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Ian Macdonald's loving tribute to Gordon West, the Everton goalkeeping legend who passed away this month aged 69.
How a young Evertonian and mates with no tickets at a Newcastle game were saved by Paul Gascoigne and became his scouse Cousins
"sometimes we reduce the argument about Moyes and his merits to almost comic-book simplicity, and we are all too guilty of failing to see the granular detail."
John Hermanson set up a group on Facebook last year to raise money for Everton to build a stadium and provide money for the manager... without much success.
What will all the new PL money really do for England, the FA and the Premier League?
Financial effect of the new Sky TV rights deal...
Taking the rampant speculation to one conclusion, what happens if Moyes leaves for White Hart Lane?
The night Everton won their 7th League Champions trophy, at home to WBA in 1970
Numbers for everything that happened last season
Montpelier, who just won the French league, were promoted back to the top flight in France in 2009 (just 3 years ago). They have extremely low costs and spend very little on transfers. In fact, a lot of their side is made up of players that came through their youth system.
"Everton were always going to win, our team lacked big game experience, it was too soon for them whilst your team looked comfortable at that level."
The correlation between player investment and Everton making a play for the Champions League places
Turn on Football Manager and embrace Silly Season...
A look back at the predictions made last August...
David Moyes seems to like his five-year plans. He also seems to like unveiling them after the five-years have passed. Let's call it 'retrospective compartmentalising'.
A new US fan tells how he became an Evertonian
An analysis of the major sources of income to Premier League clubs, and how this breaks down at Everton.
Ed Bottomley pays tribute to Dr "Everton" David France as he prepares to accept his OBE
I'd like to see us win everything next season but, given our resources and recent history, what would you choose?
This one could run and run and run...
The longer the current board remain in place, the hope that we can still be a big club diminishes with each passing day.
The issues of big-game mentality, Moyes's future and investment at EFC
Supporting Everton ? ?my generation?
My memory of the match will hopefully fade with time but the memories of last Saturday which will remain with me involve the fans.
It really isn?t as bad as it could be... or maybe it is and we?re just so used to it now.
Defeat at the hands of our neighbours in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday had a far more profound effect on me than I could ever have forecast.
What being an Evertonian really means
Saturday encapsulated it for me: Moyes had the chance to right some wrongs but reverted to type and we got what we deserved.
Expectations of manager versus fans
The difference between Liverpool and Everton was attitude.
Lifelong fan bemoans the lack of winning spirit in today's Everton.
We must be brave and bold, direct and confident in our tactics. A fast, aggressive and positive approach, replicating everything that was so terrific in the Sunderland replay, is what is required.
Are dangerous tackles becoming more prevalent and should there be a reform of the rules?
Who plays? And who is disappointed come April 14th?
The FA Cup Semi-Final against Liverpool on 14 April is a game that David Moyes must not lose...
Memories of Everton's previous failings under David Moyes in crucial cup games against Chelsea.
The challenge of qualifying for Europe next season
All-in-all, it's been a privilege to follow the Blues through all the highs and lows and I wouldn't have it any other way.
Triumphant Toffees hark back to Moyes's heyday with dominant victory over Swansea City
The questions surrounding the long term future of Everton FC always come back to one subject, the future of Goodison Park.
An indictment of the Barclays Premier League and its current obsession with money
Looking forward to the Sunderland replay...
The Charge Sheet against Everton CEO, Robert Elstone
or an Everton manager to put out a weakened team in a Derby was totally unforgivable and surely now only the ultra deluded can want him to remain as manager of our great club.
"My honest opinion is that Moyes could do better and we could also probably do much worse... It?s a nice enough balance for a club with no money, but ultimately it?s a recipe for mediocrity"
Chris Smith feels that Moyes's approach to the Anfield derby made a mockery of the fans
The Appliance of Science to the sport of Football...
"Quite simply, Moyes has an inferiority complex about Liverpool and is only too happy to play the role that every kopite wants him to play"
Yesterday's derby defeat was a shameful display and it has wrecked what could have been a very happy 10th anniversary for David Moyes.
