Peterborough manager Darren Ferguson's future was unclear on Tuesday morning.
The Championship club have refused to comment on reports that they have parted company with the Scot.
The 37-year-old, son of Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, guided Posh to successive promotions after taking over at London Road in January 2007.
But Saturday's 3-1 defeat at Championship leaders Newcastle saw Posh slump to the bottom of the table, with just two wins from 16 games.
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