• Before Adkins took the physio role at Scunthorpe, he guided Bangor City to back-to-back titles in the League of Wales between 1993 and 1995.
  • Adkins was appointed caretaker manager by Scunthorpe in November 2006 after the departure of Brian Laws. He was awarded a permanent role a month later.
  • ''Who needs Mourinho, we've got our physio!'' rang from the Glanford Park terraces as he lead Scunthorpe to automatic promotion and the League One title.
  • Life in the Championship was harsh on Scunthorpe in the 2007/08 season but despite being relegated the club stood by their man.
  • Their faith was repaid the following season as The Iron went to Wembley twice. First in the Football League trophy, narrowly losing to Luton in extra-time.
  • Then, Adkins masterminded promotion via the playoffs, beating Millwall 3-2 in a dramatic final at Wembley.
  • Scunthorpe once again struggled in the Championship but survived relegation by five points.
  • In September 2010, Nigel Adkins signed a three-year contract at League One Southampton and was joined by his assistant at Scunthorpe Andy Crosby.
  • Achieving a club record of clean sheets in one season and winning seven out of eight games in April, Adkins took The Saints up automatically.
  • Southampton got off to a flying start in the Championship, setting a new club record of consecutive league wins and only losing two of their first 17 games
  • Saints secured promotion on the final day of the season, beating Coventry City 4-0 at St. Mary's in front of a club-record crowd.
  • Nigel Adkins became the first Southampton manager to achieve back-to-back promotions and keep the club in the top two league positions all season.
  • The Premier League offered a new challenge for the Birkenhead-born manager. Despite leading 2-1 in their opening game against Man City, they lost to 3-2.
  • His first top flight victory came on the 22nd September when Southampton beat Aston Villa 4-1 at St Mary's.
  • Despite a good run of results, including a 1-1 draw against Arsenal, away win over Aston Villa and 2-2 draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge...
  • ...Nigel Adkins is relieved of his duties by Southampton on 18th January 2013 and immediately replaced by Mauricio Pochettino.

Nigel Adkins career

Before Adkins took the physio role at Scunthorpe, he guided Bangor City to back-to-back titles in the League of Wales between 1993 and 1995.