Everton

Everton awards dinner falls victim to Roberto Martinez’s sacking

Everton’s 3–0 loss to a Sunderland side desperate to preserve their Premier League future proved to be the last straw for the Toffees, prompting them to sack manager Roberto Martinez the following day. Coincidentally, this also happened to be the day for which the club’s end of season awards celebration was scheduled. But since a …

Anfield Cat’s cousin invades Everton FA Cup match

In 2012, there was Anfield cat: a feline that rose to international fame by invading the pitch during a Premier League match between Liverpool and Spurs. It happened again at Anfield in 2014 (and previously way back in 1964), but now we have evidence that there is also an Everton following amongst the cats of …

Muhamed Besic’s hamstring joins campaign against Chelsea

Chelsea were all set to win at Everton and get their season on track after the international break. For nine minutes, the Toffees were completely shut down by Chelsea. Had it gone on for just a bit longer, they probably would have quit and handed Chelsea the three points just to avoid further frustration. But …

The Outsiders

American Premier League fans, and the surprisingly nuanced art of choosing a club By Kevin Alexander[I]n the summer of 1999 I became a Southampton fan. That year, I spent two months traveling around Europe with a team of Americans, playing against U-18 professional teams, desperately hoping our cool(ish) haircuts and ability to occasionally do rainbows in …