Obstructed View – Reflections on the Crystal Palace (H) Game

What with the earlier wind problem, I have now driven 11.5 hours from home in Nottingham to Goodison Park and back, and back again, and back, just to watch Everton play Crystal Palace. I was rather hoping to do this and watch us give a right royal stuffing to a Pulis side that was safely … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Crystal Palace (H) Game

Obstructed View – Reflections on The Palace Postponement

I don't mind travelling up to Goodison from Nottingham. In fact, I love it. I always set off 4 hours before kick off to allow for the unpredictable M6, and given the weather and having nothing on in the afternoon, for the Palace game I set off at 2.30 so if I was bonkers early … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on The Palace Postponement

Everton vs Crystal Palace – Match Preview

It is too early to claim a loss of form, but the Blues go into Wednesday nights game with Crystal Palace in desperate need for three points to get the chase for Champions League football back on track. For the first time this season, one of two questions have been asked of Roberto Martinez, particularly … Continue reading Everton vs Crystal Palace – Match Preview

Crystal Palace 0-0 Everton – Player ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Crystal Palace vs Everton game on Saturday 9th November 2013 Tim Howard- 7 Seamus Coleman- 7 Leighton Baines- 6.5 Phil Jagielka- 7 Sylvain Distin- 6.5 Gareth Barry- 7.5 Kevin Mirallas- 6.5 James McCarthy- 7 Leon Osman- 6.5 Steven Pienaar- 6.5 Romelu Lukaku- 7 Used Subs Gerard Deulofeu-7 Ross Barkley-7 The Blue Match Review A poor result … Continue reading Crystal Palace 0-0 Everton – Player ratings

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Palace Game

Sometimes it is better after a game like the feeble effort we mustered against the Premier League's bottom and easily the worst team, to reflect, and hope that a better sense of perspective emerges, rather than rant and moan.......but I can't see that happening, so I'm not going to have a breather, I'm going to … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Palace Game

Match Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Everton

Everton travel to the Capital on Saturday as they look to increase the pressure on the teams above them in the Premier League table. The traditional three o’clock kick off gives Everton the opportunity to move above a number of sides in the league, with three points likely to lift Everton into the top five, … Continue reading Match Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Everton