Gordon Staniforth resigns as Doncaster Belles boss

Gordon Staniforth
Staniforth replaced John Buckley last November

Doncaster Belles head coach Gordon Staniforth has resigned.

Staniforth took over at the Women's Super League Two side last November following their demotion.

He was unable to lead the side to an automatic return to the top flight as they finished second to Sunderland.

The club said in a statement:external-link "We wish to thank Gordon for all his hard work, inspiration and leadership on the field and wish him every success in the next stage of his career."