Farsley Celtic are delighted to confirm the appointment of Josh Greaves as the Club’s new Executive Vice-Chairman.

This promotion sees Josh take a step back from front-line activities, and move into a more senior management role.

He will be responsible for helping guide the Club strategically, creating operational governance and overseeing the implementation of new strategies and guidelines, working alongside the new Board of Directors and other stakeholders.

Chairman Paul Barthorpe said: “The appointment of Josh as Executive Vice-Chairman is the culmination of years of undivided commitment to Farsley Celtic. He absolutely deserves this recognition and to be in a role of high seniority.

“As far as I, and probably the rest of the world, are concerned, Josh Greaves is Farsley Celtic and Farsley Celtic is Josh Greaves.

“Since he was 16 there isn’t a position at the club he hasn’t held or a job that he hasn’t done. His knowledge of everything football and everything Farsley is second to none, and the time, effort and dedication he has put into the Club over the years are immeasurable.

“I honestly can’t speak highly enough of Josh both professionally and personally! (apart from his banter which is shocking), and without him, I doubt the club would be anywhere near where it is today.

“His new role, as part of the new look Board of Directors, will see him taking a more overseeing role, helping steer the direction of the Club and oversee new growth and development throughout all sections.

“I am genuinely very happy to be working closer with Josh over the forthcoming periods and I’m looking forward to putting into place the plans we have.

Josh Greaves said: “I am honoured to accept the promotion to Executive Vice-Chairman, ahead of what will be my 18th season involved with the Club.

“We are working hard to build the future of the Club and with the new members we have added to the board, we are now in a strong position to do so.

“I am excited to be part of shaping the future of the Club, supporting Paul and the Club to help us continue to build further.”