YOUNG PROS WILL PLAY AT CARLTON (WHO SIGN HOWELL)
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HOWELL SET TO FACE STAGS!
EXCITEMENT AT NEW MILLERS SIGNING!
Carlton Town manager Wayne Scott will take charge of The Millers for the first time as manager when Mansfield Town visit Stoke Lane and ex Stags star Anthony Howell is expected to be included in The Millers line up for his homecoming after joining The Millers from Alfreton Town.
Mansfield are also expected to include Corbin Shires and Anthony Dwyer who were on loan with The Millers at the back end of last season for the clash which will see the two clubs meet for only the second time ever. The last encounter when Paul Cox was the Mansfield manager ended in a thrilling 4-4 draw at Stoke Lane.
Carlton have also comfirmed after many enquiries that they will be producing a programme for the game, with articles from Mansfield Towns Paul Broughton, Carlton town Chairman Mick Garton , Millers press officer James Morton, Carlton supporters chief Alan Murphy and Carlton season ticket holder and local primary School headmaster Julian Wilson.
The signing of Howell who was a star of the clubs academy side 12 years ago has created a real buzz at The Bill Stokeld Stadium.
With many players leaving the club following the departure of Les Mcjannet at the end of last season, mainly to Coalville Town and Dunkirk, Carlton supporters were given a boost with the news that Anthony Howell had signed a contract to rejoin the club he started his non league career with.
President Roger Smith told us "It is excellent news for the club, the prodigal son returns to the fold , a wiser and more experienced player who should also help us develop our younger talent as well as being capable of making a significant contribution himself" enthused Smith.
Commercial manager Brian Dennett will be hoping the return of Howell will make it easier to sell the club to sponsors given his pedigree but on a personal level, he was just delighted with the signing.
"It is absolutely fantastic news and I am overjoyed that he is rejoining the club" said Dennett.
Former Carlton player and highly respected Commitee man Mark Steggles was equally pleased and told us " I think he is a top quality signing who oozes class and will obviously improve our chances of having a decent season, full credit to Wayne and we are looking forward to seeing Anthony back at the club" said Steggles.
Manager Wayne Scott comfirmed " He is pencilled in to play against Mansfield , the thing for me is that he wanted to come back and play here and be part of the family and environment we are endeavoring to create going forward" said Scott.
Chairman Mick Garton has also given an exclusive interview to the Nottingham Post and this website understands that Howell will give his first interview to Millers Radio, watch this space!
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