Glebe begin the search for a new manager as Peter Sweeney steps down after only 23 games in charge

Monday 02nd September 2019

GLEBE’S revolving managerial door took another turn this afternoon with the news that Peter Sweeney has stepped down as manager.


The club are currently in eleventh-place in the Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division table, having collected six points from their opening four league games.

The Chislehurst-based club came away from Guildford City with a 3-0 win in The Buildbase FA Vase First Qualifying Round on Saturday.

Glebe chairman Rocky McMillan said: “On return from his holiday, Peter Sweeney has informed me he is stepping down as first team manager.

“I’d like to thank Pete for his work at the club.  Everybody wishes him well and hope to see him around the club in the future.”

Sweeney, who took over from Anwar Uddin at the end of January 2019 when the club were in fourteenth-place in the table, was in charge of just 23 games and the club begin the search for a new manager just seven games into their campaign.

Glebe won 13, drew two and lost eight games while Sweeney was in charge at Foxbury Avenue.

Glebe welcome fourth-placed Bearsted to Foxbury Avenue on Saturday 7 September (15:00).