Sammy Donnelly named Southwick manager

Sammy Donnelly has been appointed Southwick manager.

Monday, 31st December 2018, 3:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:19 am
Sammy Donnelly. Picture: Derek Martin

The 71-year-old stepped down as Shoreham boss earlier this month but has quickly returned to management.

Ben Shoulders' resignation was accepted by the Southwick committee in the wake of Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Seaford - and the club have moved swiftly to find his replacement.

Donnelly has a wealth of experience having been in management for over 40 years but faces a tough task to turn things around at Wickers.

Southwick have lost each of their previous four matches and sit fourth from bottom in SCFL Division 1 with just four league wins all season.

Donnelly becomes the club's fifth manager since the start of last season. Joint bosses Tony Gratwicke and Jeff Piner, Curtis Foster, player-manager Justin Gregory and Shoulders have all come and gone since the beginning of the 2017/18 campaign.

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