Bye Bye

Portsmouth comfirm Tony Adams sacking

The most inevitable P45 of the season arrives at Fratton Park

Tony Adams

Prior to this weekend, only one thing was more certain than the fact that Emmanuel Eboue would be rubbish at White Hart Lane, and that is Tony Adams‘ departure from Portsmouth.

After just fifteen weeks in charge, Adams has deftly guided Pompey to the bottom of the form table, and was formally given his marching orders this morning.

According to the club’s official site, director of youth operations Paul Hart (the man sacked by Barnsley and forced out of Nottingham Forest) will become caretaker manager.

Spoiler prophecy of doom: Portsmouth had three permanent managers in 04/05, but should think carefully before repeating this. The other three clubs to do this – Leicester (01/02), Southampton (04/05) and Charlton (06/07) – were duly welcomed to the Championship. 

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