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The club's decision to terminate the contract of my assistant, Mark Aizlewood, without my consent was the final straw.
A 1-0 defeat by relegation battlers Gillingham on Saturday proved the final straw and chairman Rick Hayward met with Jones this morning.
But the final straw came when they brought in the guy from flop soap Eldorado.
The final straw came three minutes later, when Bryant tried to shoot a left-handed 22-footer over James.
Kember is facing the axe after Palace's 5-0 defeat at Wigan yesterday proved to be the final straw for the ambitious Jordan.
He explained: "The foot and mouth outbreak wasn't the reason I went into horses, but it was the final straw.
According to Bailey, the final straw came last Friday when - after AT&T again requested more meetings - U S WEST immediately canceled two meetings.
THE revelations of free air flights and taxi fares for Speaker Michael Martin and his family is the final straw.
He told the Sun newspaper that being called "an idiot" and "stupid" by Simon was the final straw.
The pounds 9million departure of a player previously regarded as one of the `crown jewels' proved the final straw for supporters who had seen Rio Ferdinand, Robbie Keane, Lee Bowyer, Olivier Dacourt and Robbie Fowler moved on since the summer.
The final straw for workers at BAE Systems Marine Ltd, which runs the shipyard at Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, came when one foul-mouthed manager disconnected their coffee machine, prompting a half-day strike.
Sunday's 31-30 defeat at Salford, the Warriors' third straight away loss, was the final straw for chairman Maurice Lindsay.