Solihull Moors can confirm that Goalkeeping Coach Darren Acton has decided to leave the club after spending six years in the role.

On making the decision, Acton said: “I feel that with the club going towards full time and with my work commitments not allowing me to do that, it’s time for me to take up a new challenge.

“I’ve had a fantastic time at the club and would like to wish everyone connected all the very best for the future.”

Darren began his career at Telford and made his debut for the club aged 17. He went on to make 120 appearances before moving to Burton Albion where he made 176 starts. He spent a year at Kidderminster, before a transfer to Tamworth where he had a successful four years including an FA Trophy Final appearance and promotion to the Conference. He then clocked up a massive 346 starts for Nuneaton, which included two promotions and an FA Cup run.

Moors’ Sporting Director Mark Fogarty commented: “I would like to wish Darren all the very best for the future. He has been a fantastic Coach whilst at the club and has seen our goalkeepers through some incredible times.

“Darren is always extremely popular with players, staff and fans alike and, more than anything, is a very capable and qualified goalkeeping coach.

“I am sure he will continue to be as successful wherever he works in the future and he will always be welcome at our football club.”

Everyone at the club would like to thank Acco for his services and wish him the very best of luck.