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The current Everton manager's record may not be anywhere near as bad as his predecessor but there are some disappointing similarities between the two men.
The Peter Johnson episode in Everton's history offers a cautionary tale. Everything Farhad Moshiri represents, Johnson once did too. In relative terms, he was every bit as messiah-like. Is cautious optimism the best the club can expect from supporters as inured to hope as we can be?
Was Bill Kenwright's hope of achieving success by replacing the more pragmatic David Moyes with the more buccaneering Roberto Martinez been in vain?