At the beginning of the last season, it would’ve taken the most ardent of Evertonian’s to have believed that European football would be returning in Roberto’s first season at the club. As we all know last season was one with so many positives. The manner in which we adapted to the managers’ new philosophy, the positivity amongst the fans and most importantly the results on the pitch.
Many Evertonians call them ‘the future’ of our club, and why not? Seamus Coleman(25), James McCarthy (23), John Stones(20) and Ross Barkley (20) were 4 of our top performers last season and with an average age of just 22 there surely is much more to come from these 4 promising youngsters. Already with over 200 appearances between them they all played a big part in Evertons challenge for Champions League football last season. And if we manage to fend off offers from other clubs they…
Well, the season has started and expectations are high, following on from last season’s adventures. Just can’t help thinking we dropped two valuable points at the King Power Stadium against an average Leicester City team last Saturday.
I think we will all agree that we need another striker, for some simply as backup to Rom for others someone who can challenge Rom and possibly dis-lodge our £28 million pound record signing.
Due to the overwhelming positivity flying around at the moment concerning Everton FC, well apart from certain media outlets that have written us off once again, I have decided to write a blog during this season. It is something I’ve always wanted to do, but for whatever reason it’s never got off the ground until now.
It was the news that all Evertonians didn’t want to hear but it has been confirmed by everyone but the club that Ross Barkley is injured and will miss the start of the Premier League season.
Goodison Park has undergone a summer makeover with Evertonians set to notice a host of improvements when they return for the Blues’ first home game next week.