'Everton are the worst-run club in the country': Jamie Carragher slams the Toffees
Everton have been slammed by Jamie Carragher as being the "worst-run club in the country".
The Liverpool legend famously grew up as a Toffees supporter and made a similar comment last year on Sky Sports' (opens in new tab) Monday Night Football, which according to him, Everton reached out to confront him over. With the club currently 19th in the table and level on points with bottom-placed Southampton, however, Carragher reaffirmed his stance.
The comments drew plenty of debate on social media – not least from fans of lower league teams mentioning how poorly clubs like Southend United and Crawley Town are run.
Carragher said that he agreed that the time was probably right for Lampard to part with the club but stated that the current malaise on Merseyside was not wholly the manager's fault.
"I think a decision had to be made," he said. "I always feel with a manager, if you've got a similar record to the guy before – so Rafa Benitez was on a similar sort of run, one win in 12 or something like that. You can't complain then when the club decide to make a change, when you've got a similar sort of record.
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