Michael Appleton leaves position as head coach of Blackpool after difficult period in charge at Bloomfield Road

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Former Leicester assistant manager Michael Appleton has stepped down from his position as head coach at Blackpool. Struggles from the start of the season has seen The Seasiders in a relegation fight, and talk from the terraces at Bloomfield Road makes the story grim as little or no support has been given.

Appleton will for always be remembered for his fantastic record as caretaker manager at Leicester, when he in 2018 was unbeaten in his two games in charge, winning both, in the interim period between Craig Shakespeare and Claude Puel.

Sad to see him losing his job after moving from Lincoln in the summer, doing great with The Imps, being in charge at Botham Crescent from 2019 to 2022, all seasons in League One action.

Michal Appleton have a long and grand management career at several club being in charge of Portsmouth, Blackpool (twice), Blackburn, Oxford as well his time as caretaker boss at both Leicester and West Bromwich.

We believe Michael Appleton soon will be back in a new role somewhere else as his qualities are there to continue in a management role.


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