I like the stability that Bill Kenwright brings at our club. It is well run... but we do not get 3 points a game for that or Trophies or Champions League football! We need some money ? plain and simple.
I think most people are agreed that we do not think BK is doing enough to find a substantial investor or new owner, but what are we doing about it?
There are lots of things posted here and on other fansites but look at what fans of Newcastle, Man Utd, liverpool Aston Villa (in the days of Doug Ellis) do. They fucking protest properly. I think we have to do this and force Bill out; there is no other way.
We may have to accept that it will effect the team but let's face it this season is over for us now.
Come on BILL OUT, BILL OUT!!!!!
Craig Taylor, Posted 14/12/2010 at 16:27:06
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1 Posted 14/12/2010 at 17:48:07
We've had the protest discussion recently already, and the reality is that there is no groundswell among the match-going fans to oust BK ? probably far from it in fact. Most say that the match-going mood remains one of support ? for BK & DM ? especially among the more dedicated away fans.
Also, Evertonians are not that effective at protesting or changing things. Most efforts I'm aware of over the last few years (with notable exception of KEIOC) have failed to go anywhere. But hey, don't let me stop you; just my observation.
However.... The season is NOT over!!! It drives me fucking insane when people post this particular piece of garbage. It's not an 'opinion', by the way ? it's the dumbest, stupidest thing you could possibly write. The season ends in May 2011. There are 21 games left in the league. And there is an FA Cup game to be played.
THE SEASON IS NOT OVER!!!
2 Posted 14/12/2010 at 18:37:17
Newcastle ended up with a Mike Ashley type ? OMG, what a disaster that continues to be.
Man Ure and the Redshite ? OK, with American owners who have doubled, nee trebled, their debts... oh well, at least one of them has remained successful!
I have no intention whatsoever of defending Kenwright, but what would and who could we possibly expect to change things with the state this club has been in?
Anyone oppos with a Bill Gates-type or a toy-less Arab?
3 Posted 14/12/2010 at 18:22:32
The spectre of agent Johnson still lurks in the psyche.
You only have to read the pro Moyes stuff, most frightened set of Evertonians in the clubs history.
4 Posted 14/12/2010 at 19:38:20
You are right in that the reality is we have to play until May of next year... Fuck it !
5 Posted 14/12/2010 at 19:47:07
6 Posted 14/12/2010 at 19:51:06
Michael, you are absolutely and totally correct in everything you say in post (1) of course the season is not over, not by a long chalk.
7 Posted 14/12/2010 at 19:56:02
8 Posted 14/12/2010 at 20:18:37
9 Posted 14/12/2010 at 20:47:18
I agree Michael the season isn't over, but like you I'm waiting for that long winning run to start. I want to be wrong, but I can't see it happening. Still FA Cup.
10 Posted 14/12/2010 at 20:54:25
But let's be honest ? how many fans would want to protest in the freezing cold? I'm all for it but get it organised.
Why doesn't for once something us blues talk about ever happen? I feel the problem is our fans are far too passive. We spend our whole time on our seats rather than letting the players know how we feel, a far cry from when I started watching Everton. Somebody with better IT skills than me should try and gather a group of fans to protest.
11 Posted 14/12/2010 at 21:00:04
I have to give you credit for being the one and only recent poster who puts the blame squarely at Kenwright's door.
I am amazed and saddened that Evertonians have turned venomous against David Moyes (not without reason) but the guy who has bullshitted every one for 10 years with his smoke and mirrors tactics has conveniently faded into the background and is not getting one iota of flack.
Kenwright out ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
12 Posted 14/12/2010 at 21:05:15
IMO it would only take a few thousand Emails for Kenwright to get the message.
We ousted Johnson for far less.
13 Posted 14/12/2010 at 21:41:11
BK's main USP may be that he is a true blue but do I really need to go on (Kings Dock, DK, Phillip Green, Watch this space... plus the loss of one if not two excellent executives). The main point, however, is that Moyes is in danger of taking us down and this spineless so-and-so will let him without so much as a whimper.
BK OUT ? MOYES OUT!
14 Posted 14/12/2010 at 22:02:27
15 Posted 14/12/2010 at 22:46:00
Fans seem more apathetic about Kenwright than they do about Moyes.
Even Doddy seems to be coming onboard now but why oh why do all these "Bill is a Blue" not see through the shyster.
Instead they'd sooner turn GP into a morgue which is not helping anything.
FFS Harry Catterick was given a rough ride for dropping Alex Young for one game yet Mork and Mindy can fuck up the whole club and get away with it.
I just wonder if a few thousand keyboard warriors emailing Kenwright might push him along.
