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Premier League
Does Djibril Sidibe deserve a permanent deal at Everton?
17:01 Friday 28th February 2020

French right-back Djibril Sidibe is currently on loan at Goodison Park. Everton can make the option permanent at season's end. To encourage the club, Sidibe must contest club captain Seamus Coleman for his place in the team. So…

Premier League
Bernard's new lease on life at Everton
09:01 Monday 10th February 2020

Since Carlo Ancelotti’s arrival at Everton, Brazilian winger Bernard has been asked to play a completely different role. It hasn’t been without its teething problems, but with a goal and an assist in his last two games, the 27-year-old…

Premier League
Is Carlo Ancelotti the right choice for Everton?
17:00 Tuesday 17th December 2019

When reports on Monday evening suggested three-time Champions League-winning manager Carlo Ancelotti had agreed a deal in principle with Everton, Merseyside's blue half went into ecstasy. Although the club subsequently made a statement…

Premier League
Blue It: Why are Chelsea struggling to string together results?
12:00 Tuesday 10th December 2019

Chelsea’s poor performance against Everton wasn’t surprising to ardent Blues fans. Even at their absolute worst, Everton’s uncanny ability to morph into 1970 Brazil for one game against their London counterparts,…

Premier League
Is Everton managerial search on hold?
17:01 Monday 9th December 2019

Full disclosure: That is Duncan Ferguson being so kind as to pose for a selfie with me in my profile picture below. Given the man's patience and class, I can't be happier regarding the result in his managerial debut for Everton. On…

Premier League
The downfall of Marco Silva
09:00 Saturday 7th December 2019

There was an air of optimism around Everton at the start of this season. There has been for a while, since the Toffees acquired the billionaire owner that they had dreamed of since the shoestring-budget days of Bill Kenwright’s majority…

Premier League
Gylfi Sigurdsson leads Everton by example
08:00 Sunday 21st October 2018

Gylfi Sigurdsson netted his 50th Premier League goal with aplomb two weeks ago during Everton's 2-1 win over Leicester City. It was a fantastic finish, one which epitomised the Iceland international's return to form after a forgettable…

Premier League
Where can Marco Silva add strength to Everton this summer?
12:00 Monday 9th July 2018

Everton had been vying to be known as the Premier League's best of the rest for several seasons. Then, in the wake of David Moyes' departure, they fell off the pace. The Blues finished ninth in what many Gwladys Street irregulars considered…

Premier League
The case for Marco Silva at Everton
09:00 Thursday 24th May 2018

So the great managerial merry-go-round has whirred into action at Everton. Sam Allardyce is out and a new man will be in post-haste. That new man appears to be Marco Silva. The Portuguese manager was the prime target to replace Ronald Koeman…

Premier League
Sacking Sam Allardyce was the right move
08:00 Thursday 24th May 2018

Sam Allardyce’s time at Goodison Park has come to an end and Marco Silva is the forerunner in the race to replace the Englishman. The news was met with heavy criticism from those watching from the outside. Allardyce joined Everton…

Premier League
Wayne Rooney departure shows the shifting sands at Everton
15:00 Thursday 10th May 2018

When August 12th, 2017 came to an end, Wayne Rooney was sitting on cloud nine. His Everton return had been made in a glorious manner. A towering header had secured a 1-0 win over Stoke City at Goodison Park and gotten the Blues Premier…

Premier League
Time for Allardyce to go for broke with Everton
10:00 Saturday 10th February 2018

Sat in the Emirates pressroom last weekend, Everton manager Sam Allardyce was not a happy man. He had just watched his team humiliated by Arsenal, succumbing to a 5-1 defeat that could easily have been 6-1 or 7-1 had the Gunners wanted…

England National Team
Why Nikica Jelavic was among the Premier League's most underrated strikers
11:00 Friday 6th October 2017

Nikica Jelavic burst onto the scene in British football for Scottish giants Rangers in 2010. He went on to play for Everton, Hull, and West Ham. Born in Capljina when it was part of the former Yugoslavia, Jelavic started playing football with…

Opinion
Why is Everton struggling in the Premier League?
14:00 Friday 29th September 2017

After having one of the largest transfer dealings in the Premier League this summer, many Everton fans expected to see their team contending for a spot in Europe this season. However, after six opening fixtures, it  couldn't be more different. …

Opinion
What does the future hold for Ross Barkley?
09:00 Thursday 14th September 2017

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley's transfer saga has come to an end after he snubbed a move to Chelsea. The question remains. How bright is his future? Will Barkley stay at Everton beyond January? Will he earn a spot in the squad for the interim?…