Port Vale boss Micky Adams 'in dark' over board issues

Port Vale manager Micky Adams
Adams has guided Port Vale to three straight wins in League Two

Port Vale manager Micky Adams has said he is upset that he was not told about Perry Deakin's decision to resign as chief executive of the League Two club.

"It takes me to chase people to get an answer from the people that are running the football club," Vale boss Adams told BBC Radio Stoke.

"As the manager, I feel I deserve the respect of people letting me know what's happening at the club.

"I don't know why I wasn't informed but I've been kept very much in the dark."

Adams demands respect from Vale board

Deakin, who announced his decision to resign on 24 December, and chairman Peter Miller have come under increasing pressure from supporters following .

Prior to the , the club announced that they had taken out a short-term loan to help with the day-to-day running of the club.

It is understood that Miller has returned to the USA, and Adams has admitted he is worried by the off-field issues at Vale Park.

"Everybody wants a settled football club," the Vale boss added. "When the chief executive resigns, the chairman's not around and nobody's talking to you, you have to worry about it.

"The only thing I can promise the fans is that the football side of things is okay and that I'll look after that.

"I'm a professional football manager and that's what I get paid to do."

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