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Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Sep 10 2:14 PM
Blues’ EFL Cup fixture against the Saints now to be played early October The date for Everton ’s third round EFL Cup tie at home to Southampton has been confirmed as Tuesday, October 2 (7.45pm BST kick-off). The fixture was due to be played during the week commencing September 24, but confusion h...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Sep 10 10:00 AM
Tom Davies and co. should be cherished, not chastised Sunday, November 27, 2016 is a day Southampton winger Josh Sims will have far fonder memories of than any Everton ian. As new Blues boss Ronald Koeman returned to St. Mary’s Stadium for the first time since his acrimonious departure from the S...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 30 7:23 PM
Blues’ reward for Wednesday’s Rotherham victory is the visit of the Saints Everton have been drawn at home to Southampton in the third round of the Carabao Cup. After brushing aside Rotherham United 3-1 at Goodison Park on Wednesday, the Toffees will now welcome Mark Hughes ’ men, who are current...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 21 7:31 AM
Last look back at the Everton-Saints game before we move forward to Bournemouth Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours Everton were surprised by the formation Southampton lined up in on Saturday, but Marco Silva was able to make some on-the-fly adjustments, and then again when Morgan Schneid...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 20 5:00 PM
That was refreshing. In preparation to write these weekly tactical analyses, I usually take a little bit of time in the days before a match to think about how I expect things to play out. This little bit of foresight helps me to contextualize what happens during the 90 minutes played out on the p...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 20 8:26 AM
What did we learn from the first home game of the season? Everton picked up a 2-1 win over Southampton on Saturday, ensuring the unbeaten start to the campaign enters a third week. The Blues’ last Goodison fixture also came against Southampton in May, with Tom Davies nicking a 96 th minute deflec...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 19 3:47 PM
Three thoughts from Everton win yesterday Dangerous on set pieces In comparison to last season, Everton ’s set piece delivery already looks to be miles ahead of where it was. Even with two fantastic kick takers in Gylfi Sigurdsson and Leighton Baines , Everton really struggled to threaten the opp...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 19 11:00 AM
Manager’s comments after Everton dispose of Southampton In his first competitive match at Goodison Park, Marco Silva led Everton to a 2-1 win over Southampton after the Blues put on a resplendent attacking performance in the first half the likes of which we only saw at the pinnacle of Roberto Mar...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 19 9:00 AM
Saints manager already grasping for excuses early in the Premier League season Mark Hughes looks to have turned Southampton into Stoke City in less than a season, and is already preparing for the Saints to face the same Premier League fate as the Potters who are in the Championship now. After a g...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 19 7:51 AM
Blues held on late to win 2-1 against Southampton Everton beat Southampton 2-1 yesterday in their home opener at Goodison Park, with club veteran Seamus Coleman captaining the side. After the game, he spoke about how he happy he was fulfilling the role in the absence of club captain Phil Jagielka...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 18 5:29 PM
Grade the Everton players and manager on their performance today Who was your Everton Man of the Match in today’s game against Southampton ? 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 players - w...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 18 5:29 PM
For one half, at least, you would have been forgiven for thinking that Barcelona showed up at Goodison Park this afternoon. Everton came out and blitzed Southampton with brilliant goals from Theo Walcott and Richarlison, and despite a second-half wilting and Danny Ings marker, that would be enoug...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 18 1:00 PM
The Toffees take on the Saints in Goodison Park home opener What is this feeling welling up in our hearts after just one game.. could it be hope? Everton put in a strong performance with equal parts discipline and style last weekend at Wolves, and fans will want even better at a charged Goodison...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 18 8:27 AM
Who’s in and who’s out for today’s season opener? Everton fans are going to have to wait to see their two newest players from Barcelona as Yerry Mina is carrying a minor foot injury and Andre Gomes still has a muscle ailment. Bernard has only been in training a few days after an injury layoff so...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 18 12:01 AM
First home match, first win? Predictions are so much more fun when you feel like Everton might actually be successful, right? We were relatively optimistic heading into the Toffees’ season debut against Wolves last week, and things went pretty well considering the absence of several key new playe...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 17 11:14 PM
