THE Worcestershire Football Association have appointed Andy Norman as the Association's first full-time Football Development Officer.

Andy was previously employed by Wychavon District Council as Assistant Youth Sports Development Officer and has experience in working in partnership with local authorities, schools, the local education authority, Sport England, national governing bodies and clubs.

The purpose of the new position is to develop, implement and evaluate Football Develop Programmes to increase both the quality of footballing opportunities within the county.