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 ›

The Impossible Dream

The Impossible Dream     So sang Frank Sinatra. There are times when supporting Everton, being interested in their business approach and questioning how on earth we will compete on the pitch, paying for an expensive but not hugely cash… 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 ›

The case for 60,000

Sometimes an argument is so compelling it is worth repeating more than once. It’s the argument for, and justification of a capacity of 60,000 at the new Bramley-Moore stadium. From my perspective there are two elements to the logical argument,… Read More ›

Financing options for Bramley-Moore

Here and on EvertonBusinessMatters we have discussed many times the various funding possibilities for the new Bramley Moore Stadium. I thought it useful therefore to update previous articles, based on the most recent information and current situation.   It is… Read More ›

The turning point?

Perhaps in the famous words of Winston Churchill, “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. but it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning”. Churchill’s quote came after the first Allied victory… Read More ›