Yiga shown the exit door because of dire disciplinary record

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Lawrence Yiga’s exit from AFC Sudbury must serve as an example to the rest of the squad that bad disciplinary records will not be tolerated under the new management at AFC Sudbury.

Jamie Godbold has explained he reluctantly let defender or midfielder Yiga go, which will be a warning to others.

“He is a lovely guy, but for us we needed to set out a stall as our disciplinary (record) was not good and we need players present.

“Perhaps the timing of things have not helped him; on our arrival he was on the back of a sending off and his disciplinary record was two reds and 13 yellows.”

After Tuesday’s game at Thamesmead Town fell victim to a waterlogged pitch, it now means captain Sam Clarke (four of four) will be suspended for Saturday’s visit of third-from-bottom Romford (3pm) along with now established centre-back pairing James Baker (one of three), Ryan Henshaw and Kris Newby (both one of two).

All will know they are walking a disciplinary tightrope from now on, with Godbold outlining his squad must steer clear of further suspensions.

“It was nothing personal,” he added of the player who scored five times in 35 appearances since joining from

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