Pre-Season: A Tactical view

The negativity across all social media platforms surrounding Everton at the moment is rife. Some of it (with only the one signing in, Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines still being part of our defence and no sign of Lookman or Theo for nearly 3 weeks) is quite reasonable, most of it (pre-season results or the […]

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Optimism Misplaced?

Each of the last few summers have seen Everton fans feeling hopeful. When Koeman first arrived, we believed that this new Moshiri character might truly bankroll a renewed push at the big time. Hopeful last summer as we saw 200 million splashed on supposedly top talent. Even as far back as when Martinez was at […]

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Dissecting the Long-Ball

Twenty-one percent possession, 2 shots on target and a 0.08 xG (+1 the penalty), it’s just another Merseyside derby at Anfield for The Toffees. There’s been an occurring tactic used by Everton this season, confirmed by all three managers that have been at the dugout this campaign. The new boss is notorious for using them […]

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