In January 2009 £60,000 was paid to Sligo Rovers in exchange for potentially the Premier League's young player of the year Seamus Coleman.
Fearless on the ball, he will run and run... and did I mention run? His low centre of gravity, pace and direction make him a nightmare for defenders when one-on-one and his crossing isn't half bad either. He sometimes shoots when he shouldn't but his decision-making will improve with age and I for one see him as our new first-choice right back either next season or the following.
It's interesting as not much was mentioned at all when we signed him and yet he has found his way into the first team and made a real impact.
I hope he is nominated for Young Player of the Year and he should be. Who knows... he might even get it! I think I speak on behalf of every Evertonian when I say the young lad deserves it.
Joshua George, Posted 24/03/2011 at 19:10:37
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1 Posted 24/03/2011 at 23:28:04
2 Posted 24/03/2011 at 23:55:04
3 Posted 25/03/2011 at 03:32:18
4 Posted 25/03/2011 at 03:34:53
5 Posted 25/03/2011 at 03:36:07
6 Posted 25/03/2011 at 06:18:15
It MUST be the Bookies' list and nothing to do with the Prem list.
7 Posted 25/03/2011 at 07:00:08
I really enjoy watching him play and hope his 'just go for it' attitude isn't coached out of him.
8 Posted 25/03/2011 at 07:47:38
I don't believe he will be nominated for Young Player of the Year. That's for the media darlings, in fact, Jack Rodwell probably has a better chance given the way everyone raves about him. Fuck knows why. Seamus all day long for me.
9 Posted 25/03/2011 at 07:52:31
10 Posted 25/03/2011 at 07:58:44
11 Posted 25/03/2011 at 08:01:03
12 Posted 25/03/2011 at 08:37:09
13 Posted 25/03/2011 at 09:03:20
Balotelli's nomination is scandalous, stroppy twat, can't see what they see in him. But to be honest, never expected Coleman to be in the frame in the first place, as Everton have won this award the total sum of 0 times.
14 Posted 25/03/2011 at 10:52:55
15 Posted 25/03/2011 at 11:20:39
16 Posted 25/03/2011 at 11:34:55
17 Posted 25/03/2011 at 11:37:31
18 Posted 25/03/2011 at 12:28:18
Coleman has been a revelation but can't see him having a tiny chance against the likes of Bale and Wilshere. Balotelli being in there is a joke.
And let's not forget it's an award voted for by players, who're not known for being the biggest of thinkers!
19 Posted 25/03/2011 at 12:31:06
20 Posted 25/03/2011 at 12:32:15
21 Posted 25/03/2011 at 13:50:05
The only downside at the moment is recently he seems to be coming inside a bit too often. The beginning of the season he was getting to the byline; creating havoc.
Nowadays, he seems to cut inside more and shoot with his, weaker, left foot. I don't know whether this is orders from the management or not...
I would like him to go back to going past full backs rather than inside as his decision making and shooting isn't the best.
22 Posted 25/03/2011 at 14:40:48
23 Posted 25/03/2011 at 14:54:31
24 Posted 25/03/2011 at 14:52:29
Chris (#18) whats the problem? If Bale or Wilshere win it, it will have nothing to do with being 'Media darlings' ? it will be because the two of them have been outstanding this season. Also, Henderson from Sunderland has looked good.
25 Posted 25/03/2011 at 15:05:18
A remarkable return for his first season. Hopefully the next season will see a bit mopre composure in the final third and we will have a real player on our hands.
26 Posted 25/03/2011 at 15:09:40
FFS! gutted for EFC with our ever growing list of injuries and gutted for the lad, he was about to make his first senior start for ROI.
27 Posted 25/03/2011 at 17:02:24
28 Posted 25/03/2011 at 22:25:01
29 Posted 26/03/2011 at 09:33:18
30 Posted 27/03/2011 at 12:10:38
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