Ramblings of a frustrated (yet positive) Blue

At times last night the frustration of watching a team clearly out of form got the better of me, as it did thousands alongside me at Goodison. Importantly the mental resolve of the team remains strong and despite playing considerably below their potential, Everton were far too strong for a very poor Queens Park Rangers … Continue reading Ramblings of a frustrated (yet positive) Blue

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Crystal Palace (H) Game

What with the earlier wind problem, I have now driven 11.5 hours from home in Nottingham to Goodison Park and back, and back again, and back, just to watch Everton play Crystal Palace. I was rather hoping to do this and watch us give a right royal stuffing to a Pulis side that was safely … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Crystal Palace (H) Game

Newcastle United 0-3 Everton – Match Report

Everton reignited their push for Champions League football with a thrilling victory at St James Park. Three brilliant goals by the Blues was far too much for Newcastle as Roberto Martinez' men made it four successive Premier League wins to move back into fifth place in the table. Martinez made two changes to the side … Continue reading Newcastle United 0-3 Everton – Match Report

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Swansea (H) Game

It is becoming a bit of a pattern. Win ugly, then lose beautiful. There must be a game soon when we win whilst playing the beautiful football of which we are more than capable, and in fact that we displayed earlier in the season, if never quite for a full 90 minutes. Maybe it will … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Swansea (H) Game

Everton 3-2 Swansea City – Match Report

Everton made it three consecutive Premier League wins with a 3-2 home win over Swansea City. Leighton Baines, Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley were on target but the Blues still finished nervously thanks to a late Swansea goal which made the game closer than it felt for much of the afternoon. This was far from … Continue reading Everton 3-2 Swansea City – Match Report

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Arsenal FA Cup Game

If there is anyone ‘up there’ who is monitoring what it is like to be an Everton fan, then ok, you’ve had your fun, now please let an array of good things happen please. We don’t, of course, have a divine right to win the league or to win a cup competition, but if there … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Arsenal FA Cup Game

Liverpool vs Everton – Match Preview

The second Merseyside derby of the season and the 222nd overall takes place at Anfield tonight, with Everton and Liverpool separated by just a single point in the Premier League table. Both sides are enjoying impressive seasons but know that the campaign will only be deemed a success if they are able to secure the … Continue reading Liverpool vs Everton – Match Preview

Martinez has reopened the School of Science

In the late 1920s, Steve Bloomer of England and Derby County described the Everton team, which at the time feature the great Dixie Dean, in glowing terms. "They always manage to serve up football of the highest scientific order" It was a quote that befitted Everton perfectly and from that moment forwards the School of … Continue reading Martinez has reopened the School of Science

New Baines and Barkley contracts signal Everton’s intent

By agreeing contract extensions with Leighton Baines and Ross Barkley, Everton have provided the biggest hint of the growing ambition within the club. After years of selling their better players, the Blues have fought off the persistent attention of Manchester United to retain the services of Leighton Baines and in securing the long-term future of … Continue reading New Baines and Barkley contracts signal Everton’s intent

Everton 4-0 QPR – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Everton vs QPR game in the FA Cup 3rd Round on Saturday 4th January 2014. Alex Jones is back with his match ratings and controversially suggests that it is time for Osman and Naismith to look elsewhere for their football. What is your opinion? Do either of the two … Continue reading Everton 4-0 QPR – Player Ratings