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Paul Ince set to be named Blackpool boss

Paul Ince is set to be unveiled as Blackpool manager on Monday after he watched the Tangerines slip to a 1-0 defeat at Ipswich this afternoon.

Steven Caulker has England U-21s ban overturned

Steven Caulker will be available for England Under-21s' European finals campaign this summer after a two-match UEFA ban was lifted on appeal.

Steven Caulker (right) is led off after the game in Krusevac

England U-21 players fight Uefa bid for longer bans

Tom Ince and Steven Caulker could have their Uefa bans increased today when they appeal against their punishments for incidents at Serbia's shameful game with England's Under-21 team last October.

Paul Ince has previously managed Notts County, MK Dons and Blackburn

Blackpool 'on the verge of appointing Paul Ince as new manager'

Blackpool are reported to have agreed terms with Paul Ince to be their new manager, with a statement coming later today

Oates: his commentaries were informed and unpretentious

David Oates: highly regarded BBC commentator

There was an air of disbelief in press boxes last Sunday afternoon when the news came through, just before kick-off, that David Oates would not be returning to the environment in which he was so very much at home.

Tom Ince scored his first two goals for the Under-21s

Tom Ince double as England Under-21s cruise to friendly victory over Sweden

England win 4-0 in Walsall

DJ Campbell helped Blackpool to promotion in 2010

Philippe Coutinho has right mentality to succeed at Liverpool

Midfielder joined from Inter Milan in an £8.5m deal

A stunned Per Mertesacker looks on as Suarez runs off celebrating giving Liverpool the lead

Lucas cheered by Liverpool's response against Arsenal

Liverpool recorded draw with Arsenal

Blackpool manager Michael Appleton says Liverpool’s initial offer for Tom Ince is significantly short of his club’s valuation

Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool are unlikely to sign Tom Ince

Liverpool signed Philippe Coutinho yesterday

Match Report: Ian Holloway left speechless after Crystal Palace blow chance

Huddersfield Town 1 Crystal Palace 0

Blackpool manager Michael Appleton says Liverpool’s initial offer for Tom Ince is significantly short of his club’s valuation

Reading remain hopeful of signing Tom Ince for 'decent money'

Blackpool midfielder also linked with Newcastle, Tottenham and Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers expecting new arrivals at Liverpool

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers remains hopeful of bringing in new players before next Thursday's transfer deadline.

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