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09 Aug 2019 16:44:53
Well lads, i reckon that's our best transfer window since we signed Lineker.

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1.) 09 Aug 2019 20:46:51
I agree, just have a feeling this might be Lewis Gibson's break through season.


2.) 10 Aug 2019 05:24:04
It might have to be. We are week at the back and can’t really take any injuries. Mina’s fitness was a problem last season, so I understand why people are concerned. If Gibson gets his chance he will need to take it.


3.) 10 Aug 2019 08:01:01
Excellent window lads.


4.) 11 Aug 2019 06:48:24
Lewis Gibson hasn't even been given a Squad number.


 

 

 

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08 Nov 2018 14:44:13
Congratulations to Michael Keane, this seasons good form is paying off.

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25 Dec 2017 01:08:52
Whilst I'm new to posting here, I'm a longer term reader of all your posts and love the variety of insight and passion (sometimes in the same post! ) you all offer. And so I'd like to wish you all a Merry Crimbo, especially to the Ed's that expertly coral us into being constructive in that passion, and are understanding when we're not! For me, this is the first Everton site I've found, since the Blue Kipper finished, that captures the spirit you get from being in the crowd.

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{Ed0333's Note - Seasons greetings Tooting Blue. Hope your enjoying Sam the messiah and his sexy football.


1.) 25 Dec 2017 15:12:02
Ha Ha! I'm all for giving him a bit of time - I remember his Stoke team having their moments.


 

 

14 Dec 2017 02:32:26
Old Sam's apparently wondering why there's been a sudden upturn in our defensive fortunes. Well big man, it's a one word, two syllable answer - Holgate! ;-)

He gives us that necessary bit of gas in the backline, which then frees up Ashley to play to his strengths. (Us supporters have given AW some justified criticisms for his performances this season, but I'm starting to wonder if these have come from him trying to do too much in those games)

It's also worth considering that our improvement where conceding goals is concerned has also coincided with an improvement in the selection/ balance of our attacking players. Rooney has matured into playing a disciplined midfield role compared to earlier in the season. Sigurdsson is belatedly showing us why we paid £45m for him now that he's our defacto "10". Aaron, whilst not quite the impish winger of his youth, has been the assured veteran on our right, shielding Jonjoe one minute, then bringing him into the game on the overlap the next. And let's not forget Oumar, who I'd argue sparked the improvement in our frontline, with the examples he has set with his sheer determination, and enthusiasm for making the opposition defence work and sweat far more than they would like!

In fact, the only half of football that we've conceded in since Sam took over was the first half of the derby when we didn't really try to attack at all.

TootingBlue

1.) 14 Dec 2017 07:12:23
That is a good call Tooting. Doesn't explain why an otherwise class act like Schneiderlin is still playing as if it were his first season out of the academy though. Gueye for me plays a heck of a lot better when Scheiderlin is out of the way because his personality (Schneiderlin) seems to take Gueyes authority away.


2.) 14 Dec 2017 12:04:30
It is also down to players playing in a settled team regularly. Koeman and Unsworth both changed the team every game. Kenny needed a bit of time and Holgate has been magnificent. But the basic team got one result and has had only minor changes since. Now we have a basis for future improvement.


3.) 14 Dec 2017 13:23:24
Correct about Holgate Tooting. I posted the same a few days ago. He has been great and I hope we see him with Keane shortly. Williams is getting better but is still too slow for the good teams and don't get me started about Martina.


 

 

 

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31 Jul 2019 17:50:04
Zenit can also offer Champions League games.

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19 Jul 2019 00:44:15
I hope we get him because we're looking a bit light on the left.!

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08 Aug 2018 18:51:27
Defo. He (along with Moyes) turned round the fortunes of our club. I dread to think where we'd be now if he hadn't taken on the job. (I say "job", it's clearly always been a passion project for Bill! )

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30 Dec 2017 21:27:27
Let's hope he's got more than an overnight bag with him!

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06 Aug 2019 10:07:42
The last official statement from Everton was that we had made an offer that had been rebuffed, and that we hadn't made a further bid that included Everton players moving in the opposite direction, as was being reported in the press at the time. Do you have any new information about whether we have now made another offer Ed002?

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{Ed002's Note - I have no interest in trying to give blow-by-blow updates.}


 

 

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03 Aug 2019 13:16:19
The other thing to take into account with Moyes' era was that his successful seasons happened precisely because our chairman didn't bin him after a bad season.

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03 Aug 2019 08:23:27
It would be great if we could get some continuity going, for the fans as well as the team. (Although the pessimist in me is worrying a little bit about "2nd album" syndrome! ) I do think that we fans need to be patient, to begin with, this season. We will have new players to bed in in pivotal postitions and so shouldn't expect things to click straight away.

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06 Jul 2019 06:16:53
I agree with you Sir Loin, he's just not dynamic enough for me in that role. If one of his teammates can give him the ball with a bit of space to work in, then he's great at capitalising on that, but he can be a bit too static waiting for the pass and so is easily marked. I thought lot of our attacking play seemed to peter out when he got on the ball last season.

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12 Jun 2019 19:29:47
Last English manager to win a European trophy with an English club as well!

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