The Sunderland betting market remains unsettled.
The Leicester City assistant boss has ties to Sunderland's new owner.
Sunderland are still on the lookout for their next manager as three new names have reportedly entered the fray.
Leicester number two Appleton is narrowly ahead of the Sheffield United manager in the betting to be Chris Coleman's Sunderland successor.
Sunderland's prospective new owner Stewart Donald needs a manager before the League One season after giving Chris Coleman the boot.
West Bromwich Albion parted ways with manager Alan Pardew on Monday.
West Bromwich Albion are on the look out for a replacement for Alan Pardew.
West Bromwich Albion are looking for their new manager after parting company with Alan Pardew.
Leicester assistant Michael Appleton or Brentford's Dean Smith have been tipped to succeed Alan Pardew as West Brom manager.
West Bromwich Albion have been linked with Everton’s Craig Shakespeare, Aberdeen’s Derek McInnes, Brentford’s Dean Smith and Leicester City's Michael Appleton.
Leicester City’s players demanded to know the reasons behind Craig Shakespeare’s dismissal and voiced their displeasure during a meeting before Thursday’s training session that turned the focus on the club’s board and left Michael Appleton, the caretaker manager, admitting he was unable to answer their questions.
West Ham United striker Toni Martinez enjoyed a superb cameo for Oxford United on Saturday.
Dave Jones has finally been given his marching orders after an abysmal start to the season which has only seen them win once in their last 16 games.