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05 May 2017 10:04:35
see the Northern Echo are reporting we will sign Pickford for 17 million I'm not sure what I feel about it i would much rather break the bank for Hart, Butland, Leno or Schmeichel to be honest all world class keepers whereas Pickford has looked good playing for a poor Sunderland team who let's be honest Paul Gerrard would look good playing for them.


1.) 05 May 2017 10:40:32
I don't think any of the keepers you mentioned are world class, I wouldn't worry about paper talk either. I can't see Sunderland getting anywhere near £17M for Pickford.

2.) 05 May 2017 15:29:17
Pickford is overhyped and we are going to fall for it again like with Richard Wright and Steve Simonsen. Far better keepers around and much cheaper. Even Joe Robles out performed him.

3.) 05 May 2017 17:08:31
sa90 I'm a little confused how you can say the mentioned keepers are not world class goalkeepers.

4.) 05 May 2017 19:58:27
I'm with you Bluey79 I'd have any of those you mentioned with Butland or Leno being my preferred!
That's my dream!

5.) 05 May 2017 20:53:11
Yeah Southern Toffee they would be my first picks as well.

6.) 06 May 2017 11:35:31
Blue79 because I don't think they are, good yes but world class no.

7.) 07 May 2017 04:21:36
If lukaku pushes for a move to chelsea, than i would be more than happy to take Begovic as part of the deal, very good keeper, proven prem performer, last I knew the price was 10m, so that and 90m, and chelsea can have the Lazy b. ed.



02 Apr 2017 10:23:40
as much as I think Koeman is the right man to take us back to the top, do any other blues think he has to take a lot of the blame for our last 2 losses against spurs and against them lot yesterday?

he changed our formation which I think was a major cause of us losing. Koeman was interviewed and mentioned we have an inferiority complex when it comes to playing at anfield, but his formation yesterday showed he too didn't think we could beat them and was looking to get a draw.

just my take on it but I was hoping after the spurs game he would realise us fans would rather we went and tried to beat these teams by playing the way we have been winning games and not by changing tactics to worry about them.


1.) 02 Apr 2017 10:43:20
I think a lot of the changes made yesterday were forced upon him by injuries, so I don't think you can blame him too much for changing the shape. That said, I do think the players he chose to bring in to compensate (Bringing in Pennington and Calvert-Lewin and leaving our Barry) where the wrong ones.

2.) 02 Apr 2017 14:19:19
He also had Marallas and Valencia on the bench till late in the game I'm glad he's given the youngsters a chance but not in a game like this.

3.) 02 Apr 2017 15:13:36
Calvert Lewin started the last couple of games so he wasn't brought in. If anyone saw his interview before the game he said he was always going to play the formation he did it just meant that due to injuries it was different personel.

4.) 02 Apr 2017 18:34:42
Ander Barkley, Koeman said pre game the injuries played no part in formation and tactics as he was going to set up the same way.

5.) 02 Apr 2017 19:51:04
Here is my take on things.

We are not good enough yet.

Our league position is 100% down to RK, 7th is giving us all false hope and we are becoming dillusional about how good we are.

With no injuries and everyone playing to his best ability we would still be struggling against the big boys when they play on form. let's see what the summer brings and maybe even the next January window before we start blaming tactics for losing big games.

It will come but not just now.

6.) 03 Apr 2017 08:39:47
Hindsight is a wonderful thing but I thought to many youngsters from the start, surely Valencia had earned a start and would have offered more experience than Calvert-lewin, Pennington deserves credit for his goal but was given a torrid time by coutinho (not the only defender this season) also the subs were required much earlier, we do not have the strength in depth in our squad and that was very evident!
But its a work in progress we have cleared out a few but this summer requires a lot of recruitment of quality!

7.) 03 Apr 2017 10:44:43

I don't think we are not good enough as we have beat city, man utd and Arsenal at home this season. yes I agree we are not as good as the 5 teams above us (not including Liverpool as I genuinely feel we have a better team and they are punching above their weight).

But on our day we are a match for any side but if you look at the two games we have lost against spurs and that lot we lost v spurs as Koeman changed our shape to accommodate them and we lost with 3-2 flattering us and again on Sat even if every player was fit I feel we would of lost as he again changed the shape to accommodate liverpool.

I just feel even with the kids playing if he had stuck to how we have been playing we might of had a better chance.

