AFC Telford United assistant boss Phil Trainer was delighted with the Christmas return of skipper Shane Sutton.

Centre-back Sutton returned for the 0-0 draw at National League North promotion-chasers Chester on Saturday.

Sutton has missed the majority of this campaign due to an ankle injury, but Trainer says he is now raring to go.

He said: “Shane put in an unbelievable performance. The clean sheet and his return was no coincidence.

“He has given the group a big boost and he leads by example.”

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