FORMER Evesham United manager Paul Collicutt has been appointed head of football operations at Stratford Town.

Sacked by the Robins at the end of last season, the 60-year-old has been in talks with the club he watched as a child for the past few weeks and will work with new manager Tommy Wright.

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He takes with him midfielder Joe Tumelty who has signed for the Southern League Premier Division Central outfit and physio Ally Major, both of whom worked for Collicutt at Evesham.

Wright has been appointed boss following the departure of Thomas Baillie with ex-Redditch United manager Paul Davis part of the coaching staff at Stratford where former Worcester Warriors co-owner Jed McCrory is a director. 

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