Blackpool given Houston go-ahead

  • Last Updated: January 14 2013, 11:32 GMT

Blackpool have been given permission to speak to Dundee United manager Peter Houston over the vacancy at Bloomfield Road.

Peter Houston: Blackpool target
Peter Houston: Blackpool target

The Seasiders are seeking a replacement for Michael Appleton, who quit last week for a move to Blackburn.

A Dundee United spokesperson confirmed: "The club have granted Blackpool permission to contact Peter Houston. That's on the basis that, as a football club, we won't stand in the way of anyone furthering their career."

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