Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Jose Mourinho plans to buy a ticket for the raffle organised by Marine ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup third-round conflict however mentioned he couldn’t declare the highest prize, which is to handle the eighth-tier facet in a pleasant.
Cash-strapped Marine’s hopes of producing income by the turnstiles had been dashed when the Merseyside area was positioned in Tier 3 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.
However, former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has stepped in to sponsor Marine’s dugouts and pre-match warm-up tops by his JC23 Foundation 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 ready to dip his hand in his pocket to assist out.
“I am buying,” Mourinho instructed reporters. “If I win, I cannot do it (manage Marine) because we have our pre-season. I don’t think I will have the conditions to do that. But the meaning of it makes me say yes to buying.”
Concerns have been raised over the situation of the pitch at Marine however Mourinho is assured his facet will cope.
“I would say the opposite of what people normally say. People normally say top players need great pitches to play. I would say top players, technically high level, they can play on any pitch,” he added.