Obstructed View of Pre Season

Those that read my pieces last season, will know that non-physical attendance at games, doesn't prevent me from writing a little piece, such is the use that can be made of Sky and BT, especially when we play away. So here are my thoughts based on not watching a single pre-season game, nor any attendance … Continue reading Obstructed View of Pre Season

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Transfer update

The boys are back training after their summer breaks and so are we at St Domingo's. After a busy summer of World Cup football the batteries are recharged and with Roberto back behind his desk at Finch Farm the transfer rumours have gathered pace. With several top clubs splashing the cash it was a relief … Continue reading Transfer update

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

Everton 2-0 Norwich City – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Everton vs Norwich City game on Saturday 11th January 2014. Alex Jones is back with his match ratings and puts Gareth Barry forward as man of the match. Several others played well, including Howard, Baines and Mirallas. Do you agree with Alex's choice as man of the match? Tim … Continue reading Everton 2-0 Norwich City – Player Ratings

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Norwich Game

One of the great things about sitting down to watch an Everton home game, is that - hopefully - the players do things that cause you to stand up to see what's going to happen. I love that mini clap of thunder as the Gwladys Street seats ping back, and we all arch our necks … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Norwich Game

Arsenal 1-1 Everton – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Arsenal vs. Everton game on Sunday 8th December 2013. Tim Howard - 8 Seamus Coleman - 7.5 Phil Jagielka - 8 Sylvain Distin - 7 Bryan Oviedo - 7 Kevin Mirallas - 7.5 James McCarthy - 8.5 Ross Barkley - 9 Gareth Barry - 8 Steven Pienaar - 7 Romelu … Continue reading Arsenal 1-1 Everton – Player Ratings

Everton 4-0 Stoke City – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Everton vs Stoke City game on Saturday 30th November 2013. Tim Howard - 7 Seamus Coleman - 7 Sylvain Distin - 7.5 Phil Jagielka - 7 Bryan Oviedo - 8.5 Steven Pienaar - 8 James McCarthy - 7.5 Gareth Barry - 9 Leon Osman - 7.5 Gerard Deulofeu - 7 Romelu … Continue reading Everton 4-0 Stoke City – Player Ratings

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

Everton 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Everton vs. Tottenham Hotpur game on Sunday 3rd November 2013 Tim Howard-7 Leighton Baines-7 Phil Jagielka-6 Sylvain Distin-7 Seamus Coleman-6 Leon Osman-5.5 Kevin Mirallas-5.5 Gareth Barry-7.5 James McCarthy-7 Steven Pienaar-6 Romelu Lukaku-7 Used Subs Gerard Deulofeu-7 Ross Barkley-7 Nikica Jelavic-6 The Blue Match Review A draw to Tottenham is never a bad … Continue reading Everton 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur – Player Ratings

Deadline Day Signings Outshining the Early Goodison Arrivals

A recent survey conducted by the Liverpool Echo has shown that 98% of Everton fans think they are witnessing a better style of football this season than any of the 11 years that they saw under David Moyes, and the likelihood is, the same 98% will agree that it has been a positive start to … Continue reading Deadline Day Signings Outshining the Early Goodison Arrivals