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Kevin Ellison Screams In The Face Of Former Manager In Ultimate Show Of Sh*thousery

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Kevin Ellison Screams In The Face Of Former Manager In Ultimate Show Of Sh*thousery

Newport County striker Kevin Ellison screamed in the face of Morecambe manager Derek Adams after scoring in the ultimate show of sh*thousery.

Ellison played under Adams at Morecambe for a season and the duo didn't see eye to eye, with Ellison released in summer 2020.

The 42-year-old joined County as a free agent and the two sides faced off this afternoon - with County running out comfortable 3-1 winners.

After scoring the third, Ellison immediately ran towards Adams on the touchline and shouted at his former boss.

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Ellison discussed the relationship in an interview with The Athletic and he believes Adams wasn't interested in discussing his role, despite him being a regular starter under previous manager Jim Bentley.

He explained: "I don't think he saw me as a bad egg.

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"We never had any arguments, other than a conversation about why I wasn't involved - the sort which happens every single day at every football club.

"I never downed tools and I wasn't hanging around for money because that wouldn't make sense, knowing I was out of contract at the end of the season and instead could have been laying down some foundations at a new club.


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"Ultimately, I don't think the manager liked confrontation and I think he saw me as a threat to his job.

"New managers tend to be insecure about having older pros knocking about. I was a leader in the dressing room and loud with it."

The Liverpool-born forward also spent stints training alone at Lancaster University, away from the first team before his contract expired last year.

Featured Image Credit: @FootyRustling/Twitter

Topics: League Two, Football

Daniel Marland
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