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Return Of The Mark As AFC Name New Manager

2 weeks ago By Tony Simpson

Back in Charge

AFC Sudbury are delighted to announce they have appointed Mark Morsley as their new First Team Manager on a three and a half year contract.

The board, were alerted by an article in the local press stating that following his appointment as chairman of Needham Market in the summer, Mark was missing the dug out,

At last weeks Board meeting, a sub committee were tasked with the process of making contact. When it became apparent that Mark might be interested, there was only one person the board wanted, and following that initial meeting, Mark Morsley was formally offered the position of First Team Manager.

Chairman Phil Turner stated “Mark is arguably the most successful non-league managers in the area and I was delighted that he wanted to oversee AFC Sudbury’s push to regain Premier League football. In Mark Morsley we have a manager who has consistently achieved impressive results and gained promotion from this league on two occasions.”

Mark will be working closely with AFC Sudbury’s Academy Director Danny Laws and will embrace the club’s philosophy of giving its aspiring young academy students every opportunity to make the transition into first team football.

Mark will be in attendance on Tuesday evening when the club host Maldon & Tipree in a Bostik League North Division fixture as an observer and will then take full responsibility for the squad at training on Thursday and his first match in charge will be the FA trophy tie with Aylesbury United this Saturday.

Chairman Phil Turner stated that the club will always be indebted to Danny Laws for the tremendous job he has done since taking over as caretaker manager and thanked him, his backroom staff and the players for their understanding and professional attitude during the recent period of change.

Updated 11:28 - 2 Oct 2017 by Tony Simpson

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Sat 21 Oct
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AFC Sudbury Development (Essex Senior Reserve League) Grays Athletic Reserves
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AFC First Team (Bostik North) Canvey Island
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Ladies (Eastern Region Women's Football League ) Colney Heath
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AFC Sudbury Development (Essex Senior Reserve League) Bishop’s Stortford Reserves
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AFC First Team (Bostik North) Metropolitan Police
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