8.) 03 Apr 2017 12:32:00
We didn't beat Man U - we drew.
He changed the shape Saturday because we were missing Morgan, Jimmy Mc and Mo Besic all in CM which, as we know, left us with Gana and Barry. It showed at Goodison that Barry cannot play against teams that have such a high intensity therefore the system had to change to try to get other players into midfield.
As it was it didn't work. Bringing TD back took away the best of his game and Ross looked lost without him. Pennington and DCL to me just don't look ready but that is our problem with a small squad and a number of long term injuries.
As regards Mirallas and Valencia, clearly he doesn't trust them though i agree they should have played.

9.) 03 Apr 2017 17:11:40
Bluey79 what aloud of tripe, better than liverpool, they had Llallana and Henderson missing equals half the current Everton team even when all fit, you genuinely feel Everton are better you need to watch a few derby replays on TV watch Everton try to kick Liverpool off the park get booked and then are totally unable to influence the game for fear of being sent off. look at the last recent derby games all follow the same pattern, Everton have been a disgrace football wise and discipline wise so get real.

{Ed025's Note - i have to agree patti..

10.) 04 Apr 2017 14:26:33
Don't know what Derbys you watch patti, cause iv seen one were we leave Liverpool not knowing what to do, so buck tooth runs all the way to his own corner and kicks the crap out of mirralles which was a massive game changer. seen ones when the red ref sends Everton players off for phantom tackles and many other similar disgraceful decisions, and all in our recent past. So don't see this pattern you talk about sorry.



03 Mar 2017 15:40:41
so just watched RK press conference and it took them 4 minutes to ask him about going to Barcelona. his reply, I will not talk about Barcelona which they didn't listen to as the next 2 reporters tried to ask him about Barcelona. surely the press officer can tell them not to ask these questions.




05 Jun 2016 13:06:40
According to Phil Kirkbride Koeman should be confirmed in 24/ 48 hours compensation and discussing the release of the staff he wants to bring with him is what's holding the deal up.


1.) 05 Jun 2016 13:22:27
I really hope that is right.

According to the Independent at 13.09 his agent is now saying no deal has been struck.

They need to get this sorted out sooner rather than later, the longer this goes on the greater chance we have of being let down and end up with some no-mark in the job. How many of the names we have been linked to would want to join us knowing they were 2nd and even 3rd choice?

2.) 05 Jun 2016 13:40:41
This is going to take time to sort out. The whole deal is complicated, compensation to Southampton, personal package for Koeman and release of staff he wants to bring with him and salaries etc. for those staff. Also I would expect Koeman would want to talk to Moshiri again to confirm plans. A lot of people involved so don't expect this process to be easy or straight forward.

3.) 05 Jun 2016 14:25:33
I should imagine they will want a number of people in place before any news conference is called confirming the deal, that includes in situ. Might be some time yet before we see him or the new management team.
I'd still prefer Lippi.

4.) 05 Jun 2016 16:33:58
In my opinion lippi is not a great choice. I'n his day he was a ridiculously good manager but that day has passed. Even van Gaal admitted that new age football is a whole other world from what he used to do.

On top of that, it's not unusual for managers to take their staff to other clubs. I have faith in moshiri to get this across the line.

5.) 05 Jun 2016 20:51:09
going to be pellegrini.




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30 Apr 2017 16:24:57
lot of players seem to already of started their holidays Sketleburg terrible definitely need a new keeper jags had a terrible game Barkley couldn't pass to his own men lukaku needed more help Valencia and kone shouldn't play for us again I would also sell mirallas he is superb on his day but they are too far and few between I thought again the kids did themselves proud apart from them the senior players did nothing.


1.) 30 Apr 2017 16:54:30
Agree Bluey big changes at Goodison this summer I think mate, GuernseyBlue.

2.) 30 Apr 2017 17:31:10
Bit harsh on mirallas only got 10 mins or so!

3.) 30 Apr 2017 18:22:36
Barkley, the ball is not a raffle prize to be given away at every opertuneity, could we have a goalkeeper who befitts a top club, and if it's not asking too much, two c/ backs who do not trip over their zimmer frames, swear i saw them both in the pensions queue.

4.) 30 Apr 2017 18:58:10
don't want hart or forster but would not mind jack butland.

5.) 30 Apr 2017 19:18:14
Getsy1 not just going off today Mirallas on his day is a world beater unfortunately that's about once every 3 or 4 games shame as I like the guy but as a club we have to be ruthless I would sell or release Lennon, macarthy, mirallas, cleverly, kone, mcgeady, Sketleburg, lukaku and Barkley if they want out its a big big summer for us.

6.) 30 Apr 2017 19:39:25
Another big game, another not good enough, I agree with you Bluey79, I would let the lot go you mentioned and rebuild in the Summer.

7.) 30 Apr 2017 19:41:27
Wow Bluey mate that's some cull, but have agree if they want out so be it, we have been waiting a long time for Mr Moshiri and R K to get on board, this is the best thing that has happened to Everton for a long long time, let's all enjoy ride cheers GuernseyBlue.

