Everton Bounce Back Into The Spotlight


Everton have acquired the unenviable tag of notorious slow-starters in recent years, underwhelming beginnings now an accepted and well known fixture of the David Moyes regime. The worst of their recent starts is documented in the following statistics: 2003/04 – 4 points from the opening 6 games. 2005-06 – 4 points from the opening 10…

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Fellaini The Superhero As Robin Plays Sidekick


Robin van Persie’s bow may have been the most eagerly anticipated Manchester United debut since Wayne Rooney’s introduction in 2004 but it was overshadowed and upstaged by a truly magnificent performance by Everton’s record signing, Marouane Fellaini. This was an inauspicious start, an underwhelming unveiling. United started the match with two midfielders in defence, their…

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