Soccer Shorts: Hollands & Blair boss Scott Porter brings Shaun Welford into his coaching staff

Sunday 22nd May 2022

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CROWBOROUGH ATHLETIC have confirmed manager Sean Muggeridge will remain in charge ahead of the club’s return to Sussex league football.

Kyle Anson, Tom Boddy, Jack Finnell, Cameron Hall, Martin Grant, Ollie Hyland, Lucas Murrain, Harry Osbourne, Dominic Welsh, Jamie Smith, Ben Watkins and Charlie Watkins have all been retained ahead of the club’s Southern Combination Premier Division campaign.

GLEBE’S recently-appointed manager Luke Rooney has signed Greg Benbow, Ross Craig, Elliott Duncan, Harry Gamble, Jack Mahoney, Calum McGeeghan, while midfielder Tom Hever and 47-goal striker Jamie Philpot remain at the Chislehurst-based Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division side.

HOLLANDS & BLAIR manager Scott Porter has added Shaun Welford to his coaching staff after Rob Reardon stepped down from the role but will be involved in scouting next season.

HYTHE TOWN manager Steven Watt has lost the services of goalkeeper Henry Newcombe and striker Tom Walmsley, who have both dropped a division to Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division pair Deal Town and Hollands & Blair.

Nico Cotton, George Crimmen and Jordan Sarfo have also left Reachfields Stadium.

PHOENIX SPORTS’ manager Steve O’Boyle has snapped up former Chatham Town goalkeeper Andy Walker, 40, and midfielder Tashi-Jay Kwayie has left Ashford United to sign for the relegated Southern Counties East Football League Premier Division outfit.

PUNJAB UNITED manager Chipie Sian has retained the services of Danny Phillips and Jack Barry, while defender Ashley Probets hade made his move permanent following his loan spell from VCD Athletic.

RAMSGATE manager Steve Lovell has signed 19-goal striker Javaun Splatt and left-wing-back Leon Redwood from Whitehawk.

SEVENOAKS TOWN manager Harry Hudson has snapped up former Ramsgate striker Danny Lear, who scored 19 goals while on loan at Erith & Belvedere last season and five in the Isthmian League South East Division for the Rams.

SITTINGBOURNE’S newly-appointed manager Nick Davis has announced his backroom staff with Damien Hopkins linking up with him again as assistant manager and goalkeeper coach, while his first team coach will be Clint Gooding.  Steve Whitton, meanwhile, remains at the club as another first-team coach.  Darren Pont will now have a new role as head of player development while Tony Darran will manage the clubs reserve side, having taken the under 18s last season.