Good First Week at the Helm for Shulver

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Haverhill Rovers interim manager Ali Shulver has completed a fine first week at the helm of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division club.

Having overseen a victory at Hadleigh United in the RI Cup and a battling away point at Stanway Rovers on Saturday, he has also announced that star striker Dan Cornwell has put pen-to-paper on another year long contract deal at the New Croft.

Cornwell, who has scored eight goals in eleven starts this season, is one of the league’s hottest properties and has been watched by a number of teams from higher divisions during the last few weeks.

However, following negotiations with Rovers` chairman Mike Tokely, Shulver and Betts, Cornwell has committed to stay at the club he joined eighteen months ago.

Shulver said: “Dan is committed to the Rovers cause, and we are all thrilled he has been willing to sign an extended deal for next season. He believes the club are moving in the right direction, and is happy with both the current management set up and the plans the committee have put in place for the permanent appointment of Peter’s successor.”

Following his suspension for five yellow cards on Saturday, Cornwell will intend to return to action as the first-team take on Thetford Town at the New Croft next week.

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Former Swansea City and Kettering Town defender who has been managing the likes of Kettering Town u18s, Rothwell Town, Desborough Town and Wellingborough Town for 33 years as well as being technical director at AFC Rushden & Diamonds. Began in non-League journalism as editor of Team Talk magazine back in the early 1990s and then as editor of Non-League Daily, joining Pitchero to set up Pitchero Non-League in January 2011. Also works for the National League.

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