Busy Andy Bishop, the new player-manager of Vanarama National League club Southport, has announced that Craig Madden will be his full-time assistant next season
The former Bury and Blackpool goalscorer and Fleetwood Town assistant has agreed terms as Bishop builds his backroom staff.
Bishop said: “I`m delighted to have Craig with me as my assistant. Craig has tremendous experience and we’ve worked very well together in the final weeks of the season. Craig is very keen to coach which will add a great deal to our squad development.”
UEFA A coach Madden made 278 appearances for Bury scoring 129 goals as well as playing for West Bromwich Albion, Blackpool, Wrexham and York City.