Leighton Baines – How Everton stood firm to fend off Manchester United interest

The Curious case of Leighton Baines In a summer where there have been far too many ‘transfer sagas’ for us all to comprehend, there was an example of resolve in the transfer market that restored a little faith in the footballing world. Thankfully for Everton FC, it involved them keeping hold of their best player … Continue reading Leighton Baines – How Everton stood firm to fend off Manchester United interest

Best of the Web: Old School Panini

Sometimes you just stumble across a brilliant website and this is one of those occasions. Thanks to a brilliant picture retweeted by @oldschoolpanini on twitter of Everton hero of the 80's John Bailey, I thought I would delve deeper. I was delighted to find out that not only did Old School Panini have a twitter … Continue reading Best of the Web: Old School Panini

Review: Official Programme App

Ahead of the match with Oldham Athletic we thought we would try the new Everton Publications App, which brings the Official Match Day Programme into the digital age. First impressions are really good, for first time users registration is required, but unlike a number of forms, only 4 fields require completion. A number of subscription … Continue reading Review: Official Programme App

When we were Champions

This summer represents 18 years since the Blues last picked up silverwear. Back in 1995 Everton, managed by Joe Royle, defeated Manchester United 1-0 to win the FA Cup in front of 80,000 people at Wembley Stadium. That victory ended an 8 year wait for a trophy, a period which was almost unheard of as … Continue reading When we were Champions

No case for the defence

Manchester United 2-0 Everton Everton produced a performance that lacked any luster as the same old defence frailties cost the Blues any hope of victory. A trip to Old Trafford is normally approached with trepidation and 21 years without a victory only compounds that feeling. However, with Everton well placed in the Premier League table and a good … Continue reading No case for the defence