Sharples joins AFC
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Lee Sharples as reserve team manager.
Sharples brings a wealth of experience, having served as chairman at Clitheroe and also held roles at Padiham and AFC Wolves.
“I’m really happy to get back into football,” he said.
“I can’t wait to be back in management and I’m looking forward to being part of AFC Burnley.”
“We are delighted that Lee will be our reserve team manager next season,” added chairman Shane Hudson.
“As a club we continue to go through exciting times, and the creation of a reserve team plus the appointment of Lee is yet another major building block in our journey.
“Having known Lee for a number of years, I am confident he’ll bring a skill set that will complement the fantastic coaches we already have at the club.”
More details about the club’s new reserve team will be announced at the end of the current season.