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Everton U21 coach Stubbs has senior ambitions

Everton U21 coach Alan Stubbs admits he has senior ambitions.

Stubbs, born and raised in Kirkby on the Merseyside-Knowsley border, is one of the survivors of David Moyes' regime starting a new era under Roberto Martinez. Eventually he'd like to be a manager himself, and was interviewed for the Everton job.

He told the Daily Mail: "I'm lucky to have had good coaches; Moyes, Kenny Dalglish, Walter Smith. Early on at Celtic I had Dr Josef Venglos. He would have us running round training grounds holding our breath for 60 seconds. We'd be thinking 'what on earth are we doing here' but he was way ahead of anyone.

"Over the last six or seven years, we have seen a huge influx of sports science. But I think your eyes will always be the best sports scientist you've got. If you know the game, you can see when someone is tired. You should never get away from that."

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