Blackpool to appoint new manager today?

Blackpool 'appointment imminent'
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Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston says that the club are hoping to secure Ian Holloway's replacement today.

Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston has revealed that he hopes to appoint a new manager by the end of today.

The Championship club have been searching for a new coach following the departure of Ian Holloway, who opted for a move to Crystal Palace.

The Seasiders have compiled a list of potential candidates and are hoping to make a swift appointment by securing a new boss at some point today, Oyston told Sky Sports News.

Meanwhile, caretaker manager Steve Thompson has claimed that he would like to take on the full-time role.

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