Photo gallery: From winger to manager, take a look at the career of Neil Adams

Neil Adams, in action for Norwich City

Neil Adams, in action for Norwich City

His links with Norwich City go back to the early nineties so he is a well known figure for fans of the Canaries.

Here is a look back at his career and some highlights about the man who has risen the racks to become the new City manager.

Top Adams Facts:

• Over the course of his career, Neil Adams played for a total of four clubs - with two spells at Oldham.

• His various transfer fees totalled £500,000 - half of which was paid by Norwich City to sign him from the Latics in 1994.

• He was sacked as the club's under-14s coach by then manager Glenn Roeder during the 2007/08 season. Adams, in his role as co-commentator for BBC Radio Norfolk, had been critical of Roeder's treatment of star striker Darren Huckerby

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• His spell with Radio Norfolk is remembered by many fans for a memorable phone-in exchange with a particular irate fan, Barry, taking him to task over the club's perceived failings on the training ground. Clips of the episode have been viewed thousands of times on the internet.

• In his five games in charge of the first team at the end of last season, the side scored two goals and amassed just one point.

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