Burnley have confirmed that Centre of Excellence manager Vince Overson has formally left Turf Moor.

The former Clarets defender, who made over 250 appearances for the club, went on to enjoy many years working behind the scenes at Turf Moor, initially in the Community Scheme.

He joined the staff on a permanent basis in 2004 as head of youth development.

Overson has been on 'gardening leave'since November.