Archive for July, 2017

Little old Everton are becoming important again

Little old Everton are becoming important again

What a summer it has been so far… I have followed Everton for as long as I can remember. During that time, the expectations for the season have always been the same; finish as high up the league as possible, and put together a decent cup run. Why was this?Read More

Rooney taught us all about crushing heartbreak

Rooney taught us all about crushing heartbreak

I think everyone remembers where they were when it happened. Every Everton generation has that JFK moment where they can recall exactly where they were and what they were doing when their hero left. Alan Ball had every Everton fan of a certain age in tears, and everyone who hadRead More

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Lukaku is dead, long live the team…

I have a friend who once dated a girl who was way out of his league. Nobody could understand, including my mate, why she was with him. So it was no surprise that a few months later she moved on to supposed better things with someone else. I think that’sRead More

Rooney rekindles love affair with Blues

Rooney rekindles love affair with Blues

When Wayne Rooney left for Manchester United on deadline day in August 2004, he broke the hearts of every Evertonian across the world. On that sombre day, a little bit of us all died. He was our boy wonder and a true Blue as his t-shirt had famously displayed. HeRead More

Ratcliffe: Rooney is Kenwright’s signing

Ratcliffe: Rooney is Kenwright’s signing

Everton legend Kevin Ratcliffe is convinced that Wayne Rooney’s return to the Blues is because Bill Kenwright wants him back in a Blue shirt, and not necessarily Ronald Koeman. Ratcliffe, who led the club during its most illustrious period in the 1980s, admitted to being perplexed over Rooney’s second coming.Read More

Lukaku arrested in LA

Lukaku arrested in LA

Everton forward Romelu Lukaku was arrested in Los Angeles last week following a noise complaint – and is due to appear in court on 2nd October. A Beverly Hills police statement said Lukaku was released at the scene following the incident on 2 July. Full Statement from Beverly Hills PoliceRead More

Foxes target James McCarthy?

Foxes target James McCarthy?

Leicester City have made an enquiry for Everton midfielder James McCarthy, according to the Daily Mail. The newspaper claims that Everton’s asking price of £25m for the Republic of Ireland international has deterred potential suitors such as Newcastle, West Brom and Crystal Palace. Leicester have already signed Sevilla midfielder VicenteRead More

Funes Mori linked with Inter

Funes Mori linked with Inter

Inter Milan are interested in signing Everton central defender Ramiro Funes Mori, according to reports in the Italian media. Mori may find it difficult to play regularly next season after Everton signed England defender Michael Keane for a fee that could rise to £30m. Since joining from River Plate inRead More

Lukaku set to join United in record £100m deal

Lukaku set to join United in record £100m deal

Romelu Lukaku will sign for Manchester United from Everton in a record £100m deal. The deal will be worth an initial £75m plus a further £15m of easily attainable add-ons linked to achievements and appearances. Rooney, who United value at around £10m, returns to Everton after 13 years successful yearsRead More