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Eto’o and Naismith to profit from Barkley pull back?
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 3 (Barkley 33, Mirallas 43, Naismith 53) – QPR 1 (Zamora 80) Inside Goodison and Finch Farm Ross Barkley’s capabilities and gifts are well understood. That as he matures…read more…


Two Evertonians in TIME Magazine’s “Year In Review”
by Ed Bottomley

Robin Williams. A slew of Hollywood Stars in a selfie. The Pope. Ebola. And a couple of Everton players. Our very own Kevin Mirallas and Tim Howard are on the…read more…


Golden Goals Competition 1970
by Ed Bottomley

Below you’ll find the 6 best goals seen on the Big Match program over the 1969-1970 season. The “Golden Goals” panel, led by commentator Brian Moore, whittled it down to…read more…


Is Ross Barkley a diver?
by Ed Bottomley

“I don’t ever intend to dive. I’m a scouser – we don’t do things like that.” – Ross Barkley Arguing over whether the fibres from Assailant A’s sock brushed Victim…read more…


Martinez vs Moyes
by Ed Bottomley

Roberto Martinez has been in charge of Everton for 52 Premier League now. His points total?
90 points

In the much maligned David Moyes era, he amassed only one fewer point in his final 52 Premier League games: 89 points

Food for thought…


60 Games That Shook Goodison: #30. A Steve Watson Hat-Trick!
by Ed Bottomley

Everton 4-0 Leeds. September 28, 2003 This match was a bright spot in a season as drab and grey as a Yorkshire sky. No signings had been made that summer,…read more…


Losing Faith In Tim Howard
by Ed Bottomley

It’s fitting that Tim Howard graced the cover of “Howler” magazine this September. Perhaps even more telling is the blurb that accompanied his presence on the front page: After Tim…read more…


Everton; tired players yes, but tired manager?
by Peter Bottomley

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 (Eriksen 20, Soldado 45+1) – EVERTON 1 (Mirallas 14) Despite Spurs getting a slice of fortune in the closing minutes when Federico Fazio used an arm to…read more…

Soccer - UEFA Europa League - Group H - VfL Wolfsburg v Everton - Volkswagen Arena

European membership firmly on the agenda at Everton
by Peter Bottomley

WOLFSBURG 0 – EVERTON 2 (Lukaku 43, Mirallas 75) Two slick counter-attack goals and some determined defending delivered an impressive win for Everton on a frigid Thursday night in Germany.…read more…

60 Games That Shook Goodison: #29. An Unforgettable Own-Goal
by Ed Bottomley

29. Everton 0-3 Liverpool. December 6, 1969 A game which Evertonians won’t want to dwell on for too long. Over 57,000 fans saw Everton slump to their first home defeat…read more…


Picking The Blues We Hate To Love…
by Ed Bottomley

A benign news story broke recently about Landon Donovan, and how he would have liked to have stayed at Everton permanently if he hadn’t already committed to LA Galaxy in…read more…

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