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GETTING TO KNOW: GRAHAM WESTLEY

7 October 2016

Get to know our new Manager, Graham Westley...

Graham Westley was appointed as the new Manager of the Exiles on Friday lunchtime and below are a few facts to get to know our new Manager;

- During his playing career, Westley played for a number of clubs which include QPR, Barnet, Gillingham, Wycombe Wanderers, Kingstonian, Wealdstone, Farnborough Town, Harlow Town, Enfield, Aylesbury United, Harrow Borough, Tooting & Mitcham United, Molesey and Walton & Hersham. 

- Graham began his managerial career with Farnborough Town and he has also had spells in charge at Rushden & Diamonds and Kettering. In total, Westley has managed over 400 games in non-league football. 

- During his spell in charge at Farnborough, Graham won the Isthmian League Cup in 2000–01 and the Isthmian League Premier Division in 2001–02, which secured promotion to the Conference National.

- In April 2010, Graham guided Stevenage to the Conference National title, earning the club promotion to the Football League for the first time in their history.

- Graham then led Stevenage to back-to-back promotions to reach League One, with victory over Torquay in the League Two play-off final at Old Trafford. During the 2010/11 season, Stevenage did not lose a single game after they had taken the lead and also recorded a memorable victory over Premier League side Newcastle United in the FA Cup.

- While at Peterborough United, Graham was awarded the accolade of Manager of the Month in Sky Bet League One during the month of October 2015.

Read the full story on Graham's appointment HERE.


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