Mitchell steps down as Wellingborough boss

Jon Mitchell has resigned as manager of Wellingborough Town due to personal reasons.

Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:28 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 2:59 am
Jon Mitchell (right) has stepped down as Wellingborough Town boss with Stuart Goosey taking over

The former Doughboys player helped lead the club to safety in the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division last season and he has left them today (Thursday) on the back of two successive wins, which sees them in 14th place - 12 points clear of the relegation zone.

Mitchell’s assistant, Stuart Goosey, has taken over as manager with immediate effect.

A statement from the club said: “For personal reasons, Jon Mitchell has relinquished his role as first team manager of Wellingborough Town.

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“His assistant Stuart Goosey takes over all responsibilities, as the manager.”

Goosey’s first game in sole charge will be a week on Saturday (January 7) when the Doughboys head to Wisbech Town.