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Biggest let down in recent times

Discussion in 'Everton Forum' started by sharkey1001, Oct 11, 2017.

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Which of the following 3 scenarios have you been most disappointed with?

  1. The season after qualifying for the Champions League

    38 vote(s)
    20.9%
  2. The season after finishing 5th (Martinez's second season)

    70 vote(s)
    38.5%
  3. This season

    64 vote(s)
    35.2%
  4. Other

    10 vote(s)
    5.5%
  1. sharkey1001

    sharkey1001 Player Valuation: £5m

    Which has been more disappointing:
    1. The Champions League season. All the promise that we were back. End up signing Simon Davies and Phil Neville, then having to listen to Middlesboro fans sign to us in September:
      "Champions League, you're having a laugh..."
      UEFA Cup, you're having a laugh....
      Carling Cup, you're having a laugh....
      Premier League, you're having a laugh...."
    2. Martinez season 2. Finishing 5th, thinking we could get in the top 4. Sign Lukaku permanently, kept Barkley and then...
    3. This season. Spending all that money and being a significantly worse team than last season, with a manager and DoF seemingly at odds and signing players independently in the same position and turning a free-flowing Martinez team into the slowest, and most impotent side ever assembled.
     
  2. dannyboy

    dannyboy Player Valuation: £35m

    Ashley Williams.
     
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  3. Aberblue

    Aberblue Player Valuation: £1.5m

    "Free flowing Martinez team"??????????????????????????//
     
  4. Abraders

    Abraders Player Valuation: £60m

    This. Spending all this money only to be a worse team than we were last season. Boo
     
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  5. blue61

    blue61 Player Valuation: £70m Forum Supporter

    I think he meant freely conceding.
     
  6. ToffeeTim

    ToffeeTim Player Valuation: £70m Forum Supporter

    All of the above
     
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  7. mikeh72

    mikeh72 Player Valuation: £70m

    Is that the 13th placed one that won 4 home games you're on about? Because there'd already been a full season since then.
     
  8. sharkey1001

    sharkey1001 Player Valuation: £5m

    Maybe I should have said "fluid" - freely conceding included. Even with all the sideways passing, we never could have thought it could have go even more sideways like it is now did we?
     
  9. Khalekan

    Khalekan Player Valuation: £70m

    This season for sure, the way things are going IMO.

    We all thought we would have been kicking on and that we would be right in the hunt for a top six, at least, place.

    Instead we see our manager exposed as a one dimensional, disinterested fraud and the owner revealing that in his eyes he expects to lose against the top teams

    Oh....and international breaks have become welcome respites :mad:
     
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  10. brieverton

    brieverton Player Valuation: £10m

    Is there any truth that Sheikh Mansour was interested in us before buying City?

    I imagine Bill told him where to go if he couldn't continue as Chairman.

    Now that is a big let-down.
     
  11. Bungle

    Bungle Player Valuation: £70m Forum Supporter

    My penis :(
     
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  12. blue61

    blue61 Player Valuation: £70m Forum Supporter

     
  13. Tigger

    Tigger Player Valuation: £15m

    Thank God, a cheery thread to get our spirits up.
     
  14. MercuryBlue88

    MercuryBlue88 Player Valuation: £500k

    Definitely the season after finishing fifth with Martinez. We had a good young side, a positive manager who seemed to say all the right things and respect our history, good football and were looking to push on....and then it all came undone...
    The champs league season would always be a struggle we werent prepared and didnt recruit well.
    This season i think every realistic fan was expecting a similar finish to last season maybe a little higher, as our squad settled and we pushed on with key signings next year.
     
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  15. Saint Domingo

    Saint Domingo Player Valuation: £70m

    When the draw came out as Villarreal second leg away. Then watching a Spurs team with an equally bad coefficient get young boys second leg at home a few years later.
     
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