This afternoon Basford United of the EvoStik Premier Division have announce that former Notts County Caretaker Manager Steve Chettle is the new permanent Manager at Greenwich Avenue.
Striker Liam Hearn was been appointed as interim Manager at Basford United, following the departure of Martin Carruthers back in March, but top half finish guaranteed, they have today made the announcement.
Chettle was best known for his time as a player at Nottingham Forest where he made 415 league appearances and played numerous seasons in the Premier League, won the League Cup and was a runner-up in the FA Cup. Despite playing most of his career in the top level of English football, Chettle never made the England squad, but came close in 1992, despite this Chettle played 12 games for the England Under-21s, captaining them in his final appearance.
He went on to play for Barnsley, Walsall and Grimsby Town before ending his career in Non-League football with stints at Burton Albion and Ilkeston Town.
Following his retirement and leaving Ilkeston, Chettle moved to run a soccer school in his native Nottingham. He subsequently worked at the Nottingham Forest Academy, including a spell as coach of the under 18’s.