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Blues turn to a familiar face

April 2, 2024 9:26 pm in by
Newly-installed Winchelsea coach Brendan Forssman during his previous tenure at the club.

Winchelsea has moved quickly to replace departed coach Christian Shaw with former mentor Brendan Forssman to guide the Blues’ fortunes in 2024.

As K rock Football revealed exclusively on March 30, Shaw had stepped away after two years in the role due to work commitments.

The highly-respected Forssman took charge of Winchelsea from 2017-21.

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He will have his son Hayden and Jarrod Winzer as his assistants.

“He holds a very extensive coaching background, with a wealth of coaching experience and holds a reputation as one of the best development coaches in the region and all round great person,” a statement on Facebook said.

Winchelsea opens its season with a Saturday trip to Godfrey Street for a meeting with beaten 2023 grand finalist Thomson.

More to come

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