Club captain Lee Worgan says Maidstone players must look at themselves following Jay Saunders’ exit.

Keeper Worgan was shocked to receive a phone call from Saunders on Tuesday afternoon informing him of his departure.

He said: “I think it’s taken everyone by surprise. Everyone’s going to be feeling their own way about it.

“For me personally it’s very disappointing. I’ve had some brilliant years with Jay as manager. I didn’t see it coming. I’m gutted.

“I thanked him from the bottom of my heart for everything he’s done for me as a player and what a fantastic person he’s been in my life.”

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