Harriers bring in Colin Gordon for a new role

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Kidderminster Harriers have named agent Colin Gordon as a new football development director.

Gordon, whose Key Sports Management company look after some of the biggest names in the sport, will assist the cash-strapped club in player recruitment and help develop the youth academy.

The 52-year-old, who lives in Stourbridge, played for Harriers during a career which also featured spells at Swindon, Fulham and Birmingham City.

Chairman Rod Brown said: "Colin is a former Kidderminster Harriers player and a personal friend of mine and (manager) Gary Whild.

"He has a huge profile in the game through his player management company Key Sports Management .

"He knows a lot of people in the football fraternity and his contacts will be invaluable. Colin has got so much to offer in many different areas.

"He will assist Gary in player recruitment but his main role will be helping the club's youth development area and trying to drive the Academy forward and making it even more successful than it already is.

"His appointment to the board offers a great opportunity for Kidderminster Harriers on so many different levels and to be able to get him on board is fantastic for the club."

Harriers have also appointed Mike Morris to the board to govern overall maintenance at Aggborough.

The club have released goalkeeper Danny Lewis, midfielder Callum Gittings and full-back Kevin Nicholson on the playing side.

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