Changes for FA Women’s National League Division 1 North side Chorley for 2020-21 include a new manager and new home ground.
Ben Gooden becomes the boss saying: “I’m delighted to be announced as the new Chorley manager and excited for the new challenges it will bring. Once I had the chance to come here, it was a no brainier and it’s a privilege to be given the opportunity.”
Chair Janet Mitchell said of the appointment: “Ben is an experienced manager who shares our passion and vision for the club.”
The team will be based at Blainscough Park, home of Coppull United FC.
Newly introduced is a Reserve side to be coached by Rob Cooper, who said: “We are looking to create a clear pathway from reserve football to the first team for those who want to progress. We will do this within the right environment, emphasising team spirit at a competitive level.”
U-18s Head Coach Sam Cotterill and his assistant Holly Styles aim: ‘To provide players with a platform to develop individually and as a team is our top priority. We want to have a professional attitude and play with expression, creativity and diversity.’