Blackpool have taken MK Dons defender Gary MacKenzie on loan
until the end of the season.
The 27-year-old, who played under Alex Rae at Dundee and was
signed on a pre-contract agreement by Paul Ince at Dons back in
2010, will now go straight into the squad for the game against
Meanwhile, Ince has revealed he is close to adding a new member
to his backroom staff.
“The person we are looking at is a very, very good coach,” he
told the Blackpool Gazette.
“I like to do a bit of coaching myself, but mainly on a Thursday
and Friday – that’s when I come into my own.
“At the moment I don’t think the players have been coached
“Sometimes, when you manage, you see players making mistakes and
you ask them why? They tell you they haven’t been told what to
The 20-year-old has seen his chances limited at the KC Stadium
since Steve Bruce arrived in the summer.
He spent time with Burnley earlier in the season, but he now he
has been snapped up by Blackburn as they look to mount a late
charge towards the play-offs.
Stewart’s agent Peter Morrison of the James Grant Group,
confirmed that the deal had been concluded.
“He has signed a deal until the end of the season,” Morrison
told Sky Sports.
“This is a fantastic move and opportunity for him, to sign for a
massive club such as Blackburn.
“They have huge ambition and highly respected top young manager
and the chance for Cameron to be a part of that was too good an
opportunity for him to turn down.”
The Pilgrims have launched an initiative, titled ?BigForBarnet,
which has seen entrance prices slashed and a number of deals
introduced including free entry for children in a bid to pack out
And Sheridan, whose side head into the game rock bottom of the
Football League, knows their form has to improve in front of their
own supporters having overseen just one home win since taking
“We need to be a lot better at home,” he said. “We need to be
courageous and brave and take charges. We need to be positive and
get on the ball.
“We’ve been very lethargic at home and we need to get a bit more
drive and endeavor.
“I don’t have to give a message to the fans because they’ve been
behind us from day one. I honestly can’t believe how good they’ve
been, for a team to be bottom of the league and get the support we
are getting is frightening.
The fans have been different class and we need to give them a
bit of hope and positivity.”