Goodison is packed, but there’s not much noise. Z Cars is playing, but it seems somehow more sombre, even listless, than it has ever sounded before. The players are trudging out, fans sat silently, until there is an announcement on the PA system and Goodison Park erupts into rapturous applause. The minute of adulation was […]

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Another week, another crisis clumsily averted. Standard stuff for the lean, mean fume machine. First up was the Man City game on Sunday. We played well, but City were better. It really is as simple as that. There were gaps in the defence and errors made that need to be sorted out, as you can […]

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Everton just love to confound you. They do it deliberately, you know. And on Saturday, with major rumblings of discontent among the fanbase, they did the sneakiest, most under-handed thing of all. They gave you exactly what you wanted. The bastards. Amidst the gloom surrounding the club, at least from the perspective of many, Saturday […]

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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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