Obstructed View – Arsenal (H)

A view of this game 'partially' obscured by 1640 miles and a hop, skip and a jump over the channel, an erratic and probably illegal live feed, and the dulcet tones of a TalkSport tune-in app live commentary that frequently froze, made a refreshing change from my normal pillar getting in the way in the … Continue reading Obstructed View – Arsenal (H)

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Cardiff (H) Game

Apart from Gerry's deflected scuff, and Seamus' piledriver-thunderbolt-worldy at the end, there wasn't too much to get excited about at the Cardiff game. There was, however, some things to get what might be called 'excitable' about. I am fast coming to the conclusion that we've lost our way a bit at this stage of the … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Cardiff (H) Game

Everton 2-1 Cardiff City

Everton snatched a last gasp victory thanks to a late Seamus Coleman goal. Cardiff keeper David Marshall was clearly the best player on the pitch, producing a strong of impressive saves, but this was far from a strong Everton performance with the Blues lacking urgency and fluency in their play. All three goals were scored … Continue reading Everton 2-1 Cardiff City

Chelsea 1-0 Everton – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Chelsea vs Everton game on Saturday 22nd February 2014. Despite playing incredibly well for the majority of the game, Everton left Stamford Bridge empty-handed after a late goal, credited to Frank Lampard, ensured the Blues went unrewarded for a second Premier League match running. Our regular player rating column is … Continue reading Chelsea 1-0 Everton – Player Ratings

Everton 3-1 Swansea – FA Cup Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Everton vs Swansea game on Sunday 16th February 2014. Alex is back with his player ratings from Sunday's FA Cup 5th Round tie with Swansea City. The Blues eventually overcame the Swans, but it is a performance that has divided opinion among Evertonians. Do you agree with Alex, or did … Continue reading Everton 3-1 Swansea – FA Cup Player Ratings

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

Seamus Coleman: Player of the season so far?

Our regular columnist Tom Hennessy is back with a look at the performances of Seamus Coleman during the season so far. The Irishman has been in fabulous form and looks destined to be the Premier Leagues outstanding right full back this season. Coleman is certainly one of the players who is thriving under Roberto Martinez … Continue reading Seamus Coleman: Player of the season so far?

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

Swansea City 1-2 Everton – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Swansea vs Everton game on Sunday 22nd December 2013. Tim Howard - 8 Seamus Coleman - 9 Sylvain Distin - 7 Phil Jagielka - 7 Bryan Oviedo - 7 Steven Pienaar - 6 Gareth Barry - 8 James McCarthy - 7 Ross Barkley - 9 Kevin Mirallas - 7 … Continue reading Swansea City 1-2 Everton – Player Ratings