David Moyes

English Premier League

Cup loss leaves Evertonians short on belief in Roberto Martinez

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It's very easy to get swept up in Roberto Martinez. You can see why, when he met Everton chairman Bill Kenwright for the first time in the summer of 2013, he talked himself into the job that was to be vacated by David Moyes.

The Catalan is a tremendous orator, has bright ideas about soccer and always sets his teams up to play in an expansive, enterprising style.

Cup loss leaves Evertonians short on belief in Roberto Martinez

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It's very easy to get swept up in Roberto Martinez. You can see why, when he met Everton chairman Bill Kenwright for the first time in the summer of 2013, he talked himself into the job that was to be vacated by David Moyes.

The Catalan is a tremendous orator, has bright ideas about soccer and always sets his teams up to play in an expansive, enterprising style.

Roberto Martinez’s mistakes are costing Everton

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In May 2013, Everton FC and their fans were at a crossroads. Their former manager, David Moyes, had just moved on to supposedly greener pastures in Manchester, and most fans wondered what direction their beloved club would go in. Enter Roberto Martinez, the suave Spaniard who in the previous year had simultaneously guided Wigan to the FA Cup and relegation at the same time.

Roberto Martinez’s mistakes are costing Everton

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In May 2013, Everton FC and their fans were at a crossroads. Their former manager, David Moyes, had just moved on to supposedly greener pastures in Manchester, and most fans wondered what direction their beloved club would go in. Enter Roberto Martinez, the suave Spaniard who in the previous year had simultaneously guided Wigan to the FA Cup and relegation at the same time.

Roberto Martinez seems to be taking Everton backwards

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The deathof Howard Kendall a few months ago reminded us of what Everton once was. This season's topsy-turvy Premier League made us dream of what Everton could be again. But instead of competing with the likes of Leicester City and Crystal Palace to qualify for Europe, the Toffees are struggling to win games even at Goodison Park and appear stuck in neutral.

Roberto Martinez seems to be taking Everton backwards

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The deathof Howard Kendall a few months ago reminded us of what Everton once was. This season's topsy-turvy Premier League made us dream of what Everton could be again. But instead of competing with the likes of Leicester City and Crystal Palace to qualify for Europe, the Toffees are struggling to win games even at Goodison Park and appear stuck in neutral.

David Moyes Reveals He Rejected ‘Multiple Offers’ From English Clubs Before Real Sociedad Sacked Him

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"...and that's the end of that chapter"

It's taken a little over a week, butDavid Moyes has finally resurfaced after being sacked as Real Sociedad manager almost exactly a year to the day he was first hired.

Moyes has laid low since then, but has today broken his prolonged silence to reveal that he feels "disappointed" by recent events and that he also turned down multipleoffers (presumably to return to the Premier League) during his 12-month stint in Spain.

Vieira appointment could forge new MLS path for European coaches

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The conventional wisdom in recent years around Major League Soccer has been to employ head coaches with some kind of North Americansoccer experience. Whether that'sas a former player or college coach, clubs have preferred to appointcandidates with some familiarity with the league. The thinking has been that these coaches can get the best from their respective teams, as they understand the intricacies and labours of MLS.

Vieira appointment could forge new MLS path for European coaches

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The conventional wisdom in recent years around Major League Soccer has been to employ head coaches with some kind of North Americansoccer experience. Whether that'sas a former player or college coach, clubs have preferred to appointcandidates with some familiarity with the league. The thinking has been that these coaches can get the best from their respective teams, as they understand the intricacies and labours of MLS.

Postcards From Yesteryear: Everton 2-0 Liverpool, October 2010 – Everton’s last Merseyside Derby win

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by Aidan Williams It was only five short years ago, but it now seems worlds away. It was a time when Liverpool, struggling through the twin hindrances of an ownership battle being played out rather...

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Manchester United

Former Chelsea boss writes letter begging for United job

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Following Manchester United's 1-0 defeat against Southampton, reports in the media have claimed that Jose Mourinho has written a six-page letter to the club explaining how desperate he is to become the manager.

Up until now, United have steered clear of Mourinho thanks to the drama that follows him, with the former Chelsea manager apparently crying when he learnt David Moyes had been chosen as Sir Alex Ferguson's successor.

Moyes: I would return to Manchester United

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Moyes: I would return to Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United made a bold statement when they appointedDavid Moyes as the club manager after Sir Alex Ferguson stepped down in 2013.

