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ToffeeWeb Quick Poll Results

Every fortnight, ToffeeWeb has a new quick poll that runs on the homepage

Polls usually run bi-weekly from Friday to Friday, results displayed on the homepage in the intervening week.


June 2004

Would you refuse investment in Everton by the Prime Minister of Thailand on the basis of allegations of extrajudicial killings and human rights abuses by his regime?

Yes - 36%
No - 64%


(749 votes)


May-June 2004

Is the appointment of Trevor Birch as CEO a good move?

Yes - 97%
No - 3%

(1,119 votes)


May 2004

At £7m, would Alan Smith be a good signing?

Yes - 55%
No - 45%

(713 votes)


April - May 2004

The Hike: How did the club handle the ticket price issue?

Price-rise was inevitable; no way to break it easily - 28%
Prices need to rise but the 30% hike at once was poor management - 63%

No need to increase ticket prices at all; board's responsibility to raise funds in other ways - 9%

(508 votes)


March - April, 2004

Who is the best partner for Mad Dog in central midfield?

Lee Carsley - 8%
Tobias Linderoth - 56%
Alex Nyarko- 19%
Li Tie - 17%

(725 votes)


February 11 - 26, 2004

Who should be the regular starter at left back?

Gary Naysmith - 51%

Alessandro Pistone - 43%
David Unsworth - 6%

(858 votes)


January 9 - February 10, 2004

Will the club be making a mistake if no new players arrive during the current transfer window?

Yes - 69%

No - 31%

(926 votes)


December 26, 2003 - January 8, 2004

Who should be first-choice "big man" up front (assuming they're both fit!)?

Kevin Campbell - 14%
Duncan Ferguson - 86%

(858 votes)


December 20 - 26, 2003

It's 11 years since we last won at Old Trafford, can we get a result there on Boxing Day?

Yes, a shock win -27%
Yes, a satisfying draw - 27%
Not a snowball's chance in hell - 46%
(369 votes -- tallied immediately after the match at Old Trafford even though the link to the poll remained active for 3 days afterwards)


December 5 -20, 2003

Should David Moyes continue to employ Wayne Rooney in the "hole" behind the front two?
Yes -71%

No - 29%
(818 votes)


November 29 - December 5, 2003

Where does the blame lie for this latest slump?
The manager - 6%
The players - 56%
The Board - 10%
All Three - 28%

(1355 votes)


November 22-29, 2003

Could you ever agree to selling Wayne Rooney?
[For the purposes of the poll, let's assume he didn't want to leave and the price would be £35m]

Y
es, to significantly reduce the club's debt - 8%
Yes, to fund team building or new stadium - 23%
No way, no how. Never - 69%

(1536 votes)


November 15-22, 2003

With the midfield performing so badly, is it time to throw Leon Osman straight into the first team in a bid to turn the team's fortunes around?

Yes - 94%
No - 6%

(1080 votes)


November 2003

How should Everton have handled David Unsworth's future?

Offered him an equal or improved contract - 13%
Offered him a new deal but with reduced wages - 48%
Released him on a free next June - 39%

(1002 votes)


October - November 2003

Should Premiership clubs be able to conduct their own random drug tests?

Yes - 88%

No - 12%

(86 votes)


October 2003

Who should be Everton's first-choice goalkeeper?

Nigel Martyn - 56%

Richard Wright - 44%

(307 votes)


September 2003

Would you support the idea of ground-sharing with Liverpool if the two clubs were to build a joint stadium
within the city boundaries as equal partners?

