Blackpool set to name boss

Blackpool are poised to name their new manager, with an announcement expected before 7pm tonight and Michael Appleton favourite to land the post.

Last Updated: 07/11/12 at 20:29 Post Comment

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The Seasiders have been without a boss since Ian Holloway decided to take the Crystal Palace post, saying he felt he had taken Blackpool as far as he could.

And Portsmouth manager Appleton has been strongly linked with the position since the weekend, although he said on Tuesday that he had not held talks with Blackpool.

Other names mentioned in connection with the Bloomfield Road post include Paul Ince, whose son Tom plays for Blackpool, and the former Bolton boss Owen Coyle.

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