Doughboys hunt a new boss as Stone steps down

Wellingborough Town are now inviting applications for the vacant managerial roles

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 9:10 am
Jake Stone has stepped down as manager of Wellingborough Town

Wellingborough Town are looking for a new manager after Jake Stone stepped down due to new work commitments.

It was also confirmed that assistant-manager Ben Stone has departed the Dog & Duck for personal reasons.

Jake Stone said: “Unfortunately, I am no longer able to give football management as much time and effort it requires.

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“My job role changed during lockdown and it’s just made it impossible to fully commit, especially the midweek games and training.

“I wish Wellingborough Town all the best and anything I can do to make it an easy transition for the new manager, I will do.

"Mark (Darnell), Darren (Wingrove), and everyone involved in the club have been great with me since I came in, will always appreciate that.

“Thanks to all the lads for the hard work. I hope most stay at the club and continue to take it forward.

“I will be down the Dog & Duck in the future for a beer and to cheer the lads on”

In a statement, the Doughboys added: “The club wish Jake and Ben well and thank them for their past efforts in what, of course, have been a difficult past twi seasons.

“We are particularly pleased with the success achieved in the FA Vase competition in that time.”

Wellingborough are now inviting applications for the two managerial positions.

Anyone interested should contact Darren Wingrove on 07969 590172 for an initial discussion or club secretary Mick Walden on 07817 841752 or by e mail at [email protected]

The closing date for applications is May 12.