Yes - 63%

No - 37%

(831 votes)


 

September 2003

Which of the deadline day signings was the best?
Francis Jeffers- 36%
Kevin Kilbane - 6%
Nigel Martyn - 2%
James McFadden - 56%

(578 votes)


August 2003

Should Everton be breaking the bank and the wage bill to buy Barry Ferguson?
Yes - 73%

No - 27%

(970 votes)


August 2003

How do you think the Blues will fair this season?
Qualify for the Champions League - 4%
Qualify for the UEFA Cup - 19%
Top 10 Finish - 61%
Lower Mid-table Obscurity - 16%
Relegated - 0%

(871 votes)


August 2003

Would you welcome the arrival of Robbie Savage if he were the only signing made before the beginning of the season?
Yeah, why not - 59%
Over my dead body - 41%

(1169 votes)


July-August 2003

If Everton go into the new season without having made any new signings, you'll be:
Disappointed but not concerned - 48%
Worried for the team's chances - 52%

This vote was always close but interestingly the first option was the preferred one until the final few days of voting. Whether it was the disappointing friendly results at Dundee United and Preston or people's hopes that we would see at least one new face before August 16th, the pattern of voting changed suddenly at the end.

(762 votes)


July 2003

Now that he is back at Goodison because all other avenues have been closed, will Alex Nyarko be able to recapture the form under David Moyes that persuaded Walter Smith to sign him in the first place?
Yes - 81%
No - 19%

(770 votes)

June - July 2003

Should David Moyes be looking for a goalkeeper to push Richard Wright given the limited transfer funds?
Yes - 28%
No - 72%

(600 votes)

June 2003

Are Everton right to wait until July before delving into the tranfer market in order to save on wages or is it better to get the new boys in and settled while minimizing the risk of missing out on top targets?
Yes - 53%
No - 47%

(283 votes)

June 2003

Will the new rules put forward by Everton for payments of transfer
fees have any effect on the number of foreign players in the
Premiership?

Yes - 62%
No - 38%

(229 votes)

May-June 2003

Is it good for Wayne Rooney to be turning out for England this summer considering his age and the number of games he has played since the turn of the year?
Yes - 63%
No - 37%

(433 votes)

May 2003

Would Blackburn's David Dunn be worth Moyes spending the majority of his summer budget on to bolster the midfield?
Yes - 70%
No - 30%

(552 votes)

May 2003

If Everton fail to qualify for Europe this season:
It will be a wasted opportunity - 33%
7th is a good enough return from Moyes's first full season - 67%

(498 votes)
Interestingly, this vote was almost 50-50 going into the final day of the season. Once our fate had been decided, the voting was weighted heavily towards satisfaction with the return from 2002/03

Apr 2003

What are your thoughts on the 125th Anniversary strip?
Thumbs up - 84%
Thumbs down - 16%

(1,037 votes)


Mar-Apr 2003

Have Everton been treated unfairly by the referees so far this season?
Yes - 85%
No - 15%

(465 votes)


Mar 2003

Should Everton make Brian McBride's loan move permanent if the price is right?
Yes, valuable squad member - 37%
No, too old - 63%

(273 votes)


Feb - Mar 2003

Should Wayne Rooney start alongside Tomasz Radzinski against West Ham?
Yes - 54%
No, introduce at halt time - 26%
No, introduce with 20 mins to go - 20%

Jan 3 - 4, 2003

How far will Everton go in the FA Cup?
Round 3 - 19%
Round 4 - 2%
Round 5 - 3%
Quarter Finals - 28%
Semi Finals - 7%
Final - 2%
Winners - 39%

(51 votes)


Dec 28, 2002 - Jan 1, 2003

Do the Blues have what it takes to beat Manchester City?:
Yes - 85%
No - 15%

(205 votes)


Nov 10 - Dec 3, 2002

Is the recent run of defeats was:
A temporary blip - 82%
A sign of things to come - 18%

(505 votes)


Nov 10 - Dec 3, 2002

Can the Blues qualify for Europe this season?
Yes, via cup - 13%
Yes, UEFA Cup - 60%
Yes, Champs League - 20%
No, only Intertoto - 7%

(1693 votes)


Oct 21 - 29, 2002

How is David Moyes handling Wayne Rooney?
Not playing him enough - 4%
Just right - 94%
Playing him too much - 2%

(775 votes)


Oct 1 - 21, 2002

Which formation should Everton employ primarily at home?
4-4-2 - 67%
4-3-3 - 30%
5-3-2 - 3%

(911 votes)


Sep 14 - Oct 1, 2002

Where are Everton's biggest problems?
Defence - 53%
Midfield - 32%
Attack - 15%

(998 votes)


Aug 19- Sep 14, 2002

Was David Moyes right to publicly criticize Richard Wright
Yes - 82%
No - 18%

(1634 votes)


Aug 5 - 17, 2002

Who should be 1st choice at left back? Gary Naysmith - 45%
Pistone - 43%
Unsworth - 12%

(2048 votes)


July 26 - Aug 5, 2002

Should Wayne Rooney start against Spurs? Yes - 74%
No - 26%

(2048 votes)


July 9 - 26, 2002

Who should make way for Yobo?

