Departing Glenullin boss expresses his annoyance
Following his decision to step down as Glenullin manager former Antrim Coach Paddy McNeill has expressed his disappointment and annoyance with having to move aside.
McNeill, who managed Antrim side Rasharkin for the past two years, explained why he decided to walk away from the post after less than five months involved, and four rounds of league football.
“It wasn’t working for me. It was after the Magherafelt match that I decided it wasn’t for me,” he said.
“I decided to leave after there were decisions made over my head.”
McNeill spent time as Mickey Culbert’s coach when the St Gall’s man coached Antrim, and he was in also part of Liam Bradley’s Saffrons back room team up until last season.
Himself and Niall Conway were part of Glenullin-man Bradley’s back room team when the Saffrons reached the Ulster final in 2009.
McNeill can also boast of having led Rasharkin to the Intermediate title in 2010.
After four matches in charge, and just before McNeill decided to walk, Glenullin had won two and lost two. The club had been struggling with injuries to key players, namely county stars Gerard O’Kane and Eoin Bradley.
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