'We should think about the purpose of football and why so many love our sport. That corruption, modern-day slavery and a high number of workers’ deaths are the fundament to our most important tournament, the World Cup, is totally unacceptable.'
'For a long time Norwegians supporters have felt that football has been taken away from them by the people at the top level, that football’s true values have been sacrificed by greed and corruption, selling its soul to the highest bidder and, conversely, sacrificing the lives of the globe’s poorest. '
Maybe some on here should ask themselves what was the intent behind that contract.
Could it be that Lambert put it to Evans bluntly, just how much of a mess the club was in, and that it could not be turned around in a season ?
Could it also be that whatever has been agreed has a longer aim than instant success, that some feel is our birthright ?
Fifteen players are out of contract in June, and a good many of them will not be missed But the idea that with the clock running don on those contracts appointing a new manager is the best idea to decide who to keep is farcical.
Or maybe Ramsey and Robson achieved success over night. Or maybe Hurst was able to transfer his success elsewhere to us, over night.
Our rebuilding is going to take time, and no little foot stamping and bedsheet waving will change that.