Adams: Touchline ban won't affect Plymouth at Portsmouth

Derek Adams is adamant his touchline ban won't affect him against Pompey.

Friday, 31st August 2018, 4:00 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:19 pm
Plymouth Argyle manager Derek Adams. Picture: PA Images

The Plymouth boss will be forced to watch his side’s trip to Fratton Park tomorrow from the directors’ box.

Adams is serving a two-match touchline ban after being sent off at Southend earlier this month.

As a consequence, he’s unable to be present in the technical area for the League One clash against Kenny Jackett’s men.

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Adams also in the stands for the Pilgrims’ 3-2 defeat to Millwall in the Carabao Cup second round on Wednesday.

Regardless, the Scot has insisted the ban will not impact his role at Fratton Park.

He told Plymouth Live: ‘I was in full contact throughout the game at Millwall with the dug-out.

‘Kevin Nancekivell (first-team coach) and I were wired up for the full 90 minutes.

‘It doesn’t affect my job.’