New Worksop Town boss keen to connect with club's fans

New Worksop Town boss Craig Parry says he is eager to forge a bond with the club’s supporters.

Friday, 3rd April 2020, 3:03 pm
Updated Saturday, 4th April 2020, 11:50 am

Parry is keen to build any bridges which may have been shattered by recent off-field woes and get the town right behind his side.

“After a whirlwind few days, my management team and I are honoured and delighted to be joining Worksop Town,” he said.

“After managing against the club at various times over the last few years we saw first-hand the fantastic support that gets behind the team both home and away and we can't wait to get started. Our first job will be to connect the team to the supporters and give you a team that you can be proud of.

“We understand that in recent times some of the off-field actions have taken the headlines but hopefully we can put the focus where it should be and that's on the field.

“The brilliant fan base, the size of the club and the opportunity to work with the chairman were obvious appeals in our decision and we can't wait to get started.

“Hopefully over the coming months, once it’s safe to do so, we'll get to meet you all face to face and outline our plans and answer any questions you all may have.

“We're proud to get the chance to manage such a big club and we are excited to be here. The hard work starts for us, immediately.”

Parry has taken over the role after previous boss Kyle Jordan was relieved of his duties last week, in a move which the club said was designed to take them to the next level.

A club statement said: “After much deliberation, Pete Whitehead has decided to appoint a new management team which he believes will take the Tigers onto the next level.

“Unfortunately, this means that Kyle Jordan will be leaving the role of first team manager and sadly, has declined an offer to stay at the club in a different role.

“It is well understood that Kyle was a fan’s favourite and, without question, has put a great deal of effort into the job at a difficult time.

“Of course, we wish him all the very best with whatever he does next.

“We would also like to wish James Kay and the rest of the management team all the very best too and thank them for their tremendous efforts.”

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