My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Ex-Newcastle chief Wise applies for Watford job

Former Newcastle United football chief Dennis Wise has applied for the Watford job.

The Sun says the ex-Chelsea captain is itching to get back into football two months after being axed as director of football at Newcastle.

Wise, 42, is among several big names showing interest after Brendan Rodgers quit for Reading.

Gus Poyet, Wise's former Chelsea team-mate, has also applied for the job.

Former Gillingham boss Andy Hessenthaler and Colchester's Paul Lambert have also been linked.

But current first-team coach Malkay Mackay is favourite to take over as finances look set to dictate the appointment. Rodgers was on around £300,000 a year and Mackay will step up for £200,000.

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?