Recent content by Bagpuss

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    Anti-Echo poll: What can be done to combat the constant snide approach the Echo takes towards EFC?

    Get Uncle Alisher to buy it. Fill it with pro-Everton pieces and adverts for Megafon and USM. Watch peoples heads fall off.
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    Marcel Brands

    Disappointed that we didn't get a centre back over the line especially when Mina has this betting issue still hanging over him and the leagues propensity to punish Everton players for any wrong doings like the Niasse 'Dive' and his so far patchy injury record. Overall though we have to be...
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    Summer Transfer Window 2019

    I said yesterday that hopefully Marcel is having everyone on and in reality is using Zaha as a smokescreen for a better cheaper option, however if we do get Zaha in And get McCarthy and Tosun out as part of the deal then that will definitely be a deal that appeals to us. Tosun is on in excess of...
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    Summer Transfer Window 2019

    That Marcel Brands such a joker, winding everyone up with these Zaha reports while he quietly goes about his business and announces Lozano for a third of the cost of a Zaha. What a guy..... or so I hope.
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    Confirmed Signing Fabian Delph

    Good player at a good price and we haven’t done the usual Everton thing of giving an older player a 5 year deal. 3 years suits us and Delph as he has another 2 years at a decent wedge. What I like about this signing is that we are adding a bit more snide again. At the end of the season we were...
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    Summer Transfer Window 2019

    That’s exactly right. We can afford to bring people in and pay big fees but the wage bill is crippling us and Brands made a pointed dig yesterday about the effects of getting it wrong. Between Tosun, Walcott, Sandro, Bolasie and Mirallas alone you are talking over half a million in wages a week...
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    Summer Transfer Window 2019

    I am hoping that Brands is doing his smokescreen thing like Tierney last year and giving the Echo updates on Lozano and Neres and we then just announce someone like Bergwijn out of nowhere. I always like to have an out and out pace merchant and thought that was what we were going to get with...
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    2018/19 Kurt Zouma

    Beast. Barnes and Wood got no change out of him at all. He is an improved version of Distin, which is meant as a massive compliment.
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    2018/19 Morgan Schneiderlin

    When Silva first came here Schneiderlin was the player that he name checked as being able to play in the midfield system that he wanted to play and throughout the season he has continuously said that he believes in Schneiderlin and his ability wasn’t in question, he was just suffering a crisis...
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    Goodison Park Article In the Echo

    Not usually one to praise articles in a paper that has gone to the dogs but really enjoyed this article by Tony Scott regarding Goodison. Perhaps as Tony himself has written there is some...
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    Summer Transfer Window 2019

    If we are looking at anyone from Huddersfield would have thought it would be billings. Has been decent for them fits the profile of young and low wages. My only thought was that he is a bit one paced and as others have said we need to add pace and athleticism. Would be an upgrade on the wage...
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    Match Thread Fulham v Everton; Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll

    As has already been said that was just entirely predictable today. Massive chance to gain ground on the teams above and we totally ‘Evertoned’ it. Although I like the talk of bringing in younger players with high talent we still need a horrible nasty enforcer who will chop people going past and...
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    Everton Youth Teams Thread

    I would have thought that at any other time in the past 20 years you would be right and that we would keep him and play him. Everton have usually done well with blooding young defenders early.... just think his game time next year will be limited and it would be better for him to play 40 games...
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    Everton Youth Teams Thread

    Think he is a shoe in Eggs. The fact that he is training with the first team at the minute Inthink shows that they like him. Would think pre season, new contract and championship loan for the lad will be how we see it go for next season.
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    Summer Transfer Window 2019

    I would imagine that Gomes is done and hopefully Zouma too but I don’t think we will have the likes of Neres wrapped up in a bow and announced the day the window opens. Our wages to income ratio is ridiculous and until we get rid of some wages I can’t see many being announced. Yes Williams...