Hearts no closer to appointing Craig Levein successor
Sky Sports News understands Hearts will not appoint a new director to replace Craig Levein until next week at the earliest.
The hunt for a Programmer to Levein – who had been sacked on Halloween – would move into a month, regardless of the club because they search for a supervisor as well as a sporting manager, interviewing a number of candidates in November.
Hearts proprietor Ann Budge lately fulfilled former Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel, while Steve Cotterill, Neil McCann, Alan Irvine, Stuart McCall have also spoken to the bar.
Austin MacPhee will take charge of Hearts to Ibrox for Sunday’s trip to face Rangers, also on Friday that he reasserted his own urge.
“I have said from day one who Hearts is a fantastic club,” the interim Hearts supervisor said.
“It is one I would like to help going forward and Mrs Budge will make the decision regarding where, if anyplace, I best fit in.
“I’m preparing the team nicely for Sunday and the team putting on a fantastic performance at Ibrox is clearly a key task I have been asked to perform.”
Levein was removed from his managerial role along with his position as Manager of Soccer, but stays about the club deductions, and continues to be seen at reserve team games as he continues to make use of the club behind the scenes in a”backroom and childhood development role”.