Date: 2nd November 2008 at 9:31am
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Wigan Athletic boss Steve Bruce gave Portsmouth boss Tony Adams some advice yesterday following the Latics 2-1 win at Fratton Park he told him not to wear a suit in the rain, Bruce said:

“The advice I would give is don`t wear a suit on a day like today, it was ruined by half time”

Pompey boss Adams has infuriated some Latics fans by showing a lack of humility claiming that Portsmouth are a far better side than the Latics, obviously, and that he is happy that he is manager of Portsmouth and not Wigan, well so are the Latics fans Tony, he told reporters:

‘We are a better team than Wigan. I’m glad I am Portsmouth manager and not Wigan manager”

Bruce took more than a little satisfaction in getting one over on Adams and reflected back to their playing days when Adams was the Arsenal and England captain and Bruce though exceptional for his club side Manchester United couldn`t get into the England set up Bruce said:

“He stopped me getting any England caps over a ten year period’

A final word to Bruce who summed up what many already know:

‘Welcome to the wonderful world of management. He must be nuts.’

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