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The former jersey champion jockey sought psychiatric

The former jersey champion jockey sought psychiatric The fall of Kieren Fallon ruined his career and almost took his life. Stage by stage, set up by the News of the World and facing years in prison for a crime he did not commit, Fallon was broken down. A six-times champion jockey – who won the Derby three times, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe twice and the 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas nine times – Fallon was always more comfortable in the company of horses than people. He eventually sought refuge in a psychiatric hospital. NFL Nike Youth Antoine Bethea White Road Limited Jersey - #41 Arizona Cardinals Vapor Untouchable It’s a relief to see his recovery and spend the morning with Fallon at Godolphin’s yard in Newmarket, where the retired 52-year-old rides most days for the trainer Saeed bin-Suroor. “I wake up in the morning and want to go to work,” Fallon says in his familiar racing Shea Weber Authentic Jersey mumble, the County Clare accent hardly changed by his bruising years in England. “I even smile. I take the piss and have a laugh with the lads in the yard. Before this there was nothing. Really, since the Old Bailey, there was nothing left.” Ten years ago the great trainer Aidan O’Brien voiced his concern. “Kieren is an absolute master … I just hope the most unbelievable talent we have had doesn’t get destroyed.” Fallon won the Arc on Dylan Thomas, trained by O’Brien, the day before his trial at the Old Bailey began on 8 October 2007. In his riveting and moving autobiography, written by Oliver Holt, Fallon suggests the British Horseracing Authority knew that Miles Rodgers, the gambler whom he was supposedly helping make money, lost £338,000 on those races. Fallon was still banned from racing in Britain. After winning four Classics in his first 14 months as O’Brien’s principal jockey, Fallon won one more before a tarnished end. From December 2002 to August Shea Weber Authentic Jersey 2004, the period where he was accused of “stopping” horses, Fallon’s strike rate of winners to rides was 29.4% compared to 19% during the rest of his career. There was even a recording of Rodgers bemoaning the fact that Fallon kept ruining his plans: “Along comes the fucking little fella and, bosh, it happens again.” Jim McGrath, the respected racing journalist and former Channel 4 Racing pundit, was interviewed by the police about the 27 suspect races and he cleared Fallon – and praised his riding. The prosecution declined to pass on this information to the defence until the jury had been sworn in and relied, instead, on a steward from Australia, Ray Murrihy, whose knowledge of British racing was limited. Fallon remains incredulous: “I remember asking Ian Winter, one of my barristers: ‘Why is the judge allowing this?’ Ian said: ‘Because he’s a cunt.’ Eventually I asked Jane Glass, my criminal solicitor: ‘What is the worst‑case scenario because we’ve been here nine fucking weeks.’ Jane said: ‘It’s a conspiracy and this system scares Womens Shea Weber Jersey me. If one person in the 11 goes down it’s very hard to get anyone else cleared.’ She said the worst-case scenario was six to 10 years. That’s when I started to worry.” Did Fallon feel elation when all the charges against him were quashed? “No. There’s a photo of me standing outside the Old Bailey looking like I’m 70. There was no life left in me. The worst part was having to face the trainers [including Sir Michael Stoute, Andrew Balding and Luca Cumani] who came to court to speak on my behalf. I felt embarrassed. The stigma was always there even when I was proved innocent.”

