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Blackpool knock back Blackburn in move for boss Appleton

Blackpool have rejected an approach from Championship rivals Blackburn Rovers for permission to speak to their manager Michael Appleton. Rovers made the move on Wednesday night after sacking Henning Berg on 27 December.

Appleton only joined Blackpool from Portsmouth in November as a replacement for Ian Holloway who left for Crystal Palace.

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