FC Halifax Town: Neil Aspin leaves The Shaymen

Neil Aspin
Neil Aspin

Neil Aspin has left his position as manager of FC Halifax Town, the club have confirmed.

Aspin joined Halifax from Harrogate in 2009 and led the club to three promotions into the National League, signing players such as Jamie Vardy, Lee Gregory and Marc Roberts.

Aspin also led the club to the quarter-finals of the FA Trophy twice and won the West Riding County Cup.

Town are currently in the relegation zone in the National League after picking up just five points in their first 10 games.

A statement on the club website said: “This morning, FC Halifax Town has confirmed they have parted company with first team manager Neil Aspin.

“Neil Aspin was currently in his sixth season with the Club. The decision was sadly and reluctantly taken following a prolonged period of indifferent results stretching back to February 2015.

“That said, the Club wishes to place on record sincere thanks to Neil for his contribution to the Club’s great success over the last few seasons.

“The Board and everyone involved with the Club, wish Neil every success inthe future. We are sure he will be back in football very quickly.”