David Moyes and Sam Allardyce available but I can see Stoke City sticking with Paul Lambert

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Football managers uncertain about their future may have sighed inwardly on seeing David Moyes and Sam Allardyce are back on the market.

However, I am not sure the availability of two the big beasts of English football management really means the end for Paul Lambert at Stoke City.

I don’t know how the Stoke owners are thinking, but the noises coming out of the club lately seem to be that Lambert has been doing as much as he could with the task he took on.

Okay the bare facts of two wins from 15 games suggests not, but from the stories coming out of the club, it seems Lambert inherited lots of problems and has had to try to straighten them out.

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He has won promotion from the Championship before, with Norwich, and has presumably started putting plans in place for next season. So, I just wonder whether Stoke will let him get on with that rather than start again with someone else.

Paul Lambert (Image: Getty)

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