Blackpool FC appoint chief executive

Alex Cowdy has been promoted to the role of chief executive at Blackpool FC.

Monday, 20th June 2016, 7:07 pm
Updated Monday, 20th June 2016, 8:13 pm
Alex Cowdy Picture: Blackpool FC

The 37-year-old former players’ agent has served as club secretary at Bloomfield Road since March.

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He had previously spent 14 months at Fleetwood Town as football co-ordinator.

A member of the selection panel responsible for appointing new manager Gary Bowyer, Cowdy said: “I am delighted to expand my role and become involved in other areas of the club’s operations.”

Cowdy becomes Pool’s first permanent CEO for a decade.