Mossley have appointed former Stalybridge Celtic and Curzon Ashton goakeeper David Fish as the new first team team manager after two years in charge at North West Counties League club Chadderton.

David was a goalkeeper who played at Manchester United as a junior before joining Stockport County, where as a pro he was understudy to the likes of Paul Jones and Carlo Nash.

Following his release by Stockport, David joined Woodley Sports and was an integral part of the team that won the NWCFL Second Division title.

His performances caught the eye of several teams and he moved to Stalybridge Celtic where he was part of the side that won the Unibond League, League Cup and Cheshire Cup treble and the side that played in the Conference the following season.

He then moved to Witton Albion, Hyde United and finished his semi-pro career with a long stint at Curzon Ashton.

Following a break from the game he returned initially as a player, then player-manager and head coach at Lancashire Amateur League side Rochdale St Clements, where he met Lee Ashworth, who spent 19 years at the club, coaching and managing teams in both the junior and adult sections, including managing the first team to a Lancashire Amateur League cup win before th pair joined Chadderton as manager and assistant manager respectively in October 2017.

Fish brings with him as assistant Lee Ashworth who was with him at Chadderton.