Middlesbrough: Frazer Richardson stays as Blackpool sack Paul Ince

Middlesbrough defender Frazer Richardson

Blackpool's deal to sign Middlesbrough full-back Frazer Richardson on loan has collapsed after reports BBC Tees.

Richardson's last appearance came in November's loss to Leeds United - Aitor Karanka's first game in charge of Boro.

The 31-year-old only and started 10 of the club's 12 Championship games before previous boss Tony Mowbray left the Riverside.

But under both caretaker Mark Venus and Karanka he has been out of favour.