Nicky Forster: Dover Athletic boss placed on gardening leave

Nicky Forster

Blue Square Bet South side Dover Athletic have placed manager Nicky Forster on gardening leave.

The decision was made following an emergency board meeting at the Kent club on Friday lunchtime.

Former Reading, Ipswich and Brighton striker Forster was appointed as Dover manager in September 2011.

The club are currently third in the table, 12 points off leaders Salisbury having played two games more, and have lost their last five matches.

The club say they expect to make further announcements about the decision over the weekend.