Big Dunc on Everton job: ‘Let’s be realistic’

Everton caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson admits it is not realistic for him to take over permanently at this stage despite it being his dream job.

The former Toffees striker, a member of the first-team coaching staff since 2014, accepts he is not experienced enough to take charge of a side in the bottom three after just two wins in 11 matches – a run of results which saw Marco Silva sacked on Thursday. Read more

Mourinho: Chelsea will still struggle to strengthen

Jose Mourinho is unconcerned by Chelsea’s transfer ban being lifted and believes his former club may struggle to strengthen their team even with a “multi-million budget”.

Frank Lampard’s Blues are free to sign players in January after their two-window ban was halved on appeal by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Read more

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Seen it all before
The Arsenal Disaster has been YEARS in the making, on and off the field. At the moment, the Gunners resemble a rich man’s Everton. The football landscape is littered with the carcasses of clubs that used to win league titles but are now unlikely to get anywhere near, ever again. Everton, Leeds, Aston Villa, Huddersfield, Newcastle, Sunderland, Nottingham Forest. It’s not impossible to imagine that Arsenal will soon be on that list (if they aren’t already).
Matthew, Belfast Read more