Coaching appointment and pre-season

Tim Jackson - new Khalsa player-coach
Tim Jackson – new Khalsa player-coach

Tim Jackson has been appointed to the coaching staff for the 2016-17 season.

‘Jacko’, who has starred as left-back for Khalsa for the last two seasons, will take the role of player-coach from the start of pre-season.

Khalsa manager Ian Rowe said: “Jacko has been a brilliant performer for me on the pitch the last two years and I know he still has a lot to offer.

“But I’m really pleased he’s going to be helping off the pitch as well. He’s an experienced campaigner and one of the sharpest minds in the game so he’s going to be a massive boost to the club.”

Additionally, Khalsa have announced the following pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2016-17 season:

July 9 – Wellington Amateurs (a)

July 16 – AFC Hinckley (a)

July 19 – Halesowen Town (h)

July 23 – Bromsgrove Sporting (h)

July 26 – Wednesfield (a)

July 30 – Punjab Utd (Gravesend) (a)

August 2 – Rushall Olympic (h)