AMATEUR LEAGUE: Barn United trying to freshen things up

Barn United take on UUJ this weekend.
Barn United take on UUJ this weekend.

There’s a new management team in Paul Mathers and Jonny McFerran as Amateur League Barn United begin life in 1B after being relegated last season.

McFerran told the Times: “We’re trying to get some younger players in to freshen things up after those relegation battles of the last few seasons.

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“The players have shown loyalty to the club and maybe they feel they have something to prove. We’ve had the losing mentality for too long - and Division 1B could be a bit tasty this year, with so many local derbies.”

First up is the visit of Billy Youle’s rejuvenated UUJ on Saturday (2pm).

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