Goodchild and Stevens installed as new management team at Hailsham Town

Andy Goodchild has been installed as new manager of Hailsham Town Football Club.

The former first team coach at AFC Uckfield will be joined in the Stringers hot seat by Howard Stevens.

The Beaconsfield outfit have also announced changes to the reserves and newly-formed youth set-up, while a major new sponsor has been unveiled for the 2013/14 season.

The first team chief’s post has been vacant since the club parted company with long time manager Kenny McCreadie last month.

The Stringers said: “The club would like to announce that Plumbing Trade Supplies of Hailsham are the new sponsors for the forthcoming 2013/2014 football season.

“Along with new sponsors the club have appointed a new management team of Andy Goodchild and Howard Stevens for the first team, Anthony Harvey for the Reserves and the newly-formed Under 17 Youth side will be run by Grant Levi and Paul Hawkins.

“The club’s AGM is on Wednesday 19th June 8.00pm in the clubhouse at The Beaconsfield – the bar will be open from 7.30 and all supporters are welcome.”