SILSDEN have confirmed the appointment of Matt Cavanagh and Luke Lavery as the new joint-managers of the first team.

The duo previously managed Silsden's West Yorkshire League side to both a league title and a cup final in their debut season.

During this time, they recruited and developed a number of young players, all while playing exciting football and ensuring the group performed at a consistently high level.

Alongside them, defender Shaun Airey will take up a role as assistant coach and the Cobbydalers plan to announce a new first team coach in addition to these appointments shortly.

The club insist they have have further plans in the coming weeks to progress their team recruitment and get the side ready ahead of the new season.

Silsden's vice-chairman, John Lohan, said: “We are proud to announce our new management team of Matt, Luke and Sean.”

“They have a 100 per cent backing from all of the committee and we know they will be successful.

“We will have even more great updates in the coming weeks.”