My state of mind, aside from the ingrained pessimism that truly makes me an Evertonian, is one of what I would describe as “perpetual cuspiness”.
Other than my experiences being an avid Oklahoma City Thunder fan and watching a team get close so many times to “getting there”, Everton have been an even longer term exercise in (to borrow from the title of a Wilco song) the “Art of Almost”, of always being on the cusp.
Much like I loved the Arsenal result only to see my flickering optimism extinguished against Liverpool and Hull, I'm looking for something common in sport but all too often illusive for Everton - a winning streak.
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1 Posted 19/01/2017 at 23:20:40
There currently seems a gap between teams in the prem, the top five all bang win streaks together:
Man Utd 8
Liverpool had a 5 I think
Man City done 8 early on.
A decent run like that would put us in the mixer, but I feel we haven't got that mentality yet. Keoman needs time to change lots at the blues, he seems to be trying to start the change in this transfer window.
2 Posted 20/01/2017 at 15:06:10
It's tough to win games in the Premier League... I don't think we should be expecting too many 'streaks' any time soon.