Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Jose Mourinho plans to purchase a ticket for the raffle organised by Marine forward of Sunday’s FA Cup third-round conflict however mentioned he couldn’t declare the highest prize, which is to handle the eighth-tier aspect in a pleasant.
Money-strapped Marine’s hopes of producing income by the turnstiles had been dashed when the Merseyside area was positioned in Tier three of Britain’s COVID-19 restrictions, forcing the sport to be performed with out supporters on the stadium.
The Merseyside-based membership anticipated 500 followers to attend however are observing 100,000 kilos ($135,630.00) in misplaced income whereas a sponsor pulled out of a 20,000 kilos promoting bundle when the sport went behind closed doorways.
Nevertheless, former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has stepped in to sponsor Marine’s dugouts and pre-match warm-up tops by his JC23 Basis charity.
Marine are additionally elevating funds by promoting digital tickets at 10 kilos every which can go right into a raffle and Portuguese coach Mourinho is about to dip his hand in his pocket to assist out.
“I’m shopping for,” Mourinho advised reporters. “If I win, I can’t do it (handle Marine) as a result of now we have our pre-season. I don’t suppose I’ll have the circumstances to try this. However the that means of it makes me say sure to purchasing.”
Considerations have been raised over the situation of the pitch at Marine however Mourinho is assured his aspect will cope.
“I might say the other of what individuals usually say. Individuals usually say high gamers want nice pitches to play. I might say high gamers, technically excessive stage, they’ll play on any pitch,” he added.