A kick in the ball pit
He hasn’t be sacked again, you understand. His kid didn’t turn around and say: “Dad, thanks for the service you’ve given me but I’m afraid I’ll have to let you go because I want Sven to be my knew dad.” No, this refers to the original sacking.
Adams was attending his son Atticus’ fifth birthday party when he received a phonecall from Portsmouth chief executive Peter Storrie inviting him to attend a meeting with the board. On a Sunday. In probably not the happiest tone of voice. Sensing what was coming, Adams decided he didn’t want to ditch his family to go and be ditched by Portsmouth and requested to receive any news over the phone.
And that is the story of how Tony Adams was sacked at a child’s birthday party. The End.