Morecambe assistant manager leaves Mazuma Stadium

McMahon, a former player at the club, left with immediate effect after just over two years in the role.

He had worked as a head coach in the club’s academy system before moving up following Derek Adams’ arrival as manager in November 2019.

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Speaking about his decision, McMahon said: “I think now is the time for me and Morecambe to move on and as a first step I am looking to spend some quality time with my family over the Christmas period. , before embarking on my next challenge. .

“I am incredibly proud to have been instrumental in promoting the club to Ligue 1 and, along the way, to have helped develop and mentor players and coaches in my various roles at the club.

“I wish the whole club, Stephen Robinson, the team and all the fans the best for the rest of the season.”

Robinson added: “First of all, I would like to thank John for everything he has done for me since I joined the club.

“He was a very good support, especially at the start, for me and Diarmuid (O’Carroll, first team coach).

“John and I talked. We thought it was better for everyone that John left: he had a contract until the end of the season, but we thought it was in everyone’s interest to settle something now.

“We wish John nothing but the best, he’s a very good coach, a very good guy, and we wish him great success.”

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