A look back at Michael Appleton's Blackpool 64-day rein in pictures

Blackpool come up against one of their former managers in Michael Appleton on Friday night when they take on Lincoln City.

Tuesday, 24th September 2019, 10:02 pm
Appleton lasted just 64 days as Blackpool boss
Appleton lasted just 64 days as Blackpool boss

The 43-year-old took charge of just 11 league games during his time at Bloomfield Road...

Appleton is appointed Blackpools new manager on a one-year rolling contract following the departure of Ian Holloway.
His first game in charge was a 2-2 draw at home to Bolton Wanderers. Tom Ince and Nathan Delfouneso scored Pools goals.

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Appleton earned his first win with a 4-1 victory away at Peterborough United, extending his unbeaten start to five games.
Appleton speaks of his frustration over the Bloomfield Road pitch and the clubs lack of movement in the transfer market.
A 1-1 draw at Fulham in the FA Cup turns out to be his final game in charge.
Appleton was given permission to speak to Blackburn Rovers and the following day he was announced as their new manager after just 64 days in charge at Bloomfield Road.
Appleton became Blackpools shortest-serving manager when he handed in his resignation after just 11 league games.
Appleton won just two of his 11 games in charge, drawing seven and losing two.
Managerless Blackpool are beaten 2-1 by Charlton Athletic, just 24 hours after Appletons abrupt departure.
Appleton revealed he left Bloomfield Road for footballing reasons despite chairman Karl Oyston saying he was tempted by a lucrative financial package