16 Posted 14/12/2010 at 23:08:10
I've never known Everton fans so resigned to sitting on their hands as they are now.
17 Posted 14/12/2010 at 23:16:41
So right , it's all about fear. Unless we get the billionare benfactor we are not going to be anywhere else than we are now. However at least we can try and play football without fear and that takes guts - something BK & DM clearly don't have.
18 Posted 15/12/2010 at 00:38:59
I actually think that we will beat Man City btw, just putting it out there
19 Posted 15/12/2010 at 00:37:16
20 Posted 15/12/2010 at 01:24:57
'Kopite' Peter Johnson would have been chased out this City had even attempted some of the stunts 'True Blue' Kenwright has managed to pull off.
I despise the way this phoney hogs the limelight when things are going well but goes into hiding when we are having a bad time. It really pisses me off the way he has the local media up his arse too.
Kenwright has had it easy for far to long and needs an ourpouring of anger directed straight at him and leave him in no doubt how much we are sick of him and disasterous chairmanship.
21 Posted 15/12/2010 at 01:41:55
One post I read yesterday blamed Moyes for the finance problems, lack of stadium, and lack of transfer funds, and even for being last on MoTD FFS!!!!
BK just gets away scot free under the 'true blue boys pen' BS banner.
22 Posted 15/12/2010 at 03:51:37
23 Posted 15/12/2010 at 06:19:11
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24 Posted 15/12/2010 at 09:02:29
It's unlikely I am going to be the leader of any protest, but if required, I would be willing to have an input. Ever heard of a fucking car?
Anyway - Michael I hear what you are saying but let's be fair we need someone who can score goals before we can win football matches. We need lots of money before we can get a decent striker.
As I say, my post is not a personal insult to BK, I think he has steadied the ship and the club is being ran in a stable way. I would like him to stay on the board if possible.
My point is he hasn't got the money we need to be as successful as we nearly were becoming. He doesn't seem to be looking very hard for a buyer and he can't see how frustrated we really are.
As true a blue as he says he is, do not kid yourself that he looks at this website, or any other Everton based website. So we need another way to get through to him.
But what would I know when I live in Leicester?
25 Posted 15/12/2010 at 10:01:11
26 Posted 15/12/2010 at 11:14:52
Be careful what you wish for.
27 Posted 15/12/2010 at 11:13:11
However, I believe he has earnt the right to be given a chance with some money and could anyone else really be expected to do any better with such lame resource?
I do wish he would bloody well try this Plan B or C he was talking about in the summer though!
28 Posted 15/12/2010 at 11:20:04
The point here is that BK does not have the money and we need some quick.
Keep him and/or other fans on the board as it is great to have a fan's voice there.
29 Posted 15/12/2010 at 11:30:28
30 Posted 15/12/2010 at 13:08:42
A relegation battle this season change all that.
31 Posted 15/12/2010 at 13:18:11
The second reason to get rid of the board first is so that the new owners can choose their own replacement for Moyes if that is the way they want to go.
I would also like agree with Gavin that we don't need a billionaire we need, it is an astute businessman that can take advantage of the commercial opportunities available. Man Utd have their Knights, we just need our own version. People with money that support the club who can get together and buy out BK.
32 Posted 15/12/2010 at 13:56:21
33 Posted 15/12/2010 at 20:14:55
Well fuck right off, I don't wish for league titles etc, I just wish I could look forward to going the game once in a while, I just wish not to keep leaving early to avoid ridicule sitting next to tin-pot fans WBA etc, I just wish for some balls from our manager, I just wish he would listen to the fans as 30,000 of us had known Coleman should have been playing months before him, the same 30,000 moaned that Heitinga is shite in the centre mid months before him, and the same 30,000 know Saha should have been dropped months ago too.
I just wish I could feel comfort in an easy 3rd round tie, but we know it won't be... and all this with our best ever squad ? and you tell me I should shut up and be thankful.
34 Posted 15/12/2010 at 23:26:37
For years, I was grateful to BK for having been the man to end the Agent Johnson nightmare. Unfortunately, he is turning into a nightmare of his own because he doesn't have the wherewithal.
So the time has come for him to go, the logical conclusion would seem to ensue. But there's where things turn nasty: who's going to take over? I must say I wouldn't be excited at the prospect of Arabs or Americans, let alone Russians (or Thais, for that matter;-). And there's no prejudice of any kind in my thoughts and words.
I have an idea, though: even though his name will cause all sorts of understandably allergic reactions from KEIOC fans, Sir Terry Leahy is stepping down from his job with Tesco pretty soon. Now, wouldn't he be a man to organise some sort of consortium around him to take over the club?
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