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Adkins backed by Southampton board

November 7, 2012
By ESPN staff
Nigel Adkins has been given a vote of confidence to remain as Southampton manager after a lengthy meeting with the club's hierarchy.

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Rumours circulated on Tuesday afternoon that Adkins was about to be sacked after he was summoned to crisis talks following his side's dreadful start to the Premier League season, which culminated in a 2-0 defeat against West Browmich Albion on Monday night.

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