Lewes FC is delighted to announce the appointment of Scott Booth as women’s 1st Team Manager.
Booth, who holds a UEFA Pro Licence, has more than thirty years’ experience of playing and coaching football at the highest level. Having won 22 caps for Scotland himself, Booth later managed youth sides in the national set-ups before joining Glasgow City in the Scottish Women’s Premier league where he led the team to six consecutive league titles, two Scottish Cups and one Scottish League Cup
Booth was awarded a place in the top ten UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year Awards after taking Glasgow City to the UEFA Women’s Champions League Quarter Finals in 2019. He later took on a role with Birmingham City FC in the FA Women’s Super League.
Lewes FC Head of Performance Kelly Lindsey said “Scott is a brilliant addition to our team. He brings professionalism, a passion for player development, values that clearly align with the club and a positive energy and enthusiasm that shone through during the recruitment process. We believe he is extremely well placed to take Lewes FC through an ongoing transition towards a high achieving, high performance club. We know that our supporters will be keen to meet him and give him a warm welcome in due course. We look forward to him meeting you all”.
Booth said, “I’m absolutely delighted to take up the role of Women’s 1st Team Manager at Lewes FC. It’s a fantastic club run by extremely professional and committed people. This was a key aspect for me in joining Lewes. The board, staff, supporters and local community are all incredibly invested in the team. It was clear to me throughout the interview process that the club’s values are aligned with my own. I’m really looking forward to meeting the players and staff. We’ll work together in a positive environment to achieve our goals.”
Booth joins with immediate effect on a two-year contract, taking over from Craig Gill who joined the club in October 2021 on an Interim Manager basis.