New manager for Ashington Woodhorn Lane Ladies

Ashington Woodhorn Lane Ladies FC have appointed Steven Gibbard as their new manager.

A spokesperson for the outfit said: “We would like to thank departing manager John Waugh for his hard work and commitment since the team was formed in 2013, where the club finished second and third whilst extending a warm welcome to Steven Gibbard who has taken over the running of the team.

“Steve, from Amble, met the squad last week for the first time and is looking forward to the season ahead.”

Any girls interested in playing for Ashington should contact Steve on 07872 330106.

The team trains on a Sunday and a Tuesday and their first friendly will be against Birtley St Joseph’s at the Josephine Butler Academy on Sunday, August 2.