Sam Allardyce feeling blue after horror show leaves Everton stuck in another rut | Sachin Nakrani

Thrashing at Tottenham showed Everton’s early-season failings have returned and Allardyce must fix them quick if he hopes to have a future at the clubAs Everton’s players headed towards their supporters shortly after the final whistle had blown, it was not immediately obvious who there were more of. The exodus in that corner of Wembley was stark and had started some time before the end of proceedings, with many of those who had travelled from Merseyside and elsewhere clearly keen to get away from the misery taking place in front of them.It was hard to blame them. There is, after all, only so much any fan can take. The despair has been long-standing but this season particularly so given the hope that sprung from a summer of heavy investment. A seventh-place finish was meant to be the minimum but quickly the blues kicked in for the Blues – a slide into relegation trouble, the less-than-universally-popular arrival of Sam Allardyce, an FA Cup defeat by Liverpool and now this, a 4-0 hammering that could – and should – have been worse. Related: Tottenham outclass uninspired Everton as Harry Kane reaches new milestone Related: Jürgen Klopp can show Manchester City that Liverpool’s...
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