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Category Archive: MATCH REPORTS

Everton 1-1 Swansea: I’m Here To Complain
by Ed Bottomley

I’m here to complain. To complain about our slow starts. To complain about our inconsistency. To complain about the fact that we often treat “lesser” teams with contempt, and don’t…read more…

Koeman delivers good news; no plan ‘B’ needed
by Peter Bottomley

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1 (McAuley 9) – EVERTON 2 (Mirallas 45+1, Barry 60) After coming from behind to register their first win under Ronald Koeman there was more good news…read more…

Martinez gets it spot on as Everton sweep aside high-flying Man Utd with ease
by Anonymous

Just over a year on from Everton’s stunning 3-0 victory over Arsenal, Goodison Park finally witnessed a comparable afternoon as off-colour Man Utd were vanquished in near identical fashion on…read more…

Leicester City 2-2 Everton: BEFORE, DURING, AFTER
by Ed Bottomley

BEFORE Is this still the old Everton? The old Everton that would crumble like Lancashire cheese when faced with a fixture like this? Or is this a new iteration of…read more…

Magical Deulofeu could unlock a top-four finish
by Peter Bottomley

SUNDERLAND 0 – EVERTON 1 (Brown og 75) The 3 points dropped in the reverse fixture on Boxing Day might still prove to be the difference between Champions League and…read more…

Martinez revolution boosting expectations to fever pitch
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 3 (Naismith 14, Lukaku 34, Arteta og 61) – ARSENAL 0 The Gunners, like the Toffees, are one of the great traditional English football clubs, with a past which…read more…

Steven Naismith; underestimated and that’s just how he likes it
by Peter Bottomley

FULHAM 1 (Dejagah 71) – EVERTON 3 (Stockdale 50 og, Mirallas 79, Naismith 87) Returning to face the Gunners at Goodison next Sunday having pocketed six points on the road…read more…

Chastening Defeat for Everton
by Ed Bottomley

Arsenal 4-1 Everton For a team that prides itself for being able to look big teams in the eye without having to stand on its toes this was chastening. Despite…read more…

Just in time delivery from Lukaku
by Peter Bottomley

  EVERTON 1 (Lukaku 81) – WEST HAM UNITED 0 When Roberto Martinez selected this team he had the FA Cup-tie at the Emirates next Saturday in the front of…read more…

Naismith nous drives Blues into quarter-finals
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 3 (Traore 4, Naismith 65, Baines pen 71)  –  SWANSEA CITY 1 (De Guzman 15) A constipated performance from Everton – they were hesitant and inhibited – only became free-flowing…read more…

Headlines for Mirallas while Naismith thrives below the radar
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 2 (Naismith 74, Mirallas 85)  –  ASTON VILLA 1 (Bacuna 34) Last season Kevin Mirallas would probably not have been on the pitch as late as the eighty-fifth minute;…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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