Andy Kirk leaves Hearts to become new manager of Brechin City

Northern Irishman steps down as Hearts head coach

Andy Kirk has left his role as Hearts head coach and girls academy manager to become the new boss of Highland League Brechin City.

Kirk took charge of Hearts in August 2020, earning two wins and two draws in his 21 games.

His final match was a 1-1 draw with Spartans on Sunday.

“I’ve really enjoyed working with the women’s team over the past 10 months,” Kirk told the Hearts website.

“Like everyone, they’ve had such a challenging year but they’ve been an absolute credit to themselves and the club, and I’m proud to have been part of their journey.”

Sporting director Joe Savage said he’s “excited” to be leading the search for a replacement.

He said: “The women’s game is booming and there will no doubt be a number of talented managers who would be eager to manager the women’s first team at a club of Hearts’ stature.”


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