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Manchester United 2-1 Everton – Why I forgive Steven Pienaar
by Ed Bottomley

So a game which looked to be going totally according to plan, bellyflopped at the last minute when Steven Pienaar inexplicably felled Ryan Giggs with mere minutes remaining. Ronaldo despatched…read more…

How The Press Fool Us All Into Thinking Like Them…
by Ed Bottomley

That England weren’t up to snuff in the Euro 2008 qualifiers isn’t rocket science and you don’t have to be the bastard love child of Hercule Poirot and Mystic Meg…read more…

Fabio Capello – King Of The World!
by Ed Bottomley

So, Fabio Capello it is then – in every pub, on every red-top tabloid, on every sofa, and on all football phone-ins in the land there has been a constant…read more…

Why I want Everton to play Liverpool every week!
by Ed Bottomley

Everton have now recorded victories or draws in each of their last 11 calendar entries and shouldn’t go anywhere with trepidation. For me, the big difference this season is fear,…read more…

Toffee Rumours: Everton To Swoop For Left Back
by Ed Bottomley

The rumour timelords at the Daily Mirror reckon that we’re after Swindon’s 17-year-old left back Ben Tozer. Despite the fact that he has only played five minutes of football, caretaker…read more…

Everton’s Tim Cahill Returns To Give Chelsea EXACTLY What They Deserve.
by Ed Bottomley

Mystical types call it the Saturn Return – and most football fans will call it utter tripe. It takes Saturn about 29 years to complete one full orbit of the…read more…

Chelsea 1-1 Everton — Toffees Snatch A Draw Against Chelsea Thanks To Cahill.
by Ed Bottomley

Chelsea 1-1 Everton – Acrobatic ‘Roo saves Everton! Everton approached this game having recorded victories in each of their last five calendar entries. With Arteta out injured, Moyes moved Phil…read more…

Everton 3-1 Birmingham – Keep On Scoring Yakubu You Idiot Savant!
by Ed Bottomley

Everton’s seemingly comfortable 3-1 victory over Birmingham belies the fact that Kapo pulled Steve Bruce’s men level only ten minutes from time. A draw would have been a disappointment for…read more…

Liverpool, Chelsea, Everton, and England should Shut It With The "Burn Out" Malarkey
by Ed Bottomley

This piece was originally written for sportingo. Phil Neville and PFA chief Gordon Taylor both think that players are getting burn-out, which is a fatuous and hackneyed argument. Although today’s…read more…

Tottenham Need To Change Their Style Before They Get Success.
by Ed Bottomley

“The great fallacy is that the game is first and last about winning. It’s nothing of the kind. The game is about glory. It is about doing things in style,…read more…

Yakubu In Danger Of Being Irrelevant At Everton.
by Ed Bottomley

Soon Yakubu, like Bentley will become a word synonymous with filthy rich excess. The Nigerian didn’t feature in Yesterday’s 3-1 victory over Larissa, and the day before he was stopped…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 14 April (15:00); Swansea City at Liberty Stadium

Mon 23 April (20:00); Newcastle at Goodison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodison Raw

Focus on the facts not the rhetoric

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