Ilkeston Town Juniors to merge with Robins

Kevin Wilson

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The persistence of Kevin Wilson finally paid off this week when Ilkeston Town Juniors agreed to merge with Ilkeston FC.

The Robins’ boss was adamant he wanted a junior set-up that would act as a feeder system through to the club’s Academy and has been in talks for some months with the Juniors, who are based just up the road from the New Manor Ground.

Juniors’ secretary Dominique Smith said: “Kevin wouldn’t take ‘no’ for an answer and his enthusiasm for getting us to act as one club has eventually won us over.


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