Grantham Town have announced the appointment of Adrian Speed as Director of Football.
Adrian needs no introduction to most having played 667 times for the club during a playing career that spanned sixteen seasons and two spells as caretaker manager, he will take up his new role with immediate effect.
Speeds role will include acting as a intermediary between the manager and the board, for not only the first team but also that of the newly formed GTFC Academy.
Adrian Speed said: “I’m proud and privileged to become Director of Football at a club that I have spent so much of my life. I’m genuinely pleased to be here at the Club and very much looking forward to getting down to work.”
Manager Adam Stevens has this to say “We Enjoy a good relationship together which will form a good go between, between the playing side of things and the board of directors . Being a football man and a Grantham legend this can only be a major positive, in terms of making the football club progressive as a whole”
Alex Cross said “Fantastic to see Adrian appointed in such an important position. As the Academy Manager, this will hopefully allow us to build a strong pathway for players to progress into the first team.”
Roger Booth added “I’m delighted Adrian has accepted our offer to join the club in an official capacity having been an ambassador of the club for many years since his retirement. I’m sure he will work well with both Adam Stevens and Alex Cross”