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BREAKING NEWS: Former Manchester City Elite Coach Joins Bacup Borough


Bacup Borough Manager Brent Peters has finally captured his man Dave Felgate who has agreed to take up the role of Head of Player Development and First Team Coach at the West View Club,
Felgate to whom played under Peters in 2004/05 season this after a distinguished football league playing career spanning from 1978 and with this over six hundred games that also earned him Welsh International recognition, since his playing days Felgate went onto become the first team Goal Keeping Coach at Stockport County, Coach and Goal Keeping Coach at Chester City before joining Manchester City in an eleven year spell which first started has the Academy Goal Keeping Coach before progressing to Elite Goal Keeping Coach working along side Patrick Vieira before progressing with the first team, David has recently returned from Coaching at Shanghai Sipg u21s, where he has taken up also a Scouting role at Liverpool Football Club from which he will work in alongside his work at Bacup Borough has Manager Brent Peters explained when he had this to say “

I am absolutely delighted that Dave has agreed to take up the roles of Head of Player Development and First Team Coach, Dave will team up with myself, my Player Performance Coach Jimmy Petruzi and Captain Adrian Bellamy, Peters explained “ talks have been going on for a few weeks mainly due to the fact that it was important I would or could be flexible in combining his responsibilities with us and that with his work for Liverpool Football Club, I am glad that between us we have reached an amicable compromise which I am sure will work well for us all, Peters said “ Given the fact we are a Charter Standard Club with a progressive Youth Development system which provides a pathway right through to the first team, to bring someone in with the wealth of experience that Dave brings has Head of Player Development is not only good for our Youth Team Coaches that can learn so much from him but equally this is also fantastic news for all of the players within the Youth set up, Peters added “ It is also excellent news for our first team squad that Dave will step into the role of first team coach, given his duties at Liverpool, whilst he will endeavour to be at the majority of our first team games, there will be times when his appearances in the technical area will be limited, Peters added “ this I can live with, the fact I have added another vastly experienced person to my staff can only help us all in having a win, win situation in terms of Development and Professionalism to help us on our journey “