This is the worst Everton squad of the Premier League era.
I took to social media to ask thousands of Blues to pick the players who have stunk the place out at Goodison Park since 1992, the names who just never cut it and the footballers who simply failed to live up to their potential or price tag.
This wasn’t a difficult job, as you can well imagine if you have followed Everton since the top division’s revamp.
Horrendous form, terrible touches, sicknotes and transfer flops, it’s all here.
So without further ado, here is the baddest Everton starting XI of the last 27 years, complete with substitutes and reserves... there is even a standby list such is the dearth of dross!
Manager: Sam Allardyce
His reputation preceded him and he did little to improve it. Turgid football, arrogance and self-promotion in press conferences, cautious to the extreme, firefighting for solitary points.
Some say Allardyce did his job, though Everton looked out of danger from being sucked into a relegation fight within days of his arrival. It was a false alarm.
His appointment has been described by many as one of the darkest chapters in Everton history.
Assistant Manager: Mike Walker
For those who had to sit through Everton in 1994, they can’t fathom how Walker is only the No 2 in this set-up . While Allardyce’s appointment was embarrassing and hurt our pride, the former Norwich boss was a complete disaster and nearly relegated the club.
The Toffees needed the Great Escape to stay up by the skin of their teeth on the last day of the season, coming from two goals down to beat Wimbledon. Too close. A nightmare.
He managed just six wins in 35 matches. An awful record.
Goalkeper - Richard Wright
The England international and former Arsenal stopper was rather clumsy. Not a good trait for a goalkeeper. One time, he injured himself as he climbed in and out of the loft.
"I wasn't doing any DIY, I had just come back from holiday and I was sorting my suitcases out and I fell off the ladder and landed on my shoulder,” he said.
"I'm not superstitious but the accident was on Friday the 13th and I am going to be careful now what I do on certain dates.”
Paying attention to clear warnings would have been a better idea.
The same player missed a fourth round FA Cup replay against Chelsea after ignoring a sign which warned not to train in the goalmouth. Stepping back to catch a ball during the warm-up, his back foot landed on it and he twisted ankle. Richard Wrong.
Right Back - Marc Hottiger
He had to wait more than a month for a work permit to be granted to sign for the Blues and probably wished it had been turned down by the time his Everton career came to an end.
Joining from Newcastle in a £700,000 deal, the Switzerland international arrived in March 1996 but was shocking, making just 14 starts. Everton took a hefty hit as he left for his homeland for just £25,000 a year later.
Left-Back - Cuco Martina
He looked absolutely terrible at right-back and so, in true keeping with the 17-18 campaign, he obviously became our first-choice left-back with Leighton Baines injured and Everton failing to sign a replacement deputy following the sale of Bryan Oviedo.
In the age of social media, he was often defended as he ‘isn’t picking himself’. Bizarre. It has to be said, Cuco did work hard but was a woeful player who had no concept of tracking a man or even watching the ball.
It wouldn’t be a rubbish Everton team without a square peg in a round hole.
Centre-Back - Per Kroldrup
We’ll let Leon Osman, writing in his autobiography, take this one.
“On his very first day of training, the gaffer took him to one side and started doing heading practice with him, like you would with a seven-year-old. It was a case of holding the ball, saying: “Are you ready? One, two, three – jump.”
“Honestly, it was incredible. I don’t know what happened, but he had obviously realised that heading wasn’t Per’s strong point. £5m for a centre-half who can’t head the ball..!
“You can be as talented as you like but in the Premier League you’ve got to be able to head it. Per didn’t seem to want to head it, which was incredible for a centre-half.
“He started one game, away to Villa on Boxing Day, and we lost 4-0. He was up against big John Carew, who just annihilated him.
Centre Back - Antolin Alcaraz
Dynamo Kiev (A)
Right Midfield - Andy Van der Meyde
It’s been well-documented that ‘Shandy’ allegedly enjoyed the many delights Liverpool had to offer instead of working hard and being a professional footballer for Everton.
One BBC article from 2013 neatly summed up his time on Merseyside: ‘Former Everton man Andy van der Meyde on drink, drugs and zebras.’
We’ve stuck him on the right of this team in the hope he could reproduce that one moment of magic out wide when he set up Dan Gosling against that lot in the Cup.
Left Midfield - Aiden McGeady
The guy had talent and scored a stunner on the opening day at Leicester in 2014 but he was soon frozen out before being bombed to the Championship on loan.
