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‘Save our Muratti’ says Kev

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FORMER Muratti-winning Guernsey coach Kevin Graham has called for football’s biggest day to get its act together and make it special again.

Former Muratti coach Kevin Graham, now living in Spain, was aghast to hear of the match arrangements and sparse crowd for Saturday’s game. (Picture By Peter Frankland, 21457492)

Graham, who led the green-and-whites to back-to-back triumphs in 2012 and 2013 before leaving the island, has been highly critical of how the match has lost its gloss, particularly in the sister isle.

A Muratti centre-back himself, Graham tweeted:

‘Result aside, really disappointed to hear about the attendance and general apathy towards the game on Saturday.

‘The Muratti is a special day but the state of football in Jersey, lack of joined-up logistics and the awful facilities for fans at Springfield are not helping.

‘It’s unacceptable to me that the occasion just gradually gets consigned to history.

‘If @JerseyFA can’t get their act together and make the experience an exciting and fan-friendly day, everyone in Guernsey certainly can. Please make the Muratti special again in 2019.’

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