Swindon Town Announce Departure Of CEO, Manager & Assistant Manager
Swindon Town Football Club has been rocked by the departures of it Chief Executive, Manager and Assistant Manager on Friday.
The EFL League Two club confirmed the trio’s departure in a series of statements reading: “Swindon Town Football Club can confirm that John McGreal and Rene Gilmartin have agreed to mutually terminate their contracts with the club,” and “Swindon Town can confirm that Chief Executive Steve Anderson has left the club.”
McGreal, who was only appointed Manager of the club in May, said: “This is a decision we both have made, as we feel we are not able to carry out our duties as Manager and Assistant Manager. Our intention from day one was to build a football team to compete in this league, but unfortunately due to the current circumstances the club is facing, we do not feel we are able to do that.”
Anderson, who joined the club in 2013, said of his departure: “It has been a privilege to serve STFC for nearly 8 years. I would like to thank all the staff for their hard work and support, particularly during the challenges presented by COVID-19. I am proud of you all and it’s been an honour to work with you.”