Nigel Adkins favourite to take over as new Blackpool manger

Daily Echo: Nigel Adkins Nigel Adkins

Nigel Adkins has been installed as the odds-on favourite to take over the vacant position as Blackpool manager, following his sacking at Saints.

The 15th-placed Championship side are without a boss, following Michael Appleton’s departure for Blackburn.

Blackpool could now provide Adkins with a swift route back into management.

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2:55pm Fri 18 Jan 13

derek james says...

he won't be out of work for long
he won't be out of work for long derek james
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3:13pm Fri 18 Jan 13

Richard Graver says...

Hope he gets the Blackpool job. If we go down (and I pray we don't) I hope they go up and he shoves it straight up Cortese's ar*e!
Hope he gets the Blackpool job. If we go down (and I pray we don't) I hope they go up and he shoves it straight up Cortese's ar*e! Richard Graver
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3:38pm Fri 18 Jan 13

Landsdowne saint says...

Top man Nigel
Top man Nigel Landsdowne saint
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4:11pm Fri 18 Jan 13

st.athan saint says...

ffs nige you're better than that. wait for the next prem job - bound to get it
ffs nige you're better than that. wait for the next prem job - bound to get it st.athan saint
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4:16pm Fri 18 Jan 13

JohnItaly says...

Prior to the Chelsea game I made a somewhat tongue in cheek comment about NC being ready to sack when Chelsea thumped us leaving the way for NA to go to Blackpool. Will try and curtail such frivolous throw away remarks in future!!
Prior to the Chelsea game I made a somewhat tongue in cheek comment about NC being ready to sack when Chelsea thumped us leaving the way for NA to go to Blackpool. Will try and curtail such frivolous throw away remarks in future!! JohnItaly
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5:00pm Fri 18 Jan 13

Benali76 says...

You are way better than Blackpool Nige. Hold out for any Prem club that is lucky enough to have you and we will give you a massive welcome when you bring your new team to St Marys.
You are way better than Blackpool Nige. Hold out for any Prem club that is lucky enough to have you and we will give you a massive welcome when you bring your new team to St Marys. Benali76
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5:09pm Fri 18 Jan 13

miltonarcher says...

Richard Graver wrote:
Hope he gets the Blackpool job. If we go down (and I pray we don't) I hope they go up and he shoves it straight up Cortese's ar*e!
Agreed, mind you, am I bothered now if we go down................
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[quote][p][bold]Richard Graver[/bold] wrote: Hope he gets the Blackpool job. If we go down (and I pray we don't) I hope they go up and he shoves it straight up Cortese's ar*e![/p][/quote]Agreed, mind you, am I bothered now if we go down................ ....... miltonarcher
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5:20pm Fri 18 Jan 13

saint Compo says...

Blackpool would be fools not to sign up Adders. Looking forward to playing them at St Mary's when Saints fans can give Adders a huge welcome.

COYR
Blackpool would be fools not to sign up Adders. Looking forward to playing them at St Mary's when Saints fans can give Adders a huge welcome. COYR saint Compo
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6:57pm Fri 18 Jan 13

Doctor Watson says...

Benali76 wrote:
You are way better than Blackpool Nige. Hold out for any Prem club that is lucky enough to have you and we will give you a massive welcome when you bring your new team to St Marys.
Karl Oyston, the chairman at Blackpool - would allow NA to speak to other clubs - if a better paid job cropped up.

As everyone knows - he allowed both Palace and Blackburn, to speak to Holloway and Appleton and didn't prevent them from leaving.

Therefore, NA really has nothing to lose.

I seem to recall also - didn't Blackpool take 4 points off Saints last season? Hmm!
[quote][p][bold]Benali76[/bold] wrote: You are way better than Blackpool Nige. Hold out for any Prem club that is lucky enough to have you and we will give you a massive welcome when you bring your new team to St Marys.[/p][/quote]Karl Oyston, the chairman at Blackpool - would allow NA to speak to other clubs - if a better paid job cropped up. As everyone knows - he allowed both Palace and Blackburn, to speak to Holloway and Appleton and didn't prevent them from leaving. Therefore, NA really has nothing to lose. I seem to recall also - didn't Blackpool take 4 points off Saints last season? Hmm! Doctor Watson
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7:14pm Fri 18 Jan 13

Doctor Watson says...

Have to say - I think it's bordering on criminal, what's happened to Nigel Adkins and I absolutely understand the total bewilderment/anger, from Saints fans.

I'm a Pool fan, resident in Southampton and have never really held any great affection for your club (probably due to years of ribbing and put-downs, from my Southampton mates?) but I have to say that you fans deserve far better from your chairman.

