Ilkeston FC chairman Nigel Harrop says the appointment of Shaun Goater as first team manager is a positive step for the club as it fights against relegation.
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Gary Brazil tasted defeat at the City Ground for the first time on Saturday and now his Forest side must pick up their first away point if they are to avoid relegation.
Shaun Goater hailed a debut victory as Ilkeston manager this afternoon and called for more of the same from his players as they battle against the drop.
This game wouldn’t have won any beauty contests, but the 1-0 victory at home to Sutton Coldfield will be very pleasing on the eye to Ilkeston’s fans.
Shaun Goater says he is under no illusions as to how tough it will be to keep Ilkeston FC in the Evo-Stik Premier Division, but that he is excited by the challenge ahead.
Ilkeston FC have appointed Shaun Goater as their new first team manager after Paul Holland stepped down from the role.
Paul Holland was left encouraged by one of Ilkeston’s best displays of the season this week despite the Robins’ winless run extending to 20 games in all competitions.
As goalless draws go, this was one of the better ones.
Match action from Blyth Spartans’ 5-0 win over Ilkeston on Saturday.