Everton U18s pipped by Red rivals

Thursday, 1 November, 2018 20comments  |  Jump to last

Liverpool U18s scored the 4th of seven goals in the dying minutes to win this local top-of-the-table clash and inflict the first defeat of the season on Everton's U18s.

Everton lead the way in the U18s Premier League and sit four points clear of their local rivals, who have a game in hand on their neighbours.

High scorer Ellis Simms is absent for the Blues tonight after playing in the Checkatrade Trophy game at Oldham on Tuesday. Ryan Astely is also missing.

The home side was ahead inside 2 mins, Duncan heading past Tyrer. Despite a dominant spell for the Reds, Everton hold on and get back into the game eventually through Adedoyin. And they came close to taking the lead when Phillips hits the post.

But 2 goals after the break seemingly put the game beyond the young Everton side. Yet this game still had three more goals in it: Adedoyin would score again for Everton, heading in Pawel Zuk's right-wing cross. And captain Kieran Phillips would tie the game again at 3-3 when he capitalized on a sloppy back-pass.

So all square until almost full-time when the Blues came up wanting on another set-piece and saw their unbeaten record torn asunder in the dying minutes as Liverpool made it 4-3, the final scoreline.

Everton U18s: Tryer, Zuk, Warren, Joe Anderson, McKeown, Iversen, Hunt (85' Stanley), Carroll (90+1' Thompson), Adedoyin, Phillips, Hughes (80' Quirk).
Subs not Used: MacIntyre, Warnock.

 

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Michael Kenrick
1 Posted 01/11/2018 at 19:11:52
No Ellis Simms and behind after 2 mins. The World is coming to an end
Dave Abrahams
2 Posted 01/11/2018 at 19:51:25
Now 1-1 Adeyin, scores after neat back heal flick from Hunt.
Dermot Byrne
3 Posted 01/11/2018 at 20:07:42
Yay!
Dave Abrahams
4 Posted 01/11/2018 at 20:27:15
Adedoyin with a header gets us back in the game.
Dave Abrahams
5 Posted 01/11/2018 at 20:45:41
Now 3-3
Dermot Byrne
6 Posted 01/11/2018 at 20:47:16
Yay!
Dermot Byrne
7 Posted 01/11/2018 at 20:50:16
It must be the detailed analysis you like!

Yay!

Dave Abrahams
8 Posted 01/11/2018 at 20:58:00
Now 4-3 to THEM ( bastards) can't say too much my IPod
is going on the blink) these might be the last words you

w I l l e. VE r S. E e Me p. r I n. t ,

David Hallwood
9 Posted 01/11/2018 at 21:28:04
I've come to the conclusion that Everton tea ladies could play rs team ladies and we'll still lose
Paul Birmingham
10 Posted 01/11/2018 at 21:37:55
Sadly it seems that game management and coolheadedness, and good captaincy on the park, disappeared in the late 80s at EFC.
Tony Twist
11 Posted 01/11/2018 at 22:39:25
Same old same old. So predictable.
Lawrence Green
12 Posted 01/11/2018 at 23:07:38
Hardly the end of the world is it? Our young lads lost to their young lads, our lads were 1-0 down very early in the game, then fought back from 3-1 down to level the game only to lose in the closing stages. I might add that an Everton side from the mid 1980s would have won the title if they had managed to draw the derby at Goodison rather than lose it 2-3 after being 0-3 down at Half-Time.

Liam Reilly
13 Posted 02/11/2018 at 07:49:33
i prefer not to think back on ifs and buts Lawrence; especially when Everton is concerned.

Ya could say that Everton wouldve went down if not for a dodgy goal allowed at Bolton one cold evening, or for Farrellys goal against Coventry or for Han Segers taking an awful long time to dive for Graham Stuart's shot.

Still every run must come to an end right, so here's hoping we can turn the tide at Anfield this season.

Jim Bennings
14 Posted 02/11/2018 at 08:22:31
No surprise!

We would lose a jigsaw completing competition to that lot!

Just out of curiosity, when is the last time we beat them at any level?

Tony Abrahams
15 Posted 02/11/2018 at 08:26:17
Next fucking month Jim
Ian Jones
16 Posted 02/11/2018 at 08:39:35
Hi Jim

Everton U23s beat Liverpool 3-1 in Feb this year.

Ian Jones
17 Posted 02/11/2018 at 08:53:41
Apologies. Re my post above...
It was the Everton U18s that beat Liverpool 3-1 in Feb this year.
Jim Bennings
18 Posted 02/11/2018 at 09:03:03
Thanks guys!

I think we should savour that or any win against them because they don’t come along too often these days.

Ray Roche
19 Posted 02/11/2018 at 09:57:20
Liam, is the Bolton goal the one where Southall was bundled into the net for a clear foul BEFORE the ball crossed the line in a sequence similar to the 1958 FA Cup Final when Lofthouse bundled Gregg into the net for a goal? If the ref could see the ball cross the line the blind twat would have seen the foul on Southall.
Liam Reilly
20 Posted 02/11/2018 at 17:26:38
Yeah Ray, thats the one - meant to obviously say Disallowed Goal.

I'm not disagreeing that Neville was fouled, but many a ref might've allowed it. As I say, it's and buts, we'll never know, but I do know a couple of Wanderer supporters that have that goal up there with our Clive Thomas's FA Cup Semi final shocking decision.

it's all about opinions.

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