It was a bold statement for Unitedalwayshave had a British manager at helm, and before appointing any other top foreign manager, the clubstuck to their traditional roots by appointing the next best British manager at that time: David Moyes.

Will David Moyes ever admit his mistakes?

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Manchester United have ended 2015 on a downbeat note after a dismal December has seen them embark on their worst run of form in 26 years.

United have failed to score in five of their last eight home games, have not found the back of the net in their last three consecutive Premier League games and have not won in their last eight games in all competitions.

Moyes still can’t admit his mistakes as United manager

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David Moyes took Manchester United from Champions of England to 7th in just a few months after replacing Sir Alex Ferguson as the manager.

Moyes hasn't ever won a trophy but instead of sticking with the hugely successful backroom staff United had on offer, who had overseen a whole host of title and trophy wins, he cleared them out and replaced them his coaches from Preston and Everton.

David Moyes: Louis van Gaal needs more time at Manchester United

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Former Manchester United manager David Moyes believes the Premier League club should stand by under-pressure manager Louis van Gaal. The Dutchman, 64, has faced weeks of speculation as United slipped to sixth in the Premier League table after limping out of the Champions League in the group phase.

David Moyes: Louis van Gaal needs more time at Manchester United

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Former Manchester United manager David Moyes believes the Premier League club should stand by under-pressure manager Louis van Gaal. The Dutchman, 64, has faced weeks of speculation as United slipped to sixth in the Premier League table after limping out of the Champions League in the group phase.

Video: Louis van Gaal deserves more time, says ex-Man Utd boss David Moyes

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Under-fire Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal deserves more time in the job to turn around the team's fortunes, according to the man he...

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Mourinho might be the right man, but is it the right time?

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Over two years after Sir Alex Ferguson's departure, Manchester United remain in uncharted territory. Louis van Gaal has steadied the ship after nine disastrous months under David Moyes, but the Dutchman now appears to be lost at sea, unable to plan a route to success for his team.

Having got knocked out of the Champions League in calamitous fashion, United proceeded to lose back-to-back games against newly promoted sides, showing their mental solidity and attacking intent are directly proportional to each other.

Is Giggs Odd Man Out In Coaching Carousel?

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With the news that Louis van Gaal is set to be replaced by Jose Mourinho as United manager, the question his what does that mean for van Gaal's heir apparent Ryan Giggs?

It was Giggs who was in the technical area during the second half of the Norwich match, and it was telling that at full-time that Giggs was one of the first ones down the touchline and down the tunnel, not waiting to witness the dissent he knew was about to roll down the Stretford End in the direction of the United manager.

Phil Jones says Man Utd mood was worse under David Moyes

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Manchester United defender Phil Jones says the mood at the club is not yet as bad as it got under David Moyes. The Red Devils are without a win in a...

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Jones: It was worse when Moyes was our manager

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With rumours mounting that Manchester United are set to sack Louis van Gaal, Phil Jones has spoken out to defend the manager. He believes the situation was worse under David Moyes and that the players are fully behind the Dutchman.

I wouldn't say it's the lowest moment. I think it became pretty glum under David Moyes.

David Moyes’ bizarre claim his reputation ‘enhanced’ by Man Utd and Sociedad failures

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Man Utd reject David Moyes boasts he turned down many offers before Sociedad sack

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David Moyes has boasted that he turned down several Premier league offers to remain with Real Sociedad before they wielded the axe leaving him...

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Zaha: Moyes told me to stop doing tricks

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Wilf Zaha has reflected on his time at Manchester United, where he wasn't given a go by David Moyes, with the former manager believing Zaha wasn't ready for the first team.

Under Moyes I had to adjust my game. Certain managers want a trustworthy player, someone that will always keep the ball.

RoM Reads

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Scott writes for uMAXit about David Moyes getting sacked.

Scott writes for ESPN about Antonio Valencia.

The Mirror looks at Memphis making the headlines for the wrong reasons.

The Guardian talks about Rooney missing out on England's game against Spain.

The Telegraph reports on United's interest in Neymar.

Ex-Man Utd boss David Moyes sacked by Sociedad despite ‘exceeding expectations’

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The David Moyes Era Is Over In Spain

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He went to Spain to repair his reputation, but the former Manchester United manager David Moyes lasted only 12 months at Real Sociedad before being sacked on Monday after a turbulent year in charge during which he failed to turn around the Basque side's fortunes.

