As featured on News Now

Victory at Villa ratchets up expectations
by Peter Bottomley

ASTON VILLA 1 (El Ahmadi 75) – EVERTON 3 (Pienaar 3, Fellaini 31, Jelavic 45) Everton maintained their 100% start to the season at Villa Park with a first half…read more…

Robin irrelevant as superman Fellaini fells United
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 1 (Fellaini 57) – MANCHESTER UNITED 0 They came, Sky Sports and the scores of reporters who packed the cramped press box at Goodison, to acclaim Robin van Persie as…read more…

GOODISON RAW: Selling Jack – banking on Moyes’ judgement
by Peter Bottomley

A football club’s most valuable financial asset is its players. Some clubs are bank-rolled by American magnates, Russian oligarchs or Arab potentates and their playing squads can be strengthened at almost…read more…

Pienaar signs for £4.5m and wins bumper 4-year deal
by Peter Bottomley

Steven Pienaar this afternoon put pen to paper on a 4-year deal which will keep him at Everton until 2016, when he will be 34 years-old. His salary, thought to…read more…

Pienaar fee finally agreed
by Peter Bottomley

Everton have agreed a fee with Tottenham Hotspur for Steven Pienaar. Evertonians had been growing frustrated and concerned at the apparent lack of movement on this transaction; with rumours circulating that…read more…

Tears flow as Tiny finally goes walkabout
by Peter Bottomley

The news that Tim Cahill is to join MLS side New York Red Bulls for a £1 mln fee brings the curtain down on eight years at Goodison during which…read more…

Naismith re-united with Jelavic at Goodison
by Peter Bottomley

Everton have got their summer transfer business off to an uncharacteristically prompt start with the signing of Scotland international Steven Naismith on a free transfer; the player having refused to…read more…

Neville Southall: The Binman Chronicles – Special Signed Limited Editions Available Soon
by Ed Bottomley

‘Ability, dedication, charisma and desire made him the King of Keepers.’  —Joe Royle ‘As good as anyone I have ever seen in all my years in the game – he…read more…

Motivated Moyes preparing for new season at ‘his’ Everton
by Peter Bottomley

In a wide-ranging and frank interview today on talkSPORT live from Warsaw David Moyes discussed all things Everton with Andy Gray and Richard Keys and insisted his eyes were firmly fixed…read more…

Ask Neville Southall……
by Peter Bottomley

Ahead of the publication of Neville Southall’s autobiography on August 13th the publishers are running a competition, the details of which are as follows:   de Coubertin Books are giving fans an…read more…

One big Evertonian pays tribute to another: David France on Gordon West
by Peter Bottomley

David France writes: Like all Blues, I was saddened to learn of the death of Gordon West – a pillar of the Everton family. I had known him in one…read more…

Desert Island Kicks

You’re stranded on a desert island, what footballing memories would you take with you?

Read more…

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

Read more…