With David Moyes a knocking bet to leave Everton in the Summer, Blue Bill may turn to Steve Round to step up from Everton number two to take over as manager of the club, providing he doesn't follow Moyesy to Old Trafford.
David Moyes has built up his own dynasty at Finch Farm over the last 10 years or so with Steve Round, Alan Stubbs, David Weir, Kevin Sheedy and Duncan Ferguson in his backroom staff.
It's thought that Bill Kenwright will be keen to appoint from within. It will be cheap. It won't cost the club millions in compensation. Money which could be used on transfers and wages. It will also keep the disruption down to a minimum when Moyesy leaves.
Alan Stubbs could come in as the number two. Stubbsy is blue through and through and has got the Everton Under 21's playing a winning game of togger.
Roundy only played nine games as a full-back with Derby County, before being forced to retire through injury. He joined the club's coaching staff. He followed manager Steve McClaren to Middlesbrough and then England in 2006. Having built up a good reputation as a coach, Round became coach at Newcastle in 2007 when manager Sam Allardyce was appointed.
Steve Round is thought of as the quiet man at Goodison and only comes out to talk to the media after some of the League Cup games. So not much at all as we always get knocked out in the early rounds. Steve has been at Everton for 5 years. In 2008, Round joined David Moyes at Everton, replacing Alan Irvine who left to be Manager of Preston.
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