Roy McManus is interested in a return to Wisbech Town

FORMER Wisbech manager Roy McManus said today he would be interested in a return to the club following Gary Setchell s departure to Lynn FC. Setchell, 34, has agreed to become joint manager of the King's Lynn club with Kevin Boon.

FORMER Wisbech manager Roy McManus said today he would be interested in a return to the club following Gary Setchell's reported departure to Lynn FC.

Setchell, 34, has agreed to become joint manager with Kevin Boon at the newly-formed King's Lynn club, who hope to play Ridgeons League football next season.

McManus, 57, has had three spells as Wisbech manager, most recently guiding them to Ridgeons Premier Division safety in the season before last.

He first became associated with the club as a 10-year-old ball boy.


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He is currently living in Wisbech and is not working for any football club.

McManus said: "If the rumours are true then I would be interested in talking to the Wisbech board about taking the job.

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"Wisbech are close to my heart and I'm always interested in doing what I can to help them out."

McManus said he would not be able to take the job immediately but could be available in two or three weeks' time.

McManus last left Wisbech because he was unhappy with the plans to scrap the reserve team and move away from Fenland Park to their current temporary home at The Nest Outwell.

But he said today (Monday) that there are currently no issues between himself and the Wisbech chairman Paul Brenchley.

McManus said: "I have no problems with anyone at the club. I recently met with Paul. We shook hands and he invited me down to the ground to come and watch the team play.

"I have regular contact with a couple of board members there. I've been too busy to go down there recently but I usually get a call at half-time with an update of how they are getting on.

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