"Real Sociedad have decided to cancel the contract of first team coach David Moyes," a club statement announced.

Former Manchester United manager Moyes linked with Premier League return

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Former Manchester United manager Moyes linked with Premier League return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The sacking of another Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has brought up a rumour of a potential return to the Premier League for former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes.

Manchester United hit by Champions League absence, revenues drop by almost 9%

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Manchester United's failure to qualify for the Champions League last season is set to have a sizeable impact on their finances, with the club announcing an 8.8% drop in revenues for the year ended May, 2015.

Former Manchester United manager hijacks Liverpool target midfielder

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Former Manchester United manager hijacks Liverpool target midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Midfielder Asier Illarramendi has returned to his boyhood club Real Sociedad, after falling out of favour at Real Madrid. The Spaniard was subject to a lot of interest from Liverpool, and was reportedly close to a move just last week.

Rafael – ‘I know Van Gaal’s history, he dislikes Brazilians’

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Former Manchester United right back Rafael has finally spoken about his time at Manchester United.

The Brazilian completed a permanent move to Lyonthis summer and reflected on his time at Old Trafford, under three different managers.

VIEW FROM THE ENEMY: Sunderland fan on Wes Brown, signing Januzaj and Big Dick

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With the 2015-16 Premier League starting at the weekend, RoM has spoken to rival fans about the season ahead. Pete Sixsmith from Salut Sunderland has shared his thoughts.

Scott: How did Sunderland do in 2014-15?

Pete: It was a fantastic season where we exceeded all expectations and played some scintillating football.

Journo insight: The difference between Fergie, Moyes and LvG press conferences

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For the RoM 2015-16 preview, several of the country's top journalists answered questions on Manchester United.

Buy the preview before Wednesday and you will automatically be entered in to a competition to win a free tour of Old Trafford and visit to the museum.

Mike Keegan, The Daily Mail, @mikekeegan_dm

There's a huge frustration at the lack of time we get with him which tells you a lot.

Schweinsteiger signing shows Man United are heading in right direction

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The acquisition of Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich is a signal of intent from a club that is trying to claw it's way back to the perch it famously knocked Liverpool off of.

Manchester United are used to being at or near the top of the Premier League pyramid, but the last two seasons have seen them endure the ignominy of finishing seventhand fourthrespectively – positions that were previously seen as unthinkable for Manchester United in the Premier League era.

Van Persie agrees terms with Turkish giants

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Robin Van Persie is edging closer to leave Manchester United after having reportedly agreed personal terms with Fenerbache.

According to the Guardian, the Dutchman's agent, Kees Vos, has spent the last two days in Istanbul in a bid to clinch a deal with the Super Lig giants, which had been linked with a move for the 31-year-old for the last couple of weeks.

Real Madrid

Midweek European Roundup: Lewandowski breaks records, Barca and Juve struggle

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Midweek European Roundup: Lewandowski breaks records, Barca and Juve struggle - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Midweek saw plenty of action across Europe and quite a few eye-catching performances and results. All the major European leagues had fixtures in midweek, as we round up all the major stories in the Bundesliga, Serie A and La Liga.

Mateo Kovacic, Turan, Vietto… 10 La Liga Summer transfers you need to know about

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The Rest

Arsenal, Spurs, Messi and More: A Football Daily Discussion

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Our pals atFootball Dailylook at the week in football. We've formed a deal with Football Daily to feature their videos. In return they pump us up on Facebook.

Let's see how it goes.

Tuesday Kickoff: DFB president resigns; Barca president says Messi on track for 'El Clasico'; and more

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Approximately one week after German police raided the country's football federation (DFB), an important decision was made.

DFB is currently under investigation after a report in October claimed the 2006 World Cup was bribed to take place in Germany. While the DFB president claimed he did nothing wrong, Wolfgang Niersbach stepped down from his position as president a post he has held since 2012.

10 Ridiculous Things Football Managers Have Seen Fit To Ban

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With Jose Mourinho outlawing any and all training ground banter in all its forms at Chelsea today, we thought we'd run the rule over other such managerial mandates.

Let's get started, shall we?

1. Alex Ferguson Coloured boots

Back in 2010, Fergie issued a declaration from on high that all Manchester United youth players were banned from wearing gaudy coloured boots up until the point they forced their way into the reserve/senior squad at which point the restrictions were lifted.