HUGH Clarke has stepped down as manager of Llanidloes Town Football Club.

The JD Cymru North club announced the news on Wednesday evening, confirming the departure of the popular manager.

The statement reads: "It is with great regret that the club has accepted the resignation of director of football and joint first team manager Hugh Clarke.

"We have nothing but good wishes for Hughie and wish him all the best in the future. There will always be a place in the club for him."

Adam Worton has stepped up to join Dave Jerman as interim joint manager with the club confirming it would "take our time on the best way forward".

Clarke guided the club to promotion from the MMP-NL Mid Wales League last season.