Vital Football

Latest Everton FC News

Moyes interested in signing Gordon

Moyes interested in signing Gordon

Could Everton be set to make a move for former Scotland International Goalkeeper Craig Gordon?

The 29-year-old who once cost Sunderland £9million, is currently a free agent after he was released by Sunderland at the end of last season.

The reason why he has been without a club for the best part of six months is because he's had issues with injury, so will David Moyes be the man to take a punt on him? He's had mixed results when making moves like this in the past. James McFadden didn't exactly go as hoped, eventually making just eight appearances including three starts during his second spell at Goodison Park.

The next players Moyes took a bit of a gamble on was Thomas Hitzlsperger who was unattached following his release from German club Wolfsburg. Overall it's still to early to tell how this move will play out, but it would seem to have a lot more potential that the signing of McFadden ever did.

So how will this tactic of signing various waifs and strays work out for Moyes? Well if the Mirror are correct, Gordon could sign a deal ahead of the January transfer window opening as he is a unattached and he would only be acting as back up for Tim Howard anyway.

So worth a punt?

Vital Everton is 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forums but you can also write an article to be published on the website or a suggest a poll so you can air your views.

Join Vital Everton





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Yak
Date:Tuesday November 27 2012
Time: 9:53AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
The way Howard has been playing i'd settle for anyone! His shot stopping is very good but he is woeful at crosses!
evertonmandan
27/11/2012 14:24:00
0
Could be a good move.
J Dogg
28/11/2012 00:58:00
0
If there is no chance for Butland in January (who I think would be ideal for us) then I think Gordon on a free is a decent buy. The lad has the talent, just whether he can stay injury free, so don't see the harm in giving him a 1yr deal and seeing how he goes. Think he could definitely push Howard for his starting spot, something he desperately needs because no matter how bad he is, he won't get dropped because there is no one to take his spot.
Rob-EFC
28/11/2012 08:56:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Everton Articles

Barnsley Friendly Arranged

Everton have today confirmed a friendly against Barnsley for July in the buildup to the Premier League campaign of 2016/17.

Koeman Appoints Lodewijks To Backroom Staff

Yesterday new manager Ronald Koeman completed his backroom staff by appointing former Dutch goalkeeper Patrick Lodewijks.

Everton Project Could See Lukaku Stay?

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku's agent has been in the media the last few days talking up Everton, his client and no doubt the transfer fee.

Six Clubs Set 2015/16 Premiership Records

Who were the six clubs to register a record breaking or equalling 2015/16 campaign?

Archived Vital Everton Articles

Vital Everton articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Everton
Write For Vital Everton
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who will Everton name as our next manager?
Suggested By:
Frank de Boer40%
Ronald Koeman19%
David Moyes3%
Mark Hughes0%
Rafael Benitez2%
Rudi Garcia0%
Jose Mourinho19%
Unai Emery8%
Eddie Howe1%
Martin ONeill0%
Someone else8%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Everton Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Rob-EFC2
2.EvertonMike1