Obstructed View – WBA (A)

Well, that's a relief. A win and a clean sheet, but in our 4th game of the season, sets us up properly to a mean couple of weeks with Wolfsburg, Palace, Swansea and Liverpool all to follow between now and the end of the month. And of course there is little let up in early … Continue reading Obstructed View – WBA (A)

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Obstructed View – Reflections on the Crystal Palace (H) Game

What with the earlier wind problem, I have now driven 11.5 hours from home in Nottingham to Goodison Park and back, and back again, and back, just to watch Everton play Crystal Palace. I was rather hoping to do this and watch us give a right royal stuffing to a Pulis side that was safely … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Crystal Palace (H) Game

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Sunderland (A) Game

Three points. Erm, that's about it on the 'positives' front. Ok, slightly unfair as individual performances from the likes of Stones and McCarthy couldn't be faulted, but in terms of quality of football, it was a bit chalk and cheese from last week. Somehow, the emotional high from last week, combined with a desperate Sunderland … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Sunderland (A) Game

Martinez has reopened the School of Science

In the late 1920s, Steve Bloomer of England and Derby County described the Everton team, which at the time feature the great Dixie Dean, in glowing terms. "They always manage to serve up football of the highest scientific order" It was a quote that befitted Everton perfectly and from that moment forwards the School of … Continue reading Martinez has reopened the School of Science

How far can John Stones go with Everton?

Our columnist Tom Hennessy is back with his views on the latest youngster to break into the Everton side. John Stones was David Moyes' final signing for Everton, ironically beating Roberto Martinez and Wigan to his signature. Stones burst onto the scene at Barnsley last year and built a reputation as the best up and … Continue reading How far can John Stones go with Everton?

Stoke City 1-1 Everton – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Stoke City vs Everton game on Wednesday 1st January 2014.   Tim Howard - 7 Back in the team after a one match absence due to suspension, Tim Howard added a sense of stability to the Everton rearguard. Due to Everton's superiority he had little to do and was … Continue reading Stoke City 1-1 Everton – Player Ratings

Everton have the best young centre back in the country

In last night’s disappointing defeat to Fulham, three young players staked their claims for regular first team football this season. Romelu Lukaku is already an internationally renowned centre forward and will in all likelihood lead the Everton line for the remainder of the season. Gerard Deulofeu brings with him a huge reputation, a Barcelona graduate … Continue reading Everton have the best young centre back in the country

English Toffee – Everton influence on England is growing

When Ross Barkley joined England regulars Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines at Wembley for Friday's World Cup qualifier with Moldova, Everton had three current players on the pitch for England for the first time since 1988, when Gary Stevens, Trevor Steven and Dave Watson all took to the field in the European Championship group stage match with … Continue reading English Toffee – Everton influence on England is growing

The Blue Match Review: Everton 2-1 Stevenage

After each game, the St Domingo's team will provide a brief review of the match with performance ratings for each player. Each month these ratings will be used to decide the St Domingo's player of the month and at the end of the season, player and young player of the year. Please let us have … Continue reading The Blue Match Review: Everton 2-1 Stevenage

Match Preview: First Goodison outing for Roberto’s Blue Army

Everton vs West Bromwich Albion As Roberto Martinez perfectly explained in his pre-match press conference, the weekend sees a shift in focus, as energy moves away from whose coming and whose going, towards full concentration on the upcoming ninety minutes and ensuring that Everton secure three precious Premier League points. It is has been another … Continue reading Match Preview: First Goodison outing for Roberto’s Blue Army