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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…

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…

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: Sunday 13 January (14:15); Bournemouth at Goodison

Saturday 19 January (15:00); Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodison Raw

Focus on the facts not the rhetoric

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