Next Lincoln City Manager

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This article provides information on Lincoln's new manager odds and which bookmakers are offering betting on the next manager at Sincil Bank—details on all of The Imp's previous managers throughout history and potential Lincoln City Managers in the future.

Next Lincoln City Manager

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Current Lincoln City Manager

Manager Appointment Date To Days in Charge
Michael Skubala 14 Nov, 2023 21 Apr, 2024 159
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Mark Kennedy was sacked in October 2023 and replaced by former Leeds United coach Michael Skubala. The highly rated tactician becomes the 46th boss which includes caretaker and interim managers in the Sincil Bank hot seat. If  the Imps decide another change is needed the leading bookmakers will have all the next Lincoln City manager odds.

Next Lincoln City Manager Odds

There are instances when these odds might not be readily available for certain clubs. This could be because the position has only recently been filled, the club is currently performing exceptionally well, or the club has a strong history of standing by its manager through thick and thin.

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Additionally, in some cases, the Lincoln manager's position might be vacant, but there are strong indications or even rumours about the potential replacement. Despite these unique circumstances, it is worth noting that if betting odds do become available, we will present them here in this section for your convenience. Regular updates related to the manager's position can also be found in the dedicated sports betting news section expertly managed by Jake Ashton. So, keep an eye out for any developments as we strive to keep you informed on the latest happenings in the football managerial landscape.

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Best Betting Site for Next Lincoln City Manager Betting

There is a huge range of UK Bookmakers to choose from but only very few that offer next-manager betting, if at all - As we have covered every club management change over the seasons, looking for betting odds on who the next club manager will be, we have found the following betting sites to be the most reliable and quickest to get odds up for the next manager at most clubs

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Who Could Be The Next Lincoln City Manager

Below were the main protagonists in the betting for the next manager of Lincoln City when Mark Kennedy left the club. 

Stephen Kenny

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Stephen Kenny, is an acclaimed Irish football manager and ex-player, currently leading the Republic of Ireland national team, with a successful managerial history including eight trophies with Dundalk.

Tom Shaw

Thomas  Shaw, is an English ex-footballer who transitioned to coaching, currently serving as Lincoln City's interim head coach. His playing career included stints at Rushden & Diamonds, Mansfield, and Chester, before joining Lincoln City's coaching staff in 2018.

Danny Cowley

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The former Lincoln boss (2016-2019) achieved so much for the club, including promotion into the football league. His career has not gone as well away from the club, with disappointing spells at Huddersfield and Portsmouth.

Ian Foster

Ian Foster is a English football coach and former professional player. His journey in management began in Ireland with Galway United, leading them to Premier Division safety. He continued his success with Dundalk FC, achieving Europa League qualification. Back in England, Foster contributed significantly at Coventry City and Portsmouth FC. With the English FA, he excelled with youth teams, winning the U19 European Championships and assisting the Senior Women’s team. Currently, Foster is the assistant manager at Al-Ettifaq.

Damien Duff

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Damien Duff, is a renowned former Irish footballer and current Shelbourne F.C. manager. Duff's eminent playing career commenced at Blackburn Rovers, garnering a League Cup before a noteworthy move to Chelsea for £17 million in 2003, clinching two Premier League titles and another League Cup. His tenure included stints at Newcastle United, winning the Intertoto Cup, and at Fulham, reaching the 2010 Europa League Final. Post-retirement in 2015, Duff transitioned into a coaching role with various teams.

Stephen Bradley 

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The Dubliner has been in charge of Shamrock Rovers since 2016. His name often features in lower league vacancies, and he was supported for the Lincoln vacancy ahead of fellow Irishman Mark Kennedy being appointed. 

Steve Cotterill 

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Steve Cotterill is another manager who regularly features in the bookies list; he built his reputation at Cheltenham Town, guiding the club from the Southern League into the Conference and then the Football League proper. He has also won promotion with two other clubs in Notts County (2010) and Bristol City (2015). If he were to be appointed at Lincoln City the Imps would be his eleventh club.  

Ian Burchnall

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Having performed creditably with National League club Notts County, Burchnall moved to Forest Green Rovers. His time at the Gloucestershire club did not go as well, and after 37 games, he was let go at the beginning of 2023. He is currently in Belgium as Assistant Manager with Anderlecht. 


