Grimsby appoint Man Utd's head of women's football as CEO

Grimsby have appointed Polly BancroftManchester United's head of women's football, as their new chief executive.

Bancroft will join the League Two side at the end of the season.

Jason Stockwood, Grimsby's chair, said: "We are absolutely thrilled for Polly to be joining us. 

"There was a tremendous amount of interest in the role and to have someone of Polly’s calibre and background join us is a real testament to how the club is regarded."