An expert at the quick stepover, McGeady often beat a man but sadly his crosses often missed everyone too.
Central Midfield - Alex Nyarko
When a fan storms the pitch to take your shirt you know you’re not doing the business.
The confused Ghanaian being confronted by a supporter at Highbury in 2001 is infamous in Toffees folklore and encompassed the anger and frustration Nyarko’s lack of effort generated among the travelling fanbase.
Arriving from France in a £4.5m deal with much expected of him, he was dubbed ‘the next Patrick Vieira’. However, the leggy, laid-back midfielder asked to be subbed after the incident and clearly wasn’t up for the fight.
"He showed a lack of strength,” said manager Walter Smith. “Lots of questions come up - commitment, mentality. He gave up, which is not a great example to set”.
Insisting he would be retiring following the altercation – he actually meant he wouldn’t play for the Toffees again – the Everton boss appeared fine with it.
"I'll need time to think about that," he said when asked about Nyarko’s wish to call it quits. "About five seconds."
He was soon loaned to Monaco, before another temporary spell at PSG but did play for Everton again, making eleven appearances during the 2003-04 campaign under David Moyes before leaving on the expiry of his contract.
Central Midfield - Claus Thomsen
For this one we’ll simply repeat Thomsen’s biosketch on this very website.
Strengths: Tall, handsome, blue-eyed blond
Weaknesses: Statuesque, ineffective, immobile.
Striker - Brett Angell
The Observer newspaper rather harshly described Angell as ‘The Donkey’s Donkey’ and few Blues would disagree. Neville Southall, meanwhile, claimed the striker’s second touch was often a tackle.
Having joined after scoring loads of goals for Southend in the Football League, a rare highlight came as he found the net in a 4-2 Goodison win over Chelsea but the rest of his outings were strewn with hapless and wayward shots on goal.
He did forge a decent career away from the top-flight but Everton was way above his level and 25 years on, he remains a regular in these worst XI rundowns.
Striker - Sandro Ramirez
When Everton transfer ‘supremo’ Steve Walsh landed the former Barcelona forward for just £5m, it looked like an absolute snip. It soon turned out we had been ripped off.
With a running style which resembled a man wading through water with his arms outstretched, Sandro fumbled his way through a debut campaign which yielded just one goal in fifteen games.
Now out on his third consecutive La Liga loan having failed to score for Sevilla or Real Sociedad.
Goalkeeper - Espen Baardsen
An emergency signing on a free, the Scandinavian’s only game was that Brian McBride Spurs thriller at White Hart Lane. Conceded four. He quit football soon after to go travelling and see the world.
Centre-Back - Ashley Williams
The Wales international arrived with experience and a solid reputation and played his part in shoring up a porous backline during his first season.
However, his form nosedived during the 2017-18 campaign. For those on the terraces he appeared to lack drive and energy while his attitude was often questioned. Williams had lost the ability to defend and appeared disinterested.
Evertonians celebrated his departure to Stoke on loan, delighted he would not return.
Right-Back - Peter Degn
Playing anywhere down the right, Degn once tried to rugby tackle an opponent in front of the Bullens Road. He missed.
Right Midfield - Mitch Ward
This team’s utility man. Right-back, right midfield, central midfield, he did it all - though not at all well. To describe him as a jack of all trades, master of none would probably be generous.
Central Midfield - Davy Klaassen
For technical ability and nous on a football field, Davy Klaassen is arguably a better footballer than some of the names featuring in Everton’s best squad (coming soon)
However, his time in England was a disaster. Lacking the physicality to really mix it with his Premier League counterparts, the Dutchman failed to make an impact and managed just sixteen appearances. Swiftly joined Werder Bremen just 13 months after signing.
Striker - Ibrahima Bakayoko
‘You do the Bakayoko and you turn around, that’s what it’s all about... he comes from the Ivory Coast, Coast, Coast!’
That song, and his brace at Blackburn, stood out during an Everton career which lasted just nine months as the striker failed to impress for a struggling side.
Striker - Oumar Niasse
The fact that Oumar, the Prince of Goodison, hasn’t been named in the starting line-up here is further redemption for Niasse.
Having been ditched from the first-team and not even given a locker as it soon became apparent he wasn’t worth the £13.5m Everton splashed out on him, the striker stuck at it and worked hard to prove his critics wrong with some vital goals (including one with his backside).
