CLUB NEWS | Chris Todd appointed assistant manager

Yeovil Town are delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Todd as assistant manager.

Todd, who was a former teammate of Chris Hargreaves at Torquay United, joins having managed the Gulls’ U18’s side since 2019, whilst also working within the first team set up. Last season, his U18’s side won the South West Counties Youth League & the Gary Else Cup.

The 40-year-old Welshman also possesses management experience within the National League, leading Eastleigh to a seventh-place finish in the 2015/16 season. His most recent role in first team management was at Gloucester City during the 2018/19 season.

As a player, Todd began his career with hometown club Swansea City and played 43 times for them, a move into the West Country then followed, to play for Exeter City, where he made 154 league apps.

He then moved across Devon to line-up for Torquay United, where he tasted promotion to the Football League in 2008/09. A number of loan spells followed within the National League, playing for the likes of Forest Green Rovers, Newport County, Hereford & Salisbury.

Eventually, Eastleigh became his permanent home in 2012, becoming their player manager just three years later.

Commenting after his arrival was confirmed; “I’m very excited. It’s a new challenge and when I spoke to Chris, we had a good conversation. We discussed the future of the football club and I wanted to be a part of that.

“I hope the fans are excited about the new journey that we’re on together. I will give 110% daily, as I know Chris will and the rest of the background staff.

“This is a good group and we’re trying to make them successful, if they’re successful the Club is successful and it’s a good moment for everyone.”

Welcome to Somerset, Chris.