I was once told Harry Catterick made two big mistakes as Everton manager, his first mistake was the decision to sell Bobby Collins to Leeds United, a decision reached within a year of taking the Everton hot seat. It is always sad to hear of the death of an ex-Everton player, especially one who had … Continue reading Catterick’s 2nd biggest mistake!!!
Last weeks sacking of David Weir by Sheffield United continued a long run of ex-Everton players failing in management. From double League Champion winning captain Kevin Ratcliffe, through to Weir and Carsley, it is a long time since an established Everton player went on to become a successful manager. Not since Joe Royle, has an … Continue reading Why do Evertonians make bad managers
As Roberto Martinez prepares for his first competitive match at Goodison Park, we have trawled through the record books (thanks to Everton Results), to see how all 13 of our former managers performed on their Goodison debut. It is fair to say that Martinez will be looking to continue a long tradition of getting off … Continue reading Martinez looks to follow Kendall and Catterick on road to glory
For the first time in over a decade Everton had a managerial vacancy, and for the first time in memory, non of the genuine candidates had any previous connection to the Blues. We all now know that Bill Kenwright interviewed Alan Stubbs, David Weir and Phil Neville in relation to the managers position, but in … Continue reading Should we have appointed from within?