Roberto Di Matteo's final Aston Villa press conference: The full transcript
Okay, so 'press conference' might be exaggerating a little bit.
It was a press huddle with half a dozen journalists near the tunnel at Deepdale after Aston Villa's 2-0 Championship defeat to Preston North End.
In the spitting Lancashire rain, Birmingham Mail football editor Mat Kendrick was there to listen to what proved to be Di Matteo's final words as Villa boss.
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It transpires that he was sacked just hours later on Saturday evening, with the claret and blue powers that be using Sunday to sort out his severance terms.
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