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Category Archive: Past Seasons

Stamford Bridge: The Scene of the Climb?
by Ed Bottomley

It was wonderfully described as “The Scene of the Climb” ; Everton’s barrel-scraping win against Oxford in the Milk Cup in 1984 that injected us with confidence, restored belief in…read more…

Spurs can't handle hot Coleman
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EVERTON 2 (Saha 77, Cahill 85) – TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 (Defoe 46, Dawson 58) Ref: Andre Mariner. Gate: 34,003. After about 15 minutes an injured Joseph Yobo was substituted and…read more…

Everton in Athens: a phoenix set to rise
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The Everton squad flew out to Athens on Monday, 24 hours earlier than is usual for these games, in part to counteract the effects of the long, three and a…read more…

Everton draw Carlisle in FA Cup
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Not all the luck has deserted the Toffees. A depressing few days culminated in the draw for the FA Cup 3rd round giving us a home game against League One…read more…

Toffees' tank finally on empty
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HULL CITY 3 [Hunt 9, Dawson 20, Marney 28] – EVERTON 2 [Zayatte (og) 49, Saha (p) 65]. Gate: 24,685. Ref: Martin Atkinson. When you’re down fortune deserts you, and…read more…

OUTPLAYED
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MANCHESTER UNITED 3 (Fletcher 35, Carrick 67, Valencia 76) – EVERTON 0 Gate: 75,169. Ref: Steve Bennett. Sometimes, just sometimes, you have to hold your hand up and admit to…read more…

KING LOUIS & DAN-THE-MAN SINK THE HAMMERS
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WEST HAM UNITED 1 [Hibbert (og) 65] – EVERTON 2 [Saha 27, Gosling 64] Gate: 32,466. Ref: Alan Wiley. As expected, David Moyes started with a 4-5-1 formation. Louis Saha…read more…

BILYALETDINOV: NOT A RIDDLE, NOR WRAPPED IN A MYSTERY
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EVERTON 1 (Bilyaletdinov 45+1) – ASTON VILLA 1 (Carew 46) Gate: 36,648 Ref: Lee Probert Guest of honour and Everton legend Dave Hickson will have felt at home watching this…read more…

JUTKIEWICZ SAVES MOTHERWELL
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3-1 down at St Mirren with just 20 minutes left Motherwell looked to be heading to defeat last Saturday, that is until loanee striker Lucas Jutkiewicz scored twice. His first…read more…

THURSDAY FIVE – SUNDAY THREE – TUESDAY TWO…………
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A string of three tough away fixtures in six days during which we have conceded ten goals and shorn by injuries of ALL our creative players – Pienaar, Bilyaletdinov, Arteta,…read more…

Benfica 5-0 Everton: In Defence Of Our Non-Existent Defence
by Ed Bottomley

“Those English kids, want to play the blues so bad, and they play the blues so bad”. So said (musical) Blues legend Sonny Boy Williamson II, and it’s a fitting…read more…

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Desert Island Kicks

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

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Next Fixtures

Europa League: Thurs 23 Nov (20:05); Atalanta at Goodison

Premier: Sun 26 Nov (13:30); Southampton at St Mary’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodison Raw

Focus on the facts not the rhetoric

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