BARNOLDSWICK Town have announced that Craig Bradshaw has stepped down from his role as first team manager.

The club have also confirmed that Bradshaw’s backroom team consisting of Neil Chapman and Dave Hall have also parted ways.

Barnoldswick commented: “The committee would like to place on record our sincere thanks for all the hard work and effort they have put in since taking over their roles. We wish them every success in whatever they do and hope to see them at the SBS in a more relaxed role.”

In a statement of his own, Bradshaw said: “I am disappointed to say that my time as manager of Barnoldswick Town has come to an end due to work commitments having undertaken a new challenging role with a new company.

“It’s been a privilege to manage the football club that I played for, and I will always be grateful for the opportunity, but after much consideration I have to put my job and family first.

“I wish the club all the best for the future and I’m looking forward to seeing the club progress on and off the pitch.”