Our Management Team
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STEVE BURR | Manager
Steve began his career in football as a player with Stafford Rangers as a striker and was a prolific goalscorer. In the summer of 1984 Steve moved to Macclesfield Town. He was the Silkmen’s leading scorer as Macclesfield finished runners up to Rangers in the Northern Premier League. He also scored their first ever goal in the Football Conference. Steve is still highly thought of at Moss Rose where he was part of one of their most successful periods.His spell at Macclesfield went on to include two FA Trophy final appearances. In 1990 Sir Alex Ferguson took a Manchester United team to Moss Rose to celebrate Burr’s testimonial year. Steve went on to play for Hednesford Town, Nuneaton Borough and Halifax Town. Steve’s managerial career began at Nuneaton Borough firstly as assistant to Brendan Phillips before taking over as Manager at the end of the 2002-3 season. He moved on to Hucknall Town gaining instant success as they cruised to the Northern Premier League title. The lure of management at a higher level took Steve to Northwich Victoria where he was dealt a cruel blow as the club were handed a 10 point deduction. Against the odds he managed to keep the Vics in the Conference only for a non football related decision saw them relegated. However he swiftly led the Vics back to the Conference by winning the Conference North Championship. He also took them to the FA Cup 3rd round and a dream date against Premier League side Sunderland AFC. Steve was rewarded for his efforts at Northwich by being appointed Assistant Manager of the England ‘C’ side under Manager Paul Fairclough. He moved on to Conference North side Stalybridge Celtic in 2007 where he continued to work his magic as they narrowly missed out on promotion to the Conference in the play-off final. A move to Conference National side Kidderminster Harriers in January 2010 brought more success with a magnificent 8 match unbeaten run at the start to the season. He took Harriers to the semi finals of the FA Trophy and a creditable 13th place in the Conference. During his spell at Kidderminster Steve turned down offers of moves to Conference sides Grimsby Town and Forest green Rovers. In 2013 Kiddy missed out on promotion by just 2 points and Steve was named the Conference Manager of the Season. He left the club on 7th January 2014 and almost immediately was appointed Manager of Chester City for the remainder of that season with the option to extend into the following season. He remained at the club until April 2016. A short managerial spell at Southport followed before he took up the reins at one of his former clubs Stalybridge Celtic last season.
Andy Fearn| Assistant Manager
PAUL HAYWARD | Goalkeeping Coach
As a player Paul began his career at Walsall FC before moving to Paget Rangers and then Worcester City, where he became first team keeper at the age of 19. He had a very successful playing career, winning a number of league titles and player of the season awards with Worcester City, Kidderminster Harriers, Redditch, Blakenhall and Hednesford Town.
In 1998 he moved to Stafford Rangers under Ian Painter. He began goalkeeper coaching at Hednesford Town before joining Rushall Olympic under Neil Kitching. Paul made his last playing appearance at the age of 49 in the Nothern Premier League against Worksop. Moved to Boro’ in the summer of 2016.
SAM CUTLER | Sports Therapist
SPONSORED BY CAROL BAILEY
Popular member of the backroom squad who has earned the respect of both players and management in his short time at the club. Well qulaified and well organised physio.
DAN SMITH | Kit Man
SPONSORED BY DAVID MONTGOMERY & PAUL GRIFFITHS
Dan is a hardworking member of the backroom staff. He takes great pride in what he does for the team and makes sure they are well looked after both on match days and training nights. Has taken on many tasks this season and is well respected by all the staff.