GAZETTE COVERAGE

The Dunstable Gazette have coverage this week on our player trials, player signings and Tony McCool's plans for pre season. Grab your copy from today at all good, and probably average, newsagents.

McCOOL DELIGHTED WITH TRIALS

Image kindly supplied by L-Smith Photography With over 60 players in attendance over two days, Dunstable Town manager Tony McCool was delighted with the turnout and the quality on show. Following Saturday's session on Creasey Park's 3G pitch, McCool said, "I have been delighted with the turnout and response from players wanting to be part of the story at Dunstable Town. Firstly I have to say a huge thank you to the commitment and decency of last years players Gedeon Okito and John Sanugo. They have epitomised everything we are trying to do and shown humbleness and humility during this transition. They have simply got on the pitch with everyone else and shown instantly great ability and commi

FIRST SIGNINGS

Tony McCool has secured the signatures of two of last seasons players in Gedeon Okito and John Sonuga. Centre half John played 16 games for us last term, during our successful start to the campaign and scored goals against Cinderford Town and Dorchester Town. Full back Gedeon is a product of the MK Dons youth academy, where he captained the U18s, and made 31 appearances in all competitions for the club last season. We welcome the boys back and appreciate their commitment and loyalty to the club. It should also be noted that Dunstable Town fan Dean Falla, pictured with Okito and Sonuga, paid for the players registration admin fees. Every player that is signed by the club carries a £2.50 admin

OPEN TRIAL DATES

New manager Tony McCool has wasted no time and arranged two trial dates for past, present and future Dunstable Town players. The Southern League Premier Division is a great platform for players to showcase themselves and as a club we have a football and coaching philosophy and infrastructure that can put you on a pathway to develop and improve as a player. Each player attending will be individually assessed in line with professional recruitment criteria and will be fitness tested at some point as part of the assessment. So if you're hungry, want to progress your career and are keen to work with top class coaches, please email us your name, age, brief playing history and what your goals are t

NEW MANAGER APPOINTED

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Tony McCool as first team manager. The committee are of the opinion that he has the best interests of the club at heart and is also committed to working within the tight financial constraints in a club now entirely run by its supporters. McCool has enjoyed several contacts with league and non-league clubs and players, and brings expertise and experience to the position. Interim chairman, Alex Alexandrou wants to record his sincere gratitude to all the volunteers and supporters who have rallied to save the club and take it forward. Following the appointment Alexandrou said, "Tony brings enthusiasm as well as experience to the club and relish

PRE SEASON FRIENDLIES

Confirmed pre season friendlies have been announced today. There may well be more announced so keep an eye out for any more fixtures. The matches already arranged are available on the Fixtures page of this website.

Members & Supporters Club Meeting

Come on down to this important Memebers & Supporters Club meeting and find out the latest information available to the fans. All are welcome, supporters past and present can pick up their membership forms for the 2017/18 season, hear about season ticket options and ask any questions you may have about our new supporter run club. Following the appointment of Tony McCool as manger, we are pleased to announce that Tony will be in attendance, so please come along and have a listen to his plan for the season.

PARTNERSHIP THROUGH EDUCATION

As Dunstable Town FC’s journey as a supporter-run club progresses, it continues to develop its Community Education Engagement Project. Over the past year, the club has been developing links with Dunstable Library which has culminated in the announcement of an official partnership between the Library and the club to develop and promote educational activities with local schools and the youth section of the club. This will include firstly, the Library delivering a half-day workshop for primary school children that will get children to research the social history of the town and the history of the club using artefacts such as past copies of the Dunstable Gazette, football club programmes and boo

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Dunstable Town Football Club is a members owned football club that is run by the Club Committee

through its annually elected Club Officers, constituting the Chairperson, Treasurer and Secretary.