Gloucester City Football Club held its monthly Management Board meeting on Monday and appointed Nick Priest to the five-man Board, created after the departure of Nigel Hughes.\r\n\r\nThe new Board will help fill the vacancy left after the resignation of Hughes who stepped down at the end of December.\r\n\r\nStuart Pike, chairing his first meeting since stepping up to become Chairman, believes Priest was the ideal option for the role.\r\n\r\n”Nick was the ideal candidate to fill the vacancy.”\r\n\r\n”He has been attending all meetings this season already, through advising the Board and the Club in his role of forensic accountant.\r\n\r\n”Nick was a major element of the the planned restructure which took place and not only does he therefore bring continuity to the table, he has previous experience in the operational side of a football club, plus considerable business acumen.\r\n\r\n”He will be a valuable asset going forward.\r\n\r\n”Pike is also pleased to announce that his business, Burger Star, will be making a further financial contribution to the club, alongside various other individuals.\r\n\r\n”I am also pleased to report that my business, Burger Star Gloucester, as Club Sponsor, is making a further financial contribution to the Club.\r\n\r\n”Alongside that, we received news that other donations have been made by individuals and we are hopeful of making an announcement later this week of a sponsorship with a major local company which has been brokered by our consultant Colin Peake.”

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