It was an eventful weekend for Risborough Rangers in the South Midlands League Division One, winning 4-2 at home to Brimsdown before announcing a new manager to take the reins.

Against Brimsdown, a brace from Alex Woodfine and further goals from Phil Pykett and Jason Castello gave Rangers a much-needed win.

On Sunday, the club announced the appointment of new first team manager, Mark Eaton. Eaton brings a wealth of experience in Non League Football, having previously successfully managed both Aylesbury United and Aylesbury FC in the Southern League Central Division, plus Hemel Town and Arlesey Town in the Southern League Premier Division.

Eaton will accompany the team for the visit to Rayners Lane FC this coming Saturday but caretaker manager Nick Young will continue in charge, allowing Eaton the opportunity to observe the current squad. His first game in charge will be away at Buckingham Athletic on November 17

Eaton said: “I am delighted to accept the role as first team manager at Risborough Rangers.

“I have a long association with Bob Rayner, going back over thirty years and have always viewed the club as a well run organisation with great potential. Once I met the Chairman Richard Woodward and other members of the committee, and listened to their ambitions and where they want the club to go, it was an easy decision for me to make. I have had a couple of years out of football management but continued to watch plenty of games.

“My time away has not dampened my enthusiasm and love of the game. The club have had a difficult start to the season and the immediate priority is to get the team up the league table and out of danger.

“I will make further announcements regarding my management team in due course.”

A Rangers spokesman said: “We are very pleased that Mark has accepted the post of fist team manager.

“He has a wealth of experience and knowledge. We had a large number of applicants, most of which were of a very high standard.

“After sifting through the CV’s we narrowed it down to two excellent prospects and after interviewing both of these candidates, Mark’s experience and enthusiasm to get on with the job led to us offering him the role and he accepted.

“We will offer him our full support.”

Rangers travel to Rayners Lane on Saturday (3pm)