Ebac Northern League First Division club North Shields have announced that Brian Smith has accepted the managers` position.
Smith said: “I’m delighted to be appointed as the new manager and really looking forward to the new season starting.”
Smith has been at the club now for a number of years, both as a player with sixty-three appearances, and as part of the North Shields management team.
He is a popular and respected figure at the club.
He will be assisted in the dug-out by Gary Ormston.
— Percy Main Amateurs (@PercyMainFC) May 7, 2017
North Shields have also announced that Dean Holmes has a signed contract that will keep him at the club for the 2017/18 season.
Holmes’ first class commitment of 241 appearances and 86 goals has helped him establish himself as a hugely popular figure among committee, supporters and players alike.
The winger has played a massive part in the club’s triumphs over the last four seasons – from winning the Northern League Second Division title to lifting the Northumberland Senior Cup and the FA Vase.