Friday, 10 May 2013

Setting up for the summer

With Championship survival secured before the final day of the season, Paul Ince met his first objective as Blackpool manager by avoiding a disastrous, but at one point entirely plausible, relegation to League One. What his next target is remains to be seen, as the 'Pool hierarchy continue to keep their ambitions for the club largely shrouded in mystery. However, whatever the goal, Ince's summer task is to build a squad that will at the very minimum keep the club in the second tier of English football.