KEN McKenna has departed Vanarama National League club AFC Fylde.

The former TNS manager had served Jim Bentley as assistant manager since both joined the Lancashire club from Morecambe in 2019.

McKenna enjoyed a golden decade at the helm of Oswestry based TNS who he also represented as a player from 1998 to 2001.

The former Telford United, Bangor City and Conwy star took over the reins at Park Hall from Andy Cale in 2001.

McKenna masterminded three successive JD Cymru Premier titles between 2005 and 2007 as well as winning the FAW Premier Cup, Welsh Cup and Welsh League Cup.

Following his departure from Park Hall by mutual consent in 2008 the popular Liverpudlian managed Cammell Laird before a spell as manager at Altrincham and assistant manager at Morecambe and arriving at Fylde.