Players missing from the Premier League 2016-17 season

Players missing from the Premier League 2016-17 season

The summer transfer window is always an exciting time for managers and fans who welcome new players to the club ahead of the new season. However, there are also a few farewells and here are just a few players we've been accustomed to watching in the Premier League who’ll be gone for the upcoming 2016-17 season. Some were great, some were good and others were awful but nonetheless, they will be missed! Kolo Toure The former Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester …
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 …
Tactical Analysis: Everton 2-1 West Ham

Tactical Analysis: Everton 2-1 West Ham

It was a great Everton performance as The Toffees defeated a very in-form West Ham side. On his 400th appearance, Leon Osman slides home the winner in a 2-1 victory over The Hammers. Everton took the lead after half-an-hour, Romelu Lukaku scored from close range after Ross Barkley's shot was deflected. West Ham equalised after making two substitutes, Mauro Zarate's shot taking a huge deflection over the Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard. However, Leon Osman scored the winner to pick three …
Tim Howard and Everton's need for reinforcements

Tim Howard and Everton's need for reinforcements

Finally, last week, after what felt like an eternity, Everton confirmed Roberto Martinez as the new manager. Following the completion of his press obligations, Martinez spent Wednesday night at Finch Farm weighing up possible transfer targets. Needing to bolster a paper-thin squad, each arrival and departure is sure to fall under intense scrutiny. Several areas need attention and the goalkeeping department is one of the more pressing concerns, with Tim Howard currently the only senior keeper at the club, therefore …
Tim Howard: Statistical Analysis of Everton's Keeper

Tim Howard: Statistical Analysis of Everton's Keeper

The Everton defence is under increasing scrutiny of late. Without a clean sheet in 13 games, 12 of those in the league, Everton have failed to keep the opposition out since the resounding 3-0 win at Swansea in September. For years, the hallmark of David Moyes' side was the ability to grind out wins. During the 2004-05 campaign, when Everton finished fourth, the ability to keep clean sheets was one of the main reasons behind the high finish. In subsequent …