Next NI manager: who are the contenders should Michael O’Neill quit?

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill has been linked with the Scotland, Rangers and Sunderland jobs after his country’s heartbreaking World Cup play-off loss to Switzerland.

The 48-year-old said after the 1-0 aggregate defeat, settled by Ricardo Rodriguez’s controversial first-leg penalty, he was not thinking about his future but here we looksat the contenders to replace O’Neill should he leave.