Recent content by MinkyJoe

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    Match Thread Everton v West Ham Utd; Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll.

    Ah that Lampard goal...how did it sneak inside the post? I agree, excrutiatingly painful memories. There were a few Evertonians inside Elland Road that night.
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    Match Thread Queens Park Rangers v Everton - Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll

    Begovic had all the presence of a limp piece of lettuce. Goalkeepers are meant to project themselves and be bigger than what they are, he seemed to shrink into himself.
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    Match Thread Queens Park Rangers v Everton - Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll

    Super Hoops? They'll be the No Hope Hoops by the time we've finished with them. C'mon blues! QPR 1 - 3 Everton
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    New Everton Manager

    Graham Potter.
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    Top 4 ?

    My point is this: I feel there is a school of thought which believes that playing, for want of a better word, 'pretty' football somehow jeopardises the chances of winning games, I don't think that's necessarily the case. Although there will always be examples to support both sides of the...
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    Top 4 ?

    Humble apologies, it was Brighton 1-0 Tottenham. Connolly came on and had a great chance to make it 2-0 late on...caused confusion in my simple mind. Anyway a sterling example of being deliberately obtuse - well done!
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    Top 4 ?

    Cheers Mikelsgoat, I'm not obsessed with pretty football, I just despair at some of the decisions our players make on the pitch and the lack of imagination in our play. I think it should also be said that 'pretty' football can be very helpful in winning games. For example I don't know if you...
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    Top 4 ?

    Regardless of where we finish, for me the real issue is the football EFC has played has been turgid at best, which is really disappointing. I spoke to my son about it, he reckoned I'm probably exercising some sort of bias, relating to picking faults in the thing you are emotionally invested in...
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    Match Thread Everton v Sheffield United - Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll

    As the old refrain (almost) goes: "We're so sh*t it's unbelievable..."
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    Match Thread West Ham United v Everton - Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll

    Much better from Delph today. So his pass completion was 0% and his tackling non-existent...but he was wearing the correct socks.
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    Match Thread Arsenal v Everton - Friday 23rd, Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll

    I'm predicting 0-0. Obviously hoping for 0-1 (Sigurdsson 90 + 2' pen)
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    Match Thread Brighton HA v Everton - Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll.

    I appreciate that, it's whether he can tolerate the mediocrity. If Everton frustrate the eff out of me, I can't imagine how he feels.
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    Match Thread Brighton HA v Everton - Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll.

    Can't help but feel pessimistic about tonight. Unless we drastically improve and make better decisions when in possession, I see a comfortable win for Brighton. Only question remaining this season is will Carlo stay if, (when), we don't get European football? Then again, we beat Brighton then...
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    Match Thread Everton v Crystal Palace - Match Report and MotM Poll

    Crystal Palace had no desire, fight, and little technical ability. They looked like a club with 10 of their players not knowing where they'll be playing next season, with nothing to play for, under an aging, uninspiring manager...and we couldn't beat them. I don't think we'll get easier...
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    Match Thread Everton vs Burnley - Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll

    Hmmm, I think that's one thing we're quite good at, not giving away fouls, apart from Holgate who seems to commit a foul every challenge he makes.
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