On The Blue Room we recently published Episode 5 of #EvertonBusinessMatters. The subject was Everton- the brand, and the discussion has created a huge amount of comment. I thought therefore I’d […]
Do we have a transfer “war chest” this summer?
It’s the first day of Everton’s new financial year, and still I read that some supporters don’t believe we have any cash with which to buy the players Koeman and Walsh have […]
Outsourcing is costing Everton dear
The recent kit launch highlights the cost to Everton of their outsourcing arrangements
Usmanov bid does not make move to Everton more likely, in fact the reverse
There seems to be as much interest in Alisha Usmanov and his activities by Everton fans as there are by Arsenal fans these days. Perhaps given the link between Moshiri and Usmanov, […]
60K, 60K I say….. the case for a 60,000 capacity
Putting it in simple terms, we can sell 8,000 fewer season tickets than West Ham, 3,000 fewer executive seats than Spurs, and have 8,000 fewer “walk up” supporters than Liverpool and still fill a 60,000 seat stadium every home game.
But he doesn’t run enough……….
There’s a body of opinion among some Everton supporters that Lukaku doesn’t run enough, remains uninterested in games for long periods of times, can’t control the ball etc etc etc. For the […]
New investment in Everton by Chinese investors or sponsors?
Speculation has arisen that Everton will award naming rights to our new stadium on Bramley Moore Dock to a “a wealthy Chinese consortium”. I’m highly sceptical that such a deal could be put in […]
The financial value of Everton – a huge leap forward in coming years
There was a time when the value of a football club had nothing to do with the ordinary fan, finance was a matter strictly for the board and shareholders to be concerned […]
New stadium won’t hinder on-field progression
This article first appeared on The Blue Room on 29th March 2017. I was asked an interesting question on Twitter in comparing the Arsenal Emirates stadium financing to the proposed financing of Bramley Moore. […]
Too much expectation when the facts don’t support them? Or…
When you support a team or just like when you love someone, objectivity often gives way to perhaps unrealistic expectation, and in the case of Everton, unashamedly I’m as bad as most […]