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Archives: Everton

Best and the Worst Premier League Shirt Designs of 2014/15 Season

Posted on by Marshall Norbal
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Like it or loathe it, soccer teams are into the fashion of changing kits every season — even third shirts, which 75% of the teams in the Premier League currently wear and sell. In today’s world of instant social media and commercialization it’s just … Continue reading

The Fascinating Story of Everton Legend Sandy Young

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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Scottish strikers have featured heavily in Everton’s history. Graeme Sharp, Andy Gray and Duncan Ferguson have all been heroes on the pitch for the Toffees. Steven Naismith has been impressive this season for Roberto Martinez’s side, though not quite reaching … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 11

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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The evening game on Saturday between Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City brought one of the most bizarre incidents of the season so far. City were awarded a free kick inside their own penalty area. The man in the middle, … Continue reading

Assuming Chelsea Are Champions, It’s a Riveting Race for Positions 2-20 in the Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s a foregone conclusion that Chelsea will win the 2014/15 Premier League title. If you’re a Chelsea supporter, you may disagree partly because you don’t want the team to be jinxed or you don’t want complacency to settle in. However, in … Continue reading

Latest Premier League Odds On Who’ll Win the League and Finish in Top 4

Posted on by Chris McFarland
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For the 2014/15 Premier League season, based on the relative ELO rankings, the simulations indicated an easy top four finish for Manchester City, Chelsea, and Liverpool. There was a four way scramble for fourth, with Arsenal having the edge. Manchester … Continue reading

Facts And Stats: A Look At The First 10 Gameweeks Of The 2014/15 EPL Season

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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The 2014/2015 football season in England is already 10 gameweeks old with ups and downs aplenty. Southampton have unquestionably been the surprise package thus far while the promoted trio all struggling to settle in the top flight. Louis van Gaal’s … Continue reading

Everton Continue To Impress In Europe, As James McCarthy and Romelu Lukaku Shine

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The current campaign was always going to be a season of firsts for Everton. For Roberto Martinez, that was the case on a number of fronts, with the Catalonian having to deal with European football and all the accompanying connotations … Continue reading

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 10

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
Manchester City v Arsenal - FA Community Shield

The biggest game of the weekend was of course the Manchester derby. Michael Oliver had a tough game and could have awarded three penalties in addition to Chris Smalling’s sending off, which was ridiculous. After being booked for blocking Joe … Continue reading

Twitter Takeover: Matt Jones Will Answer Your Soccer Questions on Wednesday at 6pm ET

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Matt Jones Takeover

World Soccer Talk writer Matt Jones will be taking over the @worldsoccertalk Twitter account on Wednesday, October 29 beginning at 6pm ET to answer questions from you, the readers about any soccer topic you’re interested in. Matt has been writing … Continue reading

Top 10 Highest Scoring Soccer Clubs in English Top Flight History

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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The graph below shows the ten clubs who have amassed the most goals in the history of English football’s top division, ranging from the pre-Premier League era (First Division) right through to the present day. Rather surprisingly, particularly to those of … Continue reading

Dixie Dean’s Record Still Stands Even After Cristiano Ronaldo’s Remarkable Goalscoring Achievements

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Cristiano Ronaldo will rock up on Merseyside this week boasting a phenomenal strike rate for the 2013/14 season. The Portuguese sensation has 17 goals in nine appearances in domestic and European competition at the time of writing, and such is … Continue reading

Player Ratings: Everton 3 Aston Villa 0

Posted on by Sean Barry
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Smiles were brought back to Goodison Park as the Everton faithful witnessed their team finally announce themselves for this season. The team’s 3-0 win over Aston Villa was much needed, and much deserved. Roberto Martinez had clearly worked hard with … Continue reading

Roberto Martinez Lavishes Praise on Barkley After Everton’s 3-0 Win Against Aston Villa

Posted on by PA Sport
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Everton manager Roberto Martinez hailed the return of Ross Barkley after the England international’s first appearance of the season contributed to their first home league win. The 20-year-old played 65 minutes after recovering from a knee injury on the eve … Continue reading

Everton’s Key Men Must Rediscover Form Amid Current Injury Crisis

Posted on by Matt Jones
Howard Rom

As domestic and European football rolls back around, the upcoming block of fixtures is important for all those concerned with Everton Football Club. For the team it’s critical that results take a turn for the better after a difficult start and … Continue reading

Interview With Everton USA Supporters Group

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Everton struck gold at the World Cup this summer. With the United States encapsulated by the performances of their national team in Brazil, the country tuned in for the second round clash with Belgium. It was in this game that Toffees goalkeeper Tim Howard … Continue reading

Breaking Down Everton’s Turbulent Start To The Season

Posted on by Matt Jones
Manchester United v Everton - Premier League

Typically, the international break is an unwanted blemish on the football calendar. But for Evertonians, this two-week hiatus will come as welcome solace. It’s not been a brilliant start for Roberto Martinez and his side to say the least. The … Continue reading

8 Celebrities Who Are True Hardcore Soccer Supporters

Posted on by Spenser Davis
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As soccer has become a truly global sport, it’s no surprise that so many celebrities have gotten in on the fun. For some celebrities, their fandom isn’t surprising, especially those from countries in which soccer is a huge deal. Some … Continue reading

5 Best Matches Of The Premier League Season So Far

Posted on by Chris Winterburn

With the 2014-15 edition of the Barclays Premier League now seven matches old, there have already been a number of hugely entertaining fixtures illustrating just why the English top flight is so highly regarded across the globe. Ranging from goal-bonanzas … Continue reading