Chris Evans: Derby head of football operations resigns

Chris Evans with Steve McClaren
Chris Evans joined Derby as part of Steve McClaren's new-look backroom team in November 2013

Derby County's head of football operations Chris Evans has resigned after less than two years in the role.

The 52-year-old, who was appointed by previous Rams head coach Steve McClaren in November 2013, will not be replaced.

Chief executive Sam Rush told the club website:external-link "Chris arrived with a particular emphasis on developing the senior football recruitment department.

"He fulfilled his brief successfully, with great tenacity and expertise. The club wish him every success."