Chris Willcock departs Ramsbottom United

Ramsbottom United have announced that first-team manager Chris Willcock has left his role at the club.

Willcock was appointed manager in October 2018 following the departure of Mark Fell to Lancaster City.

He made 31 appearances for the club as a player, scoring 17 goals between 2000 and 2002.

In a statement, he said: “It is with strong emotions that I announce my decision to resign as manager of Ramsbottom United. I am proud of the progression of the team that I will leave behind. I have thoroughly enjoyed the last two half years spent as manager and I am grateful for the opportunity that the chairman gave me to manage a club that I had previously played for.

"During the time that I have been at the club, it has been a rollercoaster of a ride with some memorable moments and games that will forever be remembered. These memories were only made possible through the hard work and perseverance of a group of dedicated players and a supportive management team who have been truly committed. I would also like to thank the fans and volunteers, alongside the development team and juniors who have shown great support to myself throughout my tenure.”

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