Ramsbottom have also signed goalkeeper coach Tony Cobban to replace the outgoing Martin Campbell.

50 year old Tony Cobban joins the club from Chorley FC where he worked with the U21’s Goalkeepers exposing them to the first team environment. Tony has also spent time working as a Development Coach at Blackburn Rovers as well as a Coach at Bamber Bridge reserves.

Tony brings a wealth of experience and is impressed with the set up at Ramsbottom. He told us that what he has seen thus far “has been a very good standard, Harry the goalkeeper is absolutely excellent with everything that he has done and everything has been at a top pace”.

Tony is also extremely versatile with his coaching methods and is able to adapt his training on weekly basis on how the manager sees fit, he said “whatever style of play the gaffer wants, I will facilitate for however he wants the players to play”.