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Loader set to leave Swindon
SWINDON head coach Neil Loader is to leave the club at the end of the season.
The former Rugby Parma chief has overseen a renaissance in local rugby, with Swindon currently sitting fourth in South West 1 East and steadily moving towards their goal of a place in the National League pyramid in the coming years.
Loader has already guided the team to one promotion in his three-and-half years in charge and says he is “upset and disappointed” at having to step down this summer because of disagreements within the set-up at Greenbridge Road.
“We’re going through a few processes at Swindon we don’t see eye to eye on and I don’t feel that under those circumstances and those conditions that I’m able to stay at the club,” he told the Advertiser.
“I always regard Swindon as my club. I’m not from Swindon but I always feel an affiliation with the club. I’ve grown very fond of the group of players we’ve got, the coaches have been fantastic and I think we’re far from finished, I really do.
“I think in two or three years’ time, if we continue to work hard and develop, we could be in that national division that we were always talking about. I’m very disappointed and upset that I have to leave a project that I feel is far from finished.”