Brian Little: Jersey manager to experiment in Royal Navy match

Brian Little
Brian Little added the Jersey manager's job to his role as the island's director of football

Jersey manager Brian Little says he will experiment with his side when he takes charge of the island side for the first time against the Royal Navy.

The former Aston Villa and Leicester boss took over last month following Jimmy Reilly's resignation, having been Jersey's director of football.

"I will experiment, I have to experiment a little bit," Little said.

"I have two formations that I'd like to use throughout the 90 minutes," he added to BBC Radio Jersey.

The game is the island side's first match since 1 August when they travelled to Isthmian League club Thamesmead Town and their first home game since last July.

Little, who has balanced his time between his UK base and the island, says he has been impressed with how his squad have applied themselves in his coaching sessions.

He said: "They've done it on the training ground for me, now it's a situation where I'm not going to stop the game and say do this and do that.

"They'll have to react with their own minds and their own imagination, so we'll see how it goes.

"It's not about levels or standards, it's about getting a team and a group of people together who will enjoy playing together and get the best out of each other and that is something want to try and achieve with the lads.

"The response has been fantastic, albeit it's only been a couple of sessions.

"I have absolutely no qualms whatsoever about the players, their application has been top class up to now and I'm looking forward to that to continuing in the future."

Jersey squad: Jose Figueira, Jay Giles, Stuart Andre, James Scott, Luke Campbell, Jack Cannon, Cav Miley, Kieran Lester, Luke Watson, Lorne Bickley, Ben Gallichan, Jake Baker, Clayton Romeril, Daryl Wilson, Dan Romeril, Adam Trotter, Ryan Le Couter.