Broadbridge Heath appoint interim first team manager

Broadbridge Heath have appointed an interim first team manager following the departure of long-serving former boss Steve Painter.

Friday, 17th January 2020, 11:14 am
Updated Friday, 17th January 2020, 11:25 am
Broadbridge Heath's new football ground. Picture by Steve Robards

Chris Simmons has agreed to take on the role of first team manager on an interim basis until a permanent manager has been appointed.

Simmons will be supported by Nik Mulcahy and Chris Higgins.

Former manager Painter handed in his resignation at Broadbridge Heath on Sunday, ending his decade-long tenure at the club.

Painter's final game in charge saw the Bears beaten 3-1 at home by Crawley Down Gatwick last Saturday.

Heath have also confirmed the venue for tomorrow (Saturday)'s Premier Division clash at fourth-from-bottom Lingfield has been changed.

The Bears and Lingers will now do battle at Horsham's The Camping World Community Stadium (3pm).

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