Starting from the deliberations that preceded the highly controversial appointment of Rafa Benitez as Everton Manager, Patrick Boyland provides an analysis of that perennial mystery, the Everton "identity" and its importance to the selection of their next manager with relegation looming.
"There is little that unites any of the candidates stylistically and the direction of travel is far from clear... They cannot afford to get it wrong but have an outmoded system susceptible to interference... Simple solutions are thin on the ground, even more so for muddled thinkers. "
» Read the full article at The Athletic [£]
Reader Comments (4)
Note: the following content is not moderated or vetted by the site owners at the time of submission. Comments are the responsibility of the poster. Disclaimer
1 Posted 26/01/2022 at 15:54:10
Never felt so low being a Blue; even when we played Wimbledon and Coventry there was hope, now I am not so sure. COYB
2 Posted 26/01/2022 at 16:01:53
3 Posted 27/01/2022 at 21:24:23
No one is clammering that we need an appointment this week or next.
Get it right. So far no one seems sure, which tells me they are not good enough.
Carry on and interview a dozen or more, just get what we need and want. A manager who understands winning is more important than playing but can adapt and coach the players we have.
4 Posted 08/02/2022 at 17:35:56
Add Your Comments
In order to post a comment, you need to be logged in as a registered user of the site.
Or Sign up as a ToffeeWeb Member — it's free, takes just a few minutes and will allow you to post your comments on articles and Talking Points submissions across the site.