Frickley Athletic welcome new chairman

Stuart Highfield.
Stuart Highfield.

Former Doncaster Rovers director Stuart Highfield was confirmed today as Frickley Athletic’s new chairman.

Highfield, a qualified referee, is a lifelong football fan and was part of the Doncaster board headed by John Ryan that went from the Conference up to the Football League Championship.

Frickley director Ryan McKnight welcomed him on board at Westfield Lane and is looking forward to working with him.

He said: “This is a huge achievement for Frickley to have someone of Stuart’s experience and nous contributing his expertise to the club.

“I think it’s a clear signal of the continued professionalisation of the football club and we’re very excited to welcome him to the board.”