Basildon United have announced the arrival of Alex Salmon as manager.

Salmon joins the club from Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties side Burnham Ramblers, where Basildon say he has forged a reputation for not only bringing talented local youngsters through the ranks, but also for turning things around on the pitch for this well-respected Essex club.

A former player for senior local sides such as Enfield, Southend Manor and Basildon United, Salmon said, “I am excited to be joining Basildon United at the start of this new project.

“I understand the local community and really buy into the club’s plans.”

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