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Will this 'devil' get his due?

Moyes returns to Everton where he kept the team competitive despite limited budget

Published on Apr 21, 2014 3:35 PM
 

"It's football, and it's a great atmosphere at Goodison when it is in full cry," said David Moyes.

"But this game is not about me. It's about Everton and Manchester United.

"I was proud to be manager of Everton at that time but now my job is to get a result for Manchester United. We at Everton..."

Hold it right there, Mr Moyes.

 
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Background story

EPL status preserved

The Everton undergoing an evolution is easier on the eye than the obdurate Everton whom Moyes built. But... their team might not actually still be a Premiership side had Moyes not put his heart and soul into the work for so long.


TRACK RECORDS

Average points (EPL)

FA Cup

League Cup

Champions League

Moyes at Man United (first season)

1.73pts

Third round

Semi-finals

Quarter-finals

Martinez at Everton (first season)

1.94pts

Fifth round

Third round

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Moyes' first full season at Everton

1.55pts

Third round

Fourth round

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Moyes' overall record at Everton

1.50pts. Best: 4th, 2004-05

Best: Runners-up, 2008-09

Best: Semi-finals, 2007-08

Best: 3rd qualifying round, 2005-06

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