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Argyle part company with manager Adams after 5-1 loss at Accrington

PLYMOUTH Argyle have parted company with manager Derek Adams following their 5-1 away defeat at Accrington Stanley on Saturday.

Assistant Paul Wotton has also left the club with the Pilgrims having fallen into the League One relegation zone with one game to go

Kevin Nancekivell will take charge of the team for their must-win game against Scunthorpe United.

In a statement the club said: “Plymouth Argyle have today (April 28) agreed by mutual consent that Derek Adams be relieved of his duties as head of football and first-team manager with immediate effect.

“The club would like to place on record its sincere gratitude to Derek, not only for his hard work and dedication in his management of the team, but also for his wider input into the club during four challenging and often exciting seasons.

“Assistant-manager Paul Wotton has been similarly relieved of his duties, by mutual consent with immediate effect, and the club also thanks Paul for his contribution and commitment to the Pilgrims’ coaching team.

“Kevin Nancekivell will take charge of the team for the vital final match of the Sky Bet League One season at home to Scunthorpe United on Saturday.

“The club will be making no further comment until further notice.”

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