Martinez and Everton forced United board to sack Moyes

In just under 12 months David Moyes has seen his managerial reputation shattered following a disastrous spell as manager of Manchester United. But it was Sunday when his flaws were exposed to the maximum in front of the watching nation as Roberto Martinez highlighted the tactical naivety of his predecessor. In securing a thoroughly deserved … Continue reading Martinez and Everton forced United board to sack Moyes

Advertisements

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Man Utd (H) game

We used to be United's favourite opponents. Now they're ours. A double over United, not achieved since Noah was a lad, and the garden is much rosier than it was just a few days ago post Palace. The hyperbole will no doubt continue for a few more days, and rightly so, because it is a … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Man Utd (H) game

New Baines contract signals Blues intent

Since the appointment of Roberto Martinez, Everton have been on the crest of wave, moving forward with significant pace as they look to break through the self-imposed glass ceiling that permeated the previous regime. The Blues are certainly on the up, Roberto has put his faith in the club's top class youngsters, adopted a playing … Continue reading New Baines contract signals Blues intent

Everton or Liverpool? Which of the Merseysiders will win the race for the top 4?

With Everton and Liverpool winning their respective Premier League games over the weekend, the race for a Champions League place looks likely to be the most competitive since UEFA changed the regulations and allowed the fourth placed team access to Europe’s most prestigious competition. Joining the Blues and Reds in the race for the top … Continue reading Everton or Liverpool? Which of the Merseysiders will win the race for the top 4?

Everton in the 80s – Everton blow title race wide open

Our look back at the 1985-86 season continues with the Boxing Day fixture at home to Manchester United. That seasons title race was the tightest for sometime (probably until this season), with eight or nine teams in contention for much of the campaign. Everton had endured a difficult start to the season but were powering … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Everton blow title race wide open

Manchester United 0-1 Everton – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Manchester United vs. Everton game on Wednesday 4th December 2013. Tim Howard - 9 Bryan Oviedo - 8 Sylvain Distin - 6.5 Phil Jagielka - 8 Seamus Coleman - 7.5 Steven Pienaar - 7 James McCarthy - 8 Ross Barkley - 7 Gareth Barry - 8 Kevin Mirallas - … Continue reading Manchester United 0-1 Everton – Player Ratings

Everton in the 80s – Own goal gives Everton another victory over United

Back in 1985, exactly 28 years ago to the day, Howard Kendall’s Everton were also one-nil winners over Manchester United. Unbelievably that goal was also scored in the 85th minute, with Frank Stapleton scoring a late own goal to give the Blues a home victory over Manchester United in the Screen Sport Super Cup. The … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Own goal gives Everton another victory over United

Match Report – Man United 0-1 Everton

When speaking about past visits to Manchester United, David Moyes famously said "you just wanted to get out of Old Trafford alive". If he is lucky, he may just get his wish, because Everton under the quite brilliant management of Roberto Martinez struck a significant blow in Moyes’ attempts to successfully succeed Alex Ferguson. With … Continue reading Match Report – Man United 0-1 Everton

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Man Utd Game

It doesn't get more obstructed than being sat at home in Nottingham watching the game live on a dodgy live stream that freezes every now and then, and you realise that the boys on Sky are about a minute ahead of you! So, if I missed something, I'm sure those actually at OT will correct … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Man Utd Game

Manchester United vs Everton – Match Preview

Everton take on Manchester United tonight in the first meeting between the sides since David Moyes departed the Goodison Park hot seat for the number one job at Old Trafford. It guarantees to be a fantastic encounter, with Roberto Martinez promising to adopt a positive approach to overcoming the current Champions of England. Not since the … Continue reading Manchester United vs Everton – Match Preview