28th Jun, 2022

Coventry Sphinx appoint Neil Collett and Martin Sockett as backroom staff

Steve Carpenter 14th Jun, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

SPHINX boss Stu Dutton has completed his management team for the 2016/17 Midland Premier League season with the addition of two new coaches.

Former Sky Blues trainee and Nuneaton Town goalkeeper Neil Collett is on board as goalkeeper coach, while former Rugby Town boss Martin Sockett will become Sphinx’s new assistant manager.

Speaking about his recent appointments, Dutton said: “Both Neil and Martin have vast amount of experience in non-league football.

“Neil has played at a very good level and will be a massive help to our keepers with the experience he has, not only that he has the same outlook as myself in how the game should be played.

“Martin is a great coup for me as I wanted someone with a bit of experience and know how along side me in the dug out. He has been there done that so to speak, has list of contacts as long as your arm and again has the same footballing philosophy as myself.”

Support community journalism by making a contribution

The Coventry Observer's team of journalists provide a trusted source of news, sport, entertainment and events going on in your area and issues which matter to you - both via our free weekly print edition and daily updates on our website.

Every contribution, however big or small, you can make will help us continue to do that now and in the future.

Thanks for reading this and the Coventry Observer.

Support Us

Book an Advert

Book your newspaper advert with our online advert creation tool.


Receive a weekly update to your inbox by signing up to our weekly newsletter.

Business Directory

From plumbers, to restaurants, we can provide you with all the info you need.


We can provide all of your printing needs at competitive rates.