Roy McGivern elected Chairman of Linfield FC

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Linfield players celebrate a goal against Dungannon Swifts. Image courtesy of NIFL.

McGivern was elected at a meeting of the board of directors last night

Roy McGivern has been elected as the new Chairman of Linfield Football Club.

He replaces Jim Kerr, who stepped down from his role at the beginning of this year.

His selection was made at a special meeting of the Board of Directors at Windsor Park yesterday evening.

The 50 year old civil servant first joined the board in May 2014 and has also been the club's Business Director.

He said, "It will be a privilege to follow in the footsteps of some great men who have served this club with distinction through the years..."

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