The Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Sammy Moore as our first team manager
Sammy joins us from Leatherhead where he guided The Tanners to the brink of the Bostick Premier league play offs. During his 12 months at The Tanners he also guided them to the second round of the FA cup where they were beaten by Wycombe Wanderers 3-1.
Sammy enjoyed a highly successful playing career with very good spells at Dover Athletic before moving to AFC Wimbledon in 2010. Sammy was named player of the year for the 2011 season and went on to make over 160 appearances for the club. He then moved onto Leyton Orient making 34 appearances.
Sammy will be joined by Jack Midson as assistant manager. Jack has also enjoyed a very successful football career and along with Sammy played over 120 times for AFC Wimbledon, 79 appearances for Eastleigh before moving to Leatherhead with Sammy and forming a formidable management team.
Commenting on the appointment Chairman Antony Smith said:
“I am pleased to have come to an agreement with Sammy & Jack they are both young and hungry to succeed, they both have fantastic experience and knowledge of our level and above. On speaking to them both, it very quickly became apparent that I was sitting with the new Management that will embark on a new era for the Club. The few people that have been involved in the appointments are already talking and putting plans in place for some exciting new projects within the Club, this is the lift and in vigor that we need at Concord Rangers”
Speaking on his appointment, Sammy Moore said:
“I’m delighted to have been appointed the new manager of Concord Rangers. I wish to take this opportunity to thank the chairman for bringing me to the club. I’ve had a great first season as a manager and feel Concord Rangers is the perfect fit for my next challenge .The chairman shares my ambition, enthusiasm, & passion and I’m already looking forward for the new season to start. The work begins now and in the coming weeks I will be speaking and signing players who I feel will add quality to the squad”
We wish Sammy & Jack all the best and look forward to the start of the new season!