Welling United: Mark Goldberg will be remaining as owner and chairman but will now be focused on securing the new ground development at Park View Road with a view to providing a sustainable future for the club

Monday 21st September 2020

WELLING UNITED has announced that chairman Mark Goldberg has handed over the day-to-day running of the National League South club to four other people.

A club statement said: “We hope all our supporters are keeping safe and well.

“Hopefully, we should soon be in a position to update you when we can start welcoming back our supporters to Park View Road.

“The last six months have been a challenging time for everyone. Welling United are not excluded from all of this. 

“However, we wanted to update you all on some really exciting developments that have been going on in the close season off-the-pitch, that will enable supporters to support Brad Quinton and his team on it.

“On a day-to-day basis Mark Goldberg has handed over the day-to-day running of the club including the matchday responsibility to Garry Fiore, Paul Whitehead and Matt Mein, who will be ably supported by Robert Littlefield overseeing club finances.

“All of the team hold senior posts and run businesses and should bring an additional wealth of experience to help the club create additional commercial revenue.

“Mark will be remaining as owner and chairman but will now be focused on securing the new ground development at Park View Road with a view to providing a sustainable future for the club.

“Alan Heath will be responsible as Club Secretary.  Garry Fiore will also be in the Director of Football role and has already built a great close working relationship with Brad Quinton and will help support him around the playing squad and budget.

“Already the new team have made huge inroads in the summer, building the football club back up from lockdown, when we welcome you back you will see lots of improvements that have taken place, new tarmac in front of the main stand, new dugouts and major tidy up, supported by our brilliant fans.

“Next season we will make sure we offer a Covid secure ground that will have new additional turnstiles, ticketless and contact options on matchdays.

“The return of the executive lounge for supporters that want an enhanced matchday experience, as well as signage, direction and track and trace check-in, to keep you safe and enjoy your visit.

“The club has enhanced its infrastructure with Welling United Academy now offering Girls’ Academy all the way through to the new Women’s first-team.

“We also welcome Welling United Deaf team who have moved across from Charlton Athletic. We are really expanding our club into the community creating a wider reach.

“Welling United Supporters’ Association have been proactive in the summer, not only agreeing to support Boost the Budget to the tune of nearly £5,000 for the season but also launching the GoFundMe page which has staggeringly raised £7,000 so far from your kind donations.

“We are one big team this season and can’t wait to welcome you back.”

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