Town confirm new vice-president

Geoff Cope is the new vice-president of FC Halifax Town
Geoff Cope is the new vice-president of FC Halifax Town

Former Yorkshire and England cricketer Geoff Cope will be the new vice-president of FC Halifax Town.

Cope, 65, who took 686 first-class wickets in 246 games, will join the club for the coming season.

Bob Holmes will remain as president.

Director Bobby Ham said: “Geoff is a welcome addition to the club and I’m sure he will fit in well here.”