Obstructed View – Reflections on the Sunderland (A) Game

Three points. Erm, that's about it on the 'positives' front. Ok, slightly unfair as individual performances from the likes of Stones and McCarthy couldn't be faulted, but in terms of quality of football, it was a bit chalk and cheese from last week. Somehow, the emotional high from last week, combined with a desperate Sunderland … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Sunderland (A) Game

Everton 0-1 Sunderland – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Everton vs Sunderland game on Thursday 26th December 2013. Tim Howard - 6     A lot of Evertonians have been solely blaming Osman for the mistake, however I believe that it was a very poor decision on his part to pass the ball to Osman in the first place. … Continue reading Everton 0-1 Sunderland – Player Ratings

Obstructed View – Reflections on the Sunderland Game

There is a temptation, after losing at home to the bottom club, after losing at home for the first time in the PL for 360 days, after only losing once to date all season, to throw your toys out and start demanding this that and the other. But whilst feeling that way for 5 minutes, … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Sunderland Game

It’s a funny old game – Everton 0-1 Sunderland

All those old enough to remember the Saint and Greavsie ITV show of the 1980s will remember Jimmy Greaves famous catchphrase, "It's a funny old game" and so it proved today at Goodison, as bottom of the table Sunderland were outplayed for much of the game by 10 man Everton, but still emerged victorious due … Continue reading It’s a funny old game – Everton 0-1 Sunderland

Everton vs Sunderland – Match Preview

Everton continue the push towards the top of the Premier League table with a home fixture against the struggling, but improving Mackems on Boxing Day. Sunderland have endured a difficult campaign and Everton will look to condemn the North East team to another away defeat as Roberto Martinez' Blues look to boost their own title … Continue reading Everton vs Sunderland – Match Preview

An Impossible Dream

Everton have again failed to deliver at the business end of the season. After superb performances against Tottenham and Arsenal, the Blues travelled to the North East to take on Paolo Di Canio’s Sunderland for a difficult but winnable fixture. However Everton produced a display which lacked the urgency and the skill required to unlock … Continue reading An Impossible Dream

Nothing but three points is good enough

Everton continue on their travels with a second away game of the week, as they seek to increase the pressure on their rivals for the much coveted European places. The Blues arrive in Sunderland knowing that nothing but three points is good enough, and will hope that their fantastic record against the Black Cats continues for … Continue reading Nothing but three points is good enough