“LD” – What Might Have Been
Evertonians might always wonder what kind of lasting impact Landon Donovan, the last Goodison No.9 with a goal to his name, might have had on the club had he opted to play full-time for the Blues but perhaps it's fitting that his legacy will be unquestionably American.
The English Premier League is enjoying unprecedented exposure and attention in the United States and EvertonUSA is well-positioned to connect American fans Â– long-standing and new Â– with Goodison Park.
Everton FC – The American People's Club?
The advent of the Web and social media, coupled with football's growing popularity and visibility in the United States Â– not to mention the profile of Tim Howard Â– has led to a growing band of Blues across The Pond.
Achilles Heel: Is Roberto Martinez’s Injury Record the Key to His Defensive Struggles?
Roberto Martinez has a different training philosophy to his predecessor but is there a correlation between his injury record at Wigan and the availability problems that have undermined Everton's start to 2014-15?
Optimism. Frustration. Hope. The Month In Review
August Â– September 2014: Dropped points against Leicester and Arsenal, defensive chaos against Chelsea and a tough Europa League draw tempered optimism for the new season but there were promising signs of an evening keel at The Hawthorns and against Wolfsburg. A look back at the first four months of 2014-15.
Summer Transfer Wrap
The window is closed but the disappointing start to 2014/15 shouldn't detract from some impressive work in the transfer market by Roberto Martinez.
Another Stepping Stone to the Promised Land
The financial rewards may pale in comparison to the glittering Champions League but Everton's participation in the Europa League offers opportunity and, if nothing else, valuable experience of playing outside of England again.
A Long-Awaited Return to Europe
Four-and-a-half years on from Everton's last match in European competition, the Toffees are back in the Europa League. Whatever happens, players and fans alike should make the
most of it.
Rays of Light Amid a Gloomy Start
One swallow doesn't make a summer but, having squandered victories in their opening two matches and conceded six to Chelsea, an important win at the Hawthorns and a swashbuckling kick-off to our Europa League campaign lightened a gloomy start to 2014-15.
Once More to Mordor
When next the two Merseyside giants meet this month it will be exactly 15 years since the "Kevin Campbell derby", Everton's last win at Anfield. Is this the year the hoodoo that has existed since is finally laid to rest?
Romelu Lukaku â€“ He's Ours!
Everton's faltering start to 2014-15 has over-shadowed the coup of landing Lukaku over the summer but he is as much an investment for the future as the team's Talisman for the here-and-now.
A Case for Altering the Defence: Who's Going to Make Way for John Stones?
John StonesÂ’ return to centre-back against West Brom was crucial in Everton securing a first clean sheet of the season, his fifth in 10 league appearances. With another excellent display against Wolfsburg, now is the time for Stones to start week in week out in his best position, so should it be Phil Jagielka or Sylvain Distin who makes way?