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Shortwood sack manager Matt Blythe


Shortwood United have sacked manager Matt Blythe.

A former player at Shortwood, Blythe joined the Hellenic League Division One West outfit in May 2019 after leading Frampton United to second in the County League and a Stroud Charity Cup win.

First-team coaches Neil Long and Josh Loveridge have also left the Nailsworth club.

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Neil Long Pic: Brian Rossiter

Blythe’s first season at Meadowbank saw him work as joint-manager alongside current director of football Jason Scrivens.

Shortwood’s progress this season has seen Blythe’s side hit by a raft of injuries, with the Nailsworth outfit currently 11th in the league with nine wins from 23 games.

Stroud Times contacted Shortwood United who confirmed the news and will be releasing an official statement tomorrow, Saturday.

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