All posts by Dan Taylor

The FA Cup it is Then

Wednesday afternoon from my bleak Merseyside office and only now have the levels of fume began to drop, and some optimism return for the next game. Great being a football fan isn’t it? West Brom There is a famous saying that I can’t seem to find the origins of that goes something like: “I can deal with disappointment, but it’s the hop that kills me.” ┬áNever has a truer phrase been spoken. We went into the West Brom game on the back of three straight…

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Stoke Away – A Bit of a Preview

Let’s get this out of the way first. We have not had back to back wins in the Premier League all season. That simply has to change if we are to improve in the second half of the season. Given that the game against Liverpool has been postponed (for some mickey mouse cup final or something ­čśë ) the next few games are definitely winnable. A good win against a poor side on Wednesday against Newcastle should give us confidence going into a tie against…

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Carlisle vs Everton – FA Cup Preview

Let’s pretend this is the first match we’ve played this week. Nothing at all football related has happened in the past seven days. Got that? Good, let’s move on. Everton travel to the lowest ranked team remaining in this years FA Cup to play Carlisle United at Brunton Park, which not long ago was an outdoor municipal swimming pool. It’s a credit to the staff and supporters of Carlisle that this game is going to be played at their own ground. Team News United will…

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Monday morning and again I feel like crap, yea thanks Everton. We are heading into one of the most important weeks of the past few years and we start it with the most impotent performance in many years. If any of you have read anything I’ve written before I am not Mr Bitter Blue (as the Reds call some of us). I feel I am quite positive, and quite circumspect when it comes to talking about our Club. When we play well I see it…

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Chelsea Away – I am Starting to Hate Attractive Football

Hi everyone, this is my first post on Toffee TV. I have written for Everton sites of my own in the past but happy to be joining a great team here. Now that the niceties are out of the way let’s get to the serious business of dissecting the 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The End Let’s start at the end, as that’s where the important events of the game ultimately happened. Let’s look at a brief timeline to remind us: 90′ –…

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