8.) 30 Apr 2017 19:44:34
Agree with all those except for Ross and Rom, Bluey. Cleverly's already off to Watford, so that's a start.

9.) 30 Apr 2017 20:32:36
West Ham last week Chelsea today, we looked lazy in both games like Bluey79 says holiday mode. Or they know now that there off somewhere else.



12 Apr 2017 15:41:02
Our ambition for next season is top 4, then after that go for winning the Premier League. Some people around seem to think that Everton are not permitted to challenge.


1.) 12 Apr 2017 16:20:37
Without ambition, there is nothing to strive for. You can set your sights too high. but I agree we should be aiming for a trophy within 2 years. Premier League is the one I would love most!

2.) 12 Apr 2017 17:08:21
Winning the league was all I knew in the eighties. If we weren't winning it we were challenging or considered challengers. Those days may well return over the next few years.

3.) 12 Apr 2017 21:27:07
Totally agree with this, we should now be striving to compete do agree that top four is the next target and after that we can look at competing for title.
Right now I feel we are ahead of plan given that Koeman has only really had the January window to impact the team, next season will be more of a Koeman team! COYB!

4.) 13 Apr 2017 08:28:45
I think the ambition of the club is even greater than this. The ambition is to challenge for all major honours including the EPL and the CL on a regular basis.

It's going to be tough but when you have all areas of the club improving in equal measure it makes it much easier.

We won't even recognise the club in 5 years. We'll look back to January last year and think 'how did we get here'. This all the while we look over the River Mersey stood outside our amazing world class stadium.

I'm sure Liverpool will be saying the same thing in 5 years as they look out over Anfield Road as well and look back at their worl sorry aging stadium with one half decent stand.



05 Apr 2017 14:57:38
so I see motd is on a Wednesday this midweek calendar. has nothing to do with the editor and producer supporting lfc I suppose. last round of midweek fixtures we beat arsenal on the wed but you guessed it lfc played Tuesday and guess what motd was on Tuesday and before anyone tells me the editor and producer don't decide when it's shown that's probably true and I'm probably being my normal bitter self but it does look like that is what happens.




04 Mar 2017 11:49:55
so I tweeted alan myers on why he asked Koeman about Barcelona his reply was because it's the now story so I asked if klopp and poch where asked the same question at the start of their press conferences and why the media like to try and sell our best players n manager and why they like to portray our club as a stepping stone. funnily enough not had a reply to that question.


1.) 04 Mar 2017 12:24:26
I'm glad they asked him as the response was what I wanted to hear. He's a Barcelona legend so they'll keep on until there's any news to the contrary.

Trust me, if we beat Spurs tomorrow it'll only get worse.

2.) 04 Mar 2017 13:44:12
We can't complain really. Our manager every time he gets an interview says how much he wants to buy Manchester United's record goal scorer. We're mixing it with the big boys now.

3.) 04 Mar 2017 19:47:06
the question about if you had Rooney would you play him this Sunday was pathetic and it seems they can't wait to bring up about Barcelona the media have a perception of us that we are not allowed a world class manager or world class players and we should do all we can to make it easy and let them leave.

well I believe as big Duncan does we are the greatest club in the world and it's insulting to continuously ask these questions at every press conference. yes ask once then let it go.

I bet klopp and poch where not asked at there press conference yesterday and if they did it would of been asked once whereas 3 reporters brought Barcelona up yesterday. put it this way Koeman will not be leaving for Barcelona just yet for them to consider him good enough he needs to win a few trophies at us.

4.) 05 Mar 2017 08:39:22
You're right Bluey. It won't go away but at least we can see that Koeman has bought into this project and is keen to keep with it.



16 Dec 2016 11:02:27
I understand the thinking behind the Tom Davies shouts and I would love him to get some game time but let's just take a step back here the kid is 18 years old and look how our fans treat Ross Barkley who in my book gets treated very unfairly by a lot of blues.

now imagine if Davies was getting the same abuse what would that do to his confidence? it could destroy him now until our fans start backing our young players. I wouldn't want him starting games because well most of our fans would crucify him after a few bad passes.


1.) 16 Dec 2016 11:44:35
Whatever happens to Tom Davies and other young players, it's inevitable that some fans will approve, others will disapprove, and many will chop and change their opinions depending on outcomes. Like most fans, I too have an opinion - and I also thoroughly enjoy the banter with fans that have other points of view - but I generally come to the conclusion that things will work themselves out and talent and hard work will usually earn opportunity and success for players.

