Tony Hoyland quits as boss of Jersey's women's team

Tony Hoyland
Hoyland's resignation from Jersey is with immediate effect

Tony Hoyland has resigned as manager of Jersey's women's football team.

Hoyland was frustrated about the lack of regular coaching sessions and the limited number of games scheduled for the island side.

In a letter to the Jersey FA, he said: "It is not a secret that I have become increasingly frustrated over the course of time.

"There are no scheduled coaching sessions or a game until next year's Muratti in May 2012."

Jersey FA Vice President Iain Mackenzie told BBC Radio Jersey: "I would like to say a big thank you to Tony for what he has given ladies football.

"I suppose it gives us a chance now to look at how we can put some development in before the tournament next year, possibly the Island Games and then obviously the Muratti as well."

Hoyland's side have played three matches against QPR Ladies in recent months, losing them all.

In his resignation letter he said: "May I take this opportunity to place on record my thanks and gratitude for having had the opportunity to work with and alongside such a dedicated representative squad.

"Being given the opportunity and honour to coach and manage at the highest level attainable with the Jersey women's representative team has been an invaluable experience."