Game of the Day: Everton 3-4 Man Utd, 2004

Everton (verb) – to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in the most unlikely of ways; to encapsulate the very essence of comic irony; to find new ways to self-efface. ‘Everton’d it’ has become a catch-all phrase for most Blues. Blew a lead? Everton’d it. That striker who had gone 20 games without scoring […]

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Game of the Day: Everton 1-0 Man Utd, 2005

In February 1995, Duncan Ferguson rose to power a header into the Gwladys Street goal. That header gave Everton a precious 1-0 win over Manchester United. A mere 122 months later, the Blues were once more looking for three points against the Red Devils. Again, Everton’s abrasive, evergreen talisman came up with the goods. The […]

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Game of the Day: 4-4 vs Man Utd, 2012

God is great, so they say. But Steven Pienaar is better. The silky South African, with his feet like finely-tuned instruments and knees like fine china, influenced many an Everton game in his two spells at the club. One of the most memorable came at Old Trafford on April 22 2012, when what was meant […]

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