Tag "Muratti"

Sharman named new Guernsey coach

STEVE SHARMAN has Muratti Vase history and an Island Games in his sights after being confirmed as the new Guernsey senior island representative coach for the next two seasons.

Allen's stunner

Operation Stop Allen: Guernsey match-winner Ross Allen is closely guarded by Jay Giles as the Guernsey striker seeks to add to his wonder-goal at the Track. (Picture by Adrian Miller, 1323826)

ROSS ALLEN’S wonder goal saw Guernsey’s ‘immense group of players’ retain the Muratti Vase for the first time in 21 years with a 2-1 victory over Jersey at the Track on Saturday.

Make it a Green Day

Guernsey boss Kevin Graham surveys the immaculate Track surface yesterday. He hopes to leave the post with two straight wins under his belt.

BOTH coaches are in relaxed mood as the countdown ends and the 2013 Muratti Vase final gets under way at the Track later today.

Underdogs ready

CRAIG CULKIN believes Jersey have the right preparation to throw aside their underdogs tag and win back the Muratti Vase on Saturday afternoon.

Lions pack Kev's squad

KEVIN GRAHAM believes he has found the ‘right balance’ after naming the Guernsey squad he hopes will finally win the Muratti Vase on home soil again.

Jersey too strong for gallant hosts

Guernsey captain Vikci Rang attempts to block Louise van der Vliet's ball forward at Northfield. (Picture by Tom Tardif, 1321571)

Guernsey 0, Jersey 3 JERSEY'S dominance of the Women's Muratti continued at Northfield on Saturday, as clinical finishing was the difference between the two islands.

100th Muratti may be on 3G

THE 100th Muratti Vase final in three years’ time is most likely to be the first to be played on a 3G artificial surface.

Culkin calls for semis re-think

Craig Culkin

CRAIG CULKIN has called for a return to tradition and the Muratti Vase semi-finals to be held at both Springfield and the Track in future years.

U21s are spot on

Bowled over with joy: Guernsey Under-21s celebrate their dramatic Ambassadeur Bowl victory at Springfield. Report Page 39 (Picture by Jon Guegan, 1305798)

A DRAMATIC penalty shootout win for the island Under-21s at Springfield and a far more routine success for the Green Lions was the heartwarming story of a distinctly chilly Saturday.

Well done GFA and Craig

THEY were nervous about going cap in hand to Jersey, but the GFA summoned the character perhaps previous administrations would not have and posed the question that had to be asked for the integrity of the biggest football match in the Channel Islands.

Graham hails the right move

GUERNSEY and Jersey are set to do battle in the latest Muratti Vase final ever, after the announcement the showpiece match will now be played on Saturday 18 May.