Boston United interim boss Paul Green wants to make most of insider knowledge as he leaves Doncaster Rovers

New Pilgrims boss ready for first training session tonight
Paul Green is ready to take charge of the Pilgrims. Photo: Oliver AtkinPaul Green is ready to take charge of the Pilgrims. Photo: Oliver Atkin
Paul Green is ready to take charge of the Pilgrims. Photo: Oliver Atkin

Interim manager Paul Green hopes his insider knowledge of the Boston United dressing room can help him hit the ground running.

The Pilgrims midfielder will fill the void left by former boss Craig Elliott, who departed on Tuesday.

"I think that's the biggest thing, knowing the players early doors and what they're about and what they can deliver," said Green, whose first game will be at Gloucester City on Saturday.

"It's going to be a quick turnaround, training on Thursday then the game Saturday."

Last night it was announced that Green has left his role as Doncaster Rovers' fitness coach to concentrate on the United job.

Taking over dug-out duties was a surprise for the 38-year-old former Leeds United midfielder, but he hopes to gain valuable experience.

"It came as a shock to everyone, Craig being relieved of his position," Green added.

"I was absolutely gutted when I heard the news. I knew how hard he worked behind the scenes, trying to push this club forward.

"I didn't expect it, but I got the call asking if I'd take charge until they found someone suitable for the job.

"I said yes. Obviously, it's something I'm interested in moving forward.

"I've got my UEFA B (coaching licence) and I'm just finishing off my A now.

"I've got to send a couple of things through and hopefully that'll be cornered off.

"It's a side of the game I'm interested in pursuing."

Who will be assisting Green in the dug-out is yet to be confirmed, the interim boss said he was 'ringing around' his targets as he spoke to

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