JIM GOODWIN is clinging onto his Aberdeen job – for now.

But the humiliating 1-0 defeat to Darvel in the Scottish Cup has further increased the already huge pressure on the Dons gaffer.

Aberdeen boss Jim Goodwin is under huge pressure
Andy Barr

It’s just one win from their last nine games – including SEVEN defeats in that time.

Aberdeen fans made their feelings well-known with an explicit banner at the club’s training ground for the staff and players to see this morning.

Will that result force Dave Cormack into another managerial switch?

Frank Lampard is the shock name included in the list of candidates after he was fired by Everton earlier this week – though he is a 50/1 shot.

Celtic hero Paul Lambert has had his odds cut from 2/1 and is now the 6/4 favourite to take the reins with Coral.

Lambert has been out of work since quitting Ipswich in February 2021 and hasn’t managed in Scotland since a short, disappointing spell as Livingston boss in 2005 – his first job in management – though said he would be open to a job here.

Jack Ross is still looking for his own return to the game and is second favourite at 11/2 to be the next Aberdeen manager.

Next Aberdeen manager odds

Coral prices

  • Paul Lambert 6/4
  • Jack Ross 11/2
  • Neil Lennon 8/1
  • Derek Adams 8/1
  • Darren Fletcher 12/1
  • Mark Warburton 12/1
  • Davie Martindale 12/1
  • Callum Davidson 12/1
  • Duncan Ferguson 16/1
  • Grant McCann 16/1
  • Malky Mackay 20/1
  • Lee Bullen 20/1
  • Owen Coyle 20/1
  • James McPake 20/1
  • Derek McInnes 25/1
  • Michael Appleton 25/1
  • Frank Lampard 50/1

Ross was sacked at Dundee United earlier this season and was heavily linked with the Dons job following Stephen Glass’ departure.

There’s another Hoops legend in the frame should this job become available, with Neil Lennon am 8/1 chance.

Lenny recently revealed he wouldn’t rule out a return to Scotland as a manager in some capacity and admitted he had received offers following his Omonia Nicosia exit.

Ex-Ross County and Morecambe boss Derek Adams is the only other selection at single figure prices, also at 8/1.

Livingston boss Davie Martindale is one of a number of potential candidates at 12/1, alongside St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson, Scotland hero Darren Fletcher and former Rangers boss Mark Warburton.

Duncan Ferguson quit Everton to go out on his own and is 16/1 to make the jump with Aberdeen.

While among the bigger prices is Kilmarnock boss Derek McInnes at 25/1, who was forced out Pittodrie for his style of play despite a successful spell, with the Dons struggling since his departure.


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