Eastbourne United want boss to stay long-term

Matt Crabb has fared well at Eastbourne United / Picture: Jon RigbyMatt Crabb has fared well at Eastbourne United / Picture: Jon Rigby
Matt Crabb has fared well at Eastbourne United / Picture: Jon Rigby | freelance
Eastbourne United have told Matt Crabb: We hope you stay with us for a long time.

It comes as the club announce the popular boss has committed to staying at The Oval for another season.

Crabb guided United to sixth spot in the Southern Combination premier before football was suspended in March.

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A club statement said: “It is with great pleasure that we can announce that our current manager Matt Crabb has agreed to stay with us for at least this coming season, but we hope for a lot longer.

“Matt is currently talking to his current management team and speaking with players regarding this season and more details will follow when we know.

“As a club we are continuing to move forward and as such we are planning an under-23 side for this coming season and are going to build this from scratch to work closely with the first team.

“We are looking for a management team for the under-23s together with a playing squad and invite anyone interested to contact us with brief details.

“We will be holding open training sessions when permitted and are looking for players for all age groups to boost our teams from five up to first team for both men’s and women’s competitions.”