I have big boots to fill - Banbury United's Ady Fuller

Banbury United boss Ady Fuller
Fuller is relishing his new role as manager of Banbury United

Newly appointed Banbury United boss Ady Fuller believes former manager Billy Jeffrey will be a hard act to follow.

Jeffrey, who resigned in July citing health reasons relating to a hip problem, kept the Puritans in the Southern League Premier Division on a shoe-string budget.

Fuller told BBC Oxford: "Billy did very well under under challenging circumstances. He's done a good job.

"I am relishing my time here but I've got some big boots to fill."

Fuller was denied a first win as Banbury manager on Saturday when Hitchin Town's Zak Burke scored a last-minute equaliser to cancel out Will Green's penalty.

Former Daventry Town manager Fuller said he and assistant manager Paul Lamb hope to inspire the team to play passionately.

He said: "We will make sure they wear their hearts on their sleeves and make sure the team goes out there with the passion that they want to succeed."

Banbury United continue their league campaign away at Barwell on Tuesday, 16 August (1945 BST).

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