Highlands Park respond to Eric Tinkler rumours

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Highlands Park co-director Larry Brookstone has responded to rumours that coach Owen Da Gama is set to be replaced by Eric Tinkler.

The Maritzburg United coach has been rumoured in local media to be attracting interest from the Lions of the North for next season.

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Tinkler, whose contract with United is set to expire at the end of next season, has also been linked with a return to Cape Town City.

However, Brookstone has assured Da Gama that he still has a future with the club.

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"That's rubbish," Brookstone responds to snl24.com/kickoff regarding speculation the club is seeking a new head coach.

"Owen's contract expires next season and also there is an option on his contract. I don't want even to respond to those [rumours about Tinkler]."

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