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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…

60 Evertonians: #35. Jake Mills
by Ed Bottomley

NAME: Jake Mills   Quick Bio: Stand-up comedian and writer from Liverpool. Watches Everton. The jokes write themselves. Q1.Why Everton? Do we have a choice? It’s just built within us…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…

This Goodison spring more than mere ‘green shoots’
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 4 (Barkley 35, Jelavic 44, 68, Coleman 76)  –  QPR 0 What on paper had the look of a tricky cup-tie turned out to be nothing of the sort…read more…

60 Games That Shook Goodison: #25.Catterick 1-0 Shankly
by Ed Bottomley

This game wasn’t played at Goodison, but it was entirely about who had just agreed to play at Goodison. It wasn’t just Harry Catterick who was interested in signing Howard Kendall; numerous…read more…

First Oviedo now Alcaraz & Stones tick all the boxes
by Peter Bottomley

STOKE CITY 1 (Assaidi 49) – EVERTON 1 (Baines pen, 90+2) Mark Hughes may have made changes to the way Stoke City play but the team still bears the imprint…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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