Tony Marsh pulls no punches following the derby defeat
Shaun contrasts the media hype surrounding Moyes's 10th anniversary with his feelings following the manager's post-match comments after losing 3-0 to Liverpool.
A lot of criticism of David Moyes has embarked from I would say a majority on this site. That does surprise me a great deal, because he has worked wonders with our club.
I?ve written this article as part of my A-Level English Language coursework folder. It equates to roughly 10% of my final grade. The brief was to write an article worthy of publication in a magazine/newspaper. My style model was FourFourTwo magazine and as such is about football.
Louis Saha`s transfer to Spurs came as something of a surprise, his form for most of the season had been poor, he appeared not to care. David Moyes no longer seemed able to coax a performance out of him. Has Goodison become a graveyard for strikers?
it is a familiar lament for Blues fans; one that can regularly be heard on the terraces of Goodison Park come the end of the Premier League campaign.
Continuing the discussion of Trust Everton and how we can make it work for the good of the club in the future.
Football is all about opinions and differing points of view. Although sometimes, we all hear things that we can?t quite believe.
This is my list of ?Everton Myths? ? things I?ve heard, at the game or elsewhere, that I just can?t get my head around.
An update on Everton Academy prospect Jake Bidwell, who has been getting plaudits during his impressive loan spell with Brentford.
Surely it's time for the FA and other football clubs to stand up against racism in the game
After Everton?s recent ?success? of a six-match unbeaten run, which includes victories over the nation?s two biggest spending clubs, David Moyes should be looking at what has changed from earlier in the season.
Another three points toward safety, or could it just be something more, as the Blues send the Pensioners packing.
A review of the competition for places in the team, going into the final third of the season.
For the rest of the season, all our best players are on short-term loan deals...
Why has this change taken so long? Was it the Argentine?s time to adjust since his arrival, or and end to Moyes?s patience with Saha? Or did he simply strike lucky?
What a great day Tuesday 31 January 2012 was for all Everton supporters. But even more importantly, what a great day it was for Billy Bullshitter! Some good transfer window dealings, both inwards and outwards, and a great win over league leaders Manchester City.
No team plays to their full capacity every game but we have been so far below that level for the whole of this season that it brings more questions than answers.
A comment article about keeping up the pressure on Bill Kenwright and his failed regime at Everton.
An Article about the former Everton player, an article based on an interview recently conducted with Paul Bracewell.
I would like to see Moyes is using his resources to secure young players who can benefit the club, one way or another, for years to come.
I honestly think the best thing Everton can do instead of us all moaning is give Moyes and Kenwright our full support and let?s see what happens over the summer.
What has happened to the Everton crowd and the famous Goodison Roar?
For the first time in a decade, I seriously fear for our safety this season. We could by the end of March be quite conceivably in the bottom three!
A long way of saying it's time for him to go...
Everton fans fear a repeat of the Wayne Rooney saga, especially as rumors have already hit the tabloids about interest for 18 year old from big names such as Manchester City, Barcelona and Chelsea.
Risking hurting the club you love
A view from The City...
So we've signed Darron Gibson ... Personally I think this signing is more telling for the impact it will have on the future of Jack Rodwell.
An Open Letter to Bill Kenwright
How dumb or forgetful does Bill Kenwright think we are? Did he think we wouldn?t be expecting a new signing now? He?s either patronizing or he?s made a failed attempt at being crafty..
This March will see David Moyes's 10th anniversary at Everton! In his near-decade at our beloved club, Moyes has won... nothing. He has overseen the first trophy-less decade since the 1950's - only the second decade without a trophy in our history!
We stuck at it and even without testing their keeper we at least were not disgraced against a team right on top of their game
In light of his forthcoming induction into the Gwladys St. Hall of Fame I made contact with Pat Nevin and interviewed him with a view to publication on ToffeeWeb.
Evertonians are all too depressingly familiar with watching their club being dismantled, but the current plight is an order of magnitude greater than the dips we have witnessed in recent years.
