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Forinton Quits Woodford

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Former Yeovil Town, Birmingham and Oxford United striker Howard Forinton has left struggling Woodford United, who….

….have lost every game so far in the Evo-Stik League Southern Division One Central.

The player-manager stepped down following last week’s committee meeting which resulted in the playing budget being cut.

Forinton said: “I was given assurances before I took over that the budget wouldn’t be cut. But last Tuesday the budget was reduced by 60 per cent and that meant three players I had just signed wouldn’t come.

“If it had happened after five months I could have accepted it but I’m disappointed it happened after just five weeks.

“But I fully understand that the future of the club comes first and they’ve done fantastic to stay at this level for such a long time.

“I told all the players of my decision before Saturday.”


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