All posts tagged with: Roberto Martinez

Everton Season Preview: Toffees back on track?

Football’s traditionalists will argue a seventh place finish should be the minimum expectation for a club of Everton’s stature and history. However, it is hard to see 16/17 as anything other than a year of impressive progress under Ronald Koeman, following the chaos of the previous regime. Supporter Adam Partington from the excellent Grand Old Team speaks to The Football Lab… Read more →

Everton Season Preview: change needed?

Last season’s 11th place was not good enough for Everton Football Club. The question therefore, is whether improvements will be made this term. The only summer change is the appointment of Ronald Koeman, who replaces Roberto Martinez. That might have been a necessary switch – but is it enough? The Football Lab spoke to supporter Bryan Salz (@bryansalz) to find… Read more →

Everton v Southampton: grafters and match-winners

If Everton and Southampton were to merge, forming a combined team with each other’s strengths and best players, that side could conceivably gatecrash the title race. Creating Everhampton FC may be logistically problematic – players would have to meet somewhere in Worcestershire for home games. The idea though, remains the same. Everton have plenty of matchwinners… Read more →