Saints, to my mind - were playing some of the most attractive football I've seen on TV this year and have to admit, they were greatly impressing me - despite some of the results.

Whilst I would be over the moon, if Pool acquired NA's services - Today, I genuinely feel pi$$ed off for you guys.
Have to say - I think it's bordering on criminal, what's happened to Nigel Adkins and I absolutely understand the total bewilderment/anger, from Saints fans. I'm a Pool fan, resident in Southampton and have never really held any great affection for your club (probably due to years of ribbing and put-downs, from my Southampton mates?) but I have to say that you fans deserve far better from your chairman. Saints, to my mind - were playing some of the most attractive football I've seen on TV this year and have to admit, they were greatly impressing me - despite some of the results. Whilst I would be over the moon, if Pool acquired NA's services - Today, I genuinely feel pi$$ed off for you guys. Doctor Watson
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7:35pm Fri 18 Jan 13

worried of n e hampshire says...

if Blackpool get him they are getting a top top manager good luck Nigel where ever you go
if Blackpool get him they are getting a top top manager good luck Nigel where ever you go worried of n e hampshire
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8:19pm Fri 18 Jan 13

rocketone says...

No Nigel, wait.
There are bigger and better clubs who will be very interested in your services than Bpool.
No Nigel, wait. There are bigger and better clubs who will be very interested in your services than Bpool. rocketone
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9:10pm Fri 18 Jan 13

Andylad56 says...

As a Blackpool fan my initial reaction is that the Saints demoralising and outrageous loss could be Pools gain. NA has given you his all and has delivered outstanding results on any analysis. We would love him to come to Blackpool, but if I were him I would be wary of the arrogant clown that is Karl Oyston. Worst pitch in any of the 4 leagues (frankly an embarrassment) abysmal training facilities, an obsessional reluctance to invest in the club at any level, whether it be playing staff or infrastructure, combined with an obsessional desire to milk the club dry of its finances. Blackpool could be a great club but it wont ever be under Oyston. NA should talk to Ian Holloway and Michael Appleton first, if he is remotely interested in Blackpool. If I were him I would wait for the next Premiership job. He is too good to be messed around by the likes of Oyston who I wouldnt wish on any manager. Sad, but true!
As a Blackpool fan my initial reaction is that the Saints demoralising and outrageous loss could be Pools gain. NA has given you his all and has delivered outstanding results on any analysis. We would love him to come to Blackpool, but if I were him I would be wary of the arrogant clown that is Karl Oyston. Worst pitch in any of the 4 leagues (frankly an embarrassment) abysmal training facilities, an obsessional reluctance to invest in the club at any level, whether it be playing staff or infrastructure, combined with an obsessional desire to milk the club dry of its finances. Blackpool could be a great club but it wont ever be under Oyston. NA should talk to Ian Holloway and Michael Appleton first, if he is remotely interested in Blackpool. If I were him I would wait for the next Premiership job. He is too good to be messed around by the likes of Oyston who I wouldnt wish on any manager. Sad, but true! Andylad56
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11:33am Sat 19 Jan 13

aldermoorboy says...

If Nigel brings a team to Southampton there will be 32,500 away fans supporting him, he won't have 11 players but 32,511.
If Nigel brings a team to Southampton there will be 32,500 away fans supporting him, he won't have 11 players but 32,511. aldermoorboy
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11:46am Sat 19 Jan 13

hoskins says...

cannot find any better for shore if they get N A SEE THEM WITH IN 2 YEARS PREAMIER LEAGUE
cannot find any better for shore if they get N A SEE THEM WITH IN 2 YEARS PREAMIER LEAGUE hoskins
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1:04pm Sat 19 Jan 13

brabbs99 says...

"HAVEN'T ASTON VILLA OR READING BEEN ON THE PHONE YET NIGEL"? "NEVER MIND BLACKPOOL YOU'RE QUALITY, PITY THAT COUNT WITHOUT THE 'O' CORTESE COULDN'T SEE THAT".
"HAVEN'T ASTON VILLA OR READING BEEN ON THE PHONE YET NIGEL"? "NEVER MIND BLACKPOOL YOU'RE QUALITY, PITY THAT COUNT WITHOUT THE 'O' CORTESE COULDN'T SEE THAT". brabbs99
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2:57pm Sat 19 Jan 13

sfc4eva76 says...

Still cant believe what happened yesterday......Im sure all saints fans wish Nigel all the best for his future which im sure will involve another chance in the premiership, Southamptons loss is gonna be another teams gain
Still cant believe what happened yesterday......Im sure all saints fans wish Nigel all the best for his future which im sure will involve another chance in the premiership, Southamptons loss is gonna be another teams gain sfc4eva76
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