Ex-St Mirren boss Ross has been shown the door at the Stadium of Light after just under 18 months in charge, and has paid the price for a slow start to the current League One season.
After losing last season’s playoff final to reach the Championship, Sunderland are currently sixth in England’s top-flight, and the Black Cats’ chairman Stewart Donald revealed Ross’s dismissal in statement today.
Of course, both Hearts and Hibs already have managers, and Ross has only been unemployed for a couple of hours – but it seems there’s already plenty of gossip in Edinburgh:
Do you think Jack Ross will end up replacing either Craig Levein at Tynecastle or Paul Heckingbottom at Easter Road any time soon?
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