Ex-Reading boss McDermott favourite for Leeds job

Former Reading boss Brian McDermott is favourite for the job at Leeds United. Neil Warnock left Leeds yesterday after offering his resignation.

Former Reading boss Brian McDermott is favourite for the job at Leeds United.

Neil Warnock left Leeds yesterday after offering his resignation.

McDermott and ex-Bolton boss Owen Coyle will put themselves forward for the post, says Press Association Sport , while the club regards Brighton's Gus Poyet highly.

Former captain Richard Naylor, who has taken the club's under-18 side through a title-winning season, is also expected to be mentioned as a candidate.

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