Blackpool angry with Southampton over Phillips pursuit

Southampton have been reported by Blackpool for an alleged illegal approach for Matt Phillips.

Southampton have been reported by Blackpool for an alleged illegal approach for Matt Phillips.

The Daily Mail reports Blackpool have reported Southampton to the Premier League, the Football League and FA over an alleged illegal approach for Phillips.

Manager Ian Holloway is furious amid claims Southampton contacted the player’s agent without making an official approach to Blackpool.

Holloway said: "Someone has made an illegal approach for him and we can prove it. I’m not very happy about it and the Football League and the Premier League will be informed about it."

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