Roberto Martinez provided evertontv with an open and honest interview after the Real Madrid game which is both refreshing and reassuring. He openly tackled the defensive errors which meant Everton went in at half time 2-0 down and eloquently explained that he will demand far more from his players when the season begins. Amongst the … Continue reading Roberto demands more
1985-86, the season of the TV blackout and one that will be forever remembered as one of the most painful in the history of Everton Football Club. Not only did Everton manage to throw away a significant lead at the top of Division One to gift Liverpool the title, they also suffered FA Cup heartbreak … Continue reading Everton 4-0 Manchester City (1985/86)
Evertonians up and down the country will all have their favourite derby goal, ranging from Sharpy's cracker at Anfield in 1984, Sheedy with his two finger salute to the Kop in 1987 to Andy King scoring at Goodison to end the Blues' derby hoodoo in 1978. However I would like to put forward a goal … Continue reading Did Rats score the greatest derby goal of them all?
On Saturday's Match of the Day, a show badly in need of a makeover, Gary Lineker conformed to the lazy, uneducated and ill-informed view that "Everton are a team which consistently over-achieves..." The statement itself is an oxymoron. How can a team that performs consistently over a number of years, be under or over achieving. David Moyes may be operating … Continue reading Stop insulting Everton with “over-achievers” tag
Everton host Manchester City in front of the Sky cameras on Saturday lunchtime with Evertonians across the globe demanding a response from the beleaguered players. The manager, players and supporters know that last weeks performance was far from acceptable and although expectations have lowered as a result, Everton need to respond with a showing of … Continue reading Response demanded
With Everton down and out of the cup, the Champions are in town this weekend to truly test the resolve of David Moyes and his Everton squad. As we start to build towards Saturday's lunch time kick off, we have searched through our YouTube archive to find a classic encounter between the Blues of Merseyside … Continue reading Lineker’s Everton too much for Man City
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
We continue our build up to this weekends trip to Oldham Athletic in the FA Cup 5th Round, with a look back at some classic 5th Round action. Today's video takes us back to 1986 and an Everton side looking to continue their progress towards a 3rd consecutive Cup Final. Everton were drawn against Tottenham … Continue reading Heath and Lineker fire Everton into the 6th Round of the Cup