The Martinez revolution, analysis of Everton’s pre-season

This summer always promised to be one of change and transition as soon as David Moyes confirmed to Bill Kenwright that he wished to resign his position as manager of Everton to take up the equivalent role at Manchester United. Evertonians had become very use to the methods of Moyes, so have greeted with much … Continue reading The Martinez revolution, analysis of Everton’s pre-season

John Stones – All you need to know

John Stones has enjoyed a meteoric rise in his career to date, making his professional debut for Barnsley as an 18-year-old, completing a £3 million transfer to Everton and impressively featuring for the Toffees in the summer friendly against Italian giants Juventus, all inside an incredible 18 months for the Yorkshire born England u20 international. … Continue reading John Stones – All you need to know

Stones shines as Everton defeat the mighty Juventus

Everton 1:1 Juventus (Everton won 6:5 on penalties) Everton produced a thrilling performance to defeat the current Serie A champions and major European super power Juventus. After the 90 minutes ended all square, Everton won a dramatic Penalty shoot-out to progress in the ‘Championship bracket’ of the International Champions Cup. The Roberto Martinez era is … Continue reading Stones shines as Everton defeat the mighty Juventus

Does the strength of the Everton Academy reduce the need to spend big?

On his appointment as Manager, Roberto Martinez indicated that the strength of the Everton Academy was one of the main factors that attracted him to the job. With the likes of Wayne Rooney and Jack Rodwell, two of the more recent graduates, playing for the current best two teams in the country, the pedigree of … Continue reading Does the strength of the Everton Academy reduce the need to spend big?

Best of the web: Behind the scenes look at John Stones deadline day move

Transfer deadline day didn't quite turn out as Evertonians had wished, but one promising piece of business that was completed was the signing of up and coming right full back John Stones. The England u19 international has made an impact at Barnsley this season and was much sought after going into the transfer window. The … Continue reading Best of the web: Behind the scenes look at John Stones deadline day move