Former Bristol City, Fulham and Brighton man under consideration for Championship manager's job

A former Bristol City defender could be set for a swift return to Championship management. (Image: Getty Images)A former Bristol City defender could be set for a swift return to Championship management. (Image: Getty Images)
A former Bristol City defender could be set for a swift return to Championship management. (Image: Getty Images)
Rosenior, who came through the academy at Bristol City holds fond memories of his time at Ashton Gate.

Former Bristol City defender Liam Rosenior is under consideration for the vacant Plymouth Argyle job, according to a report.

PlymouthLive are reporting that the 39-year-old is being considered for the Home Park vacancy as they look to replace Ian Foster. Rosenior has only been out of work for over a week and he is said to fit the profile of what the Pilgrims want in their next managerial appointment.

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Rosenior was relieved of his duties as Hull City manager after failing to guide them to a play-off place. The Tigers utilised the loan market to bring in the likes of Fabio Carvalho and Ryan Giles from Liverpool and Luton Town but were unable to displace Norwich City or West Brom.

The 39-year-old has had two years of managerial experience after beginning at Derby County. He was their interim manager after Wayne Rooney departed the Rams, and had also worked as assistant coach at Brighton, as well as working alongside Phillip Cocu.

Rosenior had signed a contract in December 2023, which would keep him at Hull until 2026 but now he awaits his next challenge. His managerial record to date is 34 wins, 30 draws and 26 defeats in 90 games with a seventh-placed finish with Hull his best achievement to date.

Former West Brom and Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Carlton Palmer who made 18 appearances for the England national team believes that Palmer would be a good fit for Sunderland, who like Plymouth are looking for a new boss. The Black Cats sacked Mick Beale after parting company with Tony Mowbray in the winter and finished the season disappointingly having been play-off contenders last year.

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"I’m sure a host of clubs will be looking at Liam Rosenior, he’ll be looking at, I assume, another Championship club straight away," Palmer told Football League World.

"One that springs to mind immediately is the Sunderland job. Sunderland have lots of young players, Liam is keen to work with young players and bring them on.

“As I say, the only issue will be the philosophy of the club about bringing members of staff in, and working with senior players, you’ve got to get the balance right. Sunderland’s approach at the moment is that they’re looking to bring in young players for cheap money, play them, develop them and sell them for big money."

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