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Frank Sinclair back at Hednesford Town

Frank Sinclair is back in charge of Hednesford Town - just two days after resigning.

Frank Sinclair back at Hednesford Town

Hednesford announced the remarkable u-turn this evening, with chairman Steve Price saying he shouldn't have accepted Sinclair's resignation.

Sinclair had only been boss of the Pitmen for three months and quit immediately after Tuesday night's 3-0 defeat at Stockport, which left his team at the bottom of National League North.

But the 44-year-old has made a dramatic return to the club, after being asked to reconsider by Price.

In a statement Price asked 'real' Hednesford supporters to let Sinclair - and assistant Chris Millington who also returns - get on with their jobs.

The 'new' boss will take charge of Saturday's trip to face Gloucester City.

Price said: "After a great deal of thought over the past two days, I have come to the decision that the kneejerk reaction of accepting Manager Frank Sinclair's resignation on Tuesday evening was the wrong one.

"Frank offered his resignation not because he wanted to leave the club, but because of the pressure that we were being put under.

"After making contact this morning we talked through what had happened since he was appointed manager and also about our conversation on Tuesday evening, we decided to have a meeting today to discuss the recent events and where he thought we had gone wrong since his appointment.

"The outcome of the meeting is that I have asked Frank and Chris Millington to remain in charge, they have agreed to do so, Frank's desire to face the challenge head on was a major factor in my decision.

"There will be some true supporters who disagree with my decision and some who agree, all I can say to the real supporters is to let Frank and Chris get on with their job and give them and all the playing staff your support, this is my decision, any criticism of the Football Club and how it's run should be directed at me.

"On the playing side there will be some new additions to the squad with immediate effect, they will be announced as soon as possible.

"Finally, I have asked Scott Smith to arrange an open meeting with the Hednesford Town FC Supporters Association and any other supporters who wish to come, where you can ask questions, vent your frustrations, directly to the people responsible for the running of the football club."

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