Eddie Jones promised his England players

England and Wales to break with convention Eddie Jones promised his England players this past week to prepare for chaos in the buildup to the 2019 World Cup and the first instalment of Womens Xavien Howard Jersey mayhem will arrive shortly in the form of a contested set-piece session in Bristol against their Wales, when the head coach will tell his forwards not to worry about getting injured. Limited Youth Zach Strief Olive Jersey: NFL Nike New Orleans Saints #64 2017 Salute to Service Jones is set on toppling New Zealand from the top of the world rankings by the start of the tournament in Japan and the fierce training paddock encounter with the Wales pack is rare to the point of unheard of in professional rugby, since today’s coaching teams are usually highly secretive about their training methods. The organised set-to a week on Monday will be overseen by the Welsh referee Nigel Owens and will include scrums and lineouts, as England prepare to face Argentina the following Saturday, when Wales take on Australia. Jones and his coaching team came up with the novel idea of Xavien Howard Jersey a contested forwards session as they plotted ways of challenging the All Blacks, who have won the past two World Cups. Jones said: “We have narrowed the gap with New Zealand in the last two years but it is still 20%. Fitness is part of it and in the tight five the game is very much going towards repeat intensity, repeat accelerations and repeat collisions: it is about how quickly you get back on your feet and get involved. At the moment, the players are not fit enough to win the World Cup. “The scrum is another area. New Zealand’s is the best in the world and we are going to scrum against Wales because we need to prepare for Argentina. It will be exactly what we need because you improve by scrummaging against sides that are better than us: you cannot get better doing it against each other.” The link-up with Wales was brokered by the forwards coach, Xavien Howard Jersey Steve Borthwick, who had been part of the Lions’ coaching team in New Zealand in the summer, headed by Wales’s Warren Gatland. Jones said: “I was talking with Steve Borthwick and Neal Hatley [the scrum coach] about how we could take our scrum to the next level and we asked ourselves who close to us had a good scrum. We thought about Georgia, but it is a bit far to go for a day – although the Georgian coach will spend some time with us in the last week – and then Steve gave Warren a ring to see if he was up for the idea. He was. “We worked out we would go halfway to Bristol to do it. There will be a match of 12 large scrums and 15 lineouts. We wanted Wayne Barnes to referee but they asked for Nigel Owens and we bowed to their wishes.” The break with tradition is certainly bold considering Jones faced a torrent of criticism after a three-day England training camp in Brighton last October led to Jack Nowell tearing a quadriceps and Bath’s Anthony Watson (broken jaw) and Wasps’ Sam Jones (broken leg) also returning with injuries to their clubs, the last of these following a bruising judo session. But Jones said: “Everyone will rip into it and there will be physical stuff. “It will be a good contest that has a bit of feeling in it and there is the risk of injuries, but we need to improve our scrummaging. The set piece has gone from a penalty shootout to the best possession to break the line. We still want to scrum like England and gain penalties because that gives players confidence, but we want to be able to use the ball quickly because we have great backs.”

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Hamilton and title rival Sebastian Vettel collide High drama, incident, excitement and a nail-biting finale – it is unlikely Lewis Hamilton would have imagined that securing his fourth Formula One championship would prove such an extraordinary business. But at the end of it all, with a ninth-place finish at the Mexican Grand Prix, he did indeed emerge as champion. Nike O'Brien Schofield Women's Black Limited Jersey: #50 NFL Alternate Atlanta Falcons There was understandable joy and elation from the 32-year-old at his remarkable achievement in becoming Britain’s most successful racing driver and not a little relief after a race that had the driver, his team and Womens Brett Cecil Jersey fans on the edge of their seats. Youth Gordon Hayward Authentic White Adidas Jersey: NBA Boston Celtics #20 Home “It was a horrible way to do it, to be honest,” he said after a run of five wins from the last six races meant he clinched the title with his lowest finish of the season. He ended down the field after a clash with his championship rival, Sebastian Vettel, at the start put the British driver into last place. The race was won by Max Verstappen, his second victory of the season in the Red Bull, but Vettel’s recovery from 19th to fourth was insufficient to continue his challenge. Vettel’s fightback was determined but Hamilton had a 66-point advantage going into the race and it proved enough for him to take his place in the history books. After a season that has pushed him to perform at his very best, the end was nerve-racking but the championship deserved. Hamilton had wanted to seal it with a win in style at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez but that was almost out of his hands after the opening-lap incident. Hamilton took a puncture and the subsequent pit stop put him a full minute off the lead; damage to the diffuser meant he had lost performance, making any fightback even harder, while Vettel was also forced to visit the pits for a new nose. “Did he hit me deliberately?” asked Hamilton, but the stewards took no further action after what did appear to be a racing incident. Although both drivers came back through the pack, the German had too much to do. This fourth title, after winning for McLaren in 2008 and twice for Mercedes in 2014 and 2015, is one more than Sir Jackie Stewart achieved in 1973. It is one more than Hamilton’s hero Ayrton Womens Brett Cecil Jersey Senna scored and puts him level with Alain Prost and Vettel. Only two drivers have more – Juan Manuel Fangio on five and Michael Schumacher with seven. It is a remarkable achievement given how hard he has been pushed by Vettel. The German knew his only chance of staying in the fight here was to win or finish second because the championship had already swung decisively in Hamilton’s favour over the course of three races in the second half of the season. Ferrari proved to Womens Brett Cecil Jersey have an extremely competitive car this season – it was arguably better than the Mercedes which has struggled for set-up and balance at certain circuits. It made the fight between the pair very tight as punch and counter-punch across meetings left little to choose between them. Reaching the point of being able to take the title in Mexico had been far from plain sailing. Hamilton had difficulty with the car in Russia, Monaco and Hungary and took a grid penalty in Austria. Vettel’s barge on him in Baku was a flashpoint but it was a loose headrest that ultimately cost him the win in Azerbaijan. Womens Brett Cecil Jersey Crucially, however, he made the most of these difficult weekends to stay in touch with the German.

