Date:Monday September 21 2009
'Paul Hart will carry on in his job as we would struggle to pay him off as well as struggle to find someone that would take over from him', not my vote, yours - although these findings from pompeyrug's poll are thoughts that I tend to agree with to be honest, to a point...
Clearly 'if' we did get rid of Hart we would have to pay-up his, what 2-year plus contract, which would not be that cheap but I would also imagine that it would not be that much either as we would not have taken him on if he was an overly 'expensive option' would we?
As for someone taking over, again clearly there would be someone out there - just finding someone that would not be asking the earth wages wise and be expecting an endless fund would be tough, but again this is possible and there would be someone that would come in and want to come in.
I have previously said I that I do feel for him and at the end of the day we have to be thankful that he stepped into the breach when we were in a complete and utter shambles, more so! Who else would have done that? But that said we really cannot afford to keep persevering with him indefinitely and you have to put a 'limit' on how much you take.
Again as previously mentioned recently, no matter what his faults are and what we blame him for you cannot account for the individual mistakes that people make - that cannot be his fault as he is not the one out on the pitch playing. That said I still think that we are good enough to stay up, but I am struggling to believe that Hart can be the man to work these players to do this...
I hope I am wrong, and want to be wrong as I do not want to see another manager sacked, is anyone getting a feeling of déjà vu from the late time Jamie's Dad left? Everton has to be the game that decides his fate though - lose that and he would surely have to go, right?
The thing that 'might' ultimately cost Hart his job could be his stubbornness! This stubbornness in his reluctance, or difficulty, to find an assistant that he would work with and take advice from and his reluctance to be more adventurous and/or make tactical changes sooner...
Date:Monday September 21 2009
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