Wealdstone have appointed Dean Brennan as their new manager, following the departure of Bobby Wilkinson.

The former Hemel Hempstead boss moved into management at just 29-years of age following a playing career that saw him represent the likes of Sheffield Wednesday and Luton Town.

During his time at Hemel, he managed more than 300 first-team games, won the Southern League title in 2014 and took them to the National League South play-offs in 2018.

Also joining Brennan will be former Wealdstone player Stuart Maynard, who has been named as assistant manager.

Speaking to the club website after his appointment, Brennan said he was looking forward to getting started in his new position and that he was excited by the club's potential.

"We can’t wait to get started," he said.

"There’s so much potential at this club and there’s a clear desire and determination to be successful.

"The players we’ve retained provide an excellent starting point to build a competitive team that the club and its supporters can be proud of.”

Stones chairman Rory Fitzgerald described both Brennan and Maynard as having "infections enthusiasm" that he felt will help the club develop.

He told the club website: "Dean and Stuart came across incredibly well, they spoke extremely highly of the club, commenting on the times they had faced us in the past and of the passionate support we enjoy.

"Crucially, they impressed the board with their tactical, strategic and detailed approach to footballing matters with an infectious enthusiasm that is aligned to the board in our joint ambition to take the club forward.”

While there were two new figures coming into the club, one outgoing was also confirmed.

Freddie Grant's move to Maidenhead United was announced on Monday, with the player thanking fans for their support on social media.

"Today my time at Wealdstone has come to an end," he tweeted.

"I want to thank everyone at the club, especially the fans for making me feel at home. I wish the club all the best in the future- I’ll always keep an eye out for your results."