Oumar gained the affection and respect of the Goodison faithful by never giving up and, while it’s clear he isn’t good enough as balls continue to bobble and ricochet off his shins, he’ll go down in Everton folklore for his character and heart alone.
Goalkeeper - Paul Gerrard. That Gary McAllister goal. Gerrard was nervy, erroneous and often caught out.
Right-Back - Alec Cleland. The right-back’s Goodison career was curtailed by injuries and he featured more and more infrequently over the course of his four seasons at Goodison, managing just single figure appearance hauls between 1999-00 and 2001-02.
Right-Back - Paul Holmes. Volleyed the ball against his own cross bar at Bolton. Was so bad, one of his displays even caused two Blues to scrap in the stands.
Left-Back - David Burrows. Bizarrely, Everton parted with Tony Cottee and half a million quid for the West Ham full-back in one of countless poor decisions made by the club in the nineties. shudders
After just seven months, yep, 200-odd days, he was moved on to Coventry.
Centre-Back - Li Weifeng. "When I was a child I dreamed that one day I could go to play in the Premiership. And now it suddenly comes true,” he said upon signing alongside China team-mate Li Tie after earning a trial through Everton’s new sponsor Kejian.
He achieved his aim but only once, in a 1-0 defeat at Southampton on a Wednesday night in September 2002.
While things didn’t work out in blue, he did go on to earn 112 caps for his country.
Right Midfield - Simon Davies. Arriving from Tottenham after Everton finished in the top four, he just didn’t do much. Apart from scoring at Birmingham to earn the Toffees a second win after seven defeats from the opening right games, there is literally nothing else to report.
Central Midfield - Segundo Castillo. The biggest thighs in football. Scored a screamer in Europe. A South American purchase (see also Denis Stracqualursi) as David Moyes spun plates in the transfer market. Nothing more to say.
Central Midfield - Guillaume Plessis. You’ve read his name and don’t even remember the guy, do you? Actually a member of the squad which clinched fourth, the central midfielder didn’t get a look-in bar some rogue games sat on the bench.
Striker - Shani Tarashaj. “Shani is an enormous young talent who, without a doubt, will have a great future,” said Roberto Martinez as his new capture put pen to paper on a four-and-a-half year deal back in January 2016.
He’s not made a single Everton appearance but remains on the books.
Striker - John Spencer. The diminutive striker made just nine appearances in twelve months after signing for £1.5million. Quite the outlay for such little return.
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1 Posted 12/08/2019 at 21:50:34
Shandy l quite liked. If fit and wanting it and not off his tits he had quite the talent... for football. Honestly.
Big Sam never stood a chance. However, with Cuco and Williams who make the line up above, he still managed more points than Silva who spent a gazillion dollars. So come on.
And where's Jon Oster?
2 Posted 12/08/2019 at 21:53:15
Don't argue with me, I'm telling you he was one of the best centre backs I've seen. Yes, he got injured. I'd even have him back as manager.
3 Posted 12/08/2019 at 22:09:43
Elliot, the site needs new blood. You are it. The graphics just do it. The pen portraits are pure gold. Thank you for cheering me up.
4 Posted 12/08/2019 at 22:15:17
5 Posted 12/08/2019 at 22:30:51
When Nev was asked about the worst player he had ever played with, he was very irritated when someone shouted out Brett's name.
Nev was fully aware that Brett was no world beater but he had an attitude to die for – not like some of his more well-known playing colleagues!
6 Posted 12/08/2019 at 22:31:55
7 Posted 12/08/2019 at 22:35:24
I am not sure anything has been learnt over the 27 years. We still pay over the odds for average (at best) players. We seem to fall for the old line that so and so is the next big thing and after around 30 minutes game time we know they are not...
8 Posted 12/08/2019 at 22:44:58
I giggled through the entire thing.
Great article. If Lyndon and Michael are asking for more submissions, more from Elliott for me!
Alcatraz - Dynamo Kiev (A). HILARIOUS.
I had a tear roll down my face I giggled so hard.
9 Posted 12/08/2019 at 23:22:28
Lots of other horrors we could add !
Simonsen was terrible in goal
Stephen Hughes puzzled his way out of a poor team
Rodrigo (or am I making that up)
10 Posted 12/08/2019 at 23:23:40
Bevies, darts and ppl all afternoon. Idan, who didn't speak a word of English sat there and said nothing whilst his now erstwhile teammates got wankered. So did I!
