MX23RW : Thursday, July 9 02:53:36| >> :120:20940:20940:

Hibernian boss Neil Lennon to miss St Mirren game - reports

Hibernian boss Neil Lennon to miss St Mirren game - reports
© Reuters
It is claimed the manager has been suspended following an exchange with Hibs' chief executive.

Hibernian look set to be without head coach Neil Lennon for Sunday's Ladbrokes Premiership clash with St Mirren.

Reports from numerous media outlets claim the Northern Irishman was suspended by the Easter Road club on Friday after an exchange with chief executive Leeann Dempster, following a meeting with the players.

After finishing fourth on their return to the top flight last season, Hibs sit in eighth place in the table and are without a league win in five games following a 1-0 defeat to Motherwell at Fir Park.

The club have yet to comment on the situation and it is not yet clear who will be in charge for the trip to Paisley.

Lennon, the 47-year-old former Celtic player and manager, was appointed as head coach at Easter Road in June 2016 on a four-year deal.

He led Hibs to the Championship title and with it promotion back to the Premiership.

ga('create', 'UA-72310761-1', 'auto', {'name': 'pacontentapi'});
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'referrer', location.origin);
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension1', 'By Press Association Sport staff');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension2', 'b1e40a61-7dfb-44e2-809c-978d84c08119');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension3', 'paservice:sport,paservice:sport:club-news,paservice:sport:football');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension6', 'story');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension7', 'composite');
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension8', null);
ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension9', 'sport:football');
ga('pacontentapi.send', 'pageview', { 'location': location.href, 'page': (location.pathname + location.search + location.hash), 'title': 'Hibernian boss Neil Lennon to miss St Mirren game \u2013 reports'});

ID:348008:

Click here for more stories about Neil Lennon

Click here for more stories about Hibernian

Share this article now:
A calm and composed Neil Lennon in charge of Hibs in April 2018
Read Next:
Neil Lennon: Hibs are lacking quality in the final third
>
Latest Sports Video
Did you know...?
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.
Read more about Neil Lennon Football

rhs 2.0
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CCeltic30262289197080
2RangersRangers29214464194567
3Motherwell30144124138346
4Aberdeen3012994036445
5Livingston30109114139239
6Hibernian30910114249-737
7St Johnstone2981292846-1836
8Kilmarnock3096153141-1033
9St Mirren3078152441-1729
10Ross County3078152960-3129
11Hamilton AcademicalHamilton3069153050-2027
RHearts30411153152-2123

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!