The team have played ok at times this season but it is the manager who is costing us points each game with bad team selections, substitutions and tactics. He is keeping faith in strikers who have let us down badly this season but says James Vaughan can leave the club.
One thing James Vaughan will do is work hard and make things happen for us and he certainly couldn't do any worse in front of goal than the others.
Unlike last season we are going to lose Cahill soon and probably Pienaar and I have no confidence in Moyes bringing in the right players on loan. He is clueless and Kenwright needs mental help if he thinks he should stay!
Ged Dwyer, Posted 18/12/2010 at 11:57:08
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1 Posted 18/12/2010 at 15:39:05
Now he wants to sell JV and bring in AN Other loan. Great long-term thinking!
2 Posted 18/12/2010 at 15:41:36
He is well past his sell-by date.
3 Posted 18/12/2010 at 16:11:16
The only help Kenwright needs is to be shown HOW TO SELL A CLUB.
4 Posted 18/12/2010 at 16:12:36
As for selling James Vaughan, I think that's a huge error. I'd rather see the back of Anichebe, Yakubu or Bilyaletdinov. To describe their contribution as minimal is being kind to them. If we are in the drop zone at the end of January, which is a strong possibility, I think he's gone.
5 Posted 18/12/2010 at 16:25:14
6 Posted 18/12/2010 at 16:07:51
He's injury prone? So is Saha, but at least Vaughan is still prepared to work hard and throw himself into a 50/50. He also has something to prove and his enthusiasm and energy can get the crowd onside. Saha, on the other hand, displays no apparent hunger or fight and his lethargic lack of effort only serves to increase frustration amongst the fans. I'm already anticipating the audible, collective groan on Boxing Day when the starting line up is announced and (fuc)King Louie's name is read out once again.
7 Posted 18/12/2010 at 16:34:15
Really? It just tell's me that the club is still fucking skint.
8 Posted 18/12/2010 at 16:43:07
John (#7), nail on the head mate... and some people still think Kenwright has a secret stash of cash he's holding back ? Green has closed the till, Kenwright is broke, potless, skint ? how many more ways can you say it for it to finally sink in???
9 Posted 18/12/2010 at 16:35:42
10 Posted 18/12/2010 at 16:48:23
Moyes has bucketloads of faults ? selling James Vaughan is not one of them.
11 Posted 18/12/2010 at 17:35:57
12 Posted 18/12/2010 at 18:45:07
If it's true they are not willing to give him one penny, that suggests more than just liquidity problems. If the fans are becoming disenamoured with him, it's foolish to imagine members of the board are not also.
13 Posted 18/12/2010 at 19:29:16
14 Posted 18/12/2010 at 19:38:27
The only thing James Vaughan guarantees is that you cannot rely on him to play consistently. I really like him and I think without the injuries he would have been a regular goalscorer for us. He's a decent finisher with an eye for goal, pacey and puts himself about. None of that matter's if he's only fit enough to play 5-10 games a season.
He's 10x the player Anichebe is but he's worse than Saha for injuries and this means we can't plan ahead with player's like them in the squad.
Blackpool also pulled out of a loan deal because they couldn't afford his wages which were quoted as £15k a week. That's £¾ million a year! We can't afford to carry sicknotes on that type of money. If we can get a fee for him we should take it and wish him all the best. He never gave less than 100% every time he played for us.
15 Posted 18/12/2010 at 19:47:22
16 Posted 18/12/2010 at 19:50:51
If his record was impeccable we would be among the top five at least. Have you looked at what's been hapening this season and most of last season?
As for him "correct(ing) the immediate problem ? the lack of a goalscorer!" The reason we don't have one is that none of his signings in that position have been any good!
Impeccable! That's a good one. I'll be telling myself that one all day.
17 Posted 18/12/2010 at 20:08:44
18 Posted 18/12/2010 at 20:06:58
Bily is an inside right, a retard could have found that out on YouTube but DM paid a lot of money for him to play him as a winger and he isn't and never will be whilst he has an arsehole. Instead of admitting defeat DM keeps him benched, not even using him as a sub or, for the times he does, plays him out of position.
DM hasn't had any money since the season before last and that came from the sale of Lescott and was not raised by the board. They haven't sold anyone this season so we bought fuck all, expect the same again unless we sell the likes of Rodwell and Baines in the summer.
19 Posted 18/12/2010 at 21:26:58
We have had for too many seasons were we start poorly and Moyes get it 'right' but far too late. Enough is enough. Wigan, Newcastle, WBA taking the piss out of us the fans... I dread going the home games.
20 Posted 18/12/2010 at 21:33:58
I'd disagree that 4-5-1 is a negative formation. It is supposed to be played with players who can make it a 4-3-3 with the ball...
