Friday, July 15, 2011

The Declining Fortunes of David Moyes (An m£XIR Analysis)

Last week was a crazy one for me - good friends got married, I had a couple of big things to take care of around my house, etc.  Hence, no post at the TPI blog last week.

This week the schedule was a more open, and I've returned with a piece on David Moyes' declining performance versus the m£XIR model.  Moyes, the third longest tenured manager in the Premier League, has certainly earned a degree of management success while at Everton.  He's solidly outperformed the model in four of his first six years at the club.  However, he's seen a steady decline in the club's fortunes the last three years despite significant investment from the club in the first two years of that run.  Moyes may be facing his toughest campaign yet given the expectations he's set and what appears to be a steady long-term downward trend.

Read on at the link above, and let me know what you think.