Pompey boss Cook is bookies' favourite for shock Chesterfield return

Bookmakers today made Pompey boss Paul Cook their shock favourite to become the next Chesterfield manager.

Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 3:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 3:17 pm
Pompey boss Paul Cook Picture: Joe Pepler

Cook, who left the Spireites in May 2015 after becoming disillusioned by the direction in which the club were headed, is halfway through his three-year Blues deal.

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But this afternoon bookies Sky Bet had the 49-year-old priced as 6/4 favourite to return to the Proact Stadium, following Danny Wilson’s sacking at the weekend.

Pompey are fourth in League Two after reaching the play-offs last term, while Chesterfield – who Cook led to the League Two title in 2014 and League One play-offs a year later – sit in 22nd place in the League One relegation zone.