Everton chief executive departs to run Super League

Robert Elstone
Everton FC's chief executive Robert Elstone has left the Premier League club to run rugby league's Super League competition. Elstone, who is a lifelong Castleford Tigers fans, has spent 13 years at Everton, who this morning dismissed manager Sam Allardyce, initially as deputy chief executive before replacing Keith Wyness in 2008. He is being replaced at Goodison Park by his deputy, Prof Denise Barrett-Baxendale. His appointment, which has been confirmed by Everton but not by anyone in rugby league despite it being an open secret... For the full story register now for free or login below...