CAERNARFON Town goalkeeping coach Mike Innes has decided to step down from his post.

The popular figure announced his decision to leave the set-up at the JD Welsh Premier League side after a hugely successful six-year stint within the set-up, which has seen the club finally secure a place in the top-flight.

A statement on Innes’ Twitter account, read: “After six unforgettable years as goalkeeping coach with Caernarfon Town I've decided to leave. It's been a fantastic journey.

“Thanks to all at the club, the players, management, board and the supporters the Cofi Army.

“Good luck next season.”

Innes was brought to The Oval by Lee Dixon and also worked under Iwan Williams and Sean Eardley, with his work coaching current Cofis’ number one Alex Ramsay contributing significantly to the stopper emerging as one of the best at his position anywhere in the Welsh domestic pyramid.

A club spokesman, said: “We thank Mike for his unstinting and loyal service during his time with us and wish him the very best of luck in the future.”

Eardley, who recently moved to the role of assistant to ensure Town complied with UEFA Licencing criteria with the appointment of Allan Bickerstaff, also save special praise for Innes and the lasting influence he has had in the club’s success during his time with the squad.

A tweet from Eardley, read: “Always a wise head to turn to, highly respected and a pleasure to have on my management team.”