How To Place A Next Lincoln City Manager Bet

Making a bet on who will be the next Lincoln manager is as easy as picking a contender from the list of possibilities at the top of this page, finding the bookmaker offering odds, choosing how much you want to bet, and placing it

You will have to find a betting site offering odds. Finding odds on the next Lincoln manager will be easier when no manager is in place, and a little harder when the position is filled, and not particularly in jeopardy.

  1. Find the best football betting site offering odds on the next manager of Lincoln.  

  2. Choose one of the possible contenders

  3. Decide how much you want to bet

  4. Check the odds and your stake to understand how much you may win if your prediction is correct

  5. Understand that if your prediction is wrong, you will lose your money. 

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Next Lincoln City Manager Betting News Diary

The betting odds for The Next Lincoln City Manager will naturally some fluctuation and speculation on who will take over the Imps when Michala Skubala departs the position he has held since 14th November 2023.

Here is a round-up of the Next Lincoln Manager Betting Timeline from our OLBG News feed 

19th October 2023

Next Lincoln City Manager Odds: Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley is ODDS-ON to take over at Lincoln next after Mark Kennedy SACKED!
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12th May 2022

Birmingham City assistant head coach Mark Kennedy leaves the West Midlands to become Lincoln City manager. 

30th April 2022

Manager Michael Appleton leaves Lincoln after three seasons at the helm. 

May 2022

Mark Kennedy is appointed

April 2022

At the end of the 2021/22 season, Appleton leaves Lincoln, he had been in charge for 143 games.

September 2019

Michael Appleton is appointed to just promoted Lincoln. 

Michael Appleton


September 2019

Danny Cowley leaves for Huddersfield Town having been at Lincoln since May 2016.

2019

The League Two Championship is secured. 

2017

Manager Danny Cowley and his Lincoln City team are promoted back into the Football League. 

List of Lincoln City Managers

Here is a complete list of all Lincoln City managers on record with information on length of service and win ratio. Who will be the next Lincoln City manager on the list?

Manager Appointment Date To Days in Charge Win Rate
Michael Skubala 14 Nov, 2023 21 Apr, 2024 159
Mark Kennedy 12 May, 2022 18 Oct, 2023 524 34.20%
Michael Appleton 23 Sep, 2019 1 May, 2022 951 38.50%
Jamie McCombe 12 Sep, 2019 20 Sep, 2019 8 0.00%
Danny Cowley 13 May, 2016 12 Sep, 2019 1217 53.98%
Chris Moyses 3 Nov, 2014 13 May, 2016 557 34.38%
Gary Simpson 27 Feb, 2013 3 Nov, 2014 614 39.65%
David Holdsworth 24 Oct, 2011 27 Feb, 2013 492 29.57%
Steve Tilson 18 Oct, 2010 10 Oct, 2011 357 29.73%
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FAQ

Lincoln City Next Manager Betting FAQ's

  • Who was the first manager of Lincoln City

    David Calderhead (SNR) was the first manager of Lincoln City. Taking charge of the club in the period from 1900 to 1907.

  • Which Lincoln City Manager Has Been The Most Successful

    Danny Cowley (2016-2019) won the National League in 2017, securing Lincoln City football league status. His side also won the EFL Trophy in 2018 and League 2 in 2019. Bill Anderson (1946 -1965) won the Third Division title twice in 1948 and 1952.

  • Which Lincoln City Manager Has The Best Win Percentage

    Danny Cowley, with a record that records a 53% win rate of his 184 games as Lincoln City manager, can claim to have the best win percentage in charge of the team

  • Which Lincoln City Manager Had The Worst Win Percentage

    Former Leeds and England striker Allan Clarke (June 1990-November 1990) only won 16.67% of his matches when he was the caretaker manager of Lincoln.

  • Who is the longest-serving manager of Lincoln City

    Bill Anderson is the longest-serving Lincoln City Manager. His reign lasted over 19 years or 6940 days to be exact. He did so as the 8th ever manager of the club and seventh different man in charge.

  • Who is the shortest-serving manager of Lincoln City

    In 1995, Steve Wickes was let go after just 42 days as Lincoln City manager. Peter Daniel was a player/manager in 1987; his tenure only lasted 55 days. John Pickering lasted 172 days between July and December 1985.

Editorial Information

This article was written and fact-checked by Nigel Skinner, our expert in following the Next manager markets in the Premier League and throughout the EFL for 15 years. News Sections update by Jake Ashton, our betting news manager. The article was edited and published by Steve Madgwick.  

 Information was gained from various sources, including Lincoln City Club Site and the Supporters site

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