I’ve been out and about in the run up to the international break to talk to Blues (who cares about England?) about general Everton stuff. Up this week is Steve from Walton. Also happens to be my dad.
When was your first match?
Idrissa Gueye and Mason Holgate have joined Everton’s ever-growing injury list.
Holgate has withdrew from the England under-21 squad due to an ankle problem that will require surgery.
The club have passed it off as ‘minor’, but there is not scale on the 21-year-olds return to fitness.
Everton are prepared to offer Jack Wilshere a mouthwatering £8 million signing on fee to sign for the club following the expiry of his Arsenal contract, according to the Times.
The England midfielder will be available on a free transfer at the end of the current campaign if he can not agree terms with his current club.
The Merseyside Derby originally scheduled for Sunday 8th April at 14:15 has been rescheduled.
Everton v Liverpool will now take place on Saturday 7th April at 12:30.
Last Saturday’s Everton matchday programme saw a double-page spread reminding Season Ticket members this season that they have till April 6th to renew for next season. There were numerous adverts to the same effect flashed up on the two giant TV screens throughout the game against Brighton.
Robert Elstone is set to leave Everton and return to rugby league after being approached to take up a role as the head of Super League, according to The Guardian.
So Saturday saw a number of Blues very briefly satisfied for now. A well-earned win over Brighton raised Everton above the Seagulls in the table with many feeling they can look forward rather than nervously over shoulders.