Former Scunthorpe United players react to sacking of Nigel Adkins at Southampton
Former Iron players have had their say on Nigel Adkins' sacking at Southampton yesterday.
Taking to social networking site Twiiter, some described him as the best manager they had played under, others called the decision a 'disgrace.'
Rotherham United midfielder Michael O'Connor @michaeloconnor8 tweeted: "Nigel Adkins been sacked at Southampton!! That is a joke! Best manager I've played under.."
Paul Hayes @hayesy9, now at Brentford tweeted: "Nigel Atkins sacked, that's unbelievable! 2 promotions and 15th in the prem after Christmas! #topmanager #controlthecontrolables"
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Iron legend Cliff Byrne @cliff_byrne tweeted: "Just heard about Nigel Adkins....an absolute embarrassment...best manager I've played under and a top bloke gutted for him#stayinthegreen"
Garry Thompson @g11klt, now at League Two side Bradford City tweeted: "Can't believe Southampton have sacked Nigel Adkins #Stupid"
Grant McCann @grantmccann11, who left the Iron in 2010 to join Peterborough, tweeted: "Can't believe Nigel Adkins been sacked, he's done wonders at that club. #madness"
Ian Morris @morr11s tweeted: "Can't believe Southampton have sakes Adkins!!! Absolute disgrace, one of the best records in football #footballsgoingmad"