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60 Greatest Everton Players: #52. Phil Jagielka
by Ed Bottomley

“He cares for this club like no-one else.” – Roberto Martinez  He caught the eye of Arsene Wenger, pissed off Neil Warnock, was Wayne Rooney’s boozy wing-man, has played over…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #53. Tony Cottee
by Ed Bottomley

184 appearances, 72 goals A British record signing when Colin Harvey bought him from West Ham in 1988 – TC scored a hat trick on his debut, bagging the first…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #54. Kevin Campbell
by Ed Bottomley

139 appearances, 51 goals ‘KC’ was rescued from Turkish side Trabzonspor by Walter Smith, after their lunatic President called Campbell a “discoloured cannibal.” The Trabzon President also said of him…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #55. Wayne Rooney
by Ed Bottomley

67 appearances, 15 goals “He’s the biggest English talent I’ve seen since I arrived in England. We were beaten by a special goal from a very special talent.” – Arsenal…read more…

Barkley the sub-plot behind Lukaku headlines
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 6 (Lukaku 1, 29, 83, 84, McCarthy 23, Barkley 90+2) –  BOURNEMOUTH 3 (King 59, 70, Arter 90) When, with a mere 30 seconds gone, Bournemouth’s defenders allowed Romelu…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #56. Alex Parker
by Ed Bottomley

Apps 219 Goals: 5 “Mrs. Shankly was keen that I got an education, and kept giving me books. I wasn’t really interested, and one day she took me out into…read more…

If Matches Were Restaurant Reviews
by Ed Bottomley

Everton 1-1 Man Utd That this is a legendary establishment should go without saying. In the 60’s it was renowned for style, and in the 80’s it was probably the…read more…

Everton look down & out; transfer window anyone?
by Peter Bottomley

SOUTHAMPTON 1 (Austin 1) – EVERTON 0 At least Everton are playing with a degree of consistency at the moment. Finally back to what is, nominally, their strongest starting eleven…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #57. Jimmy Gabriel
by Ed Bottomley

Apps 301, Goals 36 “Everton is in your blood – that’s what happens when you play for them.” No matter the player, there is always one episode in their career…read more…

Sometimes you need to be quiet, Ronald
by Ed Bottomley

It’s funny how the football pendulum swings. We went from Moyes (“too honest”), to Martinez (“not honest enough”), and now to Koeman (“too honest”). All overseen by Chairman Bill Kenwright,…read more…

Getting Fussy Pandas To F*ck
by Ed Bottomley

We need to talk about Kevin… …and Yannick, and Aaron, and Gerard. Our wingers are inconsistent. And yes, this has been a problem for a while, it’s nothing new. We…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: Sun 28 Oct (16:00); Manchester United at Old Trafford

Sat 3 Nov (15:00); Brighton & Hove Albion at Goodison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodison Raw

Focus on the facts not the rhetoric

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