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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 05 / 16

National League side Woking Commercial Manager NICKY BANGER  is "the latest to leave his post" at the club. The former Southampton forward, in the role for two years, "was understood to have reported for work on Tuesday morning before departing after a discussion" with Operations Dir PET...

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