Sunderland's managing director leaves the club after just 18 months

21 October 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Spice Girls performed at the Stadium of Light earlier this year, in part thanks to Tony Davison's work at the club.

Tony Davison was appointed following Steward Donald's takeover of Sunderland and oversaw commercial operations of the club as part of his role.

Executive director of the club, Charlie Methven, recognised the personal sacrifices Davison made in the last 18 months with weeks spent away from his family.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The managing director of Sunderland, Tony Davison, has resigned his position at the club after just 18 months, having made a significant contribution to the club's improved financial stability during that time.

Davison was originally appointed following Steward Donald's takeover of Sunderland and oversaw commercial operations of the club as part of his role, according to the Chronicle. 

It's been extremely hard graft on his part and the club's success came at immense personal sacrifice

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