Blackburn Rovers have sacked their manager after just 67 days in the job.
Michael Appleton moved to Ewood Park in the New Year after only two months in charge of Blackpool.
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Grey start but improving with some warm sunshine by afternoon
Misty again overnight. Murky and damp conditions returning to the Pennines. Grey start Friday but warm sunshine will develop from the west
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