Ex-Cardiff and Millwall boss Neil Harris ruled out of Portsmouth manager hunt

Neil Harris is out of the running to be Pompey’s new boss.

By Neil Allen
Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 5:25 pm
Neil Harris has ruled himself out of running for the Pompey manager job. Picture: Lewis Storey

However, Harris was not keen on a short-term arrangement and declined the opportunity.

It is understood the 43-year-old would have been willing to drop out of the Championship for the Pompey job had a longer contract been available.

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Yet with the Blues favouring a temporary managerial appointment, Harris was not tempted.

Like Harris, both would prefer at least 18-month deals, yet still remain keen on taking charge at Fratton Park.

That would also allow the incoming boss time to impress to also earn consideration for a longer-term stay.

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