Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, with the assistance of Nolan Partners, have appointed Dan Ashworth as Technical Director. Dan has held the same role at the English Football Association for the past five years, culminating in the nation’s superb performance in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. During his tenure, the England women’s senior national team finished third at the 2015 World Cup and reached the semi-finals of the 2017 European Championship. The England men’s youth team won the under-17 and under-20 World Cups as well as the European U19 Championship.
Prior to that, Dan was the Technical Director at West Bromwich Albion Football Club from 2007 to 2012.
Brighton’s CEO Paul Barber:
“We met some outstanding candidates along the way, both in the UK and overseas, but we’ve ended up with our preferred choice.”
“It’s testament to our existing technical staff in all areas that their highly professional and consistent approach has given us the necessary time and space to recruit the very best man for the job. We are thrilled that Dan will be joining us.”