Phil Barton

  • Everton
    Can Everton Spend Big Before The Transfer Deadline?

    Embed from Getty Images It’s a bit of a quandary for the CEO and his Board at...

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    Everton: New Season; New Players; New Manager; Same Story? #EFC

    Embed from Getty Images So the new season is pretty much upon us. Looks like apart from the goalie (is Stekelenberg any better than Robles?) and Gana/Gueye we will ‘going with what we’ve got’. Stones has gone, Williams isn’t fit, Lukaku is doubtful and so is Coleman. Looks like a back five...

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    Déjà vu at Goodison As Everton Transfer Investigation Intensifies #EFC

    Well that was depressingly familiar wasn’t it? Conceding a goal, missing a penalty and then ambling around looking a bit desperate. It’s like last season never went away. Of course this was just a pre-season friendly in front of a measly 12,000 fans so let’s not get too carried away. At this...

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    Is Steve Walsh The Key To A Bright Everton Future Or Not? #EFC

    No, not that Steve Walsh, the other one. You can see how The Echo got confused (I can’t actually) but this is not the no-nonsense head-the-ball central defender from the Leciester City team of the 90s. Actually, we could do with him if he’s still fit enough to play. No, this is...

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    Transfer Targets Stall As Everton Frustrations Grow

    Embed from Getty Images We’ve seen this before as Everton fans. The news gets filtered through that we’re interested in certain players, the media get onto it and before you know it social media is in meltdown. Players are being spotted in chippies with ex-Everton defender turned agent Matt Jackson and planes...

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    Why Ronald Koeman Hasn’t Started Spending Big Money At Everton

    Embed from Getty Images So Koeman has started training with the Everton squad that aren’t at the Euros. The press are reporting that we are close to signing several players such as Axel Witsel and the lovely Juan Mata. SO WHY HAVEN’T WE SIGNED ANYONE YET (apart from a reserve goalie) KENWRIGHT/ELSTONE?!?!?...

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    Three Players Who Could Potentially Move to Goodison Park This Summer

    Embed from Getty Images All in all, last season was one to forget for Everton supporters. Roberto Martinez ultimately paid the price for failing to inspire his players and the Toffees slipped down the Premier League table and finished in 11th place. Now, though, there is a sense of renewed hope and...

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    Brexit Confirmed: How Will Leaving the EU Affect Everton? #EFC #EPL

    Embed from Getty Images So the great British public has spoken and the UK are currently poised to leave the European Union in 2018. Whether or not this will actually happen is one thing, with the possibility of further talks with the EU, second referendums, etc, all possibilities. In the meantime though...

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    Everton: Romelu Lukaku – To Sell Or Not To Sell? #EFC

    Embed from Getty Images It’s a very strange topic of conversation amongst Everton fans, but one view which most fans I speak to have in common. Get rid. The general view of our record £28m signing from Chelsea, Romelu Lukaku, is that he’s lazy, not as good as he thinks he is...

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    Everton: Koeman ready to make mark on Everton squad @evertoniansclub #EFC #EPL

    Embed from Getty Images As Ronald Koeman prepares for his first season as the new Everton manager, the Dutchman has a number of issues to address before the new campaign gets under way. Having shown Roberto Martinez the door at the end of a disappointing season, the Toffees have shown their intentions...