Have to say funny read but a couple in there that were decent
Any takers for Branch & Grant...?
11 Posted 12/08/2019 at 23:26:05
Am I making that up ?
12 Posted 12/08/2019 at 23:42:32
I think if anything encapsulates the Everton experience, it's this. Cos even the dross brings out the gallows humour and some old stories. From Ibrahim Back-of-the-Echo to Cuco and every Idan Tal in between, it's a hell of a ride.
13 Posted 12/08/2019 at 23:47:02
Spencer showed nothing. Absolutely nothing, he was shite. I think he was around 29 yrs (going on memory here, long time ago) at the time. I concluded he was on the downside, that we should swerve him and that if Kendall took him then his judgement had gone. I also knew he'd take him. Dismal days.
On another £1.5 million waste of space, did Maurice Johnston play for Everton in the Prem, or the season before? He'd make the squad, surely. In his book, Mark Ward says it took him only 1 or 2 training sessions to realise Mojo was way past his best.
£1.5 million was still a pretty thick wedge when Howard shelled out for Mojo. He did two things of note. One, he netted in a derby. The other was to claim that a black eye (and maybe stitches) were merely the result of an accident and actually inflicted by his daughters rocking horse when playing with her!
Also remember a tale in an ex Everton players book (can't remember who) about a trademark Kendall Mark 2 era pre or post season piss up where Mojo ended up swallowing a massive lump of weed and going very green.
14 Posted 12/08/2019 at 23:47:58
15 Posted 12/08/2019 at 23:50:43
16 Posted 12/08/2019 at 00:01:32
17 Posted 13/08/2019 at 00:08:43
Preki scored at Ayresome Park, we got locked in, they got relegated I think through the haze and beer glazed memories.
18 Posted 13/08/2019 at 00:17:04
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20 Posted 13/08/2019 at 00:36:47
God... remember the photo shoot with the baby and the fans in the Park End car park when he signed...and who was with him.. non-other than that other tub of lard fresh off Uncle Cyril's handlebars himself.
God my red mates pissed themselves that night in the pub looking at the Echo... god the nightmares have returned reading this fabulous trawl down Desolation Row!!!
21 Posted 13/08/2019 at 01:19:46
22 Posted 13/08/2019 at 01:20:31
23 Posted 13/08/2019 at 01:41:08
24 Posted 13/08/2019 at 02:15:27
To me, McGeady was Leo Messi compared with Magaye Gueye. That guy was utterly hopeless.
Drenthe was a train wreck (good call Dan #15) and I'm shocked -- shocked, I tell you -- to see no mention of Alessandro (misfire) Pistone.
On the other hand, I thought Segundo Castillo was a fine player. Only 13 appearances for us, but he wasn't bad in them, and he was a mainstay for Ecuador's national team for a decade. Still playing in the top league there at 37. Still huge thighs.
25 Posted 13/08/2019 at 02:17:14
Didn't Krøldrup do well in Italy after he left us? And Davies at Fulham?
26 Posted 13/08/2019 at 02:34:30
Wasn't Castillo an emergency panic loan deal at first as we had no left-back?
27 Posted 13/08/2019 at 02:38:19
28 Posted 13/08/2019 at 02:39:22
29 Posted 13/08/2019 at 05:00:15
Regarding Castillo, no, he played DM. Scored that great goal in his home debut and then had a magnificent game at Anfield in our FA Cup run in 2009. Final appearance I believe.
That juggled goal you're remembering wasn't McGeady, it was McFadden:
This is McGeady's only goal for us: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSPpsqMPbkk
30 Posted 13/08/2019 at 05:04:03
Tad harsh, though, I thought, putting Niasse in the first XI over many better 'qualified' candidates. I wouldn't have even given him a shirt in your standbys. Regardless of whether many of them have been from balls that were otherwise heading out having bounced off his arse and into the goal, a goal is a goal in he's scored 8 in 31 games compared with Calvert-Lewin's 11 in 79, and is clearly better, for example, than Jermaine Beckford (Moyes's great bargain buy hope from the lower divisions, who you've left off completely).
31 Posted 13/08/2019 at 05:58:31
So much dross, so much money, time and emotional effort wasted watching that lot.
Thank you, though, for resisting the temptation to include Denis Stracqualursi, who could have made the cut. The memory of his header when the ball was on the floor in midfield will never die. Nor will the fact that when he scored his one goal for us, he burst into tears, something many of us would probably do in the same circumstances.
