Malmesbury Victoria announce the appointment of Justin Flowers to the position of First Team Manager. Justin (pictured) and his team (Graham ‘Leo’ Learmonth, Phil Goulding, Tim Smith and Stu Joslin) come to the club on the back of a very successful stretch with Toolstation Western League Division 1 team, Corsham Town FC. At the point of activities being put on hold, the team were sat in a very commendable 7th position and producing some very good performances.
Andy Wicks, The Vic’s football co-ordinator and stand in manager for last season, had no hesitation in picking the phone up starting the conversations to enhance the club’s management structure, Wicks was highly encouraged by the enthusiasm and plans that Justin conveyed and had no hesitation in confirming the appointment. “Justin has a level of experience and enthusiasm which is just what the club needs right now and for future progression, I am sure he will fit in very well”
When asked about the move, Justin outlined his initial plans and ambitions, saying “I would like to start with how excited I am at being appointed the manager of Malmesbury Victoria Football Club. Everyone I have spoken to so far have been great people who have been really welcoming.” And goes on to say “The club already have a great playing squad and with a few additions of my own and full support of a fantastic committee I feel this is a team that is really heading in the right direction and to now be a part of that is very exciting. I will be bringing in my own management team as well as keeping some Malmesbury management to have the strongest back room team possible with a vast amount of experience to help the club achieve its ambitions. Graham ‘Leo’ Learmonth, Phil Goulding, Tim Smith and Stu Joslin will be joining me from my previous role at Corsham Town and Kevin Bridgeman and Becca Maynard have agreed to also be part of my management team. I will also be working clo
sely with Andy Wicks, Ant Brown and Josh Langley to use their experience and knowledge of the team and the league.”
In closing, Justin mentioned his wider goals and thanks to the Vics “I am very keen to maintain the positive influence people at the club already have within Malmesbury Vics while adding my own style to help the club achieve many great things in the future. I would like to thank everyone at Malmesbury for making me feel at home already and I look forward to giving them a style of football they can be proud of and enjoy watching every week.”
The Vic’s committee are delighted with the appointment and would like to wish Justin and his team all the very best of luck, we would also like to give thanks and special mention to Andy Wicks Ed Wilkins, Josh Langley and Ant Brown for their past and continuing contributions.