A FOOTBALL club has appointed a new manager.

Kendal Town FC have announced that Craig Dootson will be taking over the position of manager at the club.

A spokesperson for the club said: "We are delighted to announce Craig has accepted the position as KTFC 1st team manager with immediate effect. David Woodruff has been retained as assistant manager and Andy Whiteside stays on as 1st team coach.

"We're delighted to appoint Craig who has worked in professional and semi professional football for a number of years. He brings with him a wealth of experience and contacts. We see this as a really good fit for the club".