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Managersplaining
by Ed Bottomley

There’s a hole in our defence, dear Marco, dear Marco,There’s a hole in our defence, dear Marco, a hole. When Aymeric Laporte headed home just before half time at Goodison…read more…

Silva should be shunted
by Peter Bottomley

You have to admit that when Jermaine Jenas said “I don’t know who Everton are any more” he hit the nail on the head. I’ve been watching my team for…read more…

Silva Out!?
by Ed Bottomley

Unbelievably (or perhaps – given the perma panic of some blues – completely believably) the panicked “what ifs”, shallow staccato breaths, bulging bovine eyes, and jerking knees have already started.…read more…

“Big Sam”: The Best Manager Everton Never Had
by Ed Bottomley

There’s a place where Sam Allardyce is adored and feted for his footballing genius. Where he’s seen as a man who takes his lemons and makes vats of lemonade. A…read more…

Geordie Snores
by Ed Bottomley

Everton Newcastle. One point each. Disappointing. We enjoyed the lion’s share of possession, for a while seemed intent on winning corners and cornering them into submission. We conceded to their…read more…

Pundits: “Allardyce would have evolved, Pickford is small and stupid”
by Ed Bottomley

Just as I was reeling from the Thwack! Flap! Bounce, Bounce, Agony of Sunday, Andy Gray’s mindless witterings popped up on my Twitter feed. As is customary, he was presenting…read more…

Thwack! Flap! Bounce, Bounce. Agony.
by Ed Bottomley

Liverpool 1-0 Everton… Lop off the last few seconds from this match – and don’t we all wish we could – and this was exactly what we’ve all been asking…read more…

Everton Stand Up To Classless Chelsea…
by Ed Bottomley

“23-19,! WE HAVE A 23-19!!!” There’s a scene in the film Monster’s Inc, where hapless fuzzy monster George Sanderson, casually strolling along, is spotted to have a (toxic) human sock…read more…

Séamus’ Sixty
by Ed Bottomley

It’s 2009. A young full back we signed from Sligo Rovers for just 60 grand, has to undergo surgery on an infected blister that nearly went to the bone. “It…read more…

In Defence of Phil Neville…
by Ed Bottomley

Van der Meyde on Pip Neville (lol): “He was Moyes’ pet so I picked on him a lot. I think he told everything that was going on to the boss…read more…

Twitter Bans & Real Bans
by Ed Bottomley

Sunday’s match against Man Utd was a frustrating one. The Anthony Martial “penalty” was won by the Frenchman through deception. He deceived Jonathan Moss, admittedly a man who makes mistakes…read more…

Desert Island Kicks

You’re stranded on a desert island, what footballing memories would you take with you?

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Next Fixtures

PremierLeague: Tuesday 26 Feb (19:45); Cardiff City at Cardiff City Stadium

Sunday 3 March (16:15); Liverpool at Goodison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodison Raw

Focus on the facts not the rhetoric

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