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Cowes Sports has appointed Steve Rutter as the club’s new first team manager.

Steve takes over from John McKie who guided the Yachtsmen to Wessex Premier League safety.

A Cowes Sports spokesperson said:

“Our grateful thanks to John and his backroom staff for their sterling effort in retaining our Premier League status.

“John has decided to stand down to concentrate his efforts on the pitch next season.”