Former East Thurrock United boss John Coventry joins Aveley FC management team

John Coventry (pictured) took charge of over 500 games as East Thurrock United manager
John Coventry (pictured) took charge of over 500 games as East Thurrock United manager

FORMER East Thurrock United boss John Coventry has joined the management team at Aveley FC.

Aveley FC said on their website: “John Coventry is an Essex non-league legend and has been in and around the game for many years and brings with him an amazing amount of experience. He was made East Thurrock United manager in 2007 and guided them to the National South and took charge of over 500 games before deciding it was time to move on and departed at the ‘end’ of the 2019/20 season.”

John Coventry on joining Aveley: “I am delighted to join, what I believe is a forward-thinking club aiming for promotion and I’m looking forward to working with everyone at Aveley when this current issue has passed.”

Aveley First Team Manager Keith Rowland on John Coventry joining the Management Team: “When someone with the experience of John Coventry becomes available and wants to come and join the club then you just welcome them with open arms. We cannot wait for him to work with us bringing his vast experience to the football club.”

Aveley Chief Executive Craig Johnson on John Coventry joining Keith at Parkside: “I’m pleased that John has agreed to join the management team. John is a great addition to our backroom staff bringing an additional dynamic to what I believe is already a great team. I’m delighted he has agreed to join us and help to take our club forward.”

Aveley added on their website: “We look forward to getting back to football and give Covo a proper Parkside welcome to the football club.

“We hope everyone is staying safe and well during these difficult times.”

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