Moyes: Uncertainty over me not affecting our form

By on February 23, 2013

David Moyes Everton managerDavid Moyes has refuted claims that the uncertainty surrounding his future at the club is affecting his team’s form.

The Toffees have won just one match out of their last five outing in all competitions, and Moyes insisted that the speculation over his future was not a contributory factor to results such as the 2-2 draw against League One Oldham in last week’s FA Cup match.

“I think that’s rubbish,” he said. “We’re still realistically playing for a place in the Champions League.

“Most seasons we’ve tended to finish sixth, seventh or eighth and if you ask the people who know football they would say that’s about as good as Everton can do,” said Moyes.

“We’ve probably been playing at our maximum for a long time at Everton – foot hard to the pedal – and I’m hoping we can go a wee bit further this season and maybe do better in the FA Cup.”

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  1. Eddie Cammack

    February 23, 2013 at 13:47

    My view is that it is definitely affecting the fans as to the uncertainty of of our manager and it must have some effect on the player and especially the younger players that he has brought on in in the last couple of years who came here to be coached and given a chance to progress under Moyes tutelage

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