WISBECH: Setchell to stay on next season after guiding the Fenmen to Ridgeons Premier Division safet

GARY SETCHELL will stay on as Wisbech player-manager next season after guiding the Fenmen to Ridgeons Premier Division safety. Wisbech guaranteed their survival with a superb 4-1 hammering of Felixstowe and Walton United on Saturday. Club chairman Paul

GARY SETCHELL will stay on as Wisbech player-manager next season after guiding the Fenmen to Ridgeons Premier Division safety.

Wisbech guaranteed their survival with a superb 4-1 hammering of Felixstowe and Walton United on Saturday.

Club chairman Paul Brenchley confirmed Setchell's position in a statement on the club website posted on Tuesday morning and the news has been welcomed by supporters.

Wisbech play their final match of the season at home against Wroxham tomorrow and this will be followed with a presentation evening and party, which is free to enter and open to all.


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Wisbech led 3-1 at half-time on Saturday.

After going behind to a penalty Billy Smith equalised with a shot into the top corner after spotting the keeper off his line, and Stuart Ablett grabbed a quick brace before half-time.

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Kieran Doherty completed the scoring with a penalty after a foul on Darren Jimson.

Wisbech lost their penultimate match of the season, 3-2 at Stanway Rovers on Tuesday night.

A Sam Newsom penalty and Angelo Harrop goal gave the hosts a 2-0 lead before Jason Pease pulled one back with a free-kick.

Newsom restored the two-goal advantage in the 68th minute before Lewis Thompson scored with a shot from the edge of the box after good work by Smith, three minutes from time.

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