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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….

Games That Shook Goodison: Everton Take On The Nerazzurri
by Ed Bottomley

“As a player, it was terrific for me. There was a wonderful atmosphere in the game we had at Goodison. I think there were over 60,000 at the game and the memory of that night will stay with me for the rest of my life.” – Alex Young

Games That Shook Goodison: Duncan Ferguson Starts A Fire
by Ed Bottomley

Everton 2-0 Liverpool. November 21st 1994 — There’s a – surely apocryphal – story about the Oxford University entrance interview. A particularly cantankerous old professor decides to slowly creak open…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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