Blackburn make Appleton approach

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BLACKBURN have made an official approach for Michael Appleton.

Rovers have highlighted Appleton as someone they wish to speak to and made their request official late on Wednesday night.

Derek Shaw, Managing Director of Blackburn Rovers: “I can confirm that we have made an official approach to Blackpool FC about our interest in speaking to Michael Appleton.

“This is the only candidate we have approached for the managers job”.

Blackpool also confirmed the move: “We can confirm on Wednesday evening Blackburn made a formal approach to speak to Michael Appleton.

“The club will be making no further comment.”

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