32 Posted 13/08/2019 at 10:00:27
Oh and don't forget Matteo Ferrari, only on loan but cost us £200,000 for 8 average performances then got injured.
33 Posted 13/08/2019 at 11:53:19
That lad cost us a packet and was simply awful.
Also I cant stand fat Sam, but putting him manager is very harsh after some of the baddies we've had, Mike Walker for me any day.
I'd also say we had a lot of simply awful strikers who never got a mention due to the fact Moyes carried them, Vellios, Jukovic, Stracqualursi were all absolutely crap, not even close to premier league standard.
Then there was the Chinese fella who came with Li Tie, looked like he won a competition off the back of a cornflakes box.
Some may find this harsh also but again imo these two jocks were piss poor, McFadden and Naismith (the full back).
34 Posted 13/08/2019 at 12:24:52
36 Posted 13/08/2019 at 13:17:01
They were pretty shite too. To be honest, most keepers between southall and martyn were gash too
37 Posted 13/08/2019 at 14:07:52
38 Posted 13/08/2019 at 15:07:19
39 Posted 13/08/2019 at 15:42:41
Interesting to note these signings carried the fingerprints of Mike Walker, Joe Royle, Walter Smith, David Moyes, Roberto Martinez and Ronald Koeman. Yet Sam Allardyce is expected to manage them!
40 Posted 13/08/2019 at 15:46:13
41 Posted 13/08/2019 at 15:53:32
Si #33, true on Straq and Vellios but you're off target if by "Jukovic" you mean Nikica Jelavic. He scored 11 in his first 16 when he came to us, and his 21 in 69 overall hardly puts him in the "absolute crap" category.
42 Posted 13/08/2019 at 15:56:35
43 Posted 13/08/2019 at 16:00:34
44 Posted 13/08/2019 at 16:20:16
45 Posted 13/08/2019 at 16:44:14
46 Posted 13/08/2019 at 16:51:30
47 Posted 13/08/2019 at 17:08:30
But I assumed Si meant Jelavic, considering the other two he listed were from the same era.
48 Posted 13/08/2019 at 17:29:26
49 Posted 13/08/2019 at 17:57:58
Fans of a certain vintage could no doubt add more.
Jim mc Donagh or mc donut the only goalie with a hole in the middle.
Rod Belfitt, Mick Ferguson,
Eamon o'Keefe, Stefan Rhen,
John Barton, Micky Walsh
Does Gbamin count!
50 Posted 13/08/2019 at 18:41:59
I'd missed Valencia being there. Very harsh. I thought he did ok.
51 Posted 13/08/2019 at 19:12:40
One thing nobody has mentioned is why our scouts have always been so shit, and still are. It's something we've let go under the radar for way too long.
Also, Vinny Samways (Sideways)... what a joke of a signing. So embarrassing, Peter Johnson sending his Rolls-Royce to pick him up from Lime Street Station like he was a superstar. His one shining moment, a flukey Charity Shield winner, technically he got us the last trophy we've won though... so sad.
52 Posted 13/08/2019 at 19:16:08
53 Posted 13/08/2019 at 20:57:55
54 Posted 13/08/2019 at 21:43:37
55 Posted 13/08/2019 at 21:50:39
56 Posted 13/08/2019 at 22:01:37
57 Posted 13/08/2019 at 22:25:00
58 Posted 13/08/2019 at 22:28:28
59 Posted 13/08/2019 at 22:38:19
Des #54, it would appear that about 50 more of us do too.
60 Posted 13/08/2019 at 23:16:17
1. Paul Gerrard - absolute disaster of a goalkeeper. Our window cleaner looked more convincing. Edges out British record fee Simonsen and big fee Richard Wright. JR.
2. Per Krøldrup - think he played 3 games and we conceded 12. Frightening. DM.
3. Ashley Williams - £12m squandered. Legs had gone, off the pace, rash. RK
4. Funes Mori - Everton past up the chance to sign Van Dijk from Celtic, to buy Funes Mori at £9.5m. A fee starting at £5m - suddenly doubled under to £10m.
