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Warrington assist for winning goal in the FA Cup

Michael Kenrick
Posted 27/11/2022

Away from the World Cup, it's the 2nd Round of the FA Cup, with Fleetwood away at Ebbsfleet. Everton's on-loan youngster, Lewis Warrington was part of Fleetwood's 4-man midfield and did a brilliant job to force a turnover on the halfway li...

Ronaldo – Yay or Nay?

Kevin Prytherch
Posted 22/11/2022

Quite simply - now that he’s left Manchester United, would you take him on a free for the remainder of the season... assuming he’d be interested?...

Dele Alli was only here on loan???

Michael Kenrick
Posted 20/11/2022

Did anyone notice that story in the Daily Mirror today and the way they talked about Dele Alli? Kieran Trippier provides theory on what c...

How Everton's players will fare at the 2022 World Cup

Gary McCarty
Posted 17/11/2022

The World Cup break has come to Everton's rescue, allowing under-pressure manager Frank Lampard six weeks to figure out how to drive his side out of trouble.  Everton squandered the last opportunity to enter the winter with optimism a...

Work To Be Done Amid World Cup Distraction

Gary McCarty
Posted 23/11/2022

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar might well have come at a good time for Everton as boss Frank Lampard looks to turn the Toffees’ fortunes around. Three games without a win saw Everton drop to 17th place in the table but the month-long br...

The real problem is at the top

Michael Kenrick
Posted 13/11/2022

This is a collection of posts that have appeared since the dismal double defeat to Bournemouth last week, espousing the theory that the real problem is at the very top of Everton Football Club – admittedly a perennially recurrent theme, alth...

What’s going on at Everton? Does anybody know? Or care?

Jonathan Tasker
Posted 15/11/2022

Frank Lampard has now been in charge of Everton for 33 league matches. He has won just 9, which is 27%. He has lost over half. When he came in, Everton were 15th in the Premier League. The club is now in 17th place. He’s even worse than the ...

Blue till we die

David Vaughan
Posted 13/11/2022

Two quotes from Frank Lampard this week have raised little reaction (to my admittedly imperfect knowledge). Both illustrate exactly where this once great football club now lingers: "Our aim is to stay in the Premier League" (Source: post-m...

The Gump Brothers

Kieran Kinsella
Posted 08/11/2022

In the movie Forrest Gump, the titular character somehow pops up at every major event in the '60s and '70s. At Everton, after a miserable failure and fans calling attention to the failings of yet another manager, I have to ask, why are ou...

ToffeeWeb LoanWatch – Matchweek 13

Michael Kenrick
Posted 27/10/2022

This intermittent thread tracks recent and current activity for some of our loan players: ● Jarrad Branthwaites at PSV Eindhoven ● Ellis Simms at Sunderland  ...

Is our club top-heavy?

Peter  Brewin
Posted 20/10/2022

I was taken by one of my new Scouse workmates to see my very first professional football match at Goodison Park with 44,000 people there... that was in 1971 – just after Everton had won the Football League First Division Trophy. I was mes...

a general view

michael allanson
Posted 17/10/2022

i went to spurs on saturday in a hopeful frame of mind and left in the same way as i had done against chelsea and utd. Picking positives from defeat but far from despondent. Last season we were a shambles, utterly bereft of shape or di...

Spurs: A general view

Michael Allanson
Posted 17/10/2022

I went to the Spurs game on Saturday in a hopeful frame of mind, and left in the same way, as I had done against Chelsea and Man Utd: picking positives from defeat but far from despondent. Last season, we were a shambles, utterly beref...

Premier League – Week 9

Michael Kenrick
Posted 08/10/2022

Coverage of the Premier League on TV in the UK this weekend is a little different, with no early game on Saturday, and three games on Sunday, including a big one on Sunday evening.BT Sport’s chosen match this weekend was Everton vs Manche...

Which Everton players could star at the World Cup?

Gary McCarty
Posted 03/10/2022

The Qatar World Cup takes place in November of this year and is the first edition of the tournament to take place in the Middle East. The Toffees have Internationally capped players from England, Brazil and Senegal amongst others and are lik...

Toffees Eager to Build on First Win Against Southampton

Gary McCarty
Posted 30/09/2022

After a difficult start to the season, Everton are back to winning ways with a victory over West Ham last weekend. Now, the focus switches to Southampton, who are comi...

England U21s 3 - 1 Germany U21s

Michael Kenrick
Posted 27/09/2022

Anthony Gordon and James Garner are both playing for England in this U21 game at Bramhall Lane, Sheffield.The score was 1-1 at the break but England U21s (managed by Lee Carsley) came out in aggressive mood, Gordon benefitting from a...

To Boo or Not to Boo, That Was the Question.

David Kennedy
Posted 21/09/2022

It’s fair to say the recent minute's silence at football grounds around the country had the football authorities in jumpy mood and the Tory press salivating in anticipation of football fans damaging the nation’s reputation, not to mention the ...

Booing the minute's silence yesterday

Michael Allanson
Posted 19/09/2022

I have to comment on the appalling booing at Goodison yesterday during the silence in honour of the Queen. It’s symptomatic of our ‘me, me, me’ culture today that in order to stand out from the crowd some idiot has to make a show of themselv...

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