Paul Ince insists securing npower Championship survival will be his primary target after being confirmed as Blackpool's new manager.
Blackpool have been given permission to speak to Dundee United manager Peter Houston over the vacancy at Bloomfield Road.
Blackpool reject Blackburn Rovers approach for manager Michael Appleton
After taking the hotseat vacated by Michael Appleton, Paul Ince is taking charge of his first Blackpool match at Leeds.
And the man who holds the key to his success could be his own son, Tom.
Paul Ince has been confirmed as the new Blackpool FC manager
The former Manchester United and Liverpool player has agreed a one-year rolling contract.
He has previously managed at both Blackburn Rovers and Macclesfield Town.
Simon Grayson has been appointed as the new manager of Preston North End.
He told Granada Reports about his plans for the future of the club.
Preston North End have confirmed that Simon Grayson is the club's new manager.
The 43-year-old has agreed a contract at Deepdale to take the reigns at the Club.
He will be joined at the Club by Glynn Snodin, who worked alongside the new PNE boss at both Leeds United and Huddersfield Town.
Former Manchester United and Liverpool player Paul Ince has been confirmed as the new Blackpool FC manager
The former Manchester United and Liverpool player Paul Ince has been confirmed as Blackpool's new manager
Ince has previously managed at Blackburn Rovers and Macclesfield Town.
He will take charge of a squad, which includes his son Tom, on a one-year rolling contract.
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: