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Contributions from our editorial team and featured columnists.

Deulofeu's Welcome Return

Lyndon Lloyd
Gerard Deulofeu may have spent a year away from Goodison but he never really left the hearts of many Blues fans who are delighted to see the mercurial winger back in the fold.

Tough Start Presents Opportunity for Martinez's Everton

Lyndon Lloyd
The newly-announced 2015-16 fixtures have thrown up a daunting first 10 games for Everton but within the challenge lies huge opportunity if Roberto Martinez can get his team primed to hit the ground running.

Conflicted: Thoughts On the Role of the Echo

Lyndon Lloyd
Much ire has been aimed at the Echo in recent weeks, particularly on social media, but the nature of the paper's existential realities and its ownership by Trinity Mirror put it in a Catch-22 situation.

Goodison Forever

Lyndon Lloyd
In the wake of Robert Elstone's cautionary words over the proposed move to Walton Hall Park, the time has surely come to call off the search for a new home and redevelop the Grand Old Lady.

The Slumbering Giant: Part IV Soul Searching

Lyndon Lloyd
Is finding a faceless billionaire the only way to lift Everton back to the top of the English game – and, if so, at what cost to the soul and traditions of the club? The final part of the series.

The Slumbering Giant: Part 3 - Treading Water

Lyndon Lloyd
With lagging commercial revenue relative to our peers, a new stadium is cited by the Board as the key to Everton's longer-term success. Is it the best option, how long dare we wait and what of the ownership issue in the interim?

The Slumbering Giant: Part 2 - Twenty-Year Itch

Lyndon Lloyd
As the face of English football is irrevocably changed by capital forces, Everton survives as a club with community ties and a modest long-term business plan. But can we ever compete again on this footing?

The Slumbering Giant: Part I - Another False Dawn

Lyndon Lloyd
Everton's step backwards this season after a decade of incremental progress gives pause and cause for reflection on the future of the club. Part I looks at the playing side as it pertains to the Blues' immediate prospects.

Everton Is Nothing Without Evertonians

Lyndon Lloyd
A chat with the Toffee Lady, Elizabeth France – the better half of Dr. Everton – about Evertonians, the fine biographical efforts of some of the club's most devoted fans, and the current state of the club.

The Intransigent Mr Martinez

Lyndon Lloyd
Everton's miserable fortunes on the domestic front have exhausted the currency Roberto Martinez earned in his first season at Goodson. Can he break the perplexing intransigence that has paralysed his team this season and prove that he is the man to take the club forward over the long term?

Is the End Nigh for a Patient Courtship?

Lyndon Lloyd
Are the various noises coming out of Goodison Park from manager, players and recruitment staff alike a signal that the chase for Lukaku is approaching a successful conclusion?

Loose Belgian Lips Expose Everton's Harsh Reality

Lyndon Lloyd
Beyond the semantics of quotes attributed to Romelu Lukaku this week lies a more sobering reality. In order to keep our best players, Everton need to become a "top club" once more.

2014-15 Season Preview

Lyndon Lloyd
The curtain will soon be raised on Roberto Martinez's second season in charge at Goodison Park, the latest page in a new chapter of the club's history waiting to be written.

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