5 reasons why signing Rooney makes perfect sense

One: Wayne Rooney delivers goals - Before we totally write him off, let’s remember he is only 31 years old. Ronald Koeman has demanded productivity from his team and an Everton side with Wayne Rooney in it will be far more productive. Despite only starting 15 Premier League matches last season, Rooney played a part [...]

Keane set to sign – why it’s time to get excited

Everton have got a plan and one by one they are picking off their transfer targets with a ruthless efficiency. Pickford, Klaassen are signed and sealed, Keane and Sandro are all but complete and that is not to mention signings for the future, Henry Onyekuru and Nathangelo Markelo. By the time the majority of the [...]

Who Would You Like?

As Spring bursts in to bloom, and things start growing again, so too do our hopes and expectations, not just for the end of this season, but for 2017/18 as well. With RK saying he is happy to fish in whatever league it takes to get the right player, I thought I'd help him out [...]

Squad laid bare

On a disappointing night at Goodison Park the lack of depth in the Everton squad was cruelly exposed by a confident and resilient Norwich City. This was the first setback in what has been a very positive start to the Ronald Koeman era, but a scratch below the service left the Blues with little or [...]

Playing devils advocate – Roberto Martinez

When Martinez first arrived at Everton he set down certain expectations; a focus on youth and a single playing style across all age groups. Technical competence on the ball was a requirement of every player, goalkeepers included. A transformation from the direct high energy style of his predecessor to the more expansive possession based philosophy. [...]

Where has the Everton spirit gone?

Leighton Baines has hinted that the chemistry between the players is non existent and from observing Everton's performance in the insipid defeat to Manchester United it would appear that the bond that lifted Everton from mid table mediocrity to regular European competitors during the David Moyes era has all but vanished. The Blues have lost [...]