Head of Recruitment

David Byrne

David (‘Budgie’) Byrne has held a successful football playing career for over 18 years, playing at clubs such as Millwall, Plymouth Argyle, Watford and Partick Thistle earning over 300 appearances across the leagues.

Having finished playing in 1998 Budgie has gone on to hold senior roles within Academy’s, management, scouting and recruitment at clubs including Swindon Town, Birmingham City, Sheffield Wednesday, Yeovil Town, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Hartlepool United.

Budgie has been integral to the development of a number of players now forging successful careers in the game and overseas the 366 recruitment process, imparting his knowledge and wisdom across all areas.

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