Stockport County have appointed Steve Bellis as club president.

He will take up the new role with immediate effect after serving the club in various capacities for over 40 years.

The role will see Bellis continue his work on fan, sponsor and community engagement, and a trusted advisor to the new ownership team. Bellis said: “It was an honour to serve the club as a director alongside Richard, Gary, Jon and Malcolm and I am honoured and humbled to have been offered the role of club president.

“Having seen the plans and had the opportunity to get to know Mark Stott and his team I am extremely excited about the future of our club.”

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