Haverfordwest County re-appoint Wayne Jones as manager

Tim Hicks (left) will remain in his role as assistant manager. (Lewis Mitchell)

Haverfordwest County have unveiled Wayne Jones as their new First Team Manager, following the departure of Sean Cresser earlier this week.

Jones returns for a second spell as manager, following his departure from the West Wales club in 2016, when he took he role of Assistant Manager at Aberystwyth Town under Neville Powell.

He will be assisted by assistant manager Tim Hicks. Ben Ventura and Mickey Ellis will also continue in their roles as part of the backroom staff.

“We are pleased to announce that Wayne Jones has been appointed as the first team manager of Haverfordwest County.”

“We wish our new management team and their talented squad of players every success through the season.”

Speaking to the Western Telegraph, Wayne Jones said this on being appointed the manager of Haverfordwest County:

“I was delighted to be offered the job again with the club, and there was no way I was turning it down after speaking with the players and staff.

“I’m really looking forward to the challenge of taking the team forward and following on all the good work that Sean Cresser has done over the years.

“We’ve had a decent start to the season and I will be striving to keep the continuity going.”

Jones replaces Sean Cresser, who the club parted company with on Tuesday. The club cited there were a number of differences of opinions on ‘several’ important issues, in regards to Cresser leaving.

Haverfordwest are unbeaten in all competitions, winning all three of their league games. They beat Welsh Premier League side Llanelli Town in the Nathaniel MG Cup. They are scheduled to play fellow Division One outfit Goytre United, in the second round of the competition.

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His first game back in charge of the Bluebirds will be against Bridgend Street at the Bridge Meadow Stadium. Jones’ first taste of league action, will be when Afan Lido travel to West Wales next Saturday.

 

(Featured image: Lewis Mitchell)

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