X

Friday 22
March

Everton

Silva backed by Everton defender

4th March 2019, 12:59 by Gareth Freeman

Everton's Seamus Coleman says manager Marco Silva needs to be given time to build his own squad and implement his style of play.

Silva has endured a tough first season in charge at Goodison Park and at times his position as manager has been questioned.

Everton held neighbours Liverpool to a 0-0 draw in the Merseyside derby on Sunday, putting a dent in the Reds' title chances and easing the pressure on Silva.

"It's one of the things I don't like about modern day football; it always seems to go on the manager's toes and us players seem to get away with murder a little bit," Coleman told Sky Sports.

"I think there is a lot of emphasis on teams doing badly. It's something that I don't agree with. I think managers need time and the manager here is working very hard.

"It's not going to happen overnight or one season. He needs to get his own players in, implement his own style of play. That goes for all around the league. I think owners need to be a bit more patient."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

More Everton

Everton

Bayern keeping tabs on Everton winger

22nd March 2019, 16:43

Bayern Munich have emerged as surprise contenders to snap up Everton winger Henry Onyekuru in the summer.

Everton

Silva sets sights on Rondon swoop

22nd March 2019, 08:12

Everton have been linked with a swoop to sign Newcastle's loan striker Salomon Rondon from West Brom this summer.

Everton

Williams edging closer to Everton departure

21st March 2019, 08:33

Ashley Williams says he will discuss his future in the summer although he hinted staying at Everton is unlikely.

Everton

Spurs in for Everton loan ace

21st March 2019, 05:15

Tottenham have entered the race to sign Everton loan star Andre Gomes in the summer, reports have claimed.

Everton

Coleman urges Everton to build on Chelsea win

20th March 2019, 10:33

Everton defender Seamus Coleman has challenged the squad to build on the recent victory over Chelsea.

Everton

Silva hit with fine

20th March 2019, 04:37

Marco Silva has avoided a touchline ban despite his behaviour after Everton's defeat to Newcastle earlier this month.

Recent Sport Headlines

Match Reports

England 5-0 Czech Republic

22nd March 2019, 21:56

Raheem Sterling hit a hat-trick as England began their Euro 2020 qualification campaign with a 5-0 thrashing of the Czech Republic.

Napoli

Mertens keen to stick with Napoli

22nd March 2019, 19:32

Forward Dries Mertens says he isn't pushing for a Napoli exit ahead of the summer transfer window.

Schalke 04

McKennie blow for Schalke

22nd March 2019, 19:03

Schalke face an anxious wait on Weston McKennie as he sustained an ankle injury while on international duty with the USA.

Fulham

Sessegnon linked with Spurs switch

22nd March 2019, 18:48

Fulham face a real fight to keep hold of Ryan Sessegnon and Spurs are the latest club to be linked with the winger.

Crystal Palace

Zaha waiting for permission to make Palace return

22nd March 2019, 18:33

Wilfried Zaha is still waiting to find out if he will be allowed to return to Crystal Palace early after linking up with Ivory Coast.

Rugby League

Salford coach relishing Wigan test

22nd March 2019, 18:16

Salford Red Devils coach Ian Watson is looking forward to Sunday's visit of Super League champions Wigan.

Horse Racing

Scott mulls Dashel Drasher decisions

22nd March 2019, 17:49

Jeremy Scott has admitted Dashel Drasher is set to swerve Aintree and could go to the Punchestown Festival instead.

Tennis

Edmund sees off Ivashka in Miami

22nd March 2019, 17:46

Kyle Edmund is through to the third round of the Miami Open after a 6-3 6-2 win over Belarus' Ilya Ivashka.