Blackpool move for Houston

Dundee United have given Blackpool permission to speak to manager Peter Houston about the vacancy at Bloomfield Road.

Last Updated: 15/01/13 at 18:27 Post Comment

Peter Houston: Set for talks with Blackpool

Peter Houston: Set for talks with Blackpool

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The Championship side have been searching for a new boss since Michael Appleton left for Blackburn Rovers on Friday.

Houston, who has helped the Tangerines lift the Scottish Cup and qualify for Europe three seasons running since arriving in 2009, is out of contract at the end of the season.

Blackpool turned their attention to the Tannadice boss after a move for Bradford boss Phil Parkinson was blocked.

A Dundee United spokesperson confirmed: "The club have granted Blackpool permission to contact Peter Houston.

"That's on the basis that, as a football club, we won't stand in the way of anyone furthering their career."

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