John Maughan has stepped down as Offaly football manager after four years at the helm.

The veteran boss oversaw a step forward for the Faithful County although this season did end in disappointment.

He led Offaly to promotion to Division 2 in 2021 before being relegated back down to Division 3 this year.

They reached the Tailteann Cup semi-finals but were beaten comfortably by Westmeath at Croke Park.

Offaly County Board said in a statement: "Offaly GAA want to sincerely thank John and all his backroom team for their commitment and dedication towards our senior football team throughout their tenure."

Tomás Ó Sé was part of Maughan's backroom team and could be a contender for the role, with county board chairman Michael Duignan telling a BBC podcast that the Kerry man would be "interested" in the position when it became available.

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