Former Addicks defender Steve Brown has become manager at Ryman Premier League club Lewes. He was sacked by Ebbsfleet United in November.
Despite the lack of the Kuwaiti cash that was available at Ebbsfleet, Brown is pleased to be at the Dripping Pan. He told The Non-League Paper, 'Football is a challenge whatever club you are at, and I missed the buzz of the changing room and the dug-out. I am so happy to be back in management. Sitting on your hands at home isn't for me.'
Brighton-based Brown said, 'I live just 20 minutes from the ground and know what a good club Lewes are, and how high they can go.'
The immediate task is to prevent relegation from the Ryman Premier. Brown started yesterday with a 1-0 win over Kingstonian in a front of a crowd of 724, the second biggest of the day in the Ryman Premier. Lewes are now 18th, seven points above the highest club in the drop zone.