Everton, a failing team, fires Frank Lampard:Everton has dismissed manager Frank Lampard in an effort to continue their streak of 68 consecutive seasons in the top division of England.In his eight days short of a year tenure at Goodison Park, the former England player managed 38 Premier League games, winning nine and losing 21 of them.But firing the 44-year-old is unlikely to address Everton's issues, which extend far beyond the manager's office.Lampard was the seventh "permanent" manager in as many years when supporters demanded the board of directors be fired during recent games rather than Lampard.The Toffees are in a rut as a result of years of bad leadership.The club is having trouble complying with Financial Fair Play.Lampard was unable to bolster the team he used to steer the team away from relegation last season because the club was having trouble complying with Financial Fair Play standards.Everton has struggled to score since Richarlison, a Brazilian forward who led the league in scoring last season, joined Tottenham in the summer.While on international duty, they defeated Western Sydney Wanderers 5-1 in Parramatta in their lone victory during the last three months.That didn't go over well in Merseyside, and Lampard's career was over after nine losses in their last 12 league games, including defeats to all the teams above them in the standings.After 20 games, Everton is still in last place with 15 points after Saturday's 2-0 league loss to West Ham United.
The 2-0 league loss at West Ham United on Saturday, which placed Everton in second-bottom with 15 points after 20 games and two points from safety, was his final game in command.Owner Farhad Moshiri, who has fired six managers (including Carlo Ancelotti, who he lost to Real Madrid) and two football directors since he took control in February 2016, watched that game for the first time this season.A rapid appointment is needed because there are just eight days remaining in the transfer window, but nobody seems to be accessible.Numerous and diverse contenders, ranging from novice ex-players Wayne Rooney and Duncan Ferguson to seasoned coaches Marcelo Bielsa and Sean Dyche, are vying to succeed Lampard. The diversity of applicants is a reflection of the lack of focus in the boardroom.
Everton does know where they will be playing in the upcoming season: a brand-new, $53 million stadium in the city's famed docklands.One of England's greatest teams is experiencing increased worry due to the possibility of falling into a lower league after losses exceeding $A660 million over the course of the previous three sets of accounts.Even though Everton hasn't won a trophy since the FA Cup in 1995, no one has played in the top tier as long as them and only Manchester United, Liverpool, and Arsenal have won more titles than their nine.Everton has only missed four seasons in the competition since they joined as founder members in 1888.That past performance won't mean much in the upcoming months as Everton attempts to engineer That past won't matter much in the coming months as Everton attempts to craft an escape, with a difficult beginning for whoever takes charge.The Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Arsenal will take place on February 13 after the "School of Science" hosts league leaders Arsenal on February 4.
Frank Lampard Sacked By Struggling Everton
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