Adkins learned of Southampton sacking on television

Nigel Adkins learned of his sacking at Southampton on television.

Nigel Adkins learned of his sacking at Southampton on television.

The Sunday Mirror says Adkins is understood was watching TV and saw a report that he had been sacked moments before chairman Nicola Cortese swung the axe face-to-face.

A source said: “Nigel is philosophical about things and was told it’s nothing personal.

“He’s known it could have been coming at any time for a few weeks. But it’s still a horrible way to find out. It’s been hard to work like that but he’s done exceptionally well.”

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