Man Takes Over UK Football Team, Appoints Himself Manager and Signs 15 New Players

first_img England footballfootballGlenn TamplinRomford FC First Published: November 18, 2019, 11:49 PM IST Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. 47-year-old millionaire Glenn Tamplin bought Romford FC, months after parting ways with football club Billericay Town, and began a fresh stint in England’s non-league football.Soon after buying the club, Tamplin appointed himself as the manager as he dismissed the long-serving Paul Martin and recruited 15 new players. “I could’ve got involved at Macclesfield or Welling but I like a challenge – I had to go somewhere with potential, that was lower than where I went before because I need to do it bigger than I’ve done before,” Tamplin told the BBC while explaining his decision to buy the club.Tamplin promised supporters of the club free entry and a drink for his first game as manager but the match did not go as planned with Romford losing the contest 3-2.Romford FC ❤️Free drink on me Saturday 👌Please come support us Saturday— Glenn Tamplin (@glenntamplin) November 14, 2019 Romford are currently at the bottom of the eight-tier league with just five points from eleven matches. There have also been discussions on funding and permission regarding the construction of a new stadium. last_img read more