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AFC Telford United boss Andy Sinton promises commitment

Andy Sinton
Sinton has signed a two-year contract at AFC Telford

Andy Sinton has promised AFC Telford supporters there will be no let up in the push to get the club promoted.

"The ultimate goal is the Football League - that's where I want to be and this club deserves to be," the new Bucks boss told BBC Radio Shropshire.

The former England winger is speaking to all the players on the club's books to emphasise his drive for success.

"I want people who'll play for the club and for me, and be proud of the club and the community," he said.

Former Fleet Town boss Sinton has taken over from Rob Smith, who was sacked in April as Telford floundered to a disappointing 11th in the Blue Square North.

Just look at what he's done, he's awoken a sleeping giant. Could we say Telford's the same as that? Possibly yes

Andy Sinton on Ian Holloway leading Blackpool to the Premier League

"I'm confident I can improve things on last season and push for the top five (the play-off places)," he added.

"Being a winger, I like to play with wingers - but I wouldn't say that is the way I'm going to play.

"Any manager or coach needs to be adaptable - I'll assess what we've got, assess the opposition but I would like to bring in attractive football that'll excite the fans."

Sinton also revealed that he will draw inspiration from a good friend of his - Ian Holloway, who has just led his unfancied Blackpool side into the Premier League.

"Just look at what he's done, he's awoken a sleeping giant," he said.

"Could we say Telford's the same as that? Possibly yes."



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