Historic Barfly's appeal for new manager
The Search for a new manager
is underway at Hucknall's oldest sunday morning football club, Barfly's after
manager Dean Wealthall stepped down after four seasons in charge.
The club, now located at H20 on Hucknall High Street after moving from their spiritual home at
the Plough and Harrow
in 2011, stated their thanks to Wealthall and immediately began the search
for a new manager to lead them into a new era.
Chairman and stalwart Tony
Knowles said, "Dean did a fantastic job in taking us up to the Premier Premier and to the County Cup final
but he felt it was time to move on."
Due to work commitments and
the frustrating lack of players, Wealthall felt that
the time was right for someone else to come in and take the
club forward. There were also rumours that Barfly's had decided to call it a day after twenty five years but after a
crisis meeting on the 16th of December it was clear that there was massive support
from the committee, players past
and present and many supporters
and the club reiterated their desire to continue and would be looking for a new
manger to lead them into a brand new era for the Barfly's.
The club have also appealed
for players and anyone who would like to sponsor the club to come forward and, with a strong committee and a large loyal fan base which is the
envy of many local teams, it was clear there is real will for the club to
Tony Knowles said "In the
words of Mark Twain reports of the death of the Barfly's have been greatly
exaggerated!" Seriously though, no-one
wanted the club to fold and there were some real feelings in the meeting and it
is clear that historic Barfly's must and will continue ."
club are looking for a new manager with real commitment and any interested
parties or any players interested
in joining the Barfly's revolution should
contact Tony Knowles directly on 07946870925. The closing date for
applications is the 29th of December.
said, "a New Year is almost upon us and now is the time to move forward
and take Barfly's into 2013."