Obstructed View – Reflections on the Arsenal FA Cup Game

If there is anyone ‘up there’ who is monitoring what it is like to be an Everton fan, then ok, you’ve had your fun, now please let an array of good things happen please. We don’t, of course, have a divine right to win the league or to win a cup competition, but if there … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Arsenal FA Cup Game

Stevenage vs Everton – Match Preview

Focus switches from the League to the FA Cup as Everton go in search of winning a major trophy for the first time since 1995. The Blues travel south to take on League One Stevenage, knowing that a place in the fifth round of the worlds oldest cup competition is up for grabs. Roberto Martinez' … Continue reading Stevenage vs Everton – Match Preview

Everton vs Queens Park Rangers – Match Preview

Everton will get their FA Cup campaign underway on Saturday with a home third round tie against Harry Redknapp's Queens Park Rangers. It will be the first FA Cup tie in charge of Everton for Roberto Martinez who will be looking to become the first manager to win the cup in consecutive years with different … Continue reading Everton vs Queens Park Rangers – Match Preview

Roberto looks to make History!!!

You may have missed the fact that Everton have been drawn at home to face Queens Park Rangers in the third round of the FA Cup. Ludicrously the draw took place during the first half of the Blues trip to the Emirates to take on Arsenal, as the FA continue to try their hardest to … Continue reading Roberto looks to make History!!!

Everton in the 80s – Everton begin preparation for the arrival of Clough’s Forest

Our Everton in the 80s feature is focusing on Blues defence of the Division One league title during the 1985-86 season. Everton are right back in the championship race after a hard-fought 4-3 win over Ipswich Town increased the pressure on the teams above them in the league table. There are lots of midweek Milk Cup … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Everton begin preparation for the arrival of Clough’s Forest

Moyesie and the Skipper offer up an apology

Saturday's match day programme has been released and the clubs publication offers an insight into the feelings of both manager and players in the aftermath of last weeks catastrophic defeat to Wigan.David MoyesIt has been a tough week for us all and today we get a chance to try and put right a little bit … Continue reading Moyesie and the Skipper offer up an apology

Neville embarrassed by his performance

Phil Neville has become the first Everton player to break rank and speak openly about the disastrous performance in the Weekends FA Cup defeat to Wigan Athletic. In an interview for Sky Sports, Neville remains determined that the players will respond and look to deliver European football next season. If that is to be achieved the Blues … Continue reading Neville embarrassed by his performance

Wigan stand in the way of a return to Wembley

All that stands between Everton and a return to Wembley is an intriguing Quarter Final tie against Roberto Martinez's Wigan Athletic. A raucous and near capacity Goodison Park is sure to great the two teams as Everton look to end a 18 year trophy drought with FA Cup success. Throughout the week we have looked back over … Continue reading Wigan stand in the way of a return to Wembley

McCall secures Semi place for Everton

With the weekends cup tie against Wigan edging nearer, we continue our look back at previous FA Cup Quarter Finals with a feature on the 1989 6th Round tie against Wimbledon. Although Everton went into the game as favourites, the tie was far from a foregone conclusion. Indeed Wimbledon were the cup holders and the BBC … Continue reading McCall secures Semi place for Everton

Twice taken Sheedy free kick too good for Ipswich

The FA Cup 6th Round often serves up some of the competitions greatest moments and some of my abiding memories of bygone years come from the Quarter Final stage. With Wigan visiting Goodison on Saturday lunchtime, we continue our build up with a look back at some classic matches. Today we go back to 1985 … Continue reading Twice taken Sheedy free kick too good for Ipswich