Blackpool have had a loan bid for Charlton's Izale McLeod turned down. A period out on loan might have helped to sharpen him out. At the moment he receives the Bradley Allen prize for energetic running to no great effect.
Chris Dickson will be returning to The Valley after his Saturday's match with Hartlepool despite pleas from Gillingham for a one month extension. We need to start trying him out from the bench.