Martin named as new East Thurrock United boss

ISTHMIAN LEAGUE Premier Division outfit, East Thurrock United, have named Paul Martin as their new manager.

Martin, who previously served Romford for fifteen years, replaces John Coventry, who stood down from the role after thirteen years at Rookery Hill.

Former Rocks player, Mark Lord, arrives to take up the mantle of assistant boss, while Danny Cossington will remain as player-coach.

Speaking to, Martin enthused: “First and foremost there are no words to describe what John Coventry has achieved at this club, he is a close friend of mine and It’s an honour to be succeeding such a manager.

“I would like to thank the new club officials for giving me the opportunity to manage this fantastic club.

“I’m really looking forward to working with the new committee, the youth teams and managers, meeting the loyal fan base, and meeting any challenges which may lie ahead.

“Hopefully we can all meet up as soon as possible, once the current pandemic has passed. In the meantime, stay safe everyone.”

Brian Jeeves

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