Why my dislike for Liverpool has driven me away from England

Despite a sense of pride at three different Everton players representing England in recent internationals, I have little interest in the success or failure of the national team. This is a feeling that has developed over a number of years but has manifested through a disdain for anything connected to "Liverpool Football Club" and the … Continue reading Why my dislike for Liverpool has driven me away from England

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Loan Blue in a Liverpool home – The 86 Cup Final

It is not very often that we look back at a defeat, especially one against Liverpool, however that is exactly what our new columnist Marc has done, reflecting on his childhood memories of being a loan Blue in a Red house on Cup Final day in 1986. Please use the comments section at the foot … Continue reading Loan Blue in a Liverpool home – The 86 Cup Final

Premier League Season Preview: Everton will be kings of Merseyside again

With the excitement building ahead of the new Premier League season we take a look at all of Everton’s opponents in what promises to be one of the most exciting and open top flight seasons for a number of years. With last season’s top three all under new management the opportunity for the chasing pack … Continue reading Premier League Season Preview: Everton will be kings of Merseyside again

When Everton were kings of the Charity Shield

This weekend heralds the traditional start of the English Football season with the annual curtain raiser, the Charity/Community Shield. This year’s edition will again feature perennial competitors Manchester United who take on last year’s FA Cup winners Wigan Athletic. But back in the mid 1980’s it was Everton who had a stranglehold on English footballs … Continue reading When Everton were kings of the Charity Shield

Everton to challenge Liverpool for Alderweireld’s signature

The agent of Ajax defender Toby Alderweireld has confirmed that Everton are interested in signing his client. Rumours re-surfaced over the weekend of Everton’s interest in the Belgium international with Martinez sending his scouting team to check on the centre back in Ajax’s opening league fixture of the season. Speaking to the Belgium newspaper Gazet … Continue reading Everton to challenge Liverpool for Alderweireld’s signature

Everton move ahead of Liverpool in race for Verona midfielder

According to media reports in Italy, Everton have moved ahead of local rivals Liverpool in the chase for the talented midfield player Jorginho. The Brazilian born, Italian u21 international currently plays for recently promoted Hellas Verona and is highly regarded in Italian football. Liverpool turned their attentions towards Jorginho, full name Jorge Luiz Frello Filho, … Continue reading Everton move ahead of Liverpool in race for Verona midfielder

Merseyside football hero has sadly passed away

Dave Hickson, an Everton legend and hero to many has sadly passed away. A true giant of Merseyside football, Hickson played successfully for both Everton and Liverpool, before ending his career with Tranmere Rovers. He was one of the games typical number nines, incredibly brave and with a ferocious shot that earned him the nickname … Continue reading Merseyside football hero has sadly passed away

Royle still regrets selling Kanchelskis

In an exclusive interview for FourFourTwo magazine, former Everton manager Joe Royle has revealed his ongoing regret over the sale of Andrei Kanchelskis and how if he was faced with the same situation again he would have handled the situation very differently. Royle signed Kanchelskis during the summer of 1995 on the back of Everton's … Continue reading Royle still regrets selling Kanchelskis

Ex Kopite keeper one of two linked to Blues (or not)

Five minutes after we put this article up, Carson signed for Wigan...on to the next one!!!! With the protracted, but likely signings of Alcaraz and Kone continuing to rumble on, Everton and Roberto Martinez are continuing to plot out their transfer strategy, with a move for a goalkeeper, primarily to provide genuine competition for Tim … Continue reading Ex Kopite keeper one of two linked to Blues (or not)

Everton do the treble over Liverpool

Everton have certainly struggled to beat Liverpool at Anfield in recent years and this was also the case throughout the 1970's and early 80's, but all this changed in October 1984 when a Graeme Sharp wonder strike defeated the Reds and propelled Everton to a treble over our local rivals. The 1984-85 season is remembered … Continue reading Everton do the treble over Liverpool