Stoke City vs Everton – Match Preview

Everton start 2014 with a trip to the Potteries to take on Stoke City looking to strengthen their grasp on fourth place in the Premier League and at the same time put pressure on the teams above them in the table. Everton have experienced a mixed festive period, with a surprise loss to Sunderland, before … Continue reading Stoke City vs Everton – Match Preview

Everton in the 80s – Unstoppable Lineker seals win over West Brom

Our Everton in the 80s feature looks back exactly 28 years to the 1985-86 season. On Saturday 7th December 1985, Everton made the trip down the M6 to the West Midlands for a league fixture with West Brom. After a low-key start to the season the Blues are in the midst of a fantastic run as they continue … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Unstoppable Lineker seals win over West Brom

Everton in the 80s – 10 man Everton hold Chelsea to a draw

Our Everton in the 80's series continues with a look back at the dramatic 1985 League Cup 4th Round tie between Everton and Chelsea. Everton travelled to Stamford Bridge as favourites but after Kevin Sheedy was sent off inside the first half, Howard Kendall's men were left to battle for a draw and a replay … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – 10 man Everton hold Chelsea to a draw

Top 10 (Everton-Liverpool) Merseyside Derby goals – Part 2

Ahead of Saturday’s Merseyside derby we have looked back through our video archive to bring you our 10 favourite goals from previous encounters between Everton and Liverpool. In part one we bought you some classic goals from Cahill, Ferguson, Kanchelsis, Cottee and Dacourt. Part two features some of the greatest strikes in the history of … Continue reading Top 10 (Everton-Liverpool) Merseyside Derby goals – Part 2

Everton in the 80s – Everton 6-1 Arsenal

Everton in the 80's Welcome to our new regular feature tracking Everton in the 1980s. Our latest contributor is Daniel Wood, author of the @Footballint80s Twitter account. Daniel will be posting regular updates from this day in history starting from 11th November 1985. This retro look at Everton and 80s football in general is sure … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Everton 6-1 Arsenal

Ryan Ledson and the other under 18s poised to make a big impact

With Kevin Sheedy and Duncan Ferguson's u18 team riding high towards the top of the u18 Premier League we have a look at four young players starting to make a huge name for themselves. Ryan Ledson, Kieran Dowell, JonJoe Kenny and George Green have all impressed for the Blues this season and are regularly representing England. Ryan … Continue reading Ryan Ledson and the other under 18s poised to make a big impact

How Kendall built his Champions

The great Everton team of the 1980's was sensational, built by legendary manager Howard Kendall, they went on to the most successful side in the history of the club. In his recently published autobiography, Kendall described how he built his all-conquering team, transforming left wingers to right backs and extended the careers of hugely influential … Continue reading How Kendall built his Champions

Legends of Everton and Newcastle

Ahead of Everton's Premier League encounter with Newcastle United on Monday, we have joined forces with Newcastle United blogger Ciaran Donaghy to look back at some of the great players to have played for both Everton and Newcastle. From Bracewell and Sheedy to Beardsley and Ferguson, a number of players have represented both clubs with … Continue reading Legends of Everton and Newcastle

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

Everton 5-0 Nottingham Forest

Our look back to the 1984-85 season continues with a demolition of Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest. As the season approached December, Everton were many people's favourites to win the title, although Tottenham and Manchester United were putting significant pressure on the Blues at the top of the table, and despite enduring a difficult start to … Continue reading Everton 5-0 Nottingham Forest