Willow Park FC have appointed Padraig ‘Dutchie’ Dully as there new manager.
Dully will take over the Combined Counties Football League side rather than the side who won promotion in their first ever LSL season last month.
Willow, dubbed the ‘Sheriff’ of the CCFL, failed to make it nine titles in a row as they finished fifth in the title race this term, a standing that might have its roots in their LSL adventure.
Regardless, going into the new season the club have made an early statement of intent by appointing Dully as manager.
‘Dutchie’ brings a wealth of experience having lined out for Athlone Town, Shelbourne FC, Shamrock Rovers and Bohemiens among others during his playing days.
He won a League of Ireland Premiership title in 1992 and a Senior FAI Cup in 1993. He took the reins at Athlone Town as caretaker manger in 2004 and was assistant manager at the Town the following season.
The coach now takes over at Willow ahead of the CCFL season.