Everton finances

Unchartered territory

How things can change and change quickly. A few weeks ago we were contemplating a strong finish to the season and the prospects of European football…. Clearly there are far more important matters than football at present, however such is… Read More ›

January (or June) Sales?

“Clear the deadwood” A charge that’s been made by many members of the press and even more Evertonians since Marcel Brands arrived from PSV Eindhoven in May 2018. It is the apparently obvious route to reducing Everton’s bloated, expensive and… Read More ›

Critical times

As I write this, it is already the second week in November and a time that was supposed to offer so much has without doubt, significant questions requiring answers in the near term. Fortunately, within the space of two months,… Read More ›

Everton & Fanatics

In the most recent Everton Business Matters podcast, John and I had a reasonably heated discussion over outsourcing particularly in relation to our merchandising capabilities and our ability to grow our retailing presence. That, and with the details coming out… Read More ›

Club or corporation?

If you know your history…… So much of Everton’s media is caught up in our past. Not only media, not only fan generated content, but the ethos of the club and the business itself. We all refer to our past,… Read More ›