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Hamilton Academical Football Club are delighted to confirm the appointment of Gordon Young as Academy Director where he will look to continue & advance the fantastic work our Academy has done over the years.

Gordon spent over 10 years as the Academy Manager at Motherwell FC before moving to Sheffield United in 2013 to take up the same position.

Following his time in these positions, Young became an Assistant Manger for East Fife, Falkirk, Hartlepool and most recently Cove Rangers.

On joining the club, Gordon Young said: “I am delighted to be here and to be working with the terrific coaches & team here at Hamilton. The Academy here has a fantastic reputation and I’m looking forward to getting to work.

“I was particularly impressed with the direction the club want to go in and this is the type of project that excites me.”

Speaking on the appointment, Director Of Football Gerry Strain said: “After an extensive review of all areas of our Club over the last 12 months, and in fully taking on board the #NewEra vision of the owner, Seref & myself are delighted to welcome Gordon Young to the club and we are very much looking forward to working with him.

“Our Academy has a terrific reputation of bringing through young players into both the first team here at Hamilton but also into the wider scope of Scottish football and beyond. His experience in the game & with working with young players across the country will be invaluable to us.”


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