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Askey

Arthur. 1900--82, British comedian
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Askey was sacked as Town manager last season after an unsuccessful few months in charge.
Askey said: "It feels like a loss at the moment, conceding right at the death.
Boss Askey (left) - who recently signed a threeyear deal - reckons the only way is up and, after painting the white lines on the pitch ahead of training, revealed his excitement at the challenge ahead.
Kennedy becomes John Askey's third summer signing after the additions of former Wrexham loan player Scott Burgess and Adam Crookes.
"He's a player I've had before and he's a good lad," Askey said.
"Kyle came in and played a couple of games but, after the Exeter game, he didn't look 100 per cent fit so we thought it was best, if we weren't going to use him, that he goes back," said Askey.
The youngster hasn't played in any matches since the middle of April, though, and Askey has called time on his second loan at Vale Park prematurely.
Askey, who has previously had spells in charge of Macclesfield and Shrewsbury, replaces Neil Aspin who stepped down from the role last week.
Askey,54, is the son of Port Vale legend Colin Askey , who was in the Valiants' team that reached the 1953/54 FA Cup semi-finals.
After just missing out on promotion to the Championship last season, Shrewsbury lost manager Paul Hurst to Ipswich Town in the summer and have struggled this term under new boss John Askey.
John Askey has been hailed as Macclesfield Town's greatest ever servant after bringing a 34 year spell with the Silkmen to a close.