WORCESTER City boss Tim Harris has named experienced academy and development coach Andy Bevan as his new assistant manager.

Bevan currently holds the position of Head of Coaching at the Hereford Development Centre for Cheltenham Town which he will continue in addition to his responsibilities with City.

The former Hereford United and Cheltenham Town Academy manager is a qualified UEFA A licenced coach who brings a strong experience having worked with a plethora of talented players in his career to date, as well as having experience managing Herefordshire side Westfields FC.

During his coaching career Andy has worked with the likes of Jack Butland (Crystal Palace), Jarrod Bowen (West Ham), Luke Thomas (Ipswich Town), George Lloyd (Cheltenham Town) and Owen Evans (Wigan Athletic).

He was briefly with Hereford FC as Academy Manager for the 2019-2020 season before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Manager Tim Harris said “I am pleased Andy has agreed to get involved in helping take this club forward. He is a very passionate and enthusiastic individual with proven ability to develop players and a good knowledge of this level”.

On taking on the position, Andy Bevan said “I am really excited about getting involved, when Tim called me the decision was an easy one, it was about how we can make this work regarding my commitment’s with Cheltenham Town.

"Cheltenham have been first class in making this work and I can’t wait to get started”.