The Toffees are back at Goodison Park Marco Silva’s first competitive home game in charge of Everton sees him take on Mark Hughes Southampton . Both sides have one point on the board after opening weekend draws. The Toffees drew 2-2 at newly-promoted Wolves while Southampton were held to a goalle...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 17 3:30 PM
New Blues boss says he’s looking forward to tomorrow’s ‘tough game’ against Southampton Marco Silva said he is looking forward to his first competitive home game as Everton manager, but warned visitors Southampton will not be easy opponents. Silva, who took over from Sam Allardyce in May, will le...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 17 2:30 PM
So it continues. Despite playing over half of the match down a man, Everton looked pretty good at Molineux against Wolves last Saturday. It was an intimidating situation to go into, and the Blues acquitted themselves well on the whole. Marco Silva’s men are set to play at Goodison Park for the fi...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 17 1:30 PM
Marco Silva updates from his pre-match press conference Everton host Southampton tomorrow at Goodison Park in their first home game of the season. In his pre-match press conference earlier today, Marco Silva provided updates on two of Everton’s Deadline Day signings from Barcelona, Yerry Mina and...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 17 7:00 AM
Blues play at Goodison Park for the first time this season Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours Everton host Southampton tomorrow in the first home of the 2018-19 season, and it’s a good chance for the fanbase to ratchet up the noise and make Goodison Park a fortress again. The Toffees pla...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 15 7:00 AM
Everton preparing for home opener against Saints at Goodison Park Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours We’re halfway through the week and looking ahead to the visit of Southampton to Goodison Park this weekend. However, the big news of the day was mega-bazillionaire Alisher Usmanov, recent...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue May 15 7:00 AM
Blues looking at several possibilities in midfield. Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours The Blues would like to acquire the services of Mario Lemina, but face stiff competition from league rivals. FootMercato Oguzhan Ozyakup might have signed a new deal with Besiktas, but that hasn’t...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun May 6 2:27 PM
Goal came in the 96th minute after four minutes were added on Everton drew level yesterday against Southampton with the last kick of the game as Tom Davies’ deflected shot ended up in the back of the net in front of the Gwladys Street End. The clock was well into the 96th minute at that point, wi...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun May 6 12:00 PM
Three thoughts from a dour matchup at home Allardyce fails final home test This match held no real significance for Everton . Their place in the table is basically set and they have no European competition to play for. The one things this match have going for it, was it was Sam Allardyce ’s final...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat May 5 9:59 PM
Rift between manager and fanbase continues to widen Sam Allardyce expressed his disappointment at the Everton fans failing to acknowledge the efforts of the players this season following Saturday’s draw with Southampton . The majority of the home support chose to leave Goodison Park rather than s...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat May 5 8:35 PM
Evertonians voted with their feet after Southampton draw Sam Allardyce was conspicuous by his absence as Everton completed their, er, ‘lap of appreciation’ following Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Southampton . Tom Davies’ late equaliser did little to quell the boos at full time, with the supporters ma...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat May 5 7:54 PM
lol Watching football shouldn’t be a chore. Watching Everton is a chore. The manager doesn’t want to win. The players, save Oumar Niasse and Seamus Coleman , don’t want to play. Why are we here? What good is this project doing anyone? Meekly submitting to a relegation level side, at home, on the...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat May 5 11:48 AM
The Saints desperately need a win at Goodison Park this weekend. Everton must get all three points, and score a lot of goals in the process, to keep their longshot European dream alive. Things are getting desperate for Southampton . The Saints enter the weekend in 18th place in the Premier League...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri May 4 8:09 PM
Toffees host Saints side desperate for Premier League survival Everton play their last home game against Southampton , with the Saints still right in the thick of a relegation scrap that promises to go down to the last weekend of the season. The Blues have little to play for except for pride, tho...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri May 4 7:20 PM
Will it be time for the Turkish striker to shine once more? It figures that Everton is just starting to round into form as the season draws to a close, right? Who likes consistent winning anyway? Frustrations with the season aside, the Toffees’ recent form and quality of opposition in their final...