Watford’s head of sales Chris Pope has today left the club after less than three months at Vicarage Road.

Pope joined the Hornets from Leyton Orient at the beginning of November but has today left, with Martine Capitelli becoming senior corporate sales manager.

There has been considerable change among the office staff at Watford since the Pozzo takeover, with former commercial director Raj Athwal, head of marketing Leigh Brooks and Neil Price, who was part of the sales team, also leaving the club.

Duxbury restructured the way the Hornets operate and created two “primary” additions to the commercial side of the club; with Alan McTavish arriving from Glasgow Rangers as head of partnerships and Pope headed up the match day sales department.