Obstructed View – Reflections on the Hull (A) Game

There was no obvious sign of sun tan lotion being applied, or flip flops being warn, at least not by the men in Blue on Sunday. Hull, after all, have more immediate concerns having secured their survival, one FA Cup Final next weekend. I thought the stand outs for me against Hull were three - … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Hull (A) Game

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Man City (H) Game

Well, that was a strange atmosphere. Whether it was that 5th place had been secured, that thoughts of European adventures to come were mistily coming in to focus, or whether there was an ambivalence amongst some as to whether we really wanted to win the game, the crowd seemed rather muted at times yesterday. The … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Man City (H) Game

Nothing but three points is good enough

Everton continue on their travels with a second away game of the week, as they seek to increase the pressure on their rivals for the much coveted European places. The Blues arrive in Sunderland knowing that nothing but three points is good enough, and will hope that their fantastic record against the Black Cats continues for … Continue reading Nothing but three points is good enough

Proud Blues continue the European push

Tottenham Hotspur 2-2 Everton Everton produced a fantastic performance and were within minutes of securing a vital away win over Tottenham Hotspur, but ultimately were forced to settle for a point as the Champions League eliminator ended in stalemate. All the talk pre-match was of the players missing through injury and suspension, yet Everton and … Continue reading Proud Blues continue the European push

Gold at the end of the Rainbow – European chase is back on

Legend has it, that you will find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. On Saturday afternoon, with Everton producing a spirited performance against Manchester City, a rainbow formed in the sky above Goodison Park, ending in the middle of the Goodison pitch. Although there was no direct evidence of a pot … Continue reading Gold at the end of the Rainbow – European chase is back on