Appleton has had a hectic start to life in management - having managed three teams in the last three years.
The 37-year-old may be in a good position to be handed the role as he was current England manager Roy Hodgson's assistant manager at West Brom.
However I doubt he will be many fans' favourites for the job, as many supporters were perplexed when he moved from Blackpool to Blackburn just two months after he moved to Bloomfield Road.
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