This once great footballing institution is slipping further into the abyss. And the heart breaking part of it all is that the real losers of it all aren?t us. It?s the next generation of Blues.
Now that Everton are once again at a halfway point of another Premier League season, the time is now to question can David Moyes shape another strong second half for the Toffees?
The Hungarian coach Bela Guttman always advised that "the third year was fatal"; yet we have David Moyes two months shy of his 10th anniversary as manager...
Yup, it's the mid-season review! (and of course the awards as well!)
This is just some thoughts on our first nineteen games of the season (nineteen to go ? exactly halfway), in the context of several seasons of relative underperformance and the well-catalogued financial woes that seemingly make us unable to compete at the top of the table.
That's Nick Armitage's verdict on the shocking home loss to Bolton Wanderers
In Stracqualursi and Drenthe, we have two guys on loan who have played some part this far, and they have been both good and bad. They are out of contract come summer and they could be good players for the future, they are both young, under 25 years old, they bring a great work ethic and seem to give us an added edge in their own way.
Memories of the FA Cup-winning defender who lost his battle with cancer this month
David Moyes has us undefeated in four, we have the fourth tightest defence and should we win our game in hand we would enter into the second half of the season only nine points from fourth.
Moyes as gone full circle as he said he intended on getting the average age down and wanted to build a younger side for the future.
It is clear for all Evertonians that the current squad needs re-vamping.
Back to the Stadium of light on Boxing Day ? or should that be the Stadium of wind? There was plenty of it about from both the elements and the fans...
It?s that time of the year again. The time when the iniquities of extreme free market capitalism are laid bare for all to see... The time when little Evertonians all over the World who have been good girls and boys (in the main) await feverishly for gifts from afar and goodies to be unwrapped..
I don't think I would be that offended if the club was to write the season off from now and take what I think would be a solid course of action.
Why we should be doing everything we can to hold on to our young players
I have lost any remaining faith I had in the board, coaches, and especially David Moyes.
"The main issue (for me) that came from yesterday's game was our inability to play the smart pass or the instinctive touch."
Drenthe's second-half arrival sparked more effective football from Everton against Norwich
Where are we going?
Everton vs Arsenal ? 10 December 2011
Somebody said recently that if the job of managing Everton was to suddenly be put up for grabs there would be a queue of applicants stretching all the way back to Aberdeen... but is there a man out there who can do a better job than Moyes?
There were all kinds of factors leading to Johnson?s departure and if the outcry by fans had any role to play it was minimal. Johnson was very unpopular but it was not the People's Club's People Power that drove him out.
Reminiscing about a crucial festive program me that helped steer Everton to the title in 1986-87.
In reality we probably won't have any money but let's pretend we have around ¬£6M to spend...
Are Moyes's hands tied to the extent that it has become a noose around his neck?
Everyone played quite well, no-one had a stinker, we should win the next five games...
Moyes had actually given up on scoring by taking off our lone striker, Saha, and putting on our seventh defender, Distin ? a move that would have been cowardly and disgraceful if we had been winning but which given the circumstances would have made Don Revie blush.
Heitinga had Van Persie in his pocket until Moyes subbed off Saha and went to 4-6-0.
I have always been a big supporter of Moyes and believe he HAS moved the club forward from the dark days of the early 1990s when we would be regularly fighting for our Premiership survival... but...
After years of the same tactics under David Moyes, some alternative formations
Could FC Basel provide a template for the regeneration of Everton FC?
The League of 16 is what we are part of now... have been throughout the Moyes era and before ? and that's a trophy we could win!
Perhaps the issues are really in midfield...
Shaun Sparke on the manager's demeanour and seeming inability to coach his team to break down opposition defences.
Gary Speed, in a life that promises so much and often delivers so little, you lived your life to the full... in the great arena that is football, and you played on the biggest domestic stage and represented your clubs and country with pride.
Gary Speed?s goal return in blue was better than anywhere else. He should have been the last piece of the jigsaw thus enabling us to get into Europe regularly, win cups and even be good enough to enjoy the Champions League party. None of that happened.
