Would the return of Jack Rodwell be good business?

If recent reports in the media are to be believed, Everton were close to bringing Jack Rodwell back to Goodison Park on deadline day, with the deal only being thwarted by Manchester City’s own failure in the transfer market. Although Roberto Martinez made it clear throughout January that he wanted to bring in a central … Continue reading Would the return of Jack Rodwell be good business?

Blue Weekly – Future plans, past players and a nil-nil draw

At the end of a week that promised much, Everton were forced to settle for a point as Roberto Martinez' Blues missed the opportunity to go second in the Premier League with fellow top four challengers Tottenham Hotspur leaving Goodison Park with a goalless draw. The level to which expectations have risen throughout the opening … Continue reading Blue Weekly – Future plans, past players and a nil-nil draw

Should Everton bring back Jack Rodwell?

Over the last couple of days there have been growing rumours of a potential return to Goodison Park for academy graduate Jack Rodwell. The Birkdale born youngster is still only 22 years old, but has already packed a lot into a fractured career that, despite been regularly disrupted by injury, has always been one of … Continue reading Should Everton bring back Jack Rodwell?

Sadness at Jack Rodwell’s stilted progress

The recent rise to national prominence of Ross Barkley has further highlighted the stilted progress of a former Academy graduate, Jack Rodwell. Rodwell burst onto the Everton scene as an incredibly gifted 16-year-old and four years later, still only 20, made his England debut to wide acclaim. Rodwell looked destined for a long and distinguished … Continue reading Sadness at Jack Rodwell’s stilted progress