Hibs Ladies Head Coach departs

Grant Scott leaves HIbs
Grant Scott (right) has left Hibernian Ladies. (Photo: SWPL)

Hibernian Ladies have confirmed that Head Coach Grant Scott has left the club by mutual consent.

Hibs say a change in his personal circumstances led Grant to a difficult decision.

He told hibernianfc.co.uk: “I’m devastated to be leaving Hibernian.

“I’ve enjoyed my most memorable moments in football with these players and it was a very difficult decision.

“My life away from football has changed in the last year and it would be difficult for me to give the required commitment, time and effort to these players for another season.

“The very least the players deserve is a manager who can give them full support.

“I have life-long memories to take with me.”

Scott led Hibs to an SWPL Cup Final win in 2018 and was named Scottish Women’s Football’s Coach of the Year.

In 2019 he guided his side to a second SWPL Cup success, runners-up in both SWPL 1 and the SSE Scottish Women’s Cup, as well as progressing through the Champions League qualifying stage.

Captain Joelle Murray will step in on a short-term basis to lead the team until Scott’s successor is named – working in tandem with the existing backroom staff.

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