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  1. […] The Premier League 2010/11 Previews, Part 8: Everton – Steady As She Goes “It may surprise some younger readers to learn this out, but when Bill Shankly retired from Liverpool Football Club and football in 1974, Everton were historically as successful as his club had been to that point. Liverpool had, in 1974, eight championship wins and two FA Cup wins, while Everton had seven championship wins and three FA Cup wins. To that extent, the man that blasted a hole between the perception of the two clubs in Liverpool was Bob Paisley and, by 1990, Liverpool had eighteen championship wins to Everton’s nine, and the blue half of Merseyside have been firmly regarded from the outside as the junior partner in the city’s football landscape ever since.” (twohundredpercent) […]

    August 6, 2010
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  2. Dan said:

    Good article – there’s a feeling that this season might actually see Everton produce. We have more strength in depth and more players capable of producing something out of the ordinary than in previous seasons. Landon Donovan did well for us last season but I think one reason that he fitted in so well was that he joined a strong lineup but also added something we don’t really have; in my opinion we could still do with a winger with some pace. Outside chance of troubling the top 5 places, but I would really like to see us lift a cup.

    August 10, 2010
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