In the week that the National League clubs begin to consider the resolutions before them about the future of the current season, one National League manager chose to leave his position and comes on the the show to reveal why.Old friend of the show Dean Brennan joins Tim Fuell and Dave Anderson to discuss his departure from Wealdstone and what comes next for the Irishman.Having taken his Sutton United side to second in the current National League table Matt Gray, now enters the final 16 of the FA Trophy this weekend with the visit of fellow National Leaguers Woking. He explains to Tim and Dave why he doesn't plan on changing the way his side are playing as they aim for Trophy and promotion success.Rounding up the news of the National League Resolutions David RIchardson Senior Writer of The Non League Paper.
Despite being south of 40, our next guest has a wealth of experience within non-league football - both as a player and a coach. He's managed Wealdstone Town, Hemel Hempstead, Billericay Town and Kingstonian. As a player he's played for a whole host of clubs - with notable mentions coming from Halesowen, AFC Wimbledon, Stevenage Borough and Hitchin Town. Another really insightful listen from a player that really knows the non-league game.
The wait is over: The Vanarama National League has been decided on a points-per-game basis, the playoffs will go ahead and Conference Call is here to unpack it all.It's elation for Barrow who, after 48 years outside of the EFL, will return as National League champions. In the National League North, Kings Lynn Town pip York City who had been top when the season was curtailed. While in the National League South, Wealdstone are confirmed as champions.Victorious Stones boss Dean Brennan was a guest on this week's show and talked about an anxious wait for confirmation, the celebrations which followed and planning for next season.We try to get the bottom of everything in that latest episode of Conference Call, in association with Vanarama.You can get in touch with Will and Tom on Twitter at @willgevans1 and @TBBodell. For transfer news, features and statistical analysis, head over to the Football Whispers website, or follow Football Whispers on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Top of the National South with the best home record in the country, Wealdstone boss Dean Brennan is enjoying life, but it's not been without ups and downs. Hear how his then day job led to his first managerial chance in non league, the highs and lows of the Tamplin Era at Billericay and why he doesn't give a pre-match team talk. It's Dublin meets Belfast in the accent department and the first manager to turn the tables on Dave Anderson and pose a question to him.
25: 18th January 2019 - Who'd be a manager? - Dean Brennan goes at Billericay Town, Dean Barker in at Welwyn Garden City, Peter Beadle still waiting in the wings
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Dave Anderson and Swampy join Tim Fuell in this bumper episode focusing on the precarious and often thankless task of being a football manager. The guys discuss Billericay Town hunting for their third manager of the season after parting ways with Dean Brennan before talking to Dean Barker the new manager at Welwyn Garden City FC who inherited just three players but notched a creditable 1-1 draw in his opening game, just minutes after many of the team had first met each other. Peter Beadle is back on the show, months after his departure from Hereford FC but still in the hunt for a new job. The guys discuss the highlights and lowlights of being a manager and why the buzz is still there. Matt Badcock wraps up the show with news on Ramsbottom's FA Trophy Replay win over Weymouth, how the Metropolitan Police are thriving after switching from the Isthmian into the Southern League this season and news that the FA are to introduce sin-bins across the game at Step 7 and below from next season.