Chelsea vs. Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs. Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On Saturday November fifth, Chelsea host Everton at Stamford Bridge, with the hosts just one point off the top of the Premier League.  After a 3-0 hammering at the hands of Arsenal, Chelsea have won their last four Premier League matches and haven't conceded a goal in any of them.  Their winning run has vaulted them up to fourth in the Premier League, just one point off the three way tie at the top between Arsenal, Liverpool, and Manchester City. …
Examining Everton's Start to the Season

Examining Everton's Start to the Season

Despite their surprising loss against Bournemouth at the weekend, Everton have had a fantastic start to the new season.  Ronald Koeman has come in and won four out of his first six matches in charge, putting Everton in fifth. After the last two seasons under Roberto Martinez the Blues will be happy just to stay out of the bottom half this year, but they have had a genuinely impressive start to the season.  We'll take a look at their start, see …
Top Six Rivalries in the English Premier League

Top Six Rivalries in the English Premier League

These are the games that can make or break a season. These are the games when form goes out of the window. These are the games that fans look least forward to but most want to win. Rivalries make any sport worth following and football in particular has seen its fair share of rivalries across the world. At its home, even with all the money being pumped from various sources and fans finding themselves disconnected from their clubs more than …
Where does Sissoko fit in at Tottenham?

Where does Sissoko fit in at Tottenham?

The main talking point of deadline day was the battle for Moussa Sissoko, who eventually joined Tottenham for a £30m fee. They beat Everton to his signature, but it has left people questioning the move, as it isn't clear how the Frenchman fits in at White Hart Lane. For a £30m investment, it would be expected that the player coming in improves the starting eleven at the club, but that might not be the case with Sissoko. Despite his undoubted …
Mason Holgate - Who is the teenage Everton defender?

Mason Holgate - Who is the teenage Everton defender?

Mason Holgate has broken into the Everton first team under Ronald Koeman and it is great to see a young English defender being given a prominent role in the Premier League. He joined the club from Barnsley in 2015, following a similar career path to John Stones. The comparisons to his former team-mate are inevitable, but he is his own player and should be viewed as such. Ronald Koeman has put his faith in the defender and he looks set …
Would Moussa Sissoko be a good signing for Everton?

Would Moussa Sissoko be a good signing for Everton?

The future of Moussa Sissoko has been one of the most talked about subjects this transfer window. He is still with Newcastle United, but it remains extremely unlikely that he will stay. In the media, he has constantly talked about his desire to leave and move to a Premier League club. On Saturday, he was in the stands at St James' Park and received a lot of abuse from the Newcastle fans. The situation is poisonous and although Newcastle are …
Premier League Club By Club Guide - 2016/17

Premier League Club By Club Guide - 2016/17

With the Premier League season nearly upon us, I take a comprehensive look at the 20 competing teams. Hopefully this guide can help you to decide to have a punt on who could win the league or get relegated this season over at https://matchbook.com/. AFC Bournemouth Any sane England fan should have wanted Eddie Howe as the next national team boss. Howe has demonstrated himself as a highly capable manager and what he and his side achieved last season was nothing …
Idrissa Gueye - Is he good enough for Everton?

Idrissa Gueye - Is he good enough for Everton?

News broke earlier in the week that Everton had met Idrissa Gueye's release clause of £7.1m and the midfielder emerged as the favourite to be Ronald Koeman's first outfield signing of the summer. It will be underwhelming for Everton fans after being linked with Gini Wijnaldum, William Carvalho and Kalidou Kouilbaly, but this could be one of the bargains of the summer. He may have played in one of the worst Premier League sides in history at Aston Villa. However, …
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