Andrew Johnston to leave his role as NIFL managing director

Andrew Johnston has left his role as managing director of the Northern Ireland Football League to take up a new role with the Irish FA.

By Steven Crawford
Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 7:20 pm
Andrew Johnston is to take up new role with Irish FA
Andrew Johnston is to take up new role with Irish FA

Johnston, who took over at NIFL in June 2013, will take the position as head of competitions and player status with the governing body in January.

"While the NIFL board and office bearers all wish Andrew well in his new role, it is disappointing for us to lose such a hard-working and dedicated managing director," the league said in a statement on Wednesday evening.

"Andrew will be with us until Friday 8 January and the NIFL board will meet in the coming weeks to collectively determine the next steps for the company."

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