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Sterile performance and management mistakes but Everton will rise again
by Peter Bottomley

LIVERPOOL 2 (Suarez 62, Carroll 87) – EVERTON 1 (Jelavic 24) Like Samson shaved of his locks, an effectively wing-less Everton were never able to exploit the wide-open spaces of…read more…

Blah Blah Blah Royston
by Ed Bottomley

When news trickled through yesterday via various outlets including The Guardian that Royston Drenthe has been told to stay away from Everton by David Moyes, none of us can have been too surprised. Rumour and hearsay have followed Drenthe around Merseyside like ravenous paparazzi, but finally some of the facts are leaking out…

Liverpool are Everton’s Kryptonite
by Ed Bottomley

Everton fall at a familiar hurdle

Everton lost 2-1 to Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. Second half goals from Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll cancelled out Nikica Jelavic’s first half strike. We went into the game with the form of Superman. At Wembley, especially in the second half, we looked more like a stuttering and nervous Clark Kent.

Tenacious and talented Toffees are ready
by Peter Bottomley

Everton travel to Wembley determined, confident and in good form.  If they can sustain the level of performance produced in the quarter-final replay at the Stadium of Light a place…read more…

Games That Shook Goodison: Everton 2-0 Fiorentina
by Ed Bottomley

==== Everton 2-0 Fiorentina. [Aet] 12th March 2008. Aggregate score 2-2 Tie decided on penalties: Everton 2 – Fiorentina 4 — In the first leg of this European encounter Everton…read more…

Games That Shook Goodison: The Andy King Derby
by Ed Bottomley

==== Everton 1-0 Liverpool. 28th October 1978. — Afterwards, this game was to be known simply as “the Andy King Derby”. For Everton, it was a cathartic end to a…read more…

Moyes promises to protect jewel Jelavic
by Peter Bottomley

NORWICH CITY 2 (Howson 39, Holt 77) – EVERTON 2 (Jelavic 22, 61) The Blues saw their recent run of clean sheets ended at Carrow Road but two goals by…read more…

Games That Shook Goodison: Bob’s Thirty
by Ed Bottomley

Like Dixie, Big Bad Bob was a growling muscle car of a striker. The Latchford goal machine roared into this final match of the season on 28 goals – two short of his target and the Daily Express prize – but in this game none of the first three were scored by him…

Relentless Moyes ready for the fight
by Peter Bottomley

David Moyes wore a pale, expressionless mask during the FA Cup replay at Sunderland; cold, determined, unflinching. In public, at his pre-match press-conference, he wears it still, monosyllabic, uncompromising. Moyes…read more…

Games That Shook Goodison: The White Pele Scores
by Ed Bottomley

With three games remaining Everton needed just two points to become Champions. The danger, with the team sitting in the departure lounge twiddling their thumbs and waiting for championship lift off, was that nerves would come into play….

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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