Moyes is negative, not the formation..
21 Posted 18/12/2010 at 22:02:10
He is the poorest chairman in the Premier League financially and is not suitable to own our club. Hicks & Gillette stepped down and they sold the club within 6 months of bringing Broughton in.
But Kenwright does not want to sell the club, he wants to run it but have somebody else finance it. That is never going to happen ? nobody rich enough to buy our club would invest and let him run it.
22 Posted 18/12/2010 at 22:06:21
23 Posted 18/12/2010 at 22:11:16
We simply don't have the players for that either. You need pace and width ? we have neither.
24 Posted 18/12/2010 at 23:16:04
25 Posted 18/12/2010 at 22:44:53
Moyes says Saha only needs one goal then the floodgates will open. How much longer do we have to wait for Christ's sake!?!
If true that Davy turned down an offer for the Yak, it would be almost criminal. He is well past his sell-by date and a lazy arsed diver to boot. A manager's job is not only to pick the team and the game plan. He must also identify and correct individual weaknesses. In that regard, Davy has been abysmal.
Pienaar's and Osman's shooting power and accuracy are as bad as they ever were. The same goes for Hibbo's and Neville's crosses. Then there is Arteta's woeful dead-ball kicks; if anything, they are getting worse.
Already there are signs that Coleman under Moyes is as good as he is ever going to get. My advice to that lad would be find a manager who knows something about the attacking side of the game.
Everyone raves about the impact made by Donovan. Maybe that was because he was not here long enough for Moyes to lay his dead hand on him.
While most teams have turned their backs on 4-5-1, our Davy is still obsessed with it.
26 Posted 19/12/2010 at 00:33:14
27 Posted 19/12/2010 at 00:37:31
Not sure what this sentence means at all. I've seen us play a 4-4-2 with two defensive midfielders.
Barcelona play a 4-5-1.
In short: No it's not.
28 Posted 19/12/2010 at 01:23:03
29 Posted 19/12/2010 at 02:00:15
30 Posted 19/12/2010 at 14:29:14
31 Posted 19/12/2010 at 14:35:21
32 Posted 19/12/2010 at 15:11:43
Anyone who'd watched him play for City.
33 Posted 19/12/2010 at 15:52:36
34 Posted 19/12/2010 at 16:28:54
If you look at Moyes now and Moyes in the past, he now looks as though he has had enough. He doesn't care any more because he knows that the club isn't going anywhere. This summer, if he stays at Everton, we will know that he has no ambition; I think he will be going.
Getting rid of the board is more important than getting rid of Moyes.
35 Posted 19/12/2010 at 20:41:26
Moyes clearly shows his defensive colours by having our lone striker back defending at the slightest danger. Against free kicks, our numbers game is more like 10-0-0.
36 Posted 20/12/2010 at 13:39:37
DK fails and suddenly we are potless ? ever wondered why? When asked, BK regurgitates crap like he's a friend of mine and thus a friend of the club. As you ask, why would a Spurs supporter want anything to do with Everton? ? NB: Earl is also a Spurs supporter.
37 Posted 20/12/2010 at 13:51:25
38 Posted 20/12/2010 at 14:06:23
39 Posted 20/12/2010 at 20:17:01
One could be forgiven he is going through the motions until he contract runs out, knowing he will be immune to getting the sack.
Personally I don't believe Kenwright would sack Moyes. For me, the reason is all too simple. Kenwright can fall on Moyes and vice versa in any kind of shove to get one or the other out. That is if we tried to force Kenwright out, Moyes would likely follow him.
Moyes made a statement in the last 24 hours about all things funding. Not sure if you even watched what he said on the news. He said no manager is immune from being sacked when new owners come in.
What was he aluding to exactly? I just don't know, I know Moyes has lost the plot completely. He is making decisions that are often bizarre. For example, playing people constantly out of position, when he knows full well where they play better.
He has too many flaws, and you know, if I had my own way and was the chairman, I'd be busily looking around for a new manager on the quite without Moyse knowing until almost at the last possible minute, and I'd just fire him.
A lot would depend on results, but the reality is, financially we are in the shite, no one is going to come to our rescue and we have to make do with what we have, each year its obviously getting harder and harder. 9 years is a long time for any Prem manager to still be in charge of the same team obviously. But we need a change now rather than later, before it's too late. Me, I'd go for Coyle... or I'd scour the lower leagues to see if there are any promising young managers about. Moyes isn't the only one out there...
40 Posted 20/12/2010 at 20:26:38
41 Posted 21/12/2010 at 06:34:10
Watched from 5:45-7:00 he's obviously got a real hunger for the game!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBrHYm6j4xc&feature=fvsr
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