KIDLINGTON Football Club has announced its management team will return for next season.

First team manager Ben Sadler and assistant manager Paul Braithwaite will take charge for the Southern League Division One Central campaign, assisted by Callum Wright as first team coach and Nick Lacey as head of goalkeeper coaching.

Kidlington director of football Barry Hiles said other teams had shown an interest in the coaches, and that them signing on for the 2021/22 season was a good sign for the club.

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He said: “I’m really pleased that they’ve all agreed to stay on and finish what they’ve started.

“Goals have been set but I’m extremely confident that these can be met with the support of everyone at the club.

“I’m aware that a couple of clubs had shown an interest in the management team so I’m really pleased that they could see the potential that exists at Kidlington.

“This shows that the structure we now have in place is the way forward.”

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Pre-season training for the players is set to start on June 24, with a venue to be confirmed.

Last month, it was revealed Oxfordshire’s sides will remain in Division One Central next season.

An FA restructuring included the creation of a new league at step four, but Didcot Town, Kidlington, North Leigh, Thame United and Wantage Town are all staying put.