Teen targets

PUBLISHED: 12:00 28 November 2008 | UPDATED: 08:45 02 June 2010

WISBECH Town player manager Gary Setchell is looking to bring players from two professional clubs to the Fenmen. He has been speaking to contacts connected with Peterborough United and Rushden and Diamonds to check the availability of youth team players.

WISBECH Town player manager Gary Setchell is looking to bring players from two professional clubs to the Fenmen.

He has been speaking to contacts connected with Peterborough United and Rushden and Diamonds to check the availability of youth team players.

Setchell said: "I've been speaking to Dave Oldfield at Rushden and Mark Cooper, who is currently the manager of Tamworth Town. He used to be an agent and is still involved with Peterborough.

"I'm looking to bring in a big striker and a couple of midfielders.

"When everyone is fit we will be fine, but I don't want to have the same situation as I did at the Mildenhall game when I had too many teenagers on the bench. I want to bring them through one at a time."

Setchell also revealed that six or seven players have agreed to take wage cuts to help the club balance the books.

He said: "The players have responded excellently and they understand the situation we're in."

Paul Cousins and Nick Impey are set to return to the Wisbech squad for tomorrow's home Ridgeons Premier match against sixth-placed Walsham-le-Willows, but Lee Day and Grant Rider are still unavailable.

Wisbech then host CRC in a rearranged Cambs Invitation Cup clash on Tuesday.


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