Chairman pays tribute to men in charge

PUBLISHED: 17:55 29 April 2008 | UPDATED: 21:40 26 October 2009

WGC club chairman Alan Thomas has paid tribute to caretaker manager Dave Lewis and assistant Graham Wallis following the Citizens strong end-of-season finish. Lewis and Wallis stepped in last month following Howard Cowley s resignation and have lifted Ci

WGC club chairman Alan Thomas has paid tribute to caretaker manager Dave Lewis and assistant Graham Wallis following the Citizens' strong end-of-season finish.

Lewis and Wallis stepped in last month following Howard Cowley's resignation and have lifted City morale.

Thomas said: "Credit is due to Dave (Lewis) and Graham (Wallis) for how they have motivated the team since Howard (Cowley) left us.

"I have been especially impressed with how they have dealt with the youngsters and believe they have improved the team and the consistency in recent weeks.

"I would like to personally thank the management duo for all their efforts, especially coming in at such a difficult time."

Lewis and Wallis have guided the Citizens to safety in the league, and also to the final of the Herts County Shield tonight (Tuesday) against Tring Athletic.

And the WGC supremo went further to praise those who have worked so hard behind the scenes.

He added: "On record, I would like to thank also everyone who has helped out at the club throughout the season.

"Special praise especially for our club secretary Malcolm Kiely, who has been fantastic."

Kiely's dedication and support for the Herns Lane club has been unrivalled and he has shown himself to be an integral part of the set-up.


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