Braintree Town part company with manager Hayrettin after relegation from the National League
Relegated Braintree Town and manager Hakan Hayrettin have parted company.
The decision was a mutual one, Hayrettin having joined the club in September after a poor start to the season.
He guided Iron to their best-ever FA Cup run and matched its best performance in the FA Trophy. But a combination of injuries to key players and a dip in form in the last few weeks of the season saw the Essex club slip into the relegation places of the National League – finishing one win from safety.
Chairman Lee Harding said: “If we had appointed Hakan back in the summer and given him that blank sheet of paper I am sure we would not have struggled as we have.
“He’s given us everything and came so close the securing our status.”
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Hayrettin admitted: “We’re all disappointed how it finished. I’d like to thank everyone that helped me and I wish the club all the best for the future.”
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