World Cup star not heading for Blackpool

Rumours linking Pool with a move for Slovenian skipper Robert Koren are wide of the mark.

The Gazette understands that Ian Holloway is a huge fan of the midfielder, who was released by West Brom at the end of the season and will face England in the group stage of the World Cup.

But Koren was on big wages at the Hawthorns and is out of the Seasiders price range.

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