David Moyes - A good fit for Sunderland?

David Moyes - A good fit for Sunderland?

Sam Allardyce is set to take the England job, which leaves Sunderland in a difficult position. They wouldn't have expected to lose Allardyce this summer when the season finished and they may not have a contingency plan. They can't afford to leave the vacancy open too long, as the new manager needs to come in and get his ideas across to the squad before the season begins. The transfer window is open, and Sunderland have yet to make any moves, …
Premier League stars: Shock International Call-Ups

Premier League stars: Shock International Call-Ups

Ahead of the upcoming European Championships in France, national sides are starting to put together a list of players who have done enough to warrant a seat on the plane to the tournament. England's friendlies against Germany and the Netherlands has certainly given Roy Hodgson something to think about and the season finale will no doubt add some spice to his choice of selections. Every year there's a shock admission; that one player who everyone hoped would be selected who …
Everton FC So Far - Better Than Last Year?

Everton FC So Far - Better Than Last Year?

As we enter the third month of the Premier League, let’s take some time to look at Everton Football Club and how they have fared so far in the competition. Have they improved upon last year, when at this time they sat in 13th in the table? What transfers, match results and player performances have potentially been a catalyst for where they sit now? Let’s take a look. Summer Transfers If we’re to believe the reported transfer fee’s according to …
Who's the Best Left back? Azpilicueta v Monreal v Rose v Cresswell

Who's the Best Left back? Azpilicueta v Monreal v Rose v Cresswell

There are a number of good left backs, with many of them being English, in the Premier League. It is a position that can be ignored at times, but the likes of Leighton Baines can sometimes have a telling impact on a match. The full back used to be a player who operated purely for defensive reasons, but now they are expected to have a high work rate and be able to run up and down the pitch. They must …
Everton v Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Everton v Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Everton will be looking to build on their Europa League win during the week with victory over Newcastle United at Goodison Park on Sunday. Everton left it late to defeat Dynamo Kiev on Thursday night but their win ensures they remain the only English team with a good chance of staying in Europe beyond the current round. They are still in the bottom half of the league however and will want to put some distance between themselves and the relegation …
Young Boys vs Everton | Europa League Preview

Young Boys vs Everton | Europa League Preview

Everton will continue their Europa League campaign when they play against Swiss side Young Boys on Thursday evening. The last 32 tie will be a tough test for Roberto Martinez's side, especially as Young Boys have won their last seven home matches in European competition. In their five European matches so far this season, they have conceded only once, and racked up thirteen goals of their own, beating Italian giants Napoli in the process. Everton's form has been inconsistent to …
Everton vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Everton vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Both these sides meet at Goodison Park with a sturdy resilience to keep their unbeaten streaks alive. For Everton, Roberto Martinez will be hoping to keep his team’s four game unbeaten run going whilst West Ham will aim to make it six in a row without loss. At the moment, West Ham might be considered favourites, or at least closer to being so than in previous seasons, with their excellent start to the new season seeing them climb into a …
Player Analysis: Everton Full-Backs vs VfL Wolfsburg

Player Analysis: Everton Full-Backs vs VfL Wolfsburg

It has been 4 very, very long years but Everton have finally returned to Europe, and what a way to start. The Toffees began there campaign against German side VfL Wolfsburg, trashing them 4-1 with a incredible display from Everton, passing, possession, defending, the lot! VfL Wolfsburg, however, did give Everton a very hard game. After Everton had scored their third, they invited pressure but the Toffees defending was solid. Two players where outstanding for Everton, one was Seamus Coleman …
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