Liverpool vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On April 20th, Everton make the journey to Anfield to take on rivals Liverpool.  The 226th edition of the Merseyside Derby will take place between two teams that have underachieved in the league, but have done well in other competitions.  Everton are sitting 11th in the league with just 41 points from 33 games, but they'll be at Wembley on Saturday for a semi final match up with Manchester United in the FA Cup.  Liverpool are sitting 8th with 51 …
Everton: Hibbert Over Coleman vs. Liverpool | Opta Stats Analysis

Everton: Hibbert Over Coleman vs. Liverpool | Opta Stats Analysis

Everton's unusually positive start to the season will have its foundations tested when arch-rivals Liverpool make the short trip to Goodison Park on Sunday. This fixture carries considerable baggage for the natives of Merseyside and every surrounding aspect before, during and after the contest will be intensely scrutinised long after the game. From tactics to systems, refereeing decisions and, of course, managerial selections. For Everton this week, the spotlight has generally surrounded who best replaces the banned Steven Pienaar, and …
Neville v Hibbert | Superior Right-Back?

Neville v Hibbert | Superior Right-Back?

For a number of seasons, Tony Hibbert and Phil Neville have been jousting for Everton’s right-back jersey. More often that not, club captain Neville wins the duel, and finishes each campaign having played a greater amount of minutes in the role. However, this year David Moyes has seemingly opted to remodel his defence, starting Hibbert for the past nine straight Premier League games. This decision has surprised a significant proportion of Everton fans who clearly value Neville's input. So what is …