Can’t recall doing a book review on footyscene before and having recently written a Toffee book myself I can empathise entirely with the process, moreover the Author is a friend of both my Family and My Friends though I have never met him personally, just so everyone is on, ahem, the same page … Continue reading
Last week Everton’s young midfield dynamo Ross Barkley tweeted this :
“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor”
Very profound for a young man who is certainly making waves in Everton and England’s midfield. Since the season began Everton have been in anything but smooth seas and phrases like ‘second season syndrome’ or ‘over achieved’ etc have been bandied around but nowhere has it really been mentioned that we have been struck with big injuries and that has contributed to an unbalanced looking side.
This week on Toffee TV, Baz and Ped sat down and interviewed former Everton winger Ronny Goodlass about his time as a player at Goodison Park as well as talking about him playing abroad and eventually returning to Everton as a youth team coach.
Everton striker Steven Naismith believes that this current squad can cope despite being hit by a flurry of injuries so far this season. The injury crisis coupled with patchy form has created a nervousness around Goodison Park but Naismith is confident that Everton have the squad and belief to climb the table.