The Australian is believed to have been part of the club's strategic review following the departure of Director of Football Marcel Brands last month.
Cahill was seen near Bill Kenwright's London office on Friday where the club's hierarchy were holding final interviews with prospective candidates for the new manager position.
Everton's chosen candidate, Frank Lampard, is rumoured to have impressed Cahill immensely and the pair, long-time friends from their playing days, now look set to work together more closely to mould the club's recruitment and academy development strategies.
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1 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:12:57
2 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:15:12
Kick some reality and home truths where and when it's needed Tim.
3 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:16:40
4 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:21:27
5 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:29:39
6 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:30:46
7 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:34:41
Once the current unease settles at the club, however, the questions that need to be answered are thus: why is Kenwright still involved at the club, and if it's true that there's a "civil war", as some have said, why can't Moshiri remove him? Moshiri is to blame for many of the club's ills, but if he wants to start undoing the damage, he needs to remove the lightning rod that is Kenwright.
8 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:35:18
9 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:35:24
10 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:36:14
11 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:37:06
12 Posted 28/01/2022 at 17:53:29
Another thing. Why do people slag off Kenwright but then praise the fact that there are people at the club, brought in by Kenwright, that 'get' Everton? Cant have it both ways.
13 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:20:42
14 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:22:29
Does anyone think Man Utd were sniffing around Cahill as a DoF, no, of course they werent. If youre going to put an ex player in there, at least take someone who has played and won everything at the highest level.
15 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:27:25
16 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:35:30
You've gotta be kidding me.
Led Australia into three straight World Cups, among other things. Their greatest player ever.
And conquered the business world like few other ex-athletes before him.
And he's not a winner because he didn't lift any Cups with Everton?
17 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:37:38
18 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:40:15
Ok then who? Do you honestly think were capable of bringing in anyone better at the moment? Maybe look at the league, and the mess were in first. The comments on here about bringing in top management is so unrealistic. Were struggling in the league, we cant spend any money to improve, weve got a owner who is clueless when it comes to football decisions, and youre expecting us to bring in top class people. Lets get some realism here. Lampard is the best were capable of getting at the moment, and probably so is Cahill. Or do you think that Klopp Pep or Mancini are gutted that they wasnt considered for the managers job.
19 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:41:46
20 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:47:11
21 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:47:40
22 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:53:39
Couldn't agree more but the way these knob heads work, as I say above, wouldn't surprise me to see both Dunc and Tim till end of season...hope I'm so wrong
23 Posted 28/01/2022 at 18:58:53
24 Posted 28/01/2022 at 19:09:03
But what Martin @5 says.
Nothing more to add.
25 Posted 28/01/2022 at 19:11:37
26 Posted 28/01/2022 at 19:38:06
One of the most sensible words on this thread was the word 'Horseshite' so thank you for not talking it and towing the line of der ToffeeWeb mob.
27 Posted 28/01/2022 at 19:43:57
28 Posted 28/01/2022 at 22:54:04
We need a few more of them.
29 Posted 29/01/2022 at 09:20:59
Never a good manager and definitely not a DOF.
30 Posted 29/01/2022 at 09:45:58
If the club needs a football man then Tim is up there a refreshing change from that clown Merson or Brazil etc and certainly not yet another bloody ex redneck.
If as I read into comments Tim is now a successful but ruthless business man then that is the very thing the club is crying out for, if only he was taking over from Kenwright.
31 Posted 29/01/2022 at 13:37:35
He's only one of the two ex-players I want working at our club. The other being Kevin Sheedy. (What is the story why he left? Gambling debts? Dismayed should that be the case.)
It'll be to our credit to have Frank and Tim at the helm. It may be some time, but we'll certainly be going forward with these two!
32 Posted 29/01/2022 at 22:41:02
33 Posted 30/01/2022 at 03:41:21
34 Posted 30/01/2022 at 05:36:38
If my memory serves me right, he has always spoken very highly of Kenwright in interviews which would indicate he is there because of Kenwright, and that's a shame because – no matter how much respect or time I have for him – he will be tainted by any association with the chairman.
Another time and another chairman, it would have been different.
35 Posted 30/01/2022 at 08:05:19
"Horseshite the gardeners friend beautiful roses and great on rhubarb." Ugh!
I prefer Custard or Cream on my Rhubarb! Each to his or her own though. I've also heard that it gives you bad breath! :-)
Seriously though, this could be good news for us, as we can't question his 'blueness', his enthusiasm and winning mentality.
36 Posted 30/01/2022 at 08:31:53
I have no issues with Tim Cahill being appointed. As long as he is the right person for the job. That is the fundamental criteria.
And if it is to be a DoF, let him be one. My concern is the description of him assuming "some" of the responsibilities previously conducted by Marcel Brands.
Some? So an even more diluted and submissive role than our previously un-empowered DoF was ultimately afforded? In that sense yet another appointment to appease those in the support base who like that type of thing.
But in reality, another potential puppet to those who will continue to interfere and meddle in football matters that they don't understand.
I wish Tim well and I hope Lampard has been consulted or informed if he is to be our next manager. I do actually think those two could work well together.
Now get Leon Osman on the Finch Farm training ground. Not because he's an Evertonian and ex-player. Because I think he'd make a cracking coach and is wasted doing punditry. And entice Pienaar from the Ajax academy.
That last one is a scratched record from me, but I'll keep saying it.
37 Posted 30/01/2022 at 08:56:34
38 Posted 31/01/2022 at 00:57:28
39 Posted 31/01/2022 at 01:14:25
As for his deference to Bill Kenwright … as a player, youre a step removed from the Chairmam. If he's dealing with him directly, I'm sure he will stick to his guns when he realizes the guys a clown.
40 Posted 31/01/2022 at 06:16:26
He was the inaugural ambassador for "Greyhounds as Pets" charity. He has a greyhound called Lumo which means Blue in Samoan. He owns a number of businesses and probably has more business acumen than some at the club. I for one would entrust Tim with any role at Goodison
41 Posted 01/02/2022 at 06:35:17
42 Posted 01/02/2022 at 08:43:33
43 Posted 01/02/2022 at 13:26:03
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