Poucher takes over as Hull United Woman's 1st team manager

Hull United are delighted to announce the appointment of Lewis Poucher as the Senior Women’s 1st team Manager.

Hull United Senior Chairman, Ciarán Phipps had this to say.

“After speaking with many applicants I am pleased to announce that we have appointed the right person.
Lewis epitomises what we are looking to do at our club, he is Mr Hull United. He will being that drive and leadership any club needs to succeed, and will take us onto the next level.
It’s a great day for the club having someone who knows it inside and out.
I wish Lewis and his staff all the best for future, he will do a superb job.”

Lewis will be joined in the dugout with his assistant Mel Marsden.

Lewis had this to say.

“I am really pleased and privileged to get the job.
I have a real interest in playing my part in developing women’s football, the whole idea of having a real impact from the top for shaping what women’s football looks like in our club was massive for me.

The squad is a competitive squad already and with the coming months ahead I hope to build and develop the squad further ready to compete for next year.

Looking forwards to the weekend we have a big game against a tough Wakefield side but I know the team and I are keen to get out there and start playing football again.
Personally Its a massive opportunity and one that I cannot wait to get my teeth into.”

Everyone at the club wishes Lewis all the very best.

Lewis won’t have long to wait for his first piece of competitive action as he takes his ladies team to a tough away fixture in Wakefield on Sunday 11th of April.