OXFORD City's restructuring this summer has continued with the appointment of Martin Wilkinson as performance director.

The former Kidlington boss is the technical director for the RAF's side and he is studying for a master's degree in Applied Sports Performance Analysis at Worcester University.

Wilkinson, who holds a UEFA A Licence, will have responsibilities for leading a variety of areas at City, including match analysis and player development, with the aim of boosting not just David Oldfield's first team, but also the female and youth sections of the club.

Justin Merritt, City's director of football, said: "With much of the focus at this time of the year being placed on player signings, we feel this announcement highlights the development of the football club.

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"Martin is an exceptional coach, educator and analyst and will play a key role in the development of our infrastructure.

"We are really excited about his appointment and will be striving to create a culture of excellence for players at the club."

Wilkinson added: "In my opinion, Oxford City is the best non-league football club in Oxfordshire and I am absolutely delighted to be appointed as the club’s performance director.

"The ambition of everyone working at the club is unbelievable and I can’t wait to get started on leading the performance strategy.

"Justin, David and I will meet to discuss the strategy for the first team initially, followed by every team across the club.

"After three years of study, it is great to be back involved at a club."

It follows a busy period for City as Oldfield begins to build his squad for next season, with Wilkinson seen as another key addition.

Oldfield said: "It is a strong indication that the club is progressively moving forward throughout both female and male player development.

"Martin brings a huge wealth of skills, know-how and experience that will benefit the players immensely, at all levels of the club."