Seamus Coleman in focus – Outstanding but always learning

The last two Premier League games have brought mixed emotions, particularly for Seamus Coleman, who was outstanding against Newcastle United last Monday night, only to suffer at the hands of the impressive Manchester City attack on the Saturday. Seamus Coleman has certainly made the right back position his own over the last 12 months and … Continue reading Seamus Coleman in focus – Outstanding but always learning

Blue weekly – Nothing but the Best

A week that started so brilliantly with a fantastic win over Newcastle United, ended with the return of Nil Satis Nisi Optimum but disappointingly a defeat in Manchester, with the Blues failing to capitalise on an early goal at the Etihad Stadium, to lose 3-1 to Manchester City. Monday Everton propelled themselves into the top … Continue reading Blue weekly – Nothing but the Best

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Newcastle game

A slight move to the left on my part, positionally not politically, meant my favourite pillar in the Upper Gwladys was only able to obstruct a small square meter in front of one corner flag this week. But given that all five goals were scored at the Park End, that hardly mattered. It must be … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Newcastle game

The Blue Match Review: Everton 3-2 Newcastle United

St Dom-index Tim Howard - 7 Seamus Coleman - 9 Phil Jagielka - 7 Sylvain Distin - 7 Leighton Baines - 8 Kevin Mirallas - 6.5 Gareth Barry - 7 James McCarthy - 7.5 Leon Osman - 8 Ross Barkley - 8.5 Romelu Lukaku - 8.5 Used Subs Gerard Deulofeu - 8 Steven Naismith - … Continue reading The Blue Match Review: Everton 3-2 Newcastle United

Brilliant Everton, destroy Pardew’s appalling Newcastle

Everton 3-2 Newcastle United Everton produced an exhilarating first half performance to record their third league win of the season and continue their unbeaten run to six matches. The Blues now sit fourth in the Premier League table, with hope and expectations higher than ever. Newcastle United were blown away in an opening salvo from … Continue reading Brilliant Everton, destroy Pardew’s appalling Newcastle

Match Preview: Everton vs Newcastle United

After what feels like an eternal wait, Everton are back in Premier League action on Monday night. With Sky Sports selecting the fixture for their Monday night football, the Blues and Newcastle have had to watch and wait as everyone else played out an entertaining weekend of top flight football. A win for Everton tonight, … Continue reading Match Preview: Everton vs Newcastle United

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

View from the Opposition: Newcastle United

Everton go in to the Monday night football full of anticipation as Roberto Martinez goes in search of a third consecutive league victory as manager of the Blues. Ahead of the match with Newcastle, we have spoken to Ed Harrison from The Newcastle United Blog to get his views on Newcastle, Everton and the Premier … Continue reading View from the Opposition: Newcastle United

Everton beat Newcastle in seven goal thriller

The Full Members Cup was a much maligned competition that looked to fill the gap during the European ban in the mid to late 1980s. Everton enjoyed mixed success in the competition, reaching the final on two occasions, but losing on both trips to Wembley. The supporters failed to fall in love with the tournament, … Continue reading Everton beat Newcastle in seven goal thriller

Have Everton stepped up McCarthy interest?

With less than a week to go until the transfer window closes, Everton are reported to have formalised their interest in Wigan Athletic midfielder James McCarthy. Reports and rumours, which appear to have come from Sky Sports News suggest that both Everton and Newcastle United have contacted Wigan to formalise their interest in the Republic … Continue reading Have Everton stepped up McCarthy interest?