The meeting will be preceded by publication of the club's Annual Report and Accounts for 2015-16 which are expected to be released any day now.
It will be the first AGM since Farhad Moshiri purchased his 49.9% stake in Everton last February.
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1 Posted 10/12/2016 at 07:36:40
2 Posted 10/12/2016 at 08:12:51
3 Posted 10/12/2016 at 08:53:33
Yes, I'm sceptical and always will be while the world's greatest Evertonian is still connected to the club.
4 Posted 10/12/2016 at 10:11:54
Cue the haters, doubters, conspiracy theorists, former alien abductees, and those just wanting to have a go at the club over this because things are quiet for the next hour or two until kickoff.
5 Posted 10/12/2016 at 10:39:23
His next sentence though also really resonates regarding BPB; "The key is (Russian) Kenwright self interest."
Like Dave Abrahams and more than a few others, I have little actual evidence to prove my distrust of Kenwright but the club have been a model of unaccountability whilst he's been in the boardroom and have turned on their own fans more than once in AGMs they've deigned to actually hold. It never did inspire confidence and it sure as hell killed hope.
As a model to achieve success and swell support, it surely cannot be something that Mr Moshiri applauds... can it?
7 Posted 10/12/2016 at 14:12:42
8 Posted 10/12/2016 at 15:44:26
That's not to say their individual abilities are in question, but I feel their team spirit and mentality are not where they should be. I've noticed there's no leadership Koeman seems to stay quiet on the sidelines these days, as though he can't believe what he's seeing. There's no leadership on the pitch, the entire squad seems to have resigned themselves to playing poorly and anything else is a bonus.
In my mind, there's something toxic going on at the club. Since the Martinez era, we've changed manager, coaching staff, brought in a Director of Football and gained a new billionaire owner... the only remaining element are the majority of the squad. Regular Martinez starters are barely coming off the bench under Koeman. This must be creating tension in the dressing room.
I never understood why we paid £15m for McCarthy, but he had a role under Martinez. Yet, since Koeman brought in Gueye, we now see what we were missing and he makes McCarthy look mediocre.
Howard's departure has left a huge vacuum and neither of our current goalkeepers are doing the job for me. Stekelenburg is the better choice ahead of Robles, but someone like Joe Hart would have been an almost like-for-like replacement.
Last season, I felt Funes Mori was a perfect replacement for Stones; this season he is not so confident on the ball, sloppy passing and no aerial threat whatsoever from corners. The link between fullbacks and wingers is broken, it used to be fluid, now it's sloppy.
Williams was a brilliant recruit, but he seems to have lost his bite. Bolasie was not worth £25M albeit he is a great and exciting player he's is way too frustratingly inconsistent and unpredictable to be valued at £25M... we couldn't sell him for that price. I'm just glad we didn't waste £30M+ on Sissoko.
Valencia coming in on loan was a bizarre move, especially as we have a few young strikers. So what does Koeman plan to do in January?
The problem the club faces is the same problem we faced in the summer. How can we attract the quality Koeman wants, when we are dropping down the table? Rumours about Depay suggest Roma are interested too which club is most likely to secure a place in Europe next season and therefore be more attractive? Koeman likes Rooney and so do I, but he won't leave Man Utd in a January window.
I think our current form is making it almost impossible for Koeman to entice the type of players he wants. So why not bleed the U23s into the team. There's something wrong with the current starting XI, but the U23s seem to be going from strength to strength.
Nothing is ever easy and Rome wasn't built in a day, but something needs to change. It seems to be the Everton way: have a good month or so and then back to underachieving. If it means we sell the entire squad, then so be it.
My worry is Everton can play so bad for extended periods of time, that we could become another Newcastle, Aston Villa et al and see ourselves in the Championship. Based on recent seasons and current form, we are closer to finishing in the bottom three than we are finishing in the top four.
10 Posted 10/12/2016 at 17:17:34
11 Posted 10/12/2016 at 19:09:29
12 Posted 10/12/2016 at 19:12:05
13 Posted 10/12/2016 at 19:46:52
A young man got up to ask a question; Kenwright asked who he was, the fella told him then Kenwright asked him if he was a shareholder or a proxy voter, the fella told him he was a proxy voter, 'Oh a proxy voter' Billy Boy replied with a sneer in his voice and on his face.
I wanted to scream out that the man was an Evertonian who had probably put more into the club than he had ever taken out, unlike Kenwright who, now, has made £Millions out of Everton and look at the state we are in.
At the time, it was felt prudent not to upset the AGM meeting in case the Fraud stopped them again. He was in his element because of the good season we had had.
Let's see how he talks himself out of the current mess the club is in... that's if he turns up; I hope the illness he had last year doesn't return.
15 Posted 10/12/2016 at 20:09:54
I hope the board doesn't get roasted just yet, we have the money now and just need the players, which are not easy to find quickly, so I'll give it till the end of this season and see.
16 Posted 10/12/2016 at 20:41:37
17 Posted 10/12/2016 at 21:02:48
Over to you, Moshiri.
18 Posted 11/12/2016 at 08:39:43
19 Posted 11/12/2016 at 08:54:22
20 Posted 12/12/2016 at 14:36:34
Any info would be just great.
21 Posted 12/12/2016 at 14:41:55
22 Posted 12/12/2016 at 17:34:23
Along with that comes a proxy form. Allowing the shareholder to nominate someone to go in their stead. This is the dreaded proxy voter that gets the withering stare and snide put-down from our esteemed Chairman.