Carnall resigns at Feniton FC

PUBLISHED: 14:00 18 November 2008 | UPDATED: 22:36 15 June 2010

Dave Carnall has left the manager's chair at Feniton after 18 months in charge of the Acland Park side.

Dave Carnall has left the manager's chair at Feniton after 18 months in charge of the Acland Park side. Carnall was know to be becoming increasingly 'fed up' with what he felt was an apparent lack of commitment and passion for the Feniton cause, and the decision of defender Andy Carnell to return to South West Peninsula League Cullompton Rangers proved the final straw. Carnall said: "When Andy said he was going back to Cully after just four games with us I felt at my lowest point for I saw it as another example of the club I hold so very dear to my heart being left hung out to dry. "I understand Andy's ambition and, of course, it is a higher level, but if a locally based club like ours cannot keep hold of its players due to the lure of what is perceived to be the financial gains of playing higher up the football chain then what chance has local football? "But I was also becoming increasingly fed up with what I saw as a 'couldn't really care' attitude to training, sometimes we'd get four of five first teamers to midweek sessions and, for a top flight, local league side, that is simply not acceptable. "I felt that I had arrived at the stage where post match I was feeling drained and I am a great believer that if you take something on, you give it your all, come what may, until the point arrives that you really do not enjoy what it is all about and that's where I arrived last week."There's no doubt Carnall still has much to offer the game and here's hoping it is not too long before we see him back in a dugout at a local football ground.


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