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About Micky Adams
The former player and experienced Football League manager had two spells with Port Vale FC. He was first appointed manager in 2009 before leaving to join Sheffield United in 2010.
He returned as manager in 2011 and despite the club’s financial troubles, he led the club to promotion to League One in 2013. In September 2014 he resigned following a run of six straight defeats. He subsequently joined Tranmere Rovers.
He was in charge of 247 Port Vale matches with a win ratio of over 40%.
Micky Adams holds a tactics lesson during a tour of the United States in the summer of 2011.
Occasional columnist James Russell looks at three factors that have caused Vale to be in danger of losing their league status.
Former manager Micky Adams has urged owner Norman Smurthwaite to sell the football club.
Micky Adams’ new book “My Life in football” contains a number of interesting revelations about his spells at Vale Park.
The Sentinel newspaper says that former manager Micky Adams is considering a role as Port Vale’s Director of Football.
Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite is set to announce Micky Adams as the Director of Football but the decision of first-team manager may take longer.
Port Vale owner Norman Smurthwaite has told BBC Radio Stoke that neither Micky Adams nor Nigel Adkins will be the club’s new manager.
Former manager Micky Adams has said he would potentially “help” the club but “that doesn’t necessarily mean I would want to be a manager again.”
Former Port Vale striker Lee Hughes has revealed that chairman Paul Wildes signed him despite manager Micky Adams having doubts about the signing.
Former Port Vale midfielder Ryan Burge’s allegations about former Vale manager Micky Adams have continued with fresh claims published today.
Former midfielder Ryan Burge accuses manager Micky Adams of “breaching an agreement”, sending an abusive text and that people are “deluded” to think that he would not turn up for the Bristol Rovers game.
League One side Crawley have appointed Mark Yates as their new manager in preference to a former Vale boss.
Former Port Vale manager Micky Adams could be set to become the new Crawley Town manager.