Manager of side who refused to play on at 8-0 down quits

Richardson quit as Abingdon Town manager, apologising to the team’s opponents, to supporters, and to the league – though he was critical of Town’s officials

The manager of a non-league football team who refused to play after going 8-0 down by half-time has resigned.

Tranell Richardson quit as Abingdon Town manager after his players refused to come out for the second half of Saturday’s derby at Abingdon United.

In a tweet, Richardson apologised to his former team’s opponents