[Midfield spot occupied by] Gemmill/Pembridge/Carsley - 51%
Stubbs - 31%
Watson - 15%
Gravesen - 2%
Weir - 1%

(2048 votes)


April - June, 2002

With a series of polls, we're getting your opinion on whether you feel certain players should be retained or got rid of this summer:

Results by %:

Gravesen: 87%
(1044 votes)

Gerrard: 17%
(1789 votes)

Gemmill: 36%
(1018 votes)

Watson: 73%
(1508 votes)

Campbell: 16%
(1532 votes)

Pembridge: 61%
(1204 votes)

Ferguson: 79%
(1214 votes)

Moore: 22%
(1422 votes)

Tal: 53%
(722 votes)

Alexandersson: 73%
(1018 votes)



March 24- 31, 2002

Should Everton re-sign Jesper Blomqvist on a more permanent contract in the summer?

Yes - 95%
No - 5%

(1059 votes)


March 14 - 20, 2002

Should David Moyes sign a striker before the transfer deadline or wait until the summer?

Yes, sign one now- 73%
No, wait until the summer - 27%

(624 votes)


February 23- Mar 1, 2002

Should Walter Smith employ a more attacking strategy for the relegation run-in?:

Yes - 92%
No - 8%

(742 votes)


February 9 - 16, 2002

David Ginola until the end of the season:

Inspired move - 84%
Waste of time - 16%

(730 votes)


January 29 - February 2, 2002

Abel Xavier let go:

It's an outrage - 14%
Ah, who cares? - 86%

(568 votes)


January 19 - 26 2002

Duncan Ferguson:

Legend, keep him - 42%
Crock, get rid - 58%

(994 votes)


January 5 - 12 2002

Assuming Walter gets some cash to spend, his top priority should be:

Defender - 1%
Defensive Midfielder - 7%
Attacking Midfielder - 65%
Striker - 27

(943 votes)


December 11 - 26, 2001

11 back for (opposition) corners: Good tactic or bad tactic?

Bad tactic - 85%
Chadwick - 32%

(1,074 votes)


November 29 - December 2, 2001

Who should partner Radz while the Treatment Room Twins are sidelined?

JM Moore - 52%
Chadwick - 32%

(872 votes)


November 16 - 23, 2001

Centre Midfield: Best Duo?
  • Gascoigne & Gravesen - 58%
  • Gemmill & Gravesen - 27.5%
  • Gravesen & Pembridge - 11.5%
  • Pembridge & Gemmill - 1.5%
  • Gascoigne & Gemmill - 0.8%
  • Pembridge & Gascoigne - 0.7%

(923 votes)


October 4 - 11, 2001

Should Everton widen the Goodison Park pitch?
Yes - 87%
No - 13%
(497 votes)



October 30 - November 11, 2001

Who should be first-choice goalkeeper?
  • Paul Gerrard- 15%
  • Thomas Myhre - 35%
  • Steve Simonsen - 50%

(1,115 votes)


October 4 - 11, 2001

Should Everton widen the Goodison Park pitch?
Yes - 87%
No - 13%
(497 votes)



September 7-14, 2001

Who should be first choice wide-man?
Niclas Alexandersson - 33%
Idan Tal - 67%



August 24-31, 2001

Who should make way for Radzinski?
Kevin Campbell - 39%
Duncan Ferguson - 25%
Neither - 36%



August 10-17, 2001

How will Everton do in 2001/02?
European qualifiers - 9%
Mid-table mediocrity - 45%
Relegation struggle - 46%


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