Bookies had him as favourite but Chesterfield won't be approaching Cook

Bookies might have installed Paul Cook as favourite to get the Chesterfield job, but a club director has ruled him out entirely.

Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 4:30 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 5:31 pm
Chesterfield vs Preston North End - Paul Cook giving out orders - Pic By James Williamson

SkyBet today had Portsmouth boss Cook at 4/1 and then 6/4 favourite to replace Danny Wilson at the Proact.

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But the Spireites’ company secretary Ashley Carson tweeted that they had not and would not be approaching Pompey in order to speak to the man who took Town to a League Two title.

The club’s interview process began today with Carson telling fans there were some ‘great’ candidates.