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Ferguson leaves dugout to become Ross County chief executive

Stuart Kettlewell is to take sole charge of Ross County.

Ferguson leaves dugout to become Ross County chief executive SNS

Stuart Kettlewell is to take sole charge of Ross County after co-manager Steven Ferguson became the club’s new chief executive.

Kettlewell and Ferguson had shared managerial duties over the last two-and-a-half years.

The duo guided the Staggies to promotion to the Premiership in 2019 and ensured the Highland club maintained their top-flight status by finishing tenth this season.

However, Ferguson has now left his dugout role to take up the position of chief executive as part of an internal restructuring at the club.

Coach Richie Brittain has been promoted to become Kettlewell’s assistant, while midfielder Don Cowie is taking up duties as the first-team coach.