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Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Nov 9 2:10 PM
Manager’s comments ahead of Everton trip to Chelsea Richarlison looked to have rolled his ankle badly in last weekend’s win over Brighton & Hove Albion early in the game at Goodison Park. Chasing a ball down the sideline, his studs seemed to catch on the astroturf and he went over and then hobble...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Nov 5 3:00 PM
Marco Silva seems as committed as ever to his style of play, and got the result at Goodison Park on Saturday. Under Marco Silva, Everton ’s play has been largely characterized by two distinct styles, and the further we get into Silva’s first season at the club, the more obvious these two styles a...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Nov 5 12:08 PM
A sign of things to come for the Blues? Everton ians walked home with a spring in their step after Everton’s 3-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday. It’s a weird feeling. But can we start getting used to this or is another false-dawn upon us? Below we dissect the game (and the season to...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Nov 5 5:44 AM
Blues grab all three points in strong home display Everton turned on the jets in the second half and dominated visitors Brighton & Hove Albion en route to a 3-1 win that could have easily been a wider margin if not for some awful finishing. In the end, a brace from Richarlison and the first goal...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Nov 4 11:00 AM
Three Thoughts from the Toffees’ win yesterday Masterful on the counter Everton have been spotty at best when attacking with the run of play, but their counter attack has been borderline masterful at times. The lack of precision and ball control that has been seen during the Toffees’ normal build...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Nov 3 5:38 PM
Attacking football is cool and good. It was a little bit nervy early on, but Everton ’s commitment to attacking football eventually battered Brighton into submission at Goodison Park. A Richarlison brace sandwiched a delightful strike from captain Seamus Coleman , and the Blues deservedly took al...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Nov 3 5:12 PM
Grade the Everton players and manager on their performance today Who was your Everton Man of the Match in today’s game against Brighton & Hove Albion ? Vote on the grades here on how the players and manager did. If this poll is not showing up on your screen, please click here to go and grade the...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Nov 3 4:46 PM
Toffees looking to get back to winning ways Live Blog 85’: Second sub, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin now on for Walcott, who gets a nice round of applause from the Goodison faithful. 77’: 3-1!! Richarlison nips in to steal a poor back pass from Dunk, goes round the goalie and scores easily! 76’: Sig...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Nov 3 3:40 PM
Toffees looking to get back to winning ways Live Blog 37’: For all the Blues’ control and chances, they really shouldn’t be drawing this game now. 33’: Setpiece goal for the equalizer. Short corner throws off the zonal marking routine, and Dunk gets away from Zouma to tie it up. 31’: Another Ever...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Nov 3 2:07 PM
Toffees looking to get back to winning ways Everton ’s three-game winning run came to a halt last weekend away at Manchester United despite putting in a much better performance than recent years. Marco Silva will have some interesting squad decisions to make for today with a full complement of pl...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Nov 3 11:41 AM
Toffees looking to get back to winning ways Everton ’s three-game winning run came to a halt last weekend away at Manchester United despite putting in a much better performance than recent years. Marco Silva will have some interesting squad decisions to make for today with a full complement of pl...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Nov 2 7:00 PM
We spoke to French football writer and Seagulls fan Jeremy Smith ahead of Saturday’s clash A return to winning ways will be the aim for Everton when they host Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday. The Seagulls, 11th after ten games, have won their last three league matches by a 1-0 scoreline, and a...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Nov 2 6:41 PM
A home match against mid-table opposition — what could possibly go wrong? Everton is in the midst of an interesting spell in its fixture list. Last weekend, the Toffees traveled to Old Trafford to take on a Manchester United side that has the talent to be very good, but simply has not been. This...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Nov 2 4:00 PM
Can the Blues get back in the win column? Everton host Brighton tomorrow at Goodison Park in a match that the Blues really need to win if they fancy themselves as the “best of the rest” in the Premier League. Brighton rest at 11th in the table, but just one point behind Everton despite the talent...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Nov 2 1:51 PM
Blues otherwise quite healthy. During Marco Silva’s pre-match press conference today, he revealed two new injury concerns for Everton , albeit slight. Both Phil Jagielka and Jonjoe Kenny will miss the match against Brighton tomorrow due to knocks picked up in training. A small problem, nothing sp...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Nov 1 12:56 PM
