In this short video, Jason McAteer recalls a funny story on the day that both he and John Barnes were sacked as the management team at Tranmere Rovers in 2009 after a short unsuccessful spell.
They won just three games out of the fourteen that they were in charge of and were fired in early October. The pair were allegedly nicknamed "Dumb and Dumber" by the Rovers players and neither have returned to management in any capacity since.
When I was about twelve years old, a friend of mine had a younger brother who was only about five or six years old at the time. He was in the process of losing his baby teeth and had a massive gap at the front and on the top side of his mouth - he was instantly given the nickname "Joe Jordan".
Joe himself became known as "Jaws" or "Lo Squalo" (the shark) when he later played for AC Milan having lost his front teeth during a Leeds United reserve team match. In his time as manager of Bristol City, fans produced giant inflatable teeth instead of the more traditional bananas that for some inexplicable reason were all the rage in the late 80's.
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