girls doc martens becomes latest manager to snub Stoke job
Martin O has become the latest manager to reject the chance to take charge at Stoke.
The Republic of Ireland boss looked set to move to the bet365 Stadium but has now removed himself from the running, Press Association Sport understands.
O decision leaves him clear to remain with Ireland,
having made a verbal agreement to sign a new contract. It is believed he was not willing to renege on that accord.
The former Leicester and Celtic manager has been in charge of the country since 2013, but they failed to reach this year World Cup,
losing in the play offs to Denmark.
Stoke could make a short term appointment until the end of the season as they decide their next move.
The Potters have slipped into the relegation zone after a run of just two wins in 12 Premier League matches and Hughes was sacked after a shock 2 1 FA Cup defeat at Sky Bet League Two Coventry.
Coach Eddie Niedzwiecki has been in temporary charge since Hughes departure, taking training ahead of Monday league trip to Manchester United,
and will pick the team at Old Trafford.
He could give a debut to Austrian international Moritz Bauer after the right back joined last week following Hughes dismissal.
told the club website: unbelievable it would be a dream, like something from a movie.
have always wanted to challenge myself in the Premier League, just as every footballer in the world has. So to possibly step out in the league for Stoke City in a game against Manchester United is incredible it is very exciting.