Weston-super-Mare appoint Marc McGregor as new manager

PUBLISHED: 13:27 15 June 2017 | UPDATED: 14:18 16 June 2017

Work on the 3G pitch will commence in July.

Work on the 3G pitch will commence in July.

Archant

Weston-super-Mare Football Club have today (Thursday) announced the appointment of former player Marc McGregor as their new manager.

Marc McGregorMarc McGregor

This comes just two days after former head coach Scott Bartlett announced his departure from The Woodspring Stadium.

McGregor said he was delighted to take the job when asked and says the players are ‘excited’ by his appointment’.

He said: “I have spoken to all the players both contract and non contract and they are stimulated and excited by my appointment. Weston is a great club to come to and do well. The players want to stay and have given me their full support. The philosophy of playing good football at the club will continue under my leadership as this stimulates players to enjoy their football and play well.

“The club have shown faith in me and I am happy to come back – this Club has a special place in my heart like no other could.

“I want to make sure that the ‘team’ includes everyone from the bar and stewarding staff through to the board of directors. The board have backed me and I will return that faith. We may need to add to the depth of the squad and I have talked to the players about this.

“I am very pleased to be back and catch up with everyone.”

More from Weston Mercury

Yesterday, 22:36

Weston’s dreams of pulling off an FA Cup shock and making the second round were dashed as Wrexham claimed a 2-0 win at the Woodspring Stadium on Sunday.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:26

There are delays on the M5 tonight (Monday) after a crash involving two cars between Clevedon and Weston-super-Mare.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

Plans to build a further 67 houses in a tourist village have been given the green light.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:03

Rubbish collections were delayed by ‘mindless vandals’ after a tyre-slashing rampage took place in Weston-super-Mare at the weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:00

A pair of Weston sisters have raised more than £200 for charity.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:00

Two friends from school have opened up a new business in Weston-super-Mare.

Read more
Weston-super-Mare
Yesterday, 14:20

Villagers are concerned more than 60 trees could be cut down to build six homes in Winscombe.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

A fun fundraising week saw students look back over years of show business.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

Weston Lions Club members picked up their bin bags and litter-pickers and took to Kewstoke last week.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:29

Weston’s coastguard and RNLI crews were called, mid-way through yesterday’s (Sunday’s) remembrance service, to rescue a kite-surfer who was in trouble.

Read more

Most Read Sport

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 9°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists