Another weekend, another defeat. But will we take solace in the fact we were shaded 1-0 away at the league champions? Of course we won’t. And quite rightly. Simply put, Man City were there for the taking. As always the team was packed with quality but hardly seemed dangerous and after the early departure of […]

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Every now and then Everton provide us with an evening of absolute perfection. Thursday night wasn’t quite that sort of night but it was damn close. James McCarthy picked up another knock and for the most part we were totally under the cosh. Apart from that, it was excellent. I’ve heard some pure shite this […]

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In the great ongoing drama that is football, we endure all sorts, living for those moments of exquisite glory. The trophy, the wonderful run of form, the position that exceeds expectation and silences critics, or John Stones making a tackle. However, almost as enjoyable are the moments of pure serenity as you look to whichever […]

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It’s not often that you can aptly review a football match with one letter, repeated multiple times. But here goes. ZZZZZZZZZZZ. Bizarre really. I don’t know what to say. You expect this Everton side to be in swashbuckling form, grabbing a goal or three, but nothing’s doing. You expect Ross Barkley to do something magic, […]

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Great how Everton can make you feel better out of nowhere, isn’t it? The sun shone on L4 as the Blues trounced Aston Villa, and now that Hurricane Gonzalo is causing havoc, who cares? We’re off to France. The French don’t react well to invasions so this one could get messy. Amidst a mad Premier […]

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You know what it’s like. The Merseyside derby. Another edition comes along, chock-full of fear, anticipation and that little sliver of hope that things can change. Then you watch ninety minutes of that sliver being trampled on remorselessly. Ninety minutes gone, you’ve seen the goal that condemns you to more misery. But then Phil Jagielka […]

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