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Joshua-Klitschko thriller the greatest fight Wembley has seen As his wait for a fight wound down, the world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua looked and sounded like a man guarding against complacency rather than the unknown threat ahead of him at the Principality Stadium on Saturday night, the low-key Frenchman Carlos Takam. Authentic Men's Dan Fouts Sideline Black United Jersey: NFL Reebok Los Angeles Chargers #14 Throwback Hitting the scales in Cardiff on Friday at a heavier than expected 18st 2lb, heftily more than Takam’s 16st 11lb of honed muscle, Joshua said his 36-year-old challenger – pitched in late to replace the mandated but injured Kubrat Pulev – deserved his full respect. “I’m confident but not too cocky” he told an adoring crowd, his voice cracking slightly, which suggested he might be riding out a cold. Carl Froch, who was one of his sport’s most diligent trainers and rarely strayed more than a few pounds from his fighting weight of 12st, understands the temptation to slacken off that some champions experience. The former world super-middleweight champion does not think Joshua is one of those offenders (although he admits to having been guilty of the minor crime a couple of times in his own career), and expects him to devote his full attention to the job in the fourth defence of his IBF title. “Nerves? Always,” Joshua said. “But I’ve got to keep a cool head on my shoulders. He’s got a dangerous mindset, with nothing to lose. I’ve got to break him down, round by round. I’m still hungry.” There is much at stake for the unbeaten Briton: the IBF title for a start, as well as his status as WBA belt holder and ownership of the lesser IBO championship – not to mention the destination in which Joshua is heading from here: into the not-so-loving arms of Deontay Wilder. That is the danger for Joshua: ignoring the secondary dividend of victory. If, as Froch alluded to, he turns off for even a second during the fight, he risks paying for it as Takam will not waste an opportunity he can hardly have imagined would come his way. The shoulder injury to Pulev has handed the stocky 6ft 1½in boxer the biggest payday of his career and at least a slim hope of upsetting the Joshua roadshow. As for Wilder, he remains an impatient bystander, preparing for his own defence of the WBC version of the heavyweight title, against Bermane Stiverne, in New York next month. Asked this week if he would be watching Joshua’s fight, he said: “Of course I’m going to look at it. I definitely look at the guys at the top of the division. Anybody say they don’t watch, then they’re lying. The ultimate goal is to get Joshua. We’re not just going to be sitting up here and doing this and doing that. I don’t see what’s the difference between me and any other guy.” The difference is he is also unbeaten, with a near-perfect knockout record, Stiverne the only opponent to go the distance with him. But the American is also Womens Zaza Pachulia Jersey a pawn in a bigger game, which he resents. He demands title-holder respect yet feels Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, is giving him none of that by demanding he fight the Londoner Dillian Whyte on 3 February before getting a shot at unifying the titles with the Watford man. Wilder said: “Joshua says he needs more time; he ain’t ready. He wants to put himself in a better position. But you already fought a guy that got way more experience than I. I don’t understand this sport when it comes to me. It feels like I’m better off not being in this sport than being in it. “All this stuff has just been a buildup for me. I can handle it well, though. I can’t wait. All this needs to be released. Unfortunately for Womens Zaza Pachulia Jersey Stiverne, come 4 November it will be released. I want to prove to the world that I am the best. That’s all I want to do. I don’t care about who’s the A side, who’s the B side, where the fight’s going to be. I don’t care about that stuff, just me in the ring.”

