SHARPNESS are on the search for a new manager following the surprise departure of Terry Gibbs.

Under the leadership of Gibbs the Sharks gained promotion last season from the Gloucestershire Northern Senior League  to the County League.

A club spokesman tweeted: "It is with shock to announce Terry Gibbs has stepped down as 1st Team manager.

"Over the years Terry has achieved great success for us culminating in another @GNSLOfficial title. Thank you Terry for your time & efforts & we hope to see you at games this season."

Anyone interested in the vacant post should contact  secretary Tom Paterson on or 07867504947. The deadline for applications is Monday, June 24.