1876 boss gives in­sight on man­age­ment

Bangor Mail - - Sport -

BAN­GOR 1876 man­ager Mel Jones has been dis­cussing with JONATHAN ERVINE what it means to man­age the club, and what it means to the lo­cal area.

“When this op­por­tu­nity came along to man­age Ban­gor 1876, I thought it was too good an op­por­tu­nity to turn down and I rel­ished the chal­lenge of de­vel­op­ing a new team here in Ban­gor,” he said.

“I was well aware of the wealth of young talent in the area and it’s been great to pro­vide them with a path­way into first team adult foot­ball.

“I look for­ward to see­ing how our young play­ers de­velop as our club de­vel­ops.”

When asked how im­por­tant it was that 1876 is a fanowned team, Jones said: “The ex­cite­ment of be­ing man­ager of a team owned and led by its sup­port­ers was a mas­sive fac­tor in me tak­ing on the role of man­ager.

“Be­ing a lo­cal Ban­gor lad, it was a real honour to be asked to take on this re­spon­si­bil­ity.

“I knew the fan base would be there and that peo­ple would get be­hind the project.

“We have a long term vi­sion for se­cur­ing the fu­ture of foot­ball in the Ban­gor area.

“On be­half of my­self and the team, we would like to take this op­por­tu­nity to ask all sup­port­ers to take care and keep safe.”

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