Ever been to a party when you weren’t really sure what the dress code would be? Southampton boss Alan Pardew feels your pain. He is generally a tracksuit sort of manager, but then a day out to Wembley is a pretty big deal as his side faced Carlisle in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final.
So Pardew settled for a sartorial half-way house. He plumped for a black suit jacket with trousers which seemed to be a slightly different colour and a zip-neck club polo shirt.