Boyce joins Blackpool

Emmerson Boyce
Emmerson Boyce

FORMER Wigan Athletic captain Emmerson Boyce has joined Blackpool.

The Barbados international has agreed a one-year deal with the Seasiders.

He spent nine years at Latics, spending much of his time as captain; a role he held while lifing the FA Cup in May 2013.

Boyce has been training with Blackpool for the last couple of weks and featured for them in a friendly against Accrington Stanley.

He was offered a deal to stay at the DW Stadium but turned it down.