Alfred Harold "Alf" Albut, more commonly known as A. H. Albut, is best known for being the first full-time employee of Newton Heath. He was made club secretary in 1892 and, in that capacity, took responsibility for all team affairs. He conducted his work from an office at 33 Oldham Road, Newton Heath, near the club's North Road ground. remained in the post until James West took over in 1900. Prior to working for Newton Heath, Albut had been in the employ of Aston Villa, although in an unspecified capacity.