Kilmarnock consider Mixu Paatelainen as replacement for Lee McCulloch
By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 06/10/17 6:40pm
Mixu Paatelainen is under consideration by the Kilmarnock board to replace Lee McCulloch, according to Sky sources.
Paatelainen managed the club in the 2010-2011 season and won manager of the year award for the team's exciting brand of football before leaving to take charge of the Finnish national team.
He is currently a FIFA and UEFA technical advisor.
McCulloch lost his job on Sunday after a poor start to the season with Kilmarnock bottom of the Scottish Premiership without a win.
The club said on October 2 they would not be rushed into making an appointment in the next two weeks despite a daunting fixture list.
Academy director Paul McDonald is currently in charge of first-team training with the assistance of U20 manager Andy Millen and striker Kris Boyd.
McCulloch, a former Scotland international, was made permanent boss at Rugby Park in the summer after impressing as interim manager last season, but Saturday's 2-0 defeat at home to Ross County left them propping up the table with just three points.
Kilmarnock next head to Partick Thistle on October 14.
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