This week’s Talking the Blues podcast with Andy and George Costigan, looks back at a superb defensive display at West Ham resulting in our 11th away win and keeps the prospects of […]
Independent regulation Full engagement, decision-making and degrees of control for fans Football needs reform at every level, from FIFA, UEFA, to the Premier League, The EFL and the Football Association, to individual […]
The public announcements of the formation of a European Super League, the fact that six of the miscreants were the largest of the English clubs, merrily plotting whilst pretending business as normal […]
Harold Wilson famously said “a week is a long time in politics” whilst Chamberlain said “there is no use looking beyond the next fortnight”. A week ago you could be forgiven for […]
The collapse of the incredibly ill-conceived Super League will be viewed as a great victory for all stakeholders in football. There will be enormous relief, perhaps jubilation in board rooms, dressing rooms […]
Every two years, Forbes – the US business magazine, produces a list of the top 20 most valuable football clubs. Alongside the valuation there is a limited analysis of the overall trend […]
The short, medium and long term future of Everton Football Club will be much clearer on and off the pitch in the coming weeks. European qualification On the pitch we remain in […]
Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Talking the Blues Podcast, Sheffield United (A), changed mindsets and ambitions for the season
Welcome to our latest Talking The Blues podcast. Following a grinding victory at Sheffield United, Andy, George and Paul look back on the game, the season and the last 12 months under […]
A simple but fair re-distribution of football revenues solves many of the EFL problems
Everton Business Matters Podcast Series 4 Episode 2
So, a cat is out of the bag and those loveable reds, Liverpool and Manchester United, driven by their shareholders Fenway Sports Group and the Glazer family, albeit strangely detached from the […]
Talking the Blues podcast, top of the League, who are the custodians of the game, winning mentality and a quiz!
Welcome to this week’s Talking the Blues Podcast. With an international break we muse on being top of the League before critically calling out those who are custodians of the game. The […]
Against a backdrop of huge financial uncertainty, the transfer window has again thrilled and disappointed supporters in equal measure across the land. Perhaps, never before have the ambitions and the ability or […]
Football Shorts is a series looking at the financial implications of Covid-19 on Premier League clubs. From a normal business perspective you would look for Premier League clubs to cut costs […]
Our latest Talking the Blues podcast covers Everton’s comprehensive victory over West Brom, Dominic Calvert Lewin’s hattrick and the change in an Everton side possessing leadership after so many years without it. […]
From a pure footballing perspective, the need for Everton to be active in this transfer window has never been more apparent. We finish the 2019/20 season with a desperately unbalanced, uncompetitive squad […]
Talking the Blues, players & social media, VAR, Eddie Howe, when will we do business & why are transfer fees “undisclosed”?
The first week of the close season brings a surprising number of subjects to the fore with Andy Costigan and his brother George. Please sit back and enjoy! Thanks as ever for […]
Talking the Blues, the end of the season thankfully…. review of the players, Leighton Baines and a look forward…..
In the last Talking the Blues podcast of this season we review today’s game, look at our form since restart, who has enhanced their reputation, Leighton Baines and Bramley-Moore. We also remember […]