Dyche was sacked by Burnley after a decade-long stint in April and is said to be Stoke's top target to replace O'Neill.
There is once again little to cheer for Stoke, whose promising season has fallen apart just as it did before.
Bournemouth dug deep to remain Championship promotion favourites but Nottingham Forest and Blackburn also triumphed.
A Man United friendly was called off after Stoke boss Michael O'Neill tested positive.
Michael O'Neill has stepped down as Northern Ireland manager after eight and a half years in the role.
Stoke have been united by Michael O'Neill. The Britannia is bouncing again...
Stoke have announced Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill will replace Nathan Jones.
O'Neill admitted the odds are against Northern Ireland qualifying directly for Euro 2020 after Dutch defeat.
Charlie Nicholas has labelled the Scottish FA an "embarrassment" over its failed pursuit of Michael O'Neill.
The SFA has been granted permission to talk to Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill...
West Brom have a number of options, depending on what they prioritise: Safety or style?
Former Hibernian and Dundee United midfielder O'Neill lives in Edinburgh so it would certainly cut down his commute.
Michael O'Neill was unwilling to discuss whether he would stay on after Northern Ireland's World Cup heartbreak...
A dodgy penalty, a missed red card - it was not a good night for Michael O'Neill...
"People are talking about Virgil Van Dijk as a £50m player... that makes Jonny Evans sound cheap at £20m."