Sunderland are closing in on relegation to League One, and Micky Gray believes chairman Ellis Short is to blame.
Michael Gray fears for Leeds United boss Paul Heckingbottom due to his Barnsley affiliation.
Sunderland won in the Championship at the weekend.
Wolves travel to Yorkshire to face Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsbrough on Friday night.
Sunderland striker James Vaughan scored during his side's 2-0 victory over Burton Albion.
Wolverhampton Wanderers currently lead the Championship, after a brilliant start to the campaign.
Coleman finds Sunderland find themselves rock bottom of the Championship.
All three candidates have either managed or played for Sunderland before.
The Derby County coach is among the favourites for the Sunderland position.
The former Sunderland left-back is also a lifelong Mackems supporter.