"Turgid". "Laboured". "Disjointed". "Two fantastic goals". "Some sublime moves". "Excellent work rate". These are all the contradictory words or phrases I heard or read about when reviewing our all-important win against Southampton. There's another one - "3 points". Despite being down to 10 men for 70 odd minutes against Sunderland, we were at times unplayable, … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Southampton Game
High Days and Away Days I was anointed an Everton fan despite being born and brought up in London. So when watching Everton away, I was actually only doing what my Dad had done for years, as a Blackburn supporter, watching us every time we came to London. Unlike me, my Dad never got to … Continue reading Away day experiences – sitting in the home end!!!
I have to say that after today, I would happily sit somewhere even more obstructed than where I was in the Upper Gwladys. The guy behind me (yes you in UG, K165) was unrelenting in his downbeat and negative perspective, an opinion that didn't even reach the heights of glass half empty, probably because he … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Hull game
Everton host Fulham on Saturday in a fixture that the Blues have dominated since the Cottagers promotion back to the Premier League, with 11 home wins out of 11 against the West Londoners. The full record is even more impressive, with Fulham never having won a league fixture at Goodison, with their last 19 league … Continue reading Fulham visit as Blues remember past Champions