St Neots will take their time before appointing a new manager, assistant boss Sean Greygoose revealed.

Former Saints chief Marc Abbott left the club on Thursday morning, citing work-life balance as the reason for his departure.

Abbott was unable to save the club from relegation from the Southern Premier last season, and found life equally difficult in Southern One Central, with the Saints winning only two games all season to date.

He has since returned to former club Haverhill Rovers, and Greygoose wished his former colleague well.

“The message [from the board] is that it’s got to be the right person at the right time,” Greygoose explained.

“It’s brilliant that they are not making a snap judgement. We need the right person to take the club forward and work within our limitations.”

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