Liam Watson Sacked By The Bucks
Only eight months after they led The Bucks back to the top division within the Football Conference, manager Liam Watson and assistant Dominic Morley have been sacked by Conference side Telford United.
Telford who are nine points adrift at the foot of the Conference league table, dismissed the 44-year-old Liverpudlian less than two hours after his side’s 1-1 FA Trophy draw agianst Chester on the weekend.
A club statement confirming that the pair have left the New Bucks Head said: “We would like to thank them both for their effort and commitment since joining the club, and more importantly their unique achievements of winning the club’s first-ever championship in 62 years and for taking the club to the second round of the FA Cup for the first time ever.
“The club and trust board will now work quickly to appoint a permanent successor.”
Watson became the club’s fifth boss of 2013 following the clubs relegation from the Blue Square Bet Premier, he was appointed in May 2013 following his end-of-season exit from Southport and took them straight back up as champions.
The sacking came less than week after a stoppage-time second round FA Cup defeat at League One leaders Bristol City, but the team have struggled this season, their 2-1 lost against fellow Conference strugglers Welling last Tuesday extend their current run of form in the league to just one point out of a possible 15. They have lost 16 and won just four of their 24 Conference matches at non-leagues top level this season.