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Burgess has been appointed as the new Head Coach of the Under-18s

AFC Telford United are delighted to announce Greg Burgess has been appointed as the Head Coach of the Under-18s team.

Burgess has spent 13 years working as an academy coach, including 7 years working in America enjoying a 2 ½ years spell at New York Red Bulls.

Greg finished his B Licence in the UK before joining Leicester City to work within their Girls Development Programme before joining Port Vale in the boy’s academy.

In 2017 Greg was appointed in a full-time role at West Bromwich Albion working with their Under 19s Development side. 

He succeeds Declan Allen in the role of Under-18s manager who joins Shawbury United.

Football Operations Manager Luke Shelley 'We are delighted to welcome Greg to AFC Telford United. Greg brings a wealth of experience in the game having spent some time working both in the UK & in America. With Greg’s knowledge & experience through his current U19s role at West Brom we feel we have the right type of character to continue the excellent work that has been put in from the previous management team”

Greg spoke of his delighted at joining the club “I am delighted to be joining AFC Telford United, it’s a great opportunity for me and I can’t wait to get started. The hard work has already begun and we will going be going through a detailed trial process to ensure we get the right type of players signed up for the new season"

The Under-18s trials will be week commencing Monday 1st July, an email will be sent to all players by the end of this week. 

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