Ross County have announced the departure of former Wolves coach Stuart Taylor as he leads the race for Hamilton’s vacant manager position.

Taylor joined County manager Malky Mackay’s coaching staff earlier this summer, having worked with Paul Lambert at clubs like Wolves previously. He departs the Scottish Premiership as Championship side Hamilton – where Taylor featured as a player and coached previously – make him their ideal candidate to become manager.

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The former Wolves coach is likely to become Hamilton manager. (Photo by Craig Foy/SNS Group via Getty Images)

Accies are looking for a new boss after Brian Rice’s resignation as head coach last week. A County statement on the former Wolves coach reads: “The decision comes following a change in Stuart’s personal circumstances and at this time he requires to be closer to his family.

“Everybody at Ross County wishes Stuart well going forward and thank him for his contribution at the club over his time here as a much-valued member of the coaching staff.”

Mackay added: “Stuart is a top class man and an excellent coach. This is a unique situation which he and I spoke at length about over the past couple of days and he requires, at this time, to be with his family. I’m sad to see him go but fully understand and wish him the very best.”

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