Date: 9th February 2010 at 7:42pm
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BRADFORD City manager Stuart McCall yesterday quit his post at the Yorkshire club, and early reports today have suggested that they may be tempted to move for Stanley’s John Coleman.

Coleman, who has an outstanding record with the club, is yet to sign a contract extention at the Crown Ground which further adds to the source of the rumnours.

The 47-year-old gaffer, has been in charge of Stanley for just short of 500 games, with a win percentage of over 40%, a record that has seen the Reds catapulted from the Northern Premier League Division One, into Football League action in just 10 years with Coley at the helm.

He is currently the countries third longest serving manager behind Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United and Arsene Wenger of Arsenal, which of course makes him the longest serving chief in the Football League.

Stanley have been quick to squash the rumours though, Chief Executive Robert Heys said: ‘We have had no official approach from Bradford for the services of John Coleman.

‘We are on a fantastic run so it comes as no surprise to us that he is being linked with a possible move away from the club.

‘However, I would like to think that John would like to continue and bring to fruition Stanley’s promotion hopes this season. We are on such a good run and it would be a devastating blow to us if he were to leave.’