Time to remember some of Gary Speed's best moments in an Everton shirt.
A tribute to Gary Speed, through the eyes of an Evertonian.
A return to pragmatism
We did at times try to retain the ball and play it a little but were too easily spooked into rash decisions with our best spell of ball retention saved for the run-the-clock-down period.
CD Everton of Chile are on the brink of returning to the Primera A League.
Personally, I loved that gritty win over Wolves because it reminded me of the early Moyes years, winning the physical battles and getting the result, inching up the table and watching the optimism grow.
The problem we have under Deadly Dave is that our performances rarely change ? it's just that the results differ. We either get lucky and win or we don't get lucky and we lose.
There is no need to write your match report this week, I have already done it for you...
There is no need to write your match report this week, I have already done it for you...
The unveiling of a magnificent portrait of Mr Everton, Will Cuff, provides another enduring link from Everton past to present and future, thanks to the work of the Everton Heritage Society.
How much of an impact does Marounae Fellaini really have? Well, let's look at his stats...
A long lamented institution of Merseyside football culture remembered
On Friday, 11th November at the eleventh hour, Evertonians and others will gather to pay their respects to an exceptional group of young men, players from here and from Chile who gave their lives in the two World Wars.
Our current situation has a lot to do with decisions made by David Moyes.
As if we weren't miserable and depressed enough already...
Saturday?s defeat at St James Park raised so many questions
Not the best of days down St James way as Everton produce a display that will leave many a fan frustrated on many fronts.
Once upon a time, I?d follow us all over the country, but now I?m not even paying attention to them on the telly.
Depressing. Numbing. Upsetting.
Femi Orenuga made headlines here in Essex back in 2008. Southend were playing Luton Town in the FA Cup and in the 93rd minute of the match the Shrimpers manager made a substition and the then 15-year-old Femi Orenuga became the youngest player ever to play for Southend.
A bizarre suggestion for increasing the club's visibility and presence throughout the world.
We are in limbo, awaiting anything, everything. Crying in desperation for a team and a manager with ambition and belief; instead, we have resignation and it frankly doesn?t sit well with many of us.
The foundation of the team David Moyes built at Everton was a good defence ? and it worked! Lescott and Jagielka combined brilliantly to form one of the best partnerships in the league... but we've never been as tight since.
Tony Marsh provides some acerbic commentary on the McFadden re-signing, the Chelsea defeat, and fond memories of when we used to play with no fear.
Our re-signing of James McFadden couldn?t make it anymore obvious just how dire the situation is.
A number of things seem to have come to a head this season to really thwart the progress David Moyes was making...
David Moyes has proven time and time again that he is the best man for the very particular job that is Everton Football Club. He has done this job fantastically well, leading us to some very impressive finishes considering the finances and players available at his disposition.
What parallels can be drawn between the coach of a Melbourne Sunday League side and the great man himself: David Moyes? You'd be surprised... or perhaps not!
Another match down, another defeat, and still no change in gameplan
Some relevant stats and facts ahead of tomorrow's early evening kick-off in the capital city
Liverpool FC are currently trying to get the split of the overseas TV revenue changed to better reflect the appeal of the top clubs.
Deep questions about deep felt passions that drive the partisanship which underlies the game...
Websites like ToffeeWeb that are run by the fans, for the fans, provide a depth of knowledge and opinion we just don't get in the conventional media.
Consider what has happened over the years to professional wrestling...
It is not sport anymore, it is barely even a business now, it?s simply a joke. The Premier League has become a complete joke.
Amazing facts and stats about Saturday's Big Match
Jimmy thinks the big clubs should be handicapped
The answer is simple: his team selection suggests that there was no attacking intent.
Football is all about self-belief and the will to win
Comparing the greater desire for parity in the NFL with the growing disparity in the Premier League
Alun Willis on his past and present affections for teams other than the Mighty Blues
There is without doubt, a growing tendency amongst fans to blame one individual for Everton?s demise over the last twenty years. Here are a few contenders that I would like a simple vote/answer in regards to the main culprit
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