LIONEL MESSI is a free agent. That news would normally spark off a wave of transfer speculation, interested parties circling the Camp Nou and non-stop media coverage. Nobody seriously expects Messi to leave Barcelona, least of all the club’s president, … Continue reading It’s getting messy over Lionel
EVERTON fans are understandably confused by the loss of coach Carl Ancelotti, many had not even had the slightest glimpse of the three-times Champions League winner before he flew out to Real Madrid. Ancelotti could not have known for long … Continue reading The temptation of Carlo Ancelotti
EVERTON and Tottenham fought-out an exciting FA Cup fith round tie this week, with the Toffees winning by the odd goal in nine. It has been 26 years since Everton lifted a trophy, 33 since the league title last ended … Continue reading Tottenham are still waiting, but which clubs have been in the queue longest for a trophy?
EVERTON recovered some of their early season swagger in beating highly-fancied Chelsea at Goodison Park, but their fans will remain concerned about the current financial position of the club. On the eve of their game against the Londoners, Everton revealed … Continue reading Pandemic swells the Everton loss
WELL IT’S back and although some of the big hitters have yet to kick-off, it’s clear that the song remains the same for some football people. All three newly-promoted teams were beaten, two comfortably and one pushing the reigning champions … Continue reading Premier League Opening Weekend: Tough on new boys and rusty defenders
TODAY, players’ nicknames lack imagination. There are no “Black pearls”, “Nijinskys”, “Maradonas of the Carpathians” or “Ghosts” (for the uninitiated, these players were: Eusebio, Colin Bell, Georgi Hagi and John White). In the 1960s, Alex Young of Everton was dubbed … Continue reading Everton 1963 and the “golden vision”