Nigel Adkins on the road to redemption with Reading
It is rather impossible to review Southampton’s outstanding start to the Premier League season without mentioning Nigel Adkins, their former manager who was harshly removed in favour of Mauricio Pochettino back in January. Adkins had led the Saints from the lower regions of League One to the top tier with back to back promotions and […]
Nigel Adkins – Does this signal a new era for Reading?
Not many mangers boast such an excellent CV like the one Nigel Adkins possesses. Adkins managed two promotions with a Scunthorpe side obtaining little resources, winning the title in the 2006-07 season to get the Irons into the Championship from League...
So, Nigel Adkins was appointed as the Reading manager this morning. Fair enough. He’s a good choice for a manager to take them back to the Premier League next season after they inevitably go down this season. He’s proven he can get clubs promoted and he can get players to perform above their talent level. [...]
When Nigel Adkins was appointed manager of Southampton on 12th September 2010, the general feeling amongst the Saints’ faithful was one of confusion. Just why had Alan Pardew, now at Newcastle, been sacked after winning the Football League Trophy at Wembley and guiding the club to a highly respectable seventh …
With Mark Hughes and Roberto Di Matteo already having lost their grip on the managerial merry-go-round long before the start of the imminent ‘silly season’, it’s time to consider who might be next in line. Crucial festive fixtures and the January transfer window are looming large and both are huge factors for managers looking to [...]