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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…

Is Phil Jagielka Finished?
by Ed Bottomley

Two England players walk into a scandal.  The spotlight, understandably, is on the superstar. He’s the Man Utd player, the one who always grabs headlines – both front and back.…read more…

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…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #58. Andy Hinchcliffe
by Ed Bottomley

Apps 182, Goals 7 Those corners… What I’d give to have Andy Hinchcliffe taking our corners again. The grumbles that echo around Goodison when our umpteenth corner fails to beat the…read more…

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…

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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 14 April (15:00); Swansea City at Liberty Stadium

Mon 23 April (20:00); Newcastle at Goodison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodison Raw

Focus on the facts not the rhetoric

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