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Paul Manning


A Founding member of the club, Paul is an entrepreneur in the Claims Management industry and an FA Level One coach. Chairman & Operations Director since May 2015, Paul is now also repsonsible for the Commercial operations of the club, including mechandise. In addition, Paul is supporting project lead Peter Furmedge on our Stadium project. Paul is 51 and is Married with 3 children and studying part time for a BSc Marketing.


Peter Furmedge

Finance Director & Deputy Chairman

A founding member, Peter is a social entrepreneur and has extensive experience of Trust owned football clubs via his work with Supporters Direct. Finance Director since May 2015, Peter is responsible for all financial matters within the club and is project lead on "The Way Home" - our search for our own home ground. Peter is 53.


John Lavin

Club Secretary

John recently joined the club as club secretary after being a long time supporter. John is 59 and a Probation Officer and so is used to mixing administration with interpersonal skills in his day job


Mike Caulfield

Chief Welfare Officer

Mike, who has been a member of the club since 2016, has always undertaken this role in an informal way on COLFC’s behalf. Mike is an Advanced Practictioner in Mental Health for the NHS and has previously led the focus group that created the club’s Respect policy and has assisted club members who have needed support.


Earl Jenkins

Club Director

Earl recently joined the COLFC board and will continue his work with our juniors sections as well as advising on diversity and inclusion. Earl has been at the heart of the Toxteth community for the last two decades. Chair of Kingsley United Liverpool’s most diverse grassroots football club, Learning Mentor at Calderstones School and youth worker at Unity Youth Centre and Granby Toxteth Youth Forum.

Sean Lindblad

Community Director

Sean joined the board after a position was made available for the work undertaken by COLFC in the Community. Sean is a web developer & graphic designer and has worked self employed for the past 15 years. He is also a foster parent and is part of a national panel aimed at creating opportunities for care experienced children.