“We are aware that Mr Jim McCafferty has been the subject of publicity in the media and that some of you may have concerns about any contact he had with our club.

In his capacity as a football scout he attended some of our matches and he was a guest at certain club functions.

At present the Club is unaware of any complaint or cause for concern in respect of contact he had with us but if anyone has any queries please feel free to contact Natalie Robinson, the Club’s designated child protection officer or any member of our Child Protection team”