Motherwell thank Foyle for playing 'significant' part in their success
'His hard work and endeavours during that spell helped us recruit quality players, which played their part in fantastic success on and off the park.'
Motherwell have thanked Martin Foyle for playing a 'significant' role in their success after he left his role as head of recruitment to join Northampton.
The former Oxford United and Port Vale striker spent six years at Fir Park but will head back down south this summer to take up the same position at the Cobblers.
Motherwell enjoyed great success during Foyle's time, finishing third in the Scottish Premiership last season and reaching two cup finals the year before.
In their statement, Motherwell said: "Martin was involved in the successful recruitment of a string of players who not only contributed greatly in claret and amber, but also helped generate transfer fees for the club.
"We wish Martin all the best for the future."
Chief executive Alan Burrows said: “We thank Martin for his six years at Motherwell.
“His hard work and endeavours during that spell helped us recruit quality players, which played their part in fantastic success on and off the park.
“Martin and the club had decided to mutually part ways several months ago. Therefore, we have already appointed a replacement, who has been working with manager Graham Alexander on summer business."
Burrows also tweeted: "Want to thank Martin for his hard work, dedication and friendship across the last six years and wish him all the best at Northampton.
"His contribution to Motherwell FC was significant. We have already appointed a replacement, who has started, and we’ll formally announce shortly."