AFC Telford United’s football operations manager, Luke Shelley, is set to leave his position at New Bucks Head after serving the club for 12 years. He is departing to join his childhood club, Wolves. Kevin Wilkin, the manager of AFC Telford United, acknowledges that Shelley’s departure will create a significant void in the team. However, he remains optimistic that this transition will maintain the strong relationship between the two clubs.
Wilkin praised Shelley’s invaluable contributions during his time at the club, emphasizing the hard work and dedication he has displayed over the years. Wilkin believes that Shelley deserves the opportunity he has been given to join Wolves and wishes him well in his new role. Despite the challenges of finding a suitable replacement, the club remains supportive of Shelley’s career move and expects to continue benefiting from his expertise when needed.
Additionally, Wilkin is open to the possibility of bringing talented young players from Wolves to AFC Telford United on loan, a mutually beneficial arrangement that has worked well in the past. Wilkin expressed his intention to stay in touch with Wolves to explore opportunities for strengthening the team with promising players in the upcoming weeks and months.