On this day 2007
Blackpool turned down offers of 250,000 from Swansea and Nottingham Forest just before the transfer window closed from then manager Simon Grayson as he could not get in a striker to replace Parker.
PRker was give with being told that he was to stay at Blackpool and was willing to continue to fight for his place.
Sinon Grayson 'There were rumours about one or two clubs being in for him and there was a bud on the table for us to consider. I didn't want to lose him and couldn't get a replacement in for him in time anyway.'