Chris Thorman commits long-term future to Workington

Drew Darbyshire
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Workington coach Chris Thorman has signed a new deal that will keep him at Derwent Park until at least the end of 2024.

The former Huddersfield assistant linked up with Town as head coach on a three-year deal in 2019 but lost a season due to the pandemic. His contract extension means he will remain in Cumbria for another four seasons.

Thorman said: “I’m really happy to extend for a further two years beyond my initial deal.

“I’m happy and content here, I love being part of the Town community and I want to continue to help mould the club’s future.

“2020 feels like unfinished business and I want to continue with everything that we’d planned. The board have been really supportive and made my job a lot easier so I’d like to give them a lot of credit for my decision. I’ve also got an eye on the new stadium and everything that’s planned here in Workington.

“We’re a town and a club on the up and the stadium will help with sponsors, new fans and attracting players to the club. I’m really happy to stay – these are exciting times.”

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