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28 Apr 2018 17:25:08
Doesn't it happen in football that the manager can get a vote of confidence from the manager, then the next week get the sack.
I watched a recording of last Monday's game against Newcastle and there was a camera clip of directors box. Mr Moshiri had a resigned smile about something and Bill blowing his cheeks in a "I'm fed up watching this" way. That's my opinion.

Surely the club need to be a top draw attraction to attract sponsors and supporters etc, so it's not in the clubs interest to settle for mid table positions.




27 Apr 2018 20:16:58
I've sat on the fence regarding Alladyces appointment in that give him the opportunity to see what he can do. Personally never saw him as a Everton manager before his appointment.
If he has had a meeting with Mr Moshiri about remaining in charge then I hope he has been made aware that both results and performances MUST improve starting with this weekend match for him to remain.

He is unlikely to take the club further or to a higher level so personally shouldn't be involved in long term decisions involving players in or out.




14 Feb 2018 09:26:00
Enough has been said about the Sam future for or against, Here's something else. A lot of media talk about off loading Keene at the end of the season. Having spent so much money on him and still being on the young side and England fringe player I would keep him at least to see how he develops over another season and preferably in a settled partnership with A N Other CB.
To let him leave would create a situation where we are looking for 3 new CB this summer considering Jags and Williams could also depart. Isn't that too much disturbance in one important area, where if it happened most of next season would again be swopping CB around to find best combination.


1.) 14 Feb 2018 10:23:50
I do think Keene is a good player, think there to something or someone upsetting players behind the scenes, happening to often.

{Ed025's Note - as part of a duo with mee he looked good, we may have picked the wrong half stig..

2.) 14 Feb 2018 11:23:15
It’s difficult to really know if any of our summer signings should be moved on. Apart from Pickford and maybe Rooney/ Sigs, nobody has been given a fair chance to settle.

3.) 14 Feb 2018 12:10:35
Agree with ed25 on this lads, as much as i like keane i think playing alongside ben mee made him look even better than he is. Top player mee, think he will end up at 1 of the big boys soon, hopefully us!

4.) 14 Feb 2018 13:04:21
I like the lad he needs a leader next to him as he's a bit timid. More playing time will bring consistency. This could be said of all of them.

5.) 14 Feb 2018 15:24:26
We seemed to target young up coming kids over the last few seasons. From home and a couple from abroad. But we seemed to lose sight of the fact we needed players to go straight into the fisrt team ED025. Williams only had a season or 2 left and Jags was coming to the end so adding Williams was a mistake. Mee is still only 28 so we would have got 4 or 5 seasons out of him. Keane is still in the right age group and might come good but I have seen too many mistakes from him for my liking. And Burnley don't seem to be missing him.

6.) 14 Feb 2018 18:43:27
Burnley's demands of a centre back are different. Their style and relative success is built on thriving on limited possession. They need "no nonsense" centre backs. Under Koeman we aspired to a possession based approach. Ball playing centre backs were what he was looking for. On that basis Keane would have seemed a better option than Mee. The change of emphasis from the new manager has changed that.



04 Feb 2018 14:32:52
If I was mr Kenwright or moshiri, I would need a good explanation why, having spent over £20m on each of 2player, these player are not automatic first names on the team sheet. Needing time to settle doesn't wash with me. The only way to fit in successfully is by playing regular.
If Everton board happy having £20 m plus players sat on the bench, then there is something seriously wrong upstairs.


{Ed025's Note - for me walsh has a lot to answer for mate..

1.) 04 Feb 2018 14:44:49
A lot is certainly starting to point to Walsh in my eyes as well ed.

{Ed025's Note - i think hes out of his depth BS..

2.) 04 Feb 2018 15:49:29
I get a feeling there is a bit of a rift between the role and SA as well ed. Tosun brought in presumably by Walsh, not played and is criticised by SA. Every time SA asked about transfers you could see the disgust in his eyes and his answers that he had no role in it. Said it a few times today we need to get this right with the right people in place or no manager will succeed, if not then just scrape it and go back to a manager full control role.



04 Feb 2018 14:25:13
Everton sign new players, then managers say they need time to adjust either to premier league, get to know team mates and systems etc. Other clubs sign players and they are instant success and hit the ground running.
Proves Everton generally sign crap players that no one else wants or we get bullsh** managers, or mixture of both. Ultimately the board are responsible for the appointments.





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04 May 2018 10:24:30
From that list of BW2412 I would go with Benitez. He is a known quantity at the level Everton need and ticks a lot of boxes. 2 years ago my answer would have been no because of his reference to Everton being a small club. Did he really mean that or was it just ‘mind games’ at the time being manager of the reds?




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23 Mar 2018 17:08:42
Burnley’s goalkeeper Pope gaining a good reputation would be a good choice, but being No 2 at Burnley he may not see being No 2 at Everton as an option. But Pickford may draw attention from other big clubs so it’s worth looking at Pope.




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26 Jan 2018 18:36:08
Sure Ray Wilson could do the LB job. He’s only 83. One of the best if younger posters ask.





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16 May 2018 18:33:55
I remember him coming from Huddersfield, another excellent signing in those days.




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10 May 2018 12:54:52
Booby C, I personally feel the current priority is attracting a manager who can build for the long term and to get the new ground underway. I’m sure majority of fans would be happy if the club can, during that period progress or at least keep close to a top 6 position in the short term. Say in 2 years, then looking for definite progress into the top bracket.




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19 Apr 2018 20:59:38
Bobby, couldn’t agree more. I’ve been an Evertonian for 62 years and don’t like what I am seeing now either on the pitch or off it. Never would I have expected a club of Everton’s stature in the game ask for whether they are happy or whatever with the manager. This must be an embarrassment for the manager whether he is popular or not. Amatuerish doings from above.

I know we’ve all got to move on and not live in the past but things would have been done a lot differently if John moores was around today and correctly.




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04 Mar 2018 10:38:57
Degsy, I would also suggest giving Robles a run in place of Pickford.

There is some support for bringing in Baines and Mori. Think to bring in both together would be a risk as both have been out long time with injury and need to work back to full match fitness, but put one in certainly now, maybe Mori in place of Williams having Jags on the bench ready.

Would put Williams top of the players list to depart this summer. He has let the club down badly many times this season and should certainly not wear the captains armband. That should go to Coleman.

Having Sam and Koeman as managers and both being defenders I fail to understand why they haven’t been able to mould a good defensive pairing. Is this all down to players not being good enough or poor coaching or lack of it.

Yesterday, it would have been obvious that Burnley would come out second half to get early equaliser and Everton should have been prepared for it.

Personally I don’t think the manager is bothered one way or the other on performance or results as I think he expects to go this summer or earlier and will collect his money owed.

Artefacts is raising a lot of interest. Due to his lack of managerial experience would it not be a good idea to get him in as assistant to the new manager with a view to being appointed manager in the future. Or is that not the way these days.




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15 Feb 2018 18:35:16
Any view as long as the anfield stand isn’t visible.