2.) 16 Dec 2016 13:10:43
He is getting the odd run out to help the step up from the U23 but when RK thinks he's ready to progress its more likely he will go out on loan for more game time.
if you look at what level of expectation we have to succeed at this club it is more likely the first team will be bolstered by more experienced and better players in January.

3.) 16 Dec 2016 13:40:13
Well this is a banter site so also will give my opinion. Davies has shown he is much better than the existing midfielders so regardless of age he should be playing. I have watched the Arsenal game three times now and the big difference between that game and the previous eight or so is that Baines and Coleman were constantly attacking and that is one reason why we won the game. The fact that Barry was not playing is significant to me, he is just too slow these days. In todays game you need players who are fast, who can move from attack and cover in defense. The team that played against Arsenal managed to do that reasonably well. Hopefully the team will remain the same against Liverpool with Holgate replacing Jags (who is suspended) for the reason I have just stated.

4.) 16 Dec 2016 19:43:48
For me mike the difference was not the full backs but the fact our players pressed the ball higher up the pitch. This allowed the full backs to press further up also.

Davies is too young to have a run in the team. So too Holgate. Work them in over time. Not over work them.

5.) 16 Dec 2016 20:26:06
Hi John, The point I was making was when the full-backs attacked other players had the pace to defend when required. In the recent past we just have not done that so Coleman and Baines have been stuck in a defensive position most of the game. If you are good enough you can play as Rooney showed. I am not suggesting they play every game but for goodness sake Davies has to be a better option than Cleverley.

6.) 17 Dec 2016 07:51:13
I wouldn't argue on the Cleverly suggestion at all. I think there is a fear though that playing these young players at the moment can put huge stress on them especially from our crowd who haven't been the most supportive of late.

I'm sure they will get their chance over the next couple of seasons and hopefully we will be in a better mood. :)

{Ed025's Note - its really hard for youngsters to break through john, managers want the finished article without taking chances that may make them look foolish and put their credentials at risk, thats why loaning them is a very popular solution as it takes the risk out of things and if they do well they can be recalled and everything in the garden is rosy mate..




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15 May 2017 16:20:30
seen that it's definitely the training kit.




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05 May 2017 20:53:11
Yeah Southern Toffee they would be my first picks as well.




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05 May 2017 17:08:31
sa90 I'm a little confused how you can say the mentioned keepers are not world class goalkeepers.




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11 Apr 2017 17:16:31
I'm not sure about Zaha is he better than mirrallas? probably not and as for Sakho no thanks had massive problems at that lot and klopp wants him gone so can't see him acting any differently at us we should try and buy maguire and Keane and look at Leno the GK in Germany who has been superb.




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03 Apr 2017 10:44:43

I don't think we are not good enough as we have beat city, man utd and Arsenal at home this season. yes I agree we are not as good as the 5 teams above us (not including Liverpool as I genuinely feel we have a better team and they are punching above their weight).

But on our day we are a match for any side but if you look at the two games we have lost against spurs and that lot we lost v spurs as Koeman changed our shape to accommodate them and we lost with 3-2 flattering us and again on Sat even if every player was fit I feel we would of lost as he again changed the shape to accommodate liverpool.

I just feel even with the kids playing if he had stuck to how we have been playing we might of had a better chance.





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22 May 2017 04:04:59
rumours Porto are interested in Barkley not sure how concrete or if it's just his agent via the press to try n force more money hopefully it will be sorted soon.




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22 May 2017 04:02:59
ha ha behave yourself you clown firstly you shouldn't depend on us to get you a result secondly we had nothing to play for Arsenal did and third the BBC have always had a hatred of EFC and I watched the full match not 20 mins highlights and on another day we would of scored at least 3 goals but hey that's football enjoy your 2 games in the champions league qualifier and we will see you on a Thursday night.




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19 May 2017 08:57:43
something you guys are missing Kane takes spurs pens which has got him 6 goals I think so if Lukaku took ours he would most prob be in low 30's in terms of goals still to hit 24 without pens is a fantastic achievement and hopefully he stays if not good luck to the guy and we have to trust Walsh and koeman to replace him with the same kind of player.




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17 May 2017 16:18:23
I really don't want to go back to Nike it was down to them that we changed our badge as they said it was too difficult to copy we then wanted blue socks they refused and they did nothing for infants my little girl had the 6+ when she was 2 because Nike refused to make infant kits.




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17 May 2017 14:35:08
while I agree regarding our shocking deal with kitbag I have to disagree regarding our home kit I actually like it and think it's different to our normal plain royal blue jersey ( let's face it can't really do all that much with our home shirt) I can't wait to buy my 1 week old son his first new kit.