Hemsworth MW name Bowman as new permanent manager

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HEMSWORTH MW have named Daryl Bowman has the club’s new permanent first team manager.

Bowman had been in caretaker control of the Northern Counties East League side following the departure of previous boss Wayne Benn to Goole AFC but has now been confirmed as his permanent successor following recent good results.

He had steered Welfare to two wins and a draw before his permanent appointment but suffered a 2-1 defeat at Clipstone Welfare in his first full game in charge on Saturday.

A club statement read: “We wish Daryl and Alan all the very best and we are sure that they can continue to carry the club forward.

“Daryl has been the caretaker manager since the job became vacant and the committee were happy with the way he has conducted business on and off the field.”

Nine people had applied for the job but Bowman got the nod and has named Alan Billingham as his assistant at the MDC Sports Stadium.

Welfare host Sheffield FC in the second round of the Sheffield and Hallamshire Senior Cup on Tuesday (kick-off 7.45pm).

See this week’s Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express for all the latest sports news from around the area.