Aberystwyth appoint Powell as manager

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Sion Richards

Sion Richards

Wednesday, 12 Jul 2017, 11:01

Former Bangor City manager, Neville Powell is named as Aberystwyth’s new manager following Tony Pennock’s departure to Hull City last month.

Neville Powell has been named as Aberystwyth Town’s new manager for the 2017-18 Welsh Premier League season.

Powell, who has revalidated his A Licence in May 2017, led the Citizens to the Welsh Premier League title in 2010-11 as well as leading the club on an incredible 22 game unbeaten run in the Welsh Cup which saw bangor win the trophy in 2007-0, 2008-0 and 2009-10 as well as reaching the final in 2010-11.

He was also named the 2009-10 and 2010-11 Manager of the Year and was inducted into the Welsh Premier League Hall of Fame in 2013.

Aberystwyth’s Chairman Donald Kane said: “Nev’s Stature within Welsh Football, his experience within the League, and the extensive contacts he has within the game marked him out as an outstanding candidate for the job, and as a Club we are delighted to have recruited him as First Team Manager.

Nev and Assistant Manager Wayne Jones have already had extensive discussions with regards to preparations for next season and both look forward to working with each other, starting this week.”

Aberystwyth will travel to Jenner Park to face Barry Town United for their opening game of the 2017-18 season in front of the Sgorio cameras on Sunday, 13th of August.