Ely Rangers move quickly to appoint Cummings successor

Welsh Football League side Ely Rangers have appointed former Taffs Well boss Aide Harris as their new manager.

Harris, who was relieved of his duties of Division One side Taffs Well after just seven games will take over from Graham Cummings, who the club announced on Wednesday, would be standing down from his role.

Harris had previously worked as an assistant manager with Adrian Needs under Lee Bridgeman. Both Bridgeman and Needs now make up a three-way managership of Adrian Needs, Lee Bridgeman and Nana Baah.

“We are proud to announce we have succeeded in appointing our number one target for the first team manager.said a statement from Ely Rangers.

“Aide Harris will take over first-team football duties with immediate effect. We look forward to working with Aide and his team.”

During Harris’ playing career, he made a number of appearances for non-league Bath City. In England, he played for clubs like Paulton Rovers, Chippenham Town, Merthyr Town, Merthyr Tydfil,  Newport County, Hornchurch and Weston-Super-Mare.

In Wales, he played for Caerau Ely, Llanelli, Neath, Port Talbot Town and Taffs Well.  He made a total of 42 appearances in the JD Welsh Premier League. He was part of the Neath side that qualified for the Europa League, playing two times in Europe.


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