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Pretty high on the bucket list Jersey BT Sport team relish Ashes debut There is less than a month to go before England step out into the cauldron of the Gabba to begin their Ashes defence and with the squad touching down in Australia this weekend, you have to wonder whether now would be a sensible time to fully pen a line through the name of Ben Stokes. Men's Nick Van Exel Swingman White Adidas Jersey: NBA Los Angeles Lakers #9 Alternate Ever since Stokes was arrested in Bristol at the end of September the England and Wales Cricket Board has kept his Ashes place open. Yes he is currently unavailable for selection on full pay and did not fly out to Perth with his team-mates but Andrew Strauss, the team director, has so far opted against ruling him out completely. Now had such an incident occurred involving Authentic Dwayne Harris Jersey an Australian player, I don’t think they would be far off from being sacked on the spot. That is not to say England’s preference to instead let the legal side of it play out, before starting their own disciplinary procedure, is not understandable. This is an unprecedented situation after all and a serious test of their leadership. But let’s be honest: in practical terms, with the tour now under way, it is almost impossible Authentic Dwayne Harris Jersey to picture a scenario in which Stokes joins the squad down the line. I am yet to speak to anyone in the sport that thinks there is a genuine chance of that, or that England could justify it if he did. Police charge or not, when an employee does something that brings their company into disrepute in the business world, there are work repercussions. I don’t see any difference here. Australia is an incredible country to play your cricket in but a hostile environment, too, so much so that distractions can become amplified. And as it stands, the uncertainty and talk while Stokes technically still has a chance of taking part is exactly that. England could just nip it in the bud now, allowing Joe Root and his players to crack on fully with the job at hand. It scarcely needs to be said that violence is unacceptable. There can be tragic consequences from just a single punch, something known all too well in Australian cricket circles, sadly. Stokes is a ripping lad – genuinely – but his arrest will cost not just him, but his team as well. Top-six batsmen who can operate as a true fourth seamer are rare and precious commodities – and let’s not forget the fielder they have lost here also, given their catching in Test cricket has not been too clever of late – so his absence sees England rethinking their strategy completely. I would expect them to select four quicks and move Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali up the order. Aside from this change of tack the squad selected, on the whole, looks OK to me. Like their opponents, there are genuine world-class players mixed with some unestablished hopefuls which should make for an intriguing contest. That said, the decision to recall James Vince is one that certainly raised an eyebrow. England have given debuts and extended runs to nine batsmen in the past three years and Vince is the only one not to have made a half-century. Seven caps, a highest score of 42 and an average in the 30s since returning to Hampshire, what exactly have the selectors seen in him? The Womens Dwayne Harris Jersey uncapped Sam Northeast, whom I worked with at Kent last summer, would have been my pick but curiously his name never seems to be out there.

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James Haskell misses Jersey out to Sam Simmonds for Portugal training camp Eddie Jones has labelled some of England’s British & Irish Lions contingent “off the pace” in the opening weeks of the season and said he will be sending them to the beach next week before deciding how many will play in the autumn international series. Women's Joe Blanton Replica Pink Majestic Jersey: MLB Washington Nationals #56 Cool Base Fashion Jones has selected all eight English Lions who appeared in the New Zealand Test series in his 34-man squad but has not been entirely impressed with their club form. He singled out Courtney Lawes as someone who has “fallen off a bit lately” and said there will be “movement in and out of the squad” across the series next month. Maro Itoje heads the queue of players who deserve a breather, having started all eight of Saracens’ matches, after 34 games last season, and his director of rugby, Mark McCall has repeatedly stressed “Itoje will get plenty of rest”. As well as Itoje, Owen Farrell, Mako Vunipola, Jamie George, Elliot Daly and Anthony Watson all Doug Gilmour Authentic Jersey appeared in three Tests in New Zealand while Lawes and Kruis featured in two and three respectively. Dan Cole and the recalled Jonathan Joseph also toured New Zealand but failed to make any Test squads. “You just have to watch them play for their clubs to see what condition they are in. Some are definitely off the pace,” Jones said. “This isn’t a black or white thing and we have to balance it against the needs of the team but generally speaking it is about the individuals. There are a couple of players that we’ve had a pretty good idea about how we are going to look after them. There are a couple of players we’ve changed our ideas on.” Jones takes his squad, who include the uncapped Exeter back-row Sam Simmonds, with James Haskell the highest-profile absentee, to Portugal for a training camp before the week leading up to the first autumn international against Argentina on 11 November. “Next week we are running three different programmes in Portugal,” the England head coach said. “There will be a normal programme for the bulk of the squad, a beach programme for selected Lions players and a semi-beach programme for other selected Lions players. Then we will assess where each player is and work out who is going to play. “We feel that physically and mentally a number of the players need to be freshened up – some more than others. We have a pretty good idea who is going to be where but we haven’t finalised that Doug Gilmour Authentic Jersey as yet.” The 18-year-old Harlequins fly-half Marcus Smith and the Bath back-row Zach Mercer, two years his senior, are also included as “apprentice players”. Jones says they are not in contention to play any of the Tests but the message was clear to the other 32 as he builds towards the 2019 World Cup. “We want the players to be uncomfortable for the next two years,” he said. “We want them to get to the World Cup and think: ‘Goodness me, I’ve made it and I’m prepared for anything. Prepared for North Korea to fire a missile, an earthquake, bad sushi, bad refereeing – it doesn’t matter what happens.’ They will be ready for it. We want to become tactically flexible. We want to be set up so we’re prepared for anything that can happen. We’re a long way from that but that’s part of the challenge.” Jones said Exeter’s Don Armand and Bath’s Semesa Rokoduguni were among the players unlucky to miss Doug Gilmour Authentic Jersey out but Haskell is the biggest omission from the squad. The 32-year-old has 75 caps but has not played for England since the Six Nations, after he was seconded to the Lions to replace the injured Billy Vunipola. Haskell was named England’s standout performer on the 2016 Australia tour but has failed to recreate that form following a long-term toe injury. He was hampered by a hand injury at the start of the season and has since been usurped by Simmonds, Sam Underhill and Tom Curry.

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FA chairman admits Jersey governing body has lost public’s trust Gordon Taylor is considering taking legal action against Greg Clarke in a fresh blow for the Football Association chairman, who admitted the organisation has “lost the trust” of the Noah Vonleh Youth jersey public. Adidas NHL Men's Jay McClement Black Authentic Jersey - #18 Carolina Hurricanes 1917-2017 100th Anniversary Taylor, the Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive, informed Clarke it may sue over suggestions he had cut adrift a child sex abuse victim. The threat came on another hugely damaging day for the governing body during which Clarke faced the FA Council for the first time since the parliamentary hearing into the Mark Sampson scandal. Men's Majestic San Diego Padres #27 Jered Weaver Replica White Home Cool Base MLB Jersey Under pressure, Clarke was in a self-flagellating mood, admitting the FA was out of touch with the modern game and promising reform but his words were immediately trounced by the Kick It Out chairman, Lord Ouseley. In an excoriating assessment Ouseley said it was “inconceivable” that Dan Ashworth remains in a job. Ashworth, the technical director, took charge of an original, deeply flawed inquiry into Eni Aluko’s allegations of racism. In a 2,600-word speech to the council, Clarke again apologised to Aluko and fellow player Drew Spence, who were both subjected to racial remarks by Sampson. He also promised a “top to bottom” cultural review of the national football centre at St George’s Park. “We failed,” Clarke said. “What the last few weeks have exposed is how out of step we are. Even when our endeavours and attitudes are well meant we fall short. We have lost the trust of the public, the trust of the football participating community and the trust of those domestic and international partners we need to do our job.” Clarke personally apologised to Taylor after a bizarre aside at the parliamentary hearing, in which he accused the PFA of refusing to continue funding counselling sessions for a victim of child sex abuse while paying “millions” in salary to Taylor. The man he was believed to be referring to is Andy Woodward, who said he was “humiliated” by Clarke recounting their meeting in parliament. Although the comments made to the digital, culture, media and sport select committee were covered by parliamentary privilege, Clarke is understood to have repeated similar allegations to journalists immediately after the hearing. “The comments were untruthful, unprovoked and uncalled for and I made it clear to the FA I wouldn’t hesitate to sue if they were repeated outside Parliament,” Taylor said. “A lot of Noah Vonleh Youth jersey FA council members made a point of coming up to me and saying they found the comments to be unbecoming of a chairman and that they were embarrassed. Greg has personally apologised for what he said and claimed he just ‘lost the plot’ but I’m Noah Vonleh Jersey not sure.” Taylor said the FA has to use the Aluko debacle as a “turning point” for change or risk becoming a “dinosaur theme park”. Clarke said he had been “bruised” by the hearing which also heard the chief executive, Martin Glenn, the HR director, Rachel Brace, and Ashworth give evidence. “A storm has blown through us and we have struggled to cope,” he said. “It stripped us of our veneer and exposed some deeper fundamental truths about why the FA’s Noah Vonleh Youth jersey successes are taken for granted but its failures leapt upon. I believe it is because we have lost the trust of the public and I think this lack of trust is underpinned by three characteristics.” These characteristics, he explained, are the FA’s huge remit and a perception it lacks competence, a lack of diversity throughout the organisation and – unlike most other national football associations – a failure to properly utilise the experience and skills of senior players and managers. Ouseley claimed his advice on how to deal with Aluko’s allegations had been in effect ignored and agreed there needs to be fundamental change at the FA. “It is clear black and minority ethnic people are not trusted to be in the boardroom, senior management, leadership, coaching, technical and administration positions – and this is not a new realisation,” he said.

