Patrick McGuire will be remaining in charge at Thackley, the club have confirmed.

In a detailed update on the current situation at the club, chairman Ben Oliver confirmed: “I am delighted to announce that Patrick McGuire and his coaching team have agreed that they will continue as the first-team management team for the 2020/2021 season, whenever that starts.

“The squad which Patrick and his coaching team have worked with over the last two-and-a-half seasons is showing signs of improvement all the time, in line with the sustainable model we want for Thackley AFC. The committee are delighted that they will be continuing next season to further this long-term project.

“Patrick and his team have been pulling together plans for the new season since the lockdown was implemented and already has some great ideas which they are progressing.”