November 2010 Archives
PHIL NEVILLE insists the topsy turvy Premier League table means Everton can still flourish despite their lacklustre form.
ALTHOUGH it was another two points dropped I'm not too downhearted by Everton's draw in the North East. It was certainly an entertaining game and the satellite TV subscribers got their money worth.
VICTOR ANICHEBE continued his comeback from injury with an equaliser as Everton Reserves shared the mini-derby spoils with Liverpool at the Stobart Stadium last night.
LEIGHTON BAINES has urged his shot-shy Everton team-mates to be more decisive and stop trying to pass the ball into the net.
EVERTON have become kings of the late, late salvation act this season but its a trick which can too easily paper over cracks.A point against a buoyant, upwardly mobile Sunderland side at the Stadium of Light is not a bad result.
IT was 50 years ago today . . . that Merseyside footballs enduring love affair with the Golden Vision was launched.
LOUIS SAHA is ready to get up front and personal for Everton at Sunderland tonight.
SUNDERLAND manager Steve Bruce is hoping to have to contend with a major headache when he sits down to pick his team to face Everton tonight.
JACK RODWELL goes back to where it all began tonight with manager David Moyes tipping an international future for Everton's bright young midfielder.
EVERTON striker Louis Saha has vowed to work tirelessly in a bid to end his nine-month Premier League goal drought.
BY his own admission Joe Harper is "not a greedy man."
BUDDHISTS believe in reincarnation, the tragedy of human existence is endlessly repeated. Last Sunday it was as though the ghost of Clive Thomas had come back to haunt us.
A DISAPPOINTING result and display against Arsenal . Certain senior players at the club need to raise their game considerably.
STEVEN PIENAAR is lining up to play his fourth match in 12 days tonight - at the end of a 6,000-mile flight to Cape Town.
HE lives in Sweden, came to footballing prominence in Italy and spent four years winning trophies galore with Arsenal - but Anders Limpar considers himself a lifelong Evertonian.
AFTER Sunday's 45 minute return from "the worst injury I've ever had" Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell got another 66 minutes under his belt for England under-21s last night.
SEAMUS COLEMAN feels he is still fighting for his Everton place, despite being poised to become a full international tomorrow.
A HUGE gathering of former players gathered at Goodison Park last night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Everton Former Players' Foundation.
SEAMUS COLEMAN'S feet are fixed firmly on the ground - despite a stratospheric rise in fortunes from Irish League regular with Sligo Rovers to the brink of becoming Ireland's newest full international tomorrow.
IN my eyes Mikel Arteta is Everton's best player, bar none. He hasn't shown that in recent games, and certainly not on Sunday, but that's absolutely no reason to start worrying.
DAVID MOYES admits he has resigned himself to Steven Pienaar leaving Everton at the end of the season.
IT used to be 'Boring, Boring Arsenal.' Not for a long time now, mind. But while David Moyes believes his side is beginning to play football which bears comparison with Arsene's artists, he admits he was "bored" in midweek.
EARL BARRETT knows a thing or two about heartbreak - he suffered a bout of it while at Goodison Park.
LIKE most Evertonians I left Goodison on Wednesday night with mixed feelings. In the end we were relieved to get a point but it was a game we should have won.
LEIGHTON BAINES has backed Jermaine Beckford to build on his dramatic point-saving strike against Bolton by turning his training ground prowess into more performances in the Premier League.
DAVID MOYES had advised Jermaine Beckford to be patient this season, but last night it was the striker who helped the Everton boss keep his rapidly evaporating composure.
EVERTON boss David Moyes hailed a "fantastic" finish by Jermaine Beckford but labelled Marouane Fellaini "stupid" after his side snatched a point against Bolton.
AS soon as the fixture dates were released, thousands of Evertonians scrolled down the list for one particular away game.
DAVID MOYES fears Tim Howard has become jaded by more than two years of non-stop football - but the Blues boss will resist resting the keeper after giving him his full backing.
DAVID MOYES has warned his misfiring stars to start converting chances or risk losing their new-found momentum.
BOLTON boss Owen Coyle is confident David Moyes would be a success if he was appointed manager at Manchester United - or any of the world's greatest clubs.
Stoke boss Tony Pulis has recently suggested that a relegation system be introduced based on how clubs vote for referees, with the bottom three to be demoted at the end of the season.
Everton's last five games
Nov 6: Premier League - Blackpool 2 Everton 2
Oct 30: Premier League - Everton 1 Stoke 0
Oct 23: Premier League - Tottenham 1 Everton 1
Oct 17: Premier League - Everton 2 Liverpool 0
Oct 2: Premier League - Birmingham 0 Everton 2