Game of the Day: Everton 3-0 Arsenal, 2014

2013 brought a summer of change at Everton. David Moyes’ 11-year stay was over, his backroom staff cleared, the club ready to move in a new direction. Candidates were rumoured, scrutinised and pre-assessed. Porto’s Vitor Pereira was in the frame. So too Ralf Ragnick. Michael Laudrup was also mooted. European football hipsters dreamed of Favre, […]

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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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It has been said that the only reason Everton have never installed an anger therapy clinic inside Goodison Park is because it would have to be bigger than the stadium itself. I can buy it. That would definitely be a sound investment, because on this week’s episode of “Everton That” we have a home game against […]

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Given how strange and emotional the past week has been, Everton’s return seems a timely one. It was meant to be a run-of-the-mill international break – laugh or cringe at England’s failings, grapple with the logic of Kyle Walker playing while John Stones sits like a spare part on the bench (or just Kyle Walker […]

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