Carpenter agrees full-time manager role at AFC Uckfield

Luke Carpenter
Luke Carpenter

AFC Uckfield have announced Luke Carpenter will be their new full time manager.

The committee offered Carpernter the role and were delighted he agreed to take the helm.

A club statement read: “Luke had been doing sterling work with the team in a caretaker role since Steve Ives’s resignation and the continuity that Luke’s appointment brings is a massive boost to us all who care so much about our club.

“Luke is an ambitious young man whose insightful reading of the game, tactical acumen and training methods had really caught the eye.

“Luke has also played a good number of games for us too, and I’m sure will relish the opportunity to continue to test himself on the pitch as well as off it.”

Uckfield are 14th in the Southern Combination premier and have won three games this season.

On Saturday they travel to Horsham YMCA.