Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Premier Division club Stafford Rangers have accepted the resignation of manager Steve Burr.

A statement from the club says: “We thank Steve for all his hard work and passion during the last few months. He has worked tirelessly from the start, building a new team from scratch, and we would like to wish him all the best in the future.”

Burr began his career in football as a player with Stafford as a striker and was a prolific goalscorer, moving on it 1984 to enjoy huge success at Macclesfield Town.

In management, he has had spells in charge of Nuneaton Borough, Hucknall Town, Northwich Victoria, Stalybridge Celtic, Kidderminster Harriers, Chester FC and Southport before taking over at Marston Road last season.

Assistant-manager Andy Fearn and Alex Meechan will be in charge of the team in the interim.

A statement from Burr reads: “I have taken the decision to resign from Stafford Rangers. I would like to thank the Board of Directors for all their support during my short time at the club. It has been a tough year on a personal note. I would like to wish everyone connected with the club all the very best for the future”.

 

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