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Blackpool give Rovers permission to talk to Appleton

There've been plenty of twists and turns in this story but in the last couple of hours a major development. Blackpool have given Blackburn Rovers permission to speak to their manager Michael Appleton.

Rovers made an official approach last night, that was rejected, but talks have continued today and Appleton did not take Blackpool's training session.

David Chisnall reports: