Match Review – Everton 1-3 West Ham

West Ham finally got their first win of the season, coming back from Goodison Park with all three points – a special treat for Manuel Pellegrini’s birthday. The international break came at the perfect time for the Hammers, having lost their previous four encounters in the Premier League. Pellegrini opted…

EVERTON 1 WEST HAM 3

Some views on individual player stats Zabaleta – Struggled with his passes and only completed 57% with 16 from 28 Masuaku – Our highest pass completion rate with 91% of his passes finding a team mate. Added slightly more in attack. Balbuena – Or best defender again by the stats. Commanded the…

Declan Rice – Country and Contract

Declan Rice is currently having to make the most difficult decision of his footballing career to date. Does he opt to continue playing for Ireland or does he hold off and wait for his chance with England? IRELAND I have always kept a close eye on Declan Rice’s career for…

London Stadium – Poor Atmosphere due to poor performances?

Following the start to the season and especially the two poor home games, there has been plenty of talk again about the London Stadium V Upton Park and the effect on performance. At the time when the move was first mentioned I leant towards the move with a heavy heart….

Final Score – Bangs, gangs and a game of two epitaphs

FINAL SCORE I’m no film critic although it has been known for me to be highly critical of many films. I’m a bit fussy at the best of times and well aware that my own taste in movies is far from mainstream. In fact the last film I really enjoyed…