McLoughlin, pictured, was hailing his fellow officials and fans at Creasey Park this weekend after announcing that it was time for someone else to "move the club forward".
In a statement admitting he no longer has the "time and finances" required at EVO-STIK League Southern Premier Division level, McLoughlin vowed to support the Bedfordshire club's newly appointed interim chairman Ed Harrison.
McLoughlin said: “After many years at Dunstable Town FC it is with deep regret that I am stepping down as chairman. I have now been involved with the club for many years and I feel it is time to allow someone else to move the club forward as I can no longer give the club the time and finances required at this level of football.
“I was delighted that Ed Harrison has stepped in as interim chairman and I will do my upmost to support him in this role. Ed is a local businessman and has proved within the town how successful his business has become and this can only help Dunstable Town FC.
“If you cut me in half I would read Dunstable Town FC but I have other responsibilities within my life and these have to come first and I hope you will understand. I hope to think that I can depart with my head held high as the club is still in the Southern League Premier, which is one of the toughest leagues within Non-League football."
McLoughlin, who also managed the Blues, added: "To have been at the helm of such a great club with great history will stay with me for life and great memories have been made. I would like to thank the committee, supporters and the manager for their support and especially my wife who has been my rock.
"May I take this opportunity to personally thank the supporters club for all of their help and may I wish all of you great success in the future”.
Image courtesy of Dunstable Town
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