Wroxham boss David Batch signs five-year extension

Wroxham manager David Batch has agreed a new five-year contract with at the Yachtsmen.

Having won promotion to step four of the non-league pyramid, Batch's reign has also seen the Yachtsmen win the Ridgeons Eastern Counties League Championship, reach a League Cup final and of course, play in the FA Vase final at Wembley in his first season at the helm in 2010.

Chairman Martin Roberts, said: 'I am delighted with David's new five- year contract and commitment to Wroxham.

'David is an exceptionally good manager, achieves a hard working, productive and effective football team that punches above its weight in its performance.

'Like all good managers it is difficult to identify just one thing that makes him special. He has it all: the ability to communicate his ideas, the man management, the discipline and the knowledge of the game.

'I don't think there is anyone better at getting inside the minds of his players. He works them out, he knows how far he can push an individual.'

Batch added: 'I will not feel comfortable leaving this club until the new plans we have in place are delivered.

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'We are soon to announce some massive developments which will take us some way toward our goal and I am committed to seeing that through.

'The new energy and drive from the committee means that momentum is gathering.

'I would love to see our current players who have worked so hard, and the future players who we are working so hard to develop, benefit from that and bring more good times to our growing band of supporters.'