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The Esk and John Blain address all issues relating to Everton's off-pitch concerns in their fortnightly podcast and special features.

Rodger Armstrong: Window of Opportunity

By Rodger Armstrong (@rodgerarmstrong) Before each episode of EvertonBusinessMatters there's a debate, usually with John Blain, as The Esk is not a music fan, around some intro music that might be appropriate for the day's main topic. Having reflected on Everton's transfer window a few tunes have come...

PODCAST: Everton Business Matters Episode 9

In this edition of Everton Business Matters the Fun Boy Three that are Rodger Armstrong, John Blain and The Esk explore off the field Leadership. They confront the challenges facing our great football Club and give their views on how the Board should be structured,...

PODCAST: Everton Business Matters Episode 8

In the latest episode of Everton Business Matters, the Fun Boy Three (Rodger Armstrong, John Blain and The Esk) give us an update on financing options including Everton's deal with the world's largest bank. They also discuss the club's trip to Tanzania and whether or...

PODCAST: Everton Business Matters Episode 7

Rodger Armstrong, The Esk and John Blain return for a special edition of Everton Business Matters to discuss the arrival of Wayne Rooney at Everton from a non-playing perspective. You can listen to the podcast below or search for The Blue Room on iTunes to...

PODCAST: Everton Business Matters Episode 6

In the latest Everton Business Matters podcast, Rodger Armstrong, The Esk and John Blain return to discuss Everton's communications in detail. They identify key stakeholder groups, define a strategy and structure whilst calling for a greater engagement from the club's hierarchy. You can listen to the...

PODCAST: Everton Business Matters Episode 5

In Episode 5 of Everton Business Matters, Rodger Armstrong, John Blain and The Esk discuss the value of branding at Everton both as a part of its history and important it is now and in the future. You can listen to the podcast below or...

PODCAST: Everton Business Matters Episode 4

In this episode of Everton Business Matters, Rodger Armstrong, John Blain and The Esk return to talk about the financial importance of European football and the incremental value of good branding. They also discuss how much income can really be generated from the Europa League...

PODCAST: Everton Business Matters Episode 3

In the latest episode of our Everton Business Matters podcast, Rodger Armstrong, John Blain and The Esk discuss and debate Everton's off-field talking points in two parts: Will regulations restrict how much Everton can spend and does it impact the transfer window? Non-broadcast revenues, their importance...

PODCAST: Everton Business Matters Episode 2

In the latest of our Everton Business Matters podcasts, The Esk, John Blain and Rodger Armstrong address a number of the club's current affairs including: Ross Barkley's contract Alisher Usmanov's next move SportPesa kit sponsorship Financial Fair Play and the impact on summer recruitment You...

PODCAST: Everton Business Matters Episode 1

In a special podcast on the running of the club, The Esk, Rodger Armstrong and Chairman of the Shareholders' Association, John Blain, debate all of Everton's off-field business including: Farhad Moshiri - what's next? Transfer strategy and prospective spend The role of the academy ...