One of the big surprises of the season so far is how quickly Phil Jagielka and Sylvain Distin have adapted to the methods of Roberto Martinez, with both players arguably enjoying their strongest seasons for some time. There was always likely to be some teething problems and we saw evidence of this in the opening weeks of … Continue reading Distin and Jagielka pass masters – There is no better partnership in the league
There is no doubting the disappointment felt by everyone associated with Everton after the Blues failed to capitalise on their on the ball supremacy to punish Crystal Palace. The nil-nil draw, the fourth of the season, lifted the Blues to fifth in the table, but the start of the season is rapidly becoming another tale … Continue reading Sylvain Distin stands up to critical supporters
Today sees the launch of our new player statistic pages, featuring up to date information on the current Premier League season and the careers of each member of the Everton first team squad. Statistics currently include games played, minutes on the pitch, goals scored, clean sheets, passes completed, assists, chances created and many more. If … Continue reading Everton Statistics
Martinez has the philosophy wherever he has managed to play out from the back, this even includes the goalkeeper. Last year we saw the risk of Martinez’ philosophy, with Wigan conceding several goals from sloppy defensive mistakes. Early on this season Everton have not conceded from a footballing error, but there has certainly been an … Continue reading Do Everton really have the footballers to play out from the back?
Liverpool 0-0 Everton Everton were denied a first win at Anfield since 1999 by some poor officiating, but in truth this was a poor game of football, with neither side offering a cutting edge in front of goal, or the desire to push forward in search of victory. Everton entered the match, knowing anything less … Continue reading Merseyside is Blue but derby is a disappointment