Pitchero Non League Newsletter
Login:   Help
Breaking News:
Deacey Goes `Home` - Vanarama Conference club AFC Telford United`s midfielder Jordan Deacey has joined former club, Conference North side.... ... Budget Cut at Grantham - Following the sudden departure of the former chairman Barrie Pierpoint on 13th October, Evo-Stik Northern Premier....... Clitheroe Take Hart - Clitheroe have secured the signing of striker Jason Hart from Evo-Stik Northern Premier League First Division North rivals Padiham. ... Young Gills Keeper Sent to Angels - Goalkeeper Tom Hadler has joined Ryman League Premier Division club Tonbridge Angels on a month's youth loan from........ Terras Borrow Plummer - Winger Tristan Plummer has joined Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division side Weymouth on a month`s loan deal from....... Duguid Coup for Stanway - Thurlow Nunn League club Stanway Rovers have completed the “biggest signing” in their history - by swooping for..... ... Whirlwind Few Days For Wilkins - It`s been a whirlwind few days for Richard Wilkins after replacing Steve Ball in the hot-seat at Ryman League Premier...... Luton Duo Re-Directed to Hemel - Sky Bet League Two side Luton Town announced that Ian Rees and Zane Banton had been recalled from their youth loans at........ Stourbridge is Geohaghon`s Latest Stop - Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Premier Division club Stourbridge have completed the signing of much-travelled....... Ex-Arsenal Starlet Joins Seagulls - Vanarama Conference South club Weston-super-Mare have signed one-time Arsenal starlet Jamie Edge from Evo-Stik....... Styche Becomes a Loan Lamb - Andy Morrell, manager of Vanarama Conference North club Tamworth, has added 25-year-old striker Reece Styche to his..... ... Bees Keeper Loaned to Beavers - Talented Brentford under-21 goalkeeper Mark Smith has joined Hampton & Richmond Borough on a short-term loan to help.... ... Harriers Borrow Hatters Midfielder - Vanarama Conference club Kidderminster Harriers have taken midfielder Matt Robinson on a month`s loan from Sky Bet....... Thomas Joins Boston United - Vanarama Conference North club Boston United have signed well-travelled St Kitts & Nevis international forward Zeph Thomas.... Two Gingerbreads Join Nailers - Belper Town have announced that former captain Phil Watt, together with midfielder Michael Towey, have both signed for the....... Preston Defender Loaned to Gateshead - Vanarama Conference club Gateshead have confirmed that defender Nick Anderton has joined on a one-month loan deal........ O`Toole Becomes a Mole - Ryan O'Toole has signed for Evo-Stik League Southern Division One Central club Aylesbury FC.... Tigers Take on a Puritan - Vanarama Conference North club Gloucester City have welcomed striker Harry White to the club from Evo-Stik League....... French Signing for Redhill - Striker Connor French has signed for Redhill from Ryman League Division One South rivals Walton Casuals.... Spetch Makes Dolphins Return - Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division club Poole Town have re-signed defender Will Spetch....

Latest South West Peninsula League News

			        
South West Peninsula League

Liskeard Looking for New Manager

Liskeard Athletic are looking for a manager with Carlsberg South West Peninsula League Premier Division experience – after admitting.....

0 Comments

Published 24th November 2012

Liskeard Looking for New Manager

....the decision to appoint Martin Burgess didn't work out.

Burgess and his assistant, Kevin Harley, resigned soon after last Saturday's 3-0 home defeat by Witheridge which left the Blues in the bottom three.

And club secretary Brian Olver said: "We will now be looking for somebody with premier division experience, somebody who has been there and done it at this level."

Olver said the decision of Burgess to stand down had not come as a big surprise to the club.

He said: "Martin had never managed at this level before and he was finding it difficult to make an impact.

"He was a very keen and enthusiastic person but his managerial experience was at East Cornwall or Peninsula division one level.

"And, as he found out, there is a big difference between that and the Peninsula premier division."

Burgess and Harley joined Liskeard during the summer and were faced with a complete rebuild of the first-team squad after most of last season's players left Lux Park following the departure of managerial duo Darren Edwards and Karl Curtis to Torpoint Athletic.

There was little time for the new men to assemble a squad before the start of the 2012/13 campaign, and Burgess understandably targeted players he knew, many of whom had not played at premier level.

Before Wednesday's 4-0 defeat against Bodmin Town, the Blues had lost twelve of their eighteen league matches at the halfway stage of their season, with only two wins.

The side have been playing reasonably well in patches but their general inexperience has counted against them.

Poor results have brought the threat of relegation but the club have rubbished rumours that they are considering quitting the league.

Anybody interested in the managerial vacancy should contact chairman Roger Williams on 01579 321310 or 07790 424 408 or secretary Brian Olver on 01579 342869 or 07974 636964.