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Kacaniklic backing boss Jol

Alexander Kacaniklic believes it was unfair of Fulham fans to call for Martin Jol's head two weeks ago.

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Alexander Kacaniklic: Fulham midfielder backing boss Martin Jol

Alexander Kacaniklic: Fulham midfielder backing boss Martin Jol

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Supporters were calling for Jol's departure during the home draw to West Brom, but the struggling Premier League side showed signs of vast improvement during Tuesday's Capital Cup win over Everton.

Booed off after an unimpressive first-half display, the Cottagers responded well, scoring twice to seal a 2-1 victory against the Toffees, who were unbeaten before arriving at Craven Cottage.

Asked if criticism of Jol was fair, the midfielder, who was given his first-team start in West London by the Dutchman, said: "No, not really.

"We should have won the West Brom game but we were unlucky and it was the same against Newcastle.

"He is always encouraging us so we are really happy for him and the team.

"We are close. He is always out on the training pitch with us and wants to get involved.

"He is great. Everyone has got their own style but, as a player, you want to be able to speak to the manager and have confidence that you can speak to

him."

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