Billericay Town have this afternoon confirmed the sacking of their first team manager Harry Wheeler following their 2-2 draw with Oxford City at the weekend.
The former Maidstone United boss who wasn’t in the dugout for Saturday’s game and it instead had owner Glenn Tamplin and player-assistant Jamie O’Hara take charge.
They sit 7th in the National League South table, winning five of their eleven league games, but they target of promotion.
CLUB STATEMENT | Harry Wheeler has been relieved of his duties and has left the club after a recent meeting with the owner. Full story on the website link below https://t.co/cNoeFutkHI pic.twitter.com/xdt3nr1K6W
— Billericay Town FC (@BTFC) September 16, 2019
A club statement read: “We can now confirm that Harry Wheeler has been relieved of his duties and has left the club after a recent meeting with the owner.
“Differences of opinion have led to the decision and the owner feels changes needed to be made.
“Jamie O’Hara will take control of first team duties and will look to immediately make his mark by looking at bringing in some young talented academy players to add to the good experience we have.
“From all at the club we wish Harry all the best for the future and we thank him for all his efforts and successes in his time here.”
After announcing the news, plenty of fans took to give their reaction with many mocking them as a circus club – see those tweets on the next page.