Dartford End Their ‘Rigorous’ Search For A New Manager

Dartford’s lengthy search for Alan Dowson’s replacement is now at an end.

Ady Pennock has arrived at Princes Park as the club look to secure their National League South place.

The 52-year-old former Barrow manager is back in the game after some time out. The club are 18th in the table are have work to do after claiming 38 points from 35 games.

He takes over in time for the club’s match with Worthing this weekend.

The Darts’ hunt is over, seven weeks after making the ‘difficult’ decision to part ways with Dowson following a poor run of form.

The club confirmed: “We are delighted to announce that after a rigorous recruitment process we have appointed Adrian Pennock as men’s first team manager with immediate effect.

“He comes with significant experience having coached a first team in the Premier League and managed in the EFL, National League, National Leage South and Internationally.

“He is qualified to the highest possible level holding a UEFA Pro licence. He has a track record of working with clubs at both ends of the table and is ideally placed for this season and beyond.

“His passion and vision for the future of Dartford Football Club was most evident and impressed us greatly.”

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