Pool sign two, with one more to follow

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Blackpool added two players on a hectic transfer deadline day and are waiting on confirmation of a third.

Pool agreed a loan deal for an overseas left winger just minutes before the transfer window closed at 11pm last night.

Despite getting the paperwork complete, the Football League have told Blackpool they will make a decision on the deal this morning.

It was a dramatic ending to a crazy day at Bloomfield Road as Pool looked to add to their severely depleted squad.

They did have some success with the signings of Blackburn right-back Bradley Orr and Derby striker Nathan Tyson, but it was ultimately another frustrating day.

Secretary Matt Williams and assistant manager Alex Rae were at Bloomfield Road right until the deadline talking to agents and players about potential deals.

It’s understood Pool looked at as many as 20 possible deals in the final 24 hours, but many of them fell through.

They will now wait for a decision from the Football League, the FA and FIFA about the third signing, which would be a loan until January.

It’s believed the third player is a Dutch winger who has recently enjoyed a spell in Turkish football.

The Seasiders have finally managed to fill the troublesome right-back spot with Blackburn defender Orr.

The Liverpudlian joined on loan until January 2 after being frozen out at Ewood Park.

Kirk Broadfoot, Chris Basham and Neal Bishop have all plugged the gap but Paul Ince will be delighted to finally sign a specialist right-back.

Orr, 30, began his career at Newcastle before playing more than 250 games for Bristol City. He then had a big- money move to QPR before joining Blackburn in January last year.

He’s been joined at Bloomfield Road by Derby’s Tyson, who has been a long-term target of Ince.

The 31-year-old, formerly with Wycombe and Nottingham Forest, has signed a one- year deal with the option of a further 12 months.

Blackpool will now have to turn to the loan market, which will open next week, should they wish to add more players to their squad.

Ince had talked about getting four signings through the door on deadline day but has been forced to settle for three.