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Category Archive: 2013-14 Season

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…

Oviedo in our thoughts as Naismith adds new dimension
by Peter Bottomley

STEVENAGE 0 – EVERTON 4 (Naismith 5, 32, Heitinga 55, Gueye 84) You knew it was bad when you saw the reaction of the players; some looked away, James McCarthy…read more…

Warm-weather training…Tenerife? try a boot camp in Bosnia next time
by Peter Bottomley

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1 (Lugano 75) – EVERTON 1 (Mirallas 41) After a satisfactory first half performance capped by a slick Kevin Mirallas finish Everton lost their way in the…read more…

Some lessons for Stones as Super Kevin lives up to his billing
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 2 (Barry 23, Mirallas 59) – NORWICH CITY 0 It was only after Johnny Heitinga replaced Leon Osman with twenty minutes to go and Everton switched to three at…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

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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