Portsmouth have appointed Richie Barker as their new manager, with Steve Coppell also arriving in a director of football role
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Michael Appleton has spoken to Meridian about a 'crazy couple of days' after leaving Portsmouth to take over the reins at Blackpool. In an interview last night he spoke about how his experience of managing a club with small financial resources will help him at Blackpool.
Blackpool's hopes of appointing Portsmouth boss Michael Appleton as their replacement for Ian Holloway has hit a stumbling block, as the South Coast club are demanding £200,000 in compensation for the former West Brom coach. (Daily Mail)