Shane Duffy speaks ahead of Brighton clash. There are a handful of missed opportunities through the years that Everton fans enjoy discussing rather wistfully. If we’d only kept this player or that, look where they are now - so on and so forth. You know the names - Shkodran Mustafi, Eric Dier, and...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Oct 15 5:55 PM
What happened? Everton Ladies played Brighton Hove & Albion at home on Sunday and if you watched it live on Facebook, lucky you because it was a great game! Not only has the WSL improved the quality of the livestream cameras but they even have replays now! Progress! It was an entertaining game, u...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Oct 14 10:00 AM
Time for some goals! Everton play Brighton & Hove Albion at home on Sunday and will be looking to end their goal scoring drought. According to Opta Stats, Everton did not score in their first three home games, which hasn’t happened since September 2017. Forward Hannah Cain, currently out on injur...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Mar 15 10:47 PM
Blues host Brighton who sit just above them Everton needed to get back on track and did exactly that against a poor Brighton & Hove Albion side that appeared terrified to commit too many men upfront. The Blues won 2-0, thanks to an own goal under pressure from Theo Walcott and a fine finish from...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Mar 12 10:37 AM
The Toffees’ January signing bagged his second goal in as many games against Brighton on Saturday Cenk Tosun says he is finally settled in at Everton after a stuttering start to life at Goodison Park. Tosun scored the decisive second goal against Brighton on Saturday following on from his header...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Mar 12 6:00 AM
In today’s links: The Blues beat Brighton, The U23’s lose to Sunderland and McGeady complains Whew, that felt good! Everton won a match in which they were clearly the better side. Sure, it was against Brighton & Hove Albion , but the points all count the same. So, despite all of the struggles tha...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Mar 11 10:29 AM
Three thoughts from Everton’s win yesterday Everton ’s best attacking line-up There have been flashes of what a full strength Everton attack could look like over the last few weeks. As players begin to come back from injury and return to full fitness, there has been hope that Sam Allardyce can fi...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Mar 10 6:30 PM
The Toffees boss was rewarded for naming an attacking line-up with a much-needed victory Relieved Everton boss Sam Allardyce praised the impact of Wayne Rooney and Cenk Tosun following Saturday’s 2-0 win over Brighton at Goodison Park. After near mutiny at Turf Moor last weekend, Toffees supporte...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Mar 10 5:46 PM
Cenk seals the three points for the Blues at home That should be the three points! Cenk Tosun doubled Everton ’s advantage against visitors Brighton & Hove Albion with just over fifteen minutes to play. Patient build-up play again, ended up with a Wayne Rooney - Gylfi Sigurdsson - Leighton Baines...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Mar 10 5:46 PM
Grade the Everton players and manager on their performance today Lineups Everton Starting XI: Pickford; Baines, Jagielka, Keane, Coleman; Davies, Rooney; Bolasie, Sigurdsson, Walcott; Tosun Subs: Robles, Martina, Niasse, Klaassen, Baningime, Calvert-Lewin, Niasse Brighton & Hove Albion Starting X...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Mar 10 5:46 PM
Everton take the lead against Brighton at Goodison Everton finally got their well-deserved lead on the hour mark after dominating against Brighton & Hove Albion . Yannick Bolasie cut in from the left with intent and floated in a cross to the far post. Theo Walcott rushed in pressuring Gaetan Bong...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Mar 10 5:46 PM
The sterling home form continues. Multiple goals? A sensible lineup? A clean sheet? Did did I just have fun watching an Everton match in 2018? Surely not, right? A Gaetan Bong own goal and a Cenk Tosun howitzer saw Everton ease past Brighton and Goodison Park, and it was a well-earned victory - o...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Mar 10 10:00 AM
The Seagulls are flying lately, while the Toffees are in a bind. Everton could not possibly be catching Brighton & Hove Albion at a worse time. The Seagulls have not lost a game in any competition since January 20th against Chelsea . Since then, they have taken 11 points from five Premier League...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Mar 9 8:27 PM
Angry supporters made their feelings known towards the Everton manager at Burnley last week, he desperately needs a win on Saturday to avoid an uncomfortable afternoon in the Goodison dugout Last weekend’s chastening defeat to Burnley and the stinging reaction from supporters appears to have jolt...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Mar 9 7:40 PM
The Toffees, and our writers, are running out of chances to make an impression Everton is coming down the home stretch in the 2017-18 Premier League season, with only nine matches left to fool us into thinking this season actually meant something. That means there’s only nine matches left for our...