Northallerton Town have confirmed the resignation with immediate effect of chairman Dave Watson.

The club say they would like to place on record their thanks to Watson for his work for the club over the past 13 months.

After a meeting between vice-chairman Mike Bickerton and former chairman Peter Young, the club are happy to announce that Young has agreed, with the backing of the committee, to return to the club and take on the role of chairman.

Young is determined to continue to work with the junior section and projects within the community to make sure the football club is accessible to everyone.

The club say they are looking forward to working with Young once again.