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Full interview: Lee Clark on dragging Blackpool out of trouble

Lee Clark is the new manager of Blackpool Football Club.

It is a swift return to management after he was sacked by Birmingham City just 10 days ago.

He left them in the Championship's relegation zone, which is exactly where he finds his new club.

So can he do for Blackpool what he could not do for Birmingham, and drag them out of trouble?

He has signed a one-year rolling contract at Bloomfield Road and he's been speaking to our sports correspondent Chris Hall.

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Lee Clark: Fans should dream of Premier League return

Lee Clark has been unveiled as the new manager at Blackpool.

He told ITV News that the relationship he will have with the chairman is of 'huge importance'.

He also said Blackpool fans should 'dream of Premier League return'.

Blackpool appoint Lee Clark as their manager

Lee Clark has been appointed as Blackpool's new manager. Credit: Youtube

Blackpool have announced that Lee Clark has been officially appointed as their new manager.

The former Newcastle United, Fulham and Sunderland midfielder, has agreed a one-year rolling deal at Bloomfield Road.

Lee Clark was sacked 10 days ago by his former club Birmingham City.

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Tribute at Blackpool FC on 40th anniversary of stadium murder

A memorial will be held later in Blackpool to pay tribute on the 40th anniversary of the murder of a teenage fan.

Blackpool fans will stop on their away trip to Wigan to lay a wreath at the memorial to 17-year-old Kevin Olsson, who was stabbed to death on the terraces at Bloomfield Road during a game on 24 August 1974.

Members of Blackpool Supporters Club will pause in silence by a memorial plaque near the club's shop at 1pm.

The teenage Blackpool fan was killed when trouble broke out at a game against Bolton.

Blackpool FC unveil José Riga as new manager

Blackpool FC have confirmed the appointment of José Riga as the club’s new manager. Credit: blackpoolfc.co.uk

Blackpool FC have appointed former Charlton Athletic boss José Riga as the club’s new manager.

The 56-year-old has agreed a one-year rolling deal to take charge at Bloomfield Road.

Born in Belgium, Riga has more than 20 years of experience in football management and coaching and becomes The Seasiders’ first foreign manager

Blackpool FC seem set to appoint Belgian Jose Riga as their new manager

Former Charlton manager Jose Riga Credit: PA Pictures

Blackpool FC look set to appoint Belgian Jose Riga as their new manager.

The 56-year-old is the man who guided seemingly-doomed Charlton to safety from relegation in just two months in the hot-seat at The Valley last season.

It is understood he held talks with Seasiders' chairman Karl Oyston in London at the weekend and has agreed to take the job subject to personal terms being finalised.

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