Kettering Town Football Club announced their new manager and not unexpectedly it was confirmed as Dean Thomas. Dean Thomas and Thomas Baillie made a joint application with Baillie being the number two and the appointment is effective immediately.
According to the club statement there were 25 applicants for the post and after a short list was interviewed Thomas was the number one choice. As they explained on the official website: “Dean Thomas brings a vast amount of experience to the Club, earned over many years as a player and Manager, and knowledge about the levels of football in which we will be competing.Dean and Thomas also both have a vast knowledge of local players. We formally welcome Dean to the Club as our Manager and wish him every success in the role.”
“The Club’s debt of gratitude will forever be to Thomas Baillie and Alan Doyle for seeing the Club through the testing months from last October and we are delighted that both are remaining at the club.”
Kettering Town Football Club announced their new manager and not unexpectedly it was confirmed as Dean Thomas.
Just when you thought the worst was behind us, the club's official website announced a winding up order had been passed onto Ritchie Jeune which reportedly was issued by HM Revenue and Customs.
Kettering Town Football Club have announced they are accepting applications for the post of first team manager for the start of next season following relegation last Saturday, but stated the deadline for being considered is April 17th, 2013.
Kettering Town will play their home matches at Steel Park next season following the ground share with owners Corby Town being extended.
According to the club website 'Ritchie Jeune has recalled Alan Doyle from his role as First Team Manager to his original position as Technical Director.'
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Pompey's administrator Trevor Birch promptly issued a statement branding the League's decision "very harsh" and hopes it can be reversed. He said: "We are extremely disappointed that the Football League has decided to impose yet another penalty on the club.
This Saturday 7th July, Poppies Radio will be broadcasting live from Nene Park to cover the new season's opening friendly fixture against Southend Manor.
Old film of the Poppies in 1957 and an interview with Tommy Lawton when he was manager of the club are among the gems featured on a brand new nostalgia page about old Kettering.