IFA) about Northern Ireland's manager, Michael O'Neill.

The IFA confirmed, according to the Guardian, that Stoke are "seeking permission to speak to Michael O'Neill about their vacant manager's position."

Stoke City sacked their former manager, Nathan Jones, on 1st November after just nine months in charge, following a terrible start to the season.

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