The Non-League Football Paper


- By Sam Rhodes

DAVE McNabb wants to bring the enjoyment factor back to Bootle.

The former Macclesfie­ld and Warrington Rylands boss is back in the dugout with the NPL West club following the resignatio­n of Steve McNulty.

The former Luton Town, Fleetwood and Tranmere Rovers defender left New Bucks Park this week after nine months in charge.

McNabb took Warrington Rylands to FA Vase glory and promotion to Step 3 before a short stint at Macclesfie­ld ended in December due to “work demands”.

“At the back end of Macclesfie­ld I was offered an additional responsibi­lity where it made it very difficult in terms of the Macclesfie­ld training schedule,” McNabb explained.

“It’s pretty much fulltime with day training and so the main difference now is the time schedule around the training requiremen­ts.

“It’s not necessaril­y a lesser workload as you still put the same amount in it’s just the timings because at Macclesfie­ld you train in the day, three or four mornings a week, whereas Bootle is in the evening so it comes after work.”

“Any experience helps, whether it’s good or bad, we had a really good four-and-a-half years at Rylands, and then Macclesfie­ld was a completely different experience.”

McNabb’s first job will be to ensure there is no end-of-season collapse with the Bucks still not assured of survival, five points clear of the relation play-off places with five games to left play.

“We need to truly and get some smiles on faces, just try to get people enjoying their football,” he added.

“We’ve got to try and get the enjoyment factor back. We need to get a couple of wins on the board and then it’s all about building for next season,” he added.

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RETURN: Dave McNabb

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