Date: 15th March 2016 at 9:16am
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Saturday’s game at Home Park against Luton Town will see a candidate who was interviewed for the managerial position at Argyle last summer come up against Derek Adams, the man who actually got the job.

Nathan Jones was a leading candidate for the Argyle job last summer following the departure of John Sheridan. The Brighton First Team Coach was approached by the Pilgrims in June 2015 and interviewed by club officials with many fans wanting the highly rated coach to lead Argyle into the new season.

However, Adams was the man who passed the criteria set by the Argyle board of directors and ticked all the boxes to become the new manager of the Greens.
Since then Adams has don fantastically well and against all expectations has cemented a top three place in League Two for most of this season.

Jones has had to wait for a vacancy to materialise and his patience was rewarded when Luton offered him the job as manager in early January and Jones signed a two-and-a-half year contract.

The 42-year old has steered the Hatters into play-off contention after a recent run of four consecutive wins which came to an end against Crawley last Saturday.
Surprisingly since taking over at Luton and based on the 11 games in which he’s been in charge, Jones has a better record in League Two than Adams, picking up 20 points against the 13 points Adams has mustered during that same period.

Saturday’s game at Home Park will be a fascinating tactical battle and one that Adams will hopefully win.