Alex Pike accepts former Gosport Borough chairman Iain Sellstrom was right to sack him at the end of September.

Pike admitted he was not in the right frame of mind to be in charge at the Southern League premier division outfit. However, he insists he is now ready give his all for the Privett Park club again.




“Sometimes it takes someone from outside to look in and gauge a situation,” said Pike. “Iain did that and he was absolutely right to get rid of me.”

“I didn’t realise how some personal circumstances had affected me and how much I had been brow beaten by the problems at the club. The financial problems meant the tools to be able to do the job properly had been taken away from me.

“I had lost my head and was probably on auto-pilot. Iain did the right thing.”

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