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Former Paulton Rovers goalkeeper John Rendell has been appointed as the Evo-Stik League Southern Division One South & West club`s new manager.

He will be assisted by another former player, Paul Tovey.

Rendell was originally a product of Yate`s youth team who went on to play professionally at Cardiff City and later for several senior neighbouring non-League clubs, including Rovers, and has also managed at local level.

John Rendell

Chairman Dave Bissex said: “After interviewing a number of quality candidates from a large number of applicants, we are delighted to appoint John, who was assistant-manager at league rivals Yate Town last season. Both he and Paul know the club well from their playing days.

“They take up the reins with immediate effect”.


About Author

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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