The Hartlepool Daily Mail reported that ex-Barnsley and Rochdale boss Steve Parkin is the firm favourite to be appointed as Hartlepool United’s new manager. It went on to add that although Beardsley was a close friend of Monkeyhanger’s chairman Ken Hodcroft, he had been ruled out of the running because of a lack of coaching experience.
But the Northern Echo reported that Hodcroft had yet to review the applications for the job, but favoured bringing in Beardsley as Chris Turner’s successor.
So that’s cleared that up then!
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