Everton finances

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 ›

Growing commercial revenues?

In a recent tweet I highlighted the difference in levels of non-broadcasting income growth between Everton, Manchester United and Liverpool. I highlighted the fact that Liverpool FC have increased non-broadcasting income by £140 million (2016/17 accounts) in the 12 years… Read More ›

Usmanov speculation?

I suppose you never get to being a multi-billionaire without being unconventional, and having the ability to surprise along the way. Alisher Usmanov has certainly demonstrated those abilities in the two and a half years his business partner Farhad Moshiri… Read More ›