5. Vinny Samways - I can remember us signing him for £2.2m on Teletext pre internet. Another Spurs dud.
6. Nyarko - Patrick Viers Mk 2 my arse. WS.
7. Claus Thomsen - possibly the worst footballer I've ever seen. JR
8. Simon Davies - £4.5m up the wall - he offered zip.
9. John Spencer - £1.5m when Howard had lost the plot.
10. Mo Johnstone - £1.5m up the wall from HK.
11. Bakayoko - absolutely useless at £4.5m from Big Walter.
61 Posted 13/08/2019 at 23:19:45
62 Posted 13/08/2019 at 23:23:30
Although I'm very surprised he only played once for us.
He scored just the other day on Sky Sports News which was why he was fresh in my mind.
Jelly was more than a fair player for us, especially at the price we paid. 👍
63 Posted 13/08/2019 at 23:58:12
Those were the days, especially pre premier league.
Alan Bailey, Ainscow, Atteveldt, scored a good reserve goal once, but was well off the pace of the first team, would make the cut too.
64 Posted 14/08/2019 at 02:45:50
65 Posted 14/08/2019 at 02:52:25
66 Posted 14/08/2019 at 03:13:16
67 Posted 14/08/2019 at 04:28:56
68 Posted 14/08/2019 at 09:12:30
Ian @60 Simon Davies – good call, he was cack.
69 Posted 14/08/2019 at 10:30:05
70 Posted 14/08/2019 at 12:51:32
Great article though
71 Posted 14/08/2019 at 13:19:13
Maybe I'm being too sensitive, now one about our best ever players in each position would cause a lot more discussion and argument for certain.
72 Posted 14/08/2019 at 13:36:30
One problem with these lists, is what makes a player the worst? Is it their actual ability so players like Martina who is on the list. This I think is unfair as he gave it his all. Then there is players like Van Der Meyde. His best was not short of world class. That's why Inter spent a fortune on him. I always argue that he was not a terrible signing for us. He was the kind of gamble that we had to make at that time. A top quality player going through a bad patch in need of some TLC. It was a gamble and this time it backfired. It doesn't mean we shouldn't try it again. And we did, with Royston Drenthe. He was a disaster from start to finish and never had that handful of good games that Van Der Meyde had that fans could cling to. Van Der Meyde shouldn't be on this list, but Drenthe should.
Alex Nyarko always gets on these lists and I think that is very harsh. Does no one remember his only goal? He scored an absolute cracker, I think it was against Spurs. At that time he looked world class. He had all the talent. What happened next, only he knows. But it appears to me that he had a mental breakdown and he only got out of it through religion. A few on here had mental health issues, including Van Der Meyde and Drenthe. Football clubs need to do more for the players. So what they are paid fortunes, they are under a lot of pressure and lack the mental skills to cope. Clubs should use the vast money in football to take care of these young men and ensure that they are ready to cope with the pressures of football, fame, and the reality of life after football.
73 Posted 14/08/2019 at 20:35:54
I had a season ticket when he played for us and with him in the side Andrei Kanchelskis showed the very best form of his career. Something that like 8 goals in the last 9/10 games of the season.
And the team overall did well, coming within a late Robbie Fowler equaliser of finishing 4th!!
Hottiger was a vastly better footballer than Earl Barrett, who looked terrified every time the ball came to his feet.
Earl could defend but was lost at RB. We wouldn't have won the Cup if he wasn't cup-tied.
74 Posted 14/08/2019 at 21:52:51
75 Posted 14/08/2019 at 22:00:18
76 Posted 15/08/2019 at 03:20:42
As I remember it, Collins was gash until he decided he wasn't signing a new deal, at which point he started running the midfield.
77 Posted 15/08/2019 at 10:25:42
78 Posted 15/08/2019 at 20:22:24
Elliot thanks for making me laugh out loud - more please !!!
79 Posted 15/08/2019 at 20:41:41
80 Posted 15/08/2019 at 21:32:14
81 Posted 15/08/2019 at 22:45:44
82 Posted 16/08/2019 at 15:38:25
83 Posted 18/08/2019 at 06:21:52
Another name sprang to mind last night - Kone !
84 Posted 19/08/2019 at 09:51:53
It is shuddering to think though, the amount of money that has been squandered, proliferated and been misused, both on transfers and wages, from a supposedly professional institution. No wonder we have been a laughing stock over the years.
Thank God we now have Marcel Brands!
85 Posted 20/08/2019 at 22:48:46
86 Posted 21/08/2019 at 01:00:36
I remember making up a profile for him but think it's a while since I updated it.
87 Posted 21/08/2019 at 03:49:53
By the way, did you know he's Wijnaldum's cousin?
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