Seasiders' linked to French defender

POOL are being linked with a French defender released by Scottish crisis club Gretna.

Aurelien Collin, 22, is a free agent after being released by the cash-hit SPL side.

He has spent a week on trial at Bloomfield Road, although Simon Grayson is yet to decide whether or not to offer the player a deal.

Collin has also been on trial at Preston.