HOLLOWAY HAPPY AT BLACKPOOL
Ian Holloway has quashed talk about his future by insisting he is committed to avenging Blackpool's play-off final heartbreak.
Holloway was linked with the Swansea job before Michael Laudrup took the reins at the Liberty Stadium and is reported to be a contender to take over at still-managerless Birmingham.
But despite the disappointment of defeat to West Ham at Wembley the colourful boss is raring to try again with the Tangerines.
"There has been a lot of speculation regarding my future over the summer so I would like to assure Blackpool's fans that I am planning to be back at pre-season training on 9th July - and I can't wait to get started," he wrote in his column for The Sun.
"I can't say it's not been flattering to see my name linked to a couple of Premier League jobs over the summer because it proves I am still doing things right.
"But if the Tangerine Army are worried my head has been turned, they can forget it.
"In the month since we lost the play-off final, I have recharged my batteries.
"I have a few plans I'd like to see come to fruition. And if I can get my way, with two or three new recruits, I am sure we will once again be punching above our weight."
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