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GOODISON RAW: The Gary Speed I Knew
by Ed Bottomley

I was always a little bit too trusting as a lad, I took things at face value. I never looked between any lines. Everything was judged by its cover. My…read more…

Vellios becoming Apollo
by Peter Bottomley

BOLTON WANDERERS 0 – EVERTON 2 (Fellaini 49, Vellios 78). Michael Oliver produced an instant red card to send off defender David Wheater after 20 minutes for a studs-up challenge on…read more…

Everton face fresh injury fears for Bolton
by Peter Bottomley

Everton make the short coach trip across Lancashire to Bolton lifted by their win over Wolves but knowing they face a battle against a team who have beaten them on…read more…

GOODISON RAW: Falling gates harsh reality and opportunity
by Peter Bottomley

Anyone who looks around the Old Lady on match days cannot fail to have noticed the rows of empty seats which have recently been spreading beyond just those with a…read more…

Two left feet win it for Everton
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 2 (Jagielka 44, Baines pen 83) – WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1 (Hunt pen 37) In the end it was all down to the slight, unassuming, modest figure of Leighton Baines,…read more…

Forget dirty washing, it’s clean sheets we want!
by Peter Bottomley

Mick McCarthy’s Wolves will arrive at Goodison hoping at least for a reprise of last season’s stultifying 1-1 draw, rather than the 3-0 spanking which Everton inflicted at Molyneux. Spirits will…read more…

Everton CEO Elstone: “geniune conversations are taking place about future ownership & investment”
by Peter Bottomley

Everton CEO Robert Elstone has this evening (Tuesday), in his regular blog, made clear that negotiations are taking place concerning  investment in the club. Confidentialy undertakings, absolutely the norm in…read more…

Put the inmates in charge of the asylum & sack Moyes
by Ed Bottomley

NEWCASTLE UNITED 2 (Heitinga og 12, R Taylor 29) – EVERTON 1 (Rodwell 45+2) I can think of other –  more pleasurable – things than watching Everton lose on a Saturday but…read more…

Tough trip to Tyneside for Toffees
by Peter Bottomley

No question, Newcastle United are the surprise of the season so far. Despite sacking their popular and successful manager Chris Hughton and appointing another, Alan Pardew, who the press and…read more…

Great Everton Books: #1.Blues & Beatles – Neil Roberts
by Ed Bottomley

I share quite a few similarities with the author of Blues & Beatles, Neil Roberts. There are obvious things – like him I adore Everton and like him the Beatles…read more…

60 Evertonians: #27.Dave Martin
by Ed Bottomley

  Bio: An Evertonian for as long as I can remember, I grew up on Cambridge Road ten minutes from Goodison Park. I have happy but sketchy memories of watching the…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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