Roberto Martinez Eyes Youth Development With Everton

Roberto Martinez Eyes Youth Development With Everton

In the wake of his arrival as Everton's new manager, Roberto Martinez has already promised a lot to the supporters and breathed huge hope into those who doubted him as a candidate to succeed David Moyes at the helm. Martinez, according to chairman Bill Kenwright, has already set his sights on a UEFA Champions League place in the future, he has outlined that he wants to speak to the current staff, assess how they operate before he makes a decision …
There's Logic In Martinez Wanting To Bring Wigan Players To Everton

There's Logic In Martinez Wanting To Bring Wigan Players To Everton

When David Moyes was announced as the heir to Sir Alex Ferguson’s throne at Manchester United, the Everton board were faced with the decision of deciding whether to install a manager in the same vein as the Scotsman or whether to appoint a different type of manager in order to embed a new philosophy on the pitch. They decided to go with the latter and appoint Wigan’s FA Cup winning manager, Roberto Martinez on a four-year-deal and the last couple …
Arsenal Bid for Suarez | Genuine or Ulterior motive? Higuain Vs Suarez

Arsenal Bid for Suarez | Genuine or Ulterior motive? Higuain Vs Suarez

Liverpool have reportedly rejected a £30 million bid from Arsenal for controversial striker Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan has already offered what was, more or less, a come and get me plea to the more competitive clubs in Europe. Speaking with the possibility of a transfer to Real Madrid in mind, Suarez said earlier this summer that it was “a good moment for a change”, whilst also admitting that it would be hard to say no to Real Madrid. He may …
Becca's Weekly PL Round Up: United-Chelsea Bore-draw, Mignolet & Soldado

Becca's Weekly PL Round Up: United-Chelsea Bore-draw, Mignolet & Soldado

The Barclays Premier League is back in full swing as this weekend's games were filled with the drama that makes our league the most exciting in the world. That's if you weren't at Old Trafford on Monday night. Starting with the show-stopping fixture that is Manchester United vs Chelsea, neutrals were expecting the game to live up to past meetings, not the "bore draw" that we were eventually faced with. With the focal point limelight inevitably on Wayne Rooney, and the transfer saga that surrounds …
Carmille's Chelsea Column: Positive Start & Super Cup Preview

Carmille's Chelsea Column: Positive Start & Super Cup Preview

This week’s column will discuss Chelsea’s performance in the Premier League thus far and preview the Super Cup versus Bayern Munich to be played on Friday. Jose Mourinho’s second spell as Chelsea manager has started off on a positive note. Seven points earned from a potential nine; six picked up from two home victories against Hull City and Aston Villa and one point picked up against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Not exactly three out of three, but a point …
Villas Boas displays adaptability – earning plaudits in defeat

Villas Boas displays adaptability – earning plaudits in defeat

Andre Villas Boas has taken a lot of stick from some Tottenham fans over recent weeks, despite the challenges he has faced in his short time at the helm at White Hart Lane. Some have questioned his ‘negative’ tactics and him not playing ‘the Tottenham way’.  Question marks have been placed on his team selection and how he has set the team out to play. He has been in a position where he is damned if he does, damned if …
Arsenal Still Believe They Can Win Title But Defence Needs Improvement

Arsenal Still Believe They Can Win Title But Defence Needs Improvement

At present, Arsenal is sitting with a record of 4 wins, 3 losses and 4 draws with 16 points in the Premier League which is a full 11 points behind league leading Manchester United.   At this point, most sports analysts would agree that the team would be a long-shot to take this year's Premier League title.  However, it appears that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is still hopeful that the team can pull off the title despite the fact that …
11/12 Comparison Shows Everton Improvements

11/12 Comparison Shows Everton Improvements

Looking at the season so far, Everton are doing to their best to shake their slow starters tag. Aside from 2005, this is Everton's best start to a season under David Moyes with Everton currently sitting pretty in fifth place. However, after three successive draws, the weekend trip to Fulham is crucial as the Toffees look to get back to winning ways. Showing improvements in a number of attacking areas, it is clear that Everton are becoming more expansive this season. …
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