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We struggled Jersey at the beginning to get the right Ronald Koeman finished his last, brief, funereal press conference as Everton manager with a dismissive: “Write what you like to write.” He cannot be surprised that his Goodison Park obituary now follows. Limited Javorius Allen Youth Olive Nike Jersey - #37 NFL Baltimore Ravens 2017 Salute to Service There was a note of defiance in the 54-year-old’s assessment of the 5-2 mauling by Arsenal on Sunday when he insisted he could arrest Everton’s swift and steep decline. According to friends Koeman was under the impression he retained the support of Farhad Moshiri, the club’s major shareholder, when he dined at San Carlo restaurant in Manchester later that evening with his wife, Bartina; and again when he arrived for training at Finch Farm on Monday morning shortly before the chairman, Bill Kenwright, and the chief executive, Robert Elstone, brought news that Moshiri had decided to make a hefty severance payment for the second time in 16 months. Koeman was not solely responsible for the malaise that has gripped Goodison during Everton’s worst start to a Premier League season since 2005-06. The failure to replace Romelu Lukaku during the expensively flawed recruitment drive this summer ensures the director of football, Steve Walsh, and a board that sanctioned the £140m transfer strategy are tainted by Koeman’s sacking. But that does not mean the decision is Authentic Parker Ehinger Jersey without substance. Everton have been adrift under their £6m-a-year coach who, after 17 matches in all competitions, appeared at a complete loss over how to utilise the resources at his disposal. Yes, Koeman faced a demanding start with Europa League qualifying rounds to navigate and Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United plus Arsenal to play inside the first nine league games. The hectic fixtures schedule restricted the time Koeman had to train with a new-look squad, a serious problem as recovery sessions became more prevalent at Finch Farm. He had not, despite his cold detachment, “lost the dressing room”. But he and Everton had badly lost their way. Frequent changes in personnel and formation plus nine half-time substitutions in the last 15 games demonstrated the Dutchman’s extensive search for a winning formula – and his selection mistakes – but he generated confusion throughout the ranks rather than results. Koeman’s team this season have had no identity and precious Authentic Parker Ehinger Jersey little threat, pace, width or balance. Belief has evaporated too, unsurprisingly after a run of seven defeats in 11 matches and with Everton third from bottom of the Premier League. It was painfully absent among supporters on Sunday even after Wayne Rooney had swept Everton into a surprise lead. The manager’s insistence on shoe-horning Rooney and the record signing Gylfi Sigurdsson into the same side confined natural wide players such as Ademola Lookman and Kevin Mirallas to the bench, while denying Rooney or Sigurdsson opportunity to impress in their favoured No10 role. Several issues could be resolved by an established, quick right-back and left-winger but Koeman will not be around to welcome back Séamus Coleman and Yannick Bolasie from long-term injuries later this year. With the exception of the £30m goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, Nikola Vlasic, the £10m deadline-day signing from Hajduk Split, and Rooney – when played in his suited position – few of the summer recruits have impressed. Almost £70m was spent on Sigurdsson and Davy Klaassen at Authentic Parker Ehinger Jersey Koeman’s insistence. Both have made anonymous starts. Rooney, Sigurdsson and Klaassen prefer to operate in a central role and the former manager’s thinking was clouded as he persisted with two, sometimes all three, in his starting lineup with predictably ponderous results. Koeman admitted only on Friday: “What is the best formation? What is the best striker with Wayne, Sigurdsson, Klaassen? We struggled at the beginning to get the right formation and that makes it difficult. Then not good results and that brings us back to the lack of confidence.” Six weeks and £45m were spent prising the Iceland international from Swansea City. He may prove his worth eventually but it is mystifying, given the make-up of Everton’s squad, that time and money were not spent on a striker.

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