Ex-Stags boss Paul Cox takes on new job

Former Mansfield Town manager Paul Cox is Boston United's new boss

By Duncan Browne
Saturday, 22nd January 2022, 7:25 am
Paul Cox. Photo: Peter Short
Paul Cox. Photo: Peter Short

The 50-year-old - who has won two league titles as a manager, including the Conference Premier with the Stags - moves to the Jakemans Community Stadium from National League North rivals Kettering Town, who he has guided to eighth in the table, a point behind the Pilgrims with a game in hand.

Cox has also previously managed Eastwood Town, Torquay United, Barrow and Guiseley as well as Kettering.

Cox won the 2012-13 Conference Premier with the Stags and the 2008-09 Northern Premier League title with the Badgers.

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His number two while at Mansfield was former United boss Adam Murray.

Cox fills the gap left by Craig Elliott’s departure earlier this month, and will be a spectator at today’s match at Spennymoor Town, with interim boss Paul Green leading the team.