Martinez has a striking short list

Roberto Martinez has used his pre-match press conference for the match with West Brom on Monday to confirm that he will be adding a striker to his Everton squad before the end of the January transfer window. Following the sale of Nikica Jelavic to Hull City, Everton are a little short upfront, particularly considering Arouna … Continue reading Martinez has a striking short list

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Jelavic thanks Evertonians with open letter

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the Everton fans from the bottom of my heart for their support during my time at Goodison. They gave me their backing from day one and never stopped believing in me, which is something I will always remember. To score on my full debut in that memorable … Continue reading Jelavic thanks Evertonians with open letter

Jelavic is off to Hull

Nikica Jelavic is on the verge of moving to Hull City after Everton agreed a fee, believed to be £5.5m possibly raising to £7m with the Humbersiders. Jelavic is expected to travel to Hull to hold talks with Steve Bruce over the weekend and will no longer be part of the Everton squad that takes … Continue reading Jelavic is off to Hull

Selling Jelavic would be a huge mistake

Two goals, a missed penalty and one goal bound shot cleared off the line. All of this from a player who had failed to score a competitive goal for 10 months. In a week when Nikica Jelavic has been heavily linked with a move away from Goodison Park he produced a fantastic striking performance to … Continue reading Selling Jelavic would be a huge mistake

Blue Weekly: Reflections on the Martinez era

International weeks allow time for reflection and with Everton under new management it has provided the perfect opportunity to look back at the first 7 league matches of the Roberto Martinez reign. Expectations have undoubtedly grown, with the style and approach to football incredibly refreshing. The first three games brought a slight disappointment, with three … Continue reading Blue Weekly: Reflections on the Martinez era

Is now the time to sell Jelavic?

Nikica Jelavic arrived at Goodison in the January transfer window of 2012 and immediately made a name for himself, bagging a hatful of goals and terrorising Premier League defences. He was the darling of the Gwladys Street, with fans singing his name with luster as Everton made their way to Wembley, only to fall agonisingly … Continue reading Is now the time to sell Jelavic?

Jelavic in detail – Why have the goals dried up?

Our series of player focus reports continues with a look at Nikica Jelavic in the most recent match against Cardiff City. After a slow start to the season, supporters have been unanimous in their appeals for a cutting edge at the top of the Everton attack. All too often this season, Everton have controlled possession, … Continue reading Jelavic in detail – Why have the goals dried up?

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

Everton fight their way to fortunate victory

Everton 2:1 Real Betis Everton produced a disappointing display in Roberto Martinez' first match at Goodison Park but despite been outplayed and out passed for much of the match, Everton emerged victorious by two goals to one. Everton produced a lacklustre performance and seemed tired and off the pace as Real Betis won the majority … Continue reading Everton fight their way to fortunate victory

Roberto demands more

Roberto Martinez provided evertontv with an open and honest interview after the Real Madrid game which is both refreshing and reassuring. He openly tackled the defensive errors which meant Everton went in at half time 2-0 down and eloquently explained that he will demand far more from his players when the season begins. Amongst the … Continue reading Roberto demands more