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60 Greatest Everton Players: #59. Tony Kay
by Ed Bottomley

57 appearances, 4 goals “Well, I think I was harshly punished. I won only £150 from the bet, but my whole career was destroyed. They took away the game I…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #60. Duncan Ferguson
by Ed Bottomley

273 appearances, 72 goals As misunderstood as Boo Radley, as Blue as they come. Ferguson may not be the most glorious Toffee ever but peer over the journalistic wall of…read more…

Lukaku’s Forever Bursting Bubbles
by Ed Bottomley

Death. Taxes. Lukaku scoring against West Ham. Romelu Lukaku has managed to score in each of his last seven Premier League appearances against West Ham. Yesterday’s goal came from a…read more…

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Pseuds Corner Flag: “Tactically Naive”
by Ed Bottomley

“Tactically Naive,” a phrase that instantly makes the person uttering it sound intelligent, and the target of the epithet seem like an out of touch imbecile. According to my absolutely…read more…

The Transfer Deadline Day Massacre
by Ed Bottomley

Yesterday was Transfer Deadline Day, a footballing Twilight Zone hyped up by Sky Sports and the frenzied twitterati. A day where mouth frothers and mouth breathers can stare agog at…read more…

Jags and Ash bring down iron curtain on old frailities
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 1 (Given og 51) – STOKE CITY 0 Laissez-faire, never an acceptable ideology on Merseyside, has finally seen its football equivalent consigned to the rubbish bin. The Martinez philosophy…read more…

Flat Earth Evertonians
by Ed Bottomley

Transfer deadline is looming and the sanity of many an Evertonian is coming into question. With Leicester City’s unlikely title win still fresh in the memory, one that was built…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…

Koeman revolution off and running
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 1 (Barkley 5) – TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 (Lamela 59) Everton, with 19 year old Mason Holgate making his Premier League debut, James McCarthy at right wing-back and winger Gerard…read more…

It’s Good To Be Back…
by Ed Bottomley

New season, new manager, new signings and optimism growing in my mind like weeds. It’s good to be back. While Roberto spent his summer as a quarter-witted EURO 2016 analyst,…read more…

Nice Guys Finish First
by Ed Bottomley

A manager once told @CaulkinTheTimes, “I want Roberto to speak at my funeral because he’ll persuade the audience that I’m still alive” — Ed (@dixiessixty) January 25, 2016 I want…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

PremierLeague: Sat 24 Feb (17:30); Watford at Vicarage Road

Sat 3 March (12:30); Burnley at Turf Moor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodison Raw

Focus on the facts not the rhetoric

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