Obstructed View – WBA (A)

Well, that's a relief. A win and a clean sheet, but in our 4th game of the season, sets us up properly to a mean couple of weeks with Wolfsburg, Palace, Swansea and Liverpool all to follow between now and the end of the month. And of course there is little let up in early … Continue reading Obstructed View – WBA (A)

West Brom 1-1 Everton – Player Ratings

Alex Jones is back with his player ratings for the ultimately disappointing performance against West Brom. One player who clearly upset Alex is Romelu Lukaku, with the big Belgium coming in for a little bit of criticism. Do you agree, or will the Blues and Lukaku bounce back over the next fortnight with big games … Continue reading West Brom 1-1 Everton – Player Ratings

Obstructed View – Reflections on the West Brom Game

Landing at 6pm at Birmingham Airport after a long weekend away, meant that if I turned right out of the terminal car park I could have been at the Hawthorns just in time for the match. Luckily for me, I didn't have a ticket, otherwise I might have 90+ minutes of my life owed to … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the West Brom Game

West Brom vs Everton – Match Preview

It feels like along wait since the Blues were last in action, but Everton travel to West Brom buoyed by the weekends results, with only Tottenham winning out of the other main challenges for fourth spot. With Liverpool slipping up at home and Manchester United receiving a lesson from Mourinho's Chelsea, Everton know three points … Continue reading West Brom vs Everton – Match Preview

Everton in the 80s – Unstoppable Lineker seals win over West Brom

Our Everton in the 80s feature looks back exactly 28 years to the 1985-86 season. On Saturday 7th December 1985, Everton made the trip down the M6 to the West Midlands for a league fixture with West Brom. After a low-key start to the season the Blues are in the midst of a fantastic run as they continue … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Unstoppable Lineker seals win over West Brom

Victor Anichebe – The King of Europe

Last week Victor Anichebe completed a late deadline day move to West Brom and in doing so ended 15 years at Everton, the club he called his own. Although born in Lagos, Nigeria, Anichebe was raised on Merseyside and joined Everton aged 10. He developed through the youth system and made his first team debut … Continue reading Victor Anichebe – The King of Europe

Marouane Fellaini in detail – Commitment to the cause despite United interest

Each week we look in-depth at the performance of a member of the Everton team, breaking down their display, looking at both the positives in their play and areas for improvement. We will try to break down some of the general misrepresentations that the football media regurgitate week after week and provide a detailed analysis … Continue reading Marouane Fellaini in detail – Commitment to the cause despite United interest

Martinez needs to increase tempo to ensure Everton are a success

Everton 0-0 West Bromwich Albion Prior to the opening game of the new season, Roberto Martinez was quick to call for patience from the success starved Toffees. Martinez knew in order to make the transition from best of the rest to Champions League qualifiers, Everton were going to have to find qualities that would differentiate them from the … Continue reading Martinez needs to increase tempo to ensure Everton are a success

The Blue Match Review: Everton 0-0 West Bromwich Albion

After each game, Alex Jones, the newest member of the St Domingo's team, will provide a brief review of the match with performance ratings for each player. Each month these ratings will be used to decide the St Domingo's player of the month and at the end of the season, player and young player of … Continue reading The Blue Match Review: Everton 0-0 West Bromwich Albion

Match Preview: First Goodison outing for Roberto’s Blue Army

Everton vs West Bromwich Albion As Roberto Martinez perfectly explained in his pre-match press conference, the weekend sees a shift in focus, as energy moves away from whose coming and whose going, towards full concentration on the upcoming ninety minutes and ensuring that Everton secure three precious Premier League points. It is has been another … Continue reading Match Preview: First Goodison outing for Roberto’s Blue Army