Andy Davies ‘excited’ to be back at St Neots as Youth and Saints manager

10:01 18 June 2014

Andy Davies, St Neots Youth and Saints manager.

Andy Davies, St Neots Youth and Saints manager.

Archant

Andy Davies is “excited” to be back at Cozy Stadium after being announced as manager of St Neots Youth and Saints.

Davies, pictured, Iain Parr’s assistant manager at St Neots from 2012-13, has had a busy first week in the job, signing two players from Posh’s youth team – exciting wide player Jordan Stewart and “tidy central midfielder” Owen Coleman.

He has enjoyed 18 years of coaching at Cambridge United, Cambridge City and Peterborough United, where he was manager of the nine-to-18-year-old teams.

Davies, whose son Jay plays for the St Neots first team, said: “I’m very excited to be back at Rowley Park and working back in youth development.

“It was always the long term plan to go back to St Neots Town FC and work along side Iain Parr within the club scholarship programme where I have taken up the position of academy manager/head coach.

“Since stepping down from St Neots first team I’ve received a few offers of management positions but they have not felt right and I have passed on the offers. I was contacted by chairman Colin Parker and Iain after Steve and his management team stepped down and offered the managers position at St Neots Youth and Saints I had no hesitation in excepting the offer.”

He added: “I will be working with Mark Ducket who is taking up the position of assistant manager/player. His vast knowledge will be a massive help developing the younger players.

“The reason behind the under-21s is to bridge the gap between youth football and the adult game while still developing the players on and off the pitch.

“What the players can expect during the season are structured coaching sessions and individual targets to help with their personal development while still working within the framework of a team. Both myself and Mark are looking forward to starting back for pre-season on July 10.”

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hunts Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hunts Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hunts Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Little Paxton cemetery vandalism,

A son says his elderly mum is heartbroken after discovering her late husband’s grave near St Neots had been vandalised and personal items and keepsakes stolen.

Accident on the A1(M) near Sawtry. Picture: CAMBS FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

This was the scene after the emergency services released a man who had been trapped in his van after a collision on the A1(M) this morning.

Hisham Abdel-Rahman, Chief Executive Officer and Clinical Chairman at Hinchingbrooke Hospital,

The chief executive of Hinchingbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust says an action plan to improve standards at the Huntingdon hospital will be 90 per cent complete by this summer.

Ambulance crews were called to the A1(M) this morning

Three lanes of the A1(M) between Sawtry and Alconbury have been blocked due to an accident this morning (Tuesday).

”Calendar"/

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition today E-edition