Seasiders defender seals Scottish switch

Blackpool defender Peter Hartley has tonight completed a season-long move to Scottish side Motherwell.

Thursday, 31st August 2017, 11:07 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:16 pm
Peter Hartley has moved to Motherwell on loan
Peter Hartley has moved to Motherwell on loan

The 29-year-old centre-half only moved to Bloomfield Road in the summer following their promotion back to League One.

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However, the performances shown so far by Pool’s other centre-halves, most notably Clark Robertson and Curtis Tilt, have seen Hartley’s first-team involvement restricted.

His only appearances so far have been the Carabao Cup and Checkatrade Trophy outings against Wigan Athletic, the latter curtailed to only 45 minutes because of illness.