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Jersey FA appoints new Chief Executive

David Kennedy won three consecutive Murattis during his time as Jersey manager between 2007 and 2009. Credit: Jersey FA

Jersey Football Association has appointed a new Chief Executive.

David Kennedy will take on the role in the summer, having worked as general manager of Jersey Sport.

He will replaces Jean-Luc Desbois when he leaves the role at the end of this season.

I’m hugely excited about this opportunity to drive forward the development of the sport locally. Football has played a significant part in my life over the years and I am lucky to have played and coached at a good level.

More importantly, over the years I have built a successful career in sports development and I am looking forward to using that knowledge and experience to help shape the future of the game in Jersey

– David Kennedy, newly appointed Jersey FA Chief Executive

Kennedy won three consecutive Murattis during his time as Jersey manager between 2007 and 2009.

He is currently manager of Jersey under-21s and will continue in that role until the end of this season.

David brings with him a wealth of experience in sports governance, and we’re delighted he has agreed to join the JFA at a really exciting time for local football.

As well as his management and leadership attributes, David is a real ‘football man’ and I’m sure he’ll be a great acquisition to the team.

– Bradley Vowden, JFA President