You would have been hard pressed at the start of the season to find anyone to bet on Liverpool`s Brendan Rodgers becoming the first Premier League manager to get the sack, but he is now the bookies` joint favourite.
Five losses in five successive Premier League games is not what Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert would have thought after a positive start in the current campaign. Monday night's kick-off against relegation-threatened Queens Park Rangers, resulted in 2-0 loss for Villa. Lambert was cut a sorry figure still searching for answers to address the current slump.
New Aston Villa assistant manager Roy Keane refuses to "promise miracles" but hopes to give the Birmingham club boss Paul Lambert every support to get the team back to winning ways, he said on Wednesday.
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner will release a statement on his future after the club`s final game of the season next week amid increasing speculation both he and manager Paul Lambert will depart after another narrow escape from relegation.