1. The Value of Veteran Phil Neville for European Contenders Everton

    At Everton , there has been an often unpopular tendency during David Moyes ’ tenure of relying on veteran players over promising youth...

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  2. Marouane Fellaini's Eventual Departure May Be Best for Penny-Pinching Everton

    First of all, let it be known that there is probably no Evertonian on the planet who would willingly want the club to sell top performer Marouane Fellaini this summer...

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  3. After San Siro Humiliation, Barcelona Need to Consider European Reshuffling

    For the first time in a long time, Barcelona were truly and deservedly beaten. On this occasion, by a tremendous scoreline of 2-0 in favor of Italian giants AC Milan in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie...

    Brian Canever Written by Brian Canever about over 1 year ago 1,942 reads 19 comments

  4. Brilliant Youth Policy at Barcelona May Reap Rewards with Gerard Deulofeu

    In all honesty, there is no clever or concise way to write about the meticulously constructed brilliance of the La Masia academy and the phenomenal players it puts out season after season...

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  5. Kevin Mirallas Will Be Vital If Everton Seek European Football and FA Cup Glory

    A number of Evertonians are still feeling flustered following the toothless performance that saw their team lose 2-0 at Old Trafford to Manchester United and drop to sixth place in the Premier League table...

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  6. 6 Reasons You Should Watch World Football Now That the NFL Season Has Ended

    With the culmination of the NFL season last Sunday, as the Baltimore Ravens battled to a close, but deserved victory against the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII , a large ...

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  7. Everton's Worst Starting 11 of the Premier League Era

    After lagging behind its European competitors in the late 1980s as a result of rampant hooliganism, a loss of revenue, and a FIFA -imposed five-year ban from continental competition ...

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  8. Will Victor Valdes Still Be Barcelona's No. 1 Goalkeeper Next Season?

    Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes has fallen under heavy criticism over the past two weeks since announcing that he will leave the club when his contract expires in the summer of 2014...

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  9. David Moyes Makes the Most of His Threadbare Everton Squad in European Pursuit

    For much of his tenure, Everton manager David Moyes has been heavily criticized for employing what many consider to be negative tactics...

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  10. Real Madrid: 5 Reasons Why Bale Could Be the Answer to Mourinho's Problems

    Real Madrid spent over £400 million compiling their current squad in the three seasons prior to this summer...

    Brian Canever Written by Brian Canever about over 1 year ago 5,165 reads 40 comments

  11. Everton FC: Player Ratings for 0-0 Draw Against Southampton

    In a goalless encounter at St Mary's Stadium, Everton drew 0-0 against Southampton to maintain their place among the top five of the Premier League table...

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  12. Nikica Jelavic Needs Quick Return to Form for Champions League Chasing Everton

    Last January, Nikica Jelavic arrived to Everton from Rangers in Scotland with a ton of expectation on his shoulders...

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  13. Leighton Baines or Marouane Fellaini Transfer Could Lead to Slippery Slope

    As the January transfer window carries on, rumors continue to swirl surrounding the futures of Merseyside stars Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini ...

    Brian Canever Written by Brian Canever about over 1 year ago 899 reads 3 comments

  14. Rating Everton Players in 2-1 Victory Against Newcastle United at St. James Park

    Everton really have been proving all the critics wrong this season. After managing two consecutive victories against Wigan Athletic and West Ham United at Upton Park—both ...

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  15. While Everton Await Chelsea Visit, Headbutting Fellaini's Future Still Unclear

    On Sunday afternoon, the only concern on most Everton supporters' minds will be that their club secure three points against Chelsea and end the year among the Premier League's top four sides...

    Brian Canever Written by Brian Canever about over 1 year ago 1,966 reads 1 comments

  16. As Round of 16 Draw Awaits, Barcelona Look Poised for Another European Triumph

    While the next phase of the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League does not begin until after the New Year, on Thursday afternoon, football lovers from across the globe will tune in to find ...

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  17. Andrea Pirlo and 7 Other Ageless Players in European Football

    Over the past few seasons, there have been countless players throughout Europe who have stood out for both their quality and their age...

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  18. Everton FC: Marouane Fellaini's Evolution into a World-Class Talent

    When Everton manager David Moyes signed Marouane Fellaini for an initial £15 million in 2008, supporters of the club were taken aback at the unusual splash of cash on a relatively unknown player from Belgium...

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  19. UEFA Champions League: Sadly, Celtic's Cinderella Story Not Likely to Continue

    Let's not start off on the wrong foot. After their Champions League group stage performance, massive congratulations are due to Neil Lennon and his Celtic side for outlasting the ...

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  20. Everton vs. Norwich City: Preview and Prediction

    When Everton and Norwich City meet this upcoming Saturday, far more than three points will be on the line for the Merseyside club...

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  21. Everton FC: Grading the Club's Summer Signings Until Now

    Over recent seasons, financial difficulties on Merseyside have made it so that Everton are not usually very busy in the transfer windows...

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  22. Liverpool Legend Steven Gerrard Needs to Keep Quiet and Lead Struggling Reds

    Last week, Liverpool club captain Steven Gerrard found himself in hot water following the Merseyside Derby...

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  23. Everton Must Win at Fulham to Maintain European Dream

    David Moyes and his fascinating assembly of Everton bargain buys, underrated superstars, and respected veterans blew up the race for European football with their early season form...

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  24. Everton vs. Liverpool: Six Classic Merseyside Derbies of Past Decade

    Once upon a time, people referred to the Merseyside derby between eternal rivals Everton and Liverpool as the "friendly derby...

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  25. Everton FC Sign Ex-German International Thomas Hitzlsperger on Short-Term Deal

    Last night via their official website, Everton announced the signing of former German international Thomas Hitzlsperger on a short-term contract until January 2013...

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