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  1. BornBlue76

    2021/22 Salomón Rondón

    TBH I don't even comment on him as I wrote him off before he arrived. Shocking call from Beni to bring him to us.
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    Discussion & help on depression & mental health related issues

    just saw this mate.. I’m truly sorry for your loss. It’s heartbreaking to hear and read your experience… I hope you’re doing ok.. I can imagine it hasn’t got any easier
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    2021/22 Rafael Benitez

    Benitez was very brave coming to Everton.. very brave… not as brave as this post however!
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    Everton Youth Teams Thread

    For me it’s simple. If you want the manager to think of you and pick you.. train with him every day and show him what you got.. and especially show him you will listen and learn from him.
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    2021/22 Richarlison

    Was about to say this myself.. not hung up on any of our player at the moment, like losing Lukaku was impossible to replace.. so yeah.. just get a decent fee and we should be ok
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    Everton Youth Teams Thread

    Decent article about Mallon and his battle back from a stress fracture.. as said not great thing for a youngster to have to sit out and deal with.. not sure how he’ll progress but always been impressed with him.. his ability and his stature.. seems quick enough, strong and big enough, and...
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    2021/22 Andros Townsend

    Love Doucs in the video..as soon as he passes the ball he stops and holds his breath like a fan waiting to see what happens next.. Beautiful goal! Brilliant from Gray to win it.. That turn away from the tackle from Doucoure can't be underestimated .. And not everyday De Gea doesnt react
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    Match Thread Man Utd v Everton. Saturday Oct 2nd.12.30 pm

    Gone fishing… at last some 4G on the river… COYB!
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    2021/22 Rafael Benitez

    What a day in the Benitez thread! :pint2:
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    Daily Mail

    Spot on !
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    Daily Mail

    Tbh I feel Everton gets more media profiling than we deserve at times. We have done nothing of note since 1995…
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    2021/22 Demarai Gray

    Ya true… not very high expectations to have a release clause that low I reckon.
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    2021/22 Demarai Gray

    I find it astonishing that a lad with clearly all the tools to be a top top premiership player has not had sustained success .. he just seems the type of player every team wants and every manager would appreciate..even if he has a dry spell his speed and technique will make him invaluable...
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    2021/22 Abdoulaye Doucouré

    To be fair @TheBigIguana was one of the first to start calling out our play last season when it became apparent we were becoming negative and that this is sustainable.. but that fall was off a cliff, not piecemeal. I didn’t get to watch the game, but what I have liked this season is that the...
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    2021/22 Rafael Benitez

    that’s what the best teams do, and why we didn’t finish top 6 last season… those losses to the worst teams in the league last year stuck in the throat .. it wasn’t just that we lost we weren’t even competing. Yes the tough games are coming, but winning the games you should makes them far less...
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    2021/22 James Rodriguez

    Just wanted to get this off my chest. Supporting James and Benitez can be mutually exclusive. I wanted Benitez + James as first prize Benitez has my support but I really wanted to have James in the side. James leaving doesn’t change that I feel Benitez might be the manager we need right now...
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    2021/22 James Rodriguez

    Kean for Rondon in that list is the biggest joke. How little patience our fans had for Kean who can blame him for going. Bernard underperforming every week as first choice winger had already forced Lookman to go elsewhere, so was happy to se ethe back of him.. and to be fair Gray there is a...
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    2021/22 James Rodriguez

    Just been quietly watching this space in the undying hope he and Benitez would resolve their issues and we would actually get to see the most talented individual player I have seen in our colours since 18 year old Rooney, Kanchelskis before him… then we start moving to the 80s. So unfortunate...
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    Marcel Brands

    How we let Nkounkou go on loan is beyond me. Him and Gordon seemed to feed off each other very well until Carlo deemed that all quite enough. Honestly for me, letting him go on loan.. shocker .. seen this with Lookman.. with Vlasic.. now Nkounkou is the next in line.
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    Match Thread Queens Park Rangers v Everton - Preview, Match Report and MotM Poll

    Tbh thought the QPR pens were pretty top drawer.. except one early one where he went the wrong way… not sure what Pickford would have done.. would have been a spectacular save.. but he has one in him.
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