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Craig Harrison: 2016/2017 Biography & Statistics

Craig Harrison is a former Middlesbrough, Crystal Palace and Preston North End defender, who was appointed director of football at The New Saints at the end of December 2011.

The Saints were crowned the 2011/12 Welsh Premier League Champions, as well as the winning the Welsh Cup, which was an incredible accomplishment is his first six months at TNS, working under Carl Darlington. The Harrison and Darlington conmbination also won the League in 2012/13 and the following season, made it a hat-trick of WPL Championships with another League and Cup Double in the 2013/14 campaign. At the end of that season, Darlington took a step back to leave Harrison in charge, due to Darlington's added work commitments. Harrison is currently on the FAW Pro Licence course.

The Gateshead-born Harrison spent the previous four years at Airbus UK Broughton where he was appointed manager at the beginning of July 2008 after a spell as the assistant manager.