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CLUB STATEMENT - Hopkinson takes the hot seat!

By Billy Wood

Arron Hopkinson steps up as new backroom staff unveiled

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Arron Hopkinson as our new First Team Manager.

Arron who has served as Assistant Manager this season steps up to take the reigns in a management restructure as the club looks to fight for survival in the SCFL Premier Division.

Arron Hopkinson has appointed former Lewes FC & Hastings United Manager Jason Hopkinson as Assistant Manager. Jason Hopkinson brings with him a wealth of experience having saved Hastings United from relegation in the 2010/11 season.

From the Chairman, Billy Wood: ‘It’s with great pleasure on behalf of the committee to announce Arron as our new Manager. We had some conversations over the past 24 hours about what this club needs both short term and long term. Arron has been here this season and understands the magnitude of the job ahead. With that he has made a fantastic decision by bringing Jason in as his assistant and we believe we have the right management team in place to give us the very best chance of survival in this league. We hope the fans get behind Arron and the coaching staff as we look to fight for each and every point’

The new Manager on his appointment: ‘I am really excited for the new challenge. We have 22 cup finals to play and I’ll be working tirelessly to make sure we keep this club in this division, that starts this Friday at The Oval. The fans support so far has been fantastic but we are going to need it even more as we look to make ground up on the teams above us.’

This Friday we host our tenants Little Common in league action. Come down and get behind United!

Updated 18:04 - 17 Dec 2018 by Billy Wood

Where next?

HAWKINS AND SCHAAF JOIN UNITED! We are pleased to announce the signings of Jordan Hawkins and Sam Schaaf.
CLUB STATEMENT - Cooper leaves United by Mutual Consent First Team Manager leaves the club by mutual consent.

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