I wonder what it would have been like had Twitter been around in the 90s or 00s when Everton's main aim was avoiding something rather than achieving something? Judging by the meltdown after we lost our 4th league game of the season against Spurs (ahem, that's right, our 4th game out of 25, and only … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Spurs (A) Game
Everton travel to White Hart Lane for a clash of two teams battling to secure fourth place and a spot in next seasons Champions League. As I write this preview Liverpool are 4-0 up against Arsenal, so the prospects for Sunday look likely to be a case of the Blues needing a win to close … Continue reading Tottenham vs Everton – Match Preview
Our regular Everton in the 80s feature continues with a look back at the 1985-86 season. The Blues had endured a difficult start to their defence of the First Division Championship, but had out a fantastic string of results together to propel the team back into title contention. Gary Lineker was enjoying a tremendous season … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Returning Reid fires Everton top
With Everton and Liverpool winning their respective Premier League games over the weekend, the race for a Champions League place looks likely to be the most competitive since UEFA changed the regulations and allowed the fourth placed team access to Europe’s most prestigious competition. Joining the Blues and Reds in the race for the top … Continue reading Everton or Liverpool? Which of the Merseysiders will win the race for the top 4?
St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Everton vs. Tottenham Hotpur game on Sunday 3rd November 2013 Tim Howard-7 Leighton Baines-7 Phil Jagielka-6 Sylvain Distin-7 Seamus Coleman-6 Leon Osman-5.5 Kevin Mirallas-5.5 Gareth Barry-7.5 James McCarthy-7 Steven Pienaar-6 Romelu Lukaku-7 Used Subs Gerard Deulofeu-7 Ross Barkley-7 Nikica Jelavic-6 The Blue Match Review A draw to Tottenham is never a bad … Continue reading Everton 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur – Player Ratings
Today's comments from Andre Villas-Boas are both unnecessary and disappointing as he chose to publicly criticise Romelu Lukaku for the incident last Sunday which left Tottenham Hotspur and France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris unconscious on the Goodison Park pitch. Up until now observers have been unanimous in their defence on Everton's colossus Belgium striker, who could … Continue reading AVB should leave Lukaku alone
As a teenager, I lived in Elstree and went to school in Barnet. By normal 'support-your-local-team' logic, I should have supported Borehamwood, currently in the Skrill (who? what? Is that what whales eat?) Conference South, or Barnet, or at a push Watford, a mere 6 miles from my front door. But no, by then, Everton … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Spurs game
Sunday’s match up between Everton and Spurs, pitches two of the Premier League’s inform sides together as the battle for the top four and Champions League football slowly heats up. At half time on Sunday a quarter of the Premier League season will have passed by and it has to be deemed a successful introduction … Continue reading Match Preview: Everton vs Tottenham Hotspur
Everton kick off the Premier League season today with a trip to Carrow Road to take on Chris Hughton’s Norwich City. Ahead of the first official fixture of the Roberto Martinez era we have taken a look back at the Toffees record on the opening day of the season and it is certainly a mixed … Continue reading Opening Day Blues!
Everton have been heavily linked with a loan move for Barcelona and Spain wonder kid Gerard Deulofeu, with the Blues reportedly competing with Tottenham for the signature of the highly coveted Spanish u21 international. Like many Blues, we know very little of Deulofeu, but have trawled the internet to bring you up to speed with the … Continue reading Everton & Spurs linked with Barca wonder kid, but who is Deulofeu