Daish feeling frustrated in search for a striker
|Gravesend & Northfleet have
announced that the club's safety officer, Chris Baker, will be leaving the
club after the game with Southport on Saturday to take up the post of stadium
manager/safety officer with League One club, Southend United, reports www.gnfc.co.uk
In his time with the club he has also taken on the role of community development officer at Fleet Leisure and more recently assisted the club with the new look programme.
He said: “It has been a very tough decision as my time with Gravesend & Northfleet has been very enjoyable and I have made some very good friends.
"However, this opportunity may never come again and at this stage of my career I am keen to take on the challenge.
"I will continue to visit Stonebridge Road when Southend are away and hope that I along with the rest of the fans can enjoy a successful season with the Fleet pushing up the league.”
He added “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Brian Kilcullen and the rest of the board for giving me the chance to work for the club and I wish them all the very best for the future”.
Chairman, Brian Kilcullen added: “We are very
sorry to lose Chris who has been an asset to this club. We tried our very
best to keep him but he has received a great offer and a chance to further
progress his career and we can’t stand in his way.
Meanwhile, on the pitch, manager Liam Daish expressed
his frustration at so far not being able to get another forward into his
squad before the transfer deadline on 31 August.
"The chairman made a formal offer today on my
behalf for Alex Revell at Braintree Town but that was turned down. I will
keep working away though as to finish off the squad we do need another