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Disruption and distractions. The manager's lot is hard enough these days without them, so Everton's David Moyes was happy enough that for once his summer involved nothing more draining than the excess mileage of a World Cup in South Africa followed by a pre-season tour to Australia. He has looked sympathetically at events down at Aston Villa, where a respected colleague suddenly walked out, leaving a fellow Scot to hold the reins, but football being the game it is, Moyes hopes to cash in on the chaos at Villa Park this afternoon.

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