Sod ’em

Just after Everton had equalised in January’s FA Cup game, as my elation ebbed and the brief flurry of serotonin that had flooded my brain began to dissipate, natural Blue pessimism reasserted itself. With ...

What Did We Expect?

This is what a relegation threatened season looks like. That’s what I told my son when he recently quizzed me about why Everton were so (I’m paraphrasing here). When the drop zone exerts its gravitational p...

Viva Hate

There was a time when Everton and Liverpool supporters revelled in a uniquely friendly rivalry, so the story goes. The apex of this was the 1980s when the two clubs dominated English football. As fans, we we...