UK time is: 16:25:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Lawro on Everton's recent run

On Vital Everton we haven't featured BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson's newspaper column in The Post for a while.

I'm not entirely sure why, I tend to like his insight in the newspaper, it's far better than the insight he ever manages to give on Match of the Day or during commentary!

I don't always agree with him, but that's all part of opinion columns, it gives you something to think about and agree with or argue against.

His latest column suggests that 'Fear beginning to creep into Everton FC`s play'

With Everton now without a win in three and only one win in eight, its basically the first time this season that anyone could suggest anything negative about the current Everton season.

The fact that it's come in the final week of November, when in recent seasons we haven't even started putting any form of results together for me is a positive! But if we are to be real Champions League contenders, why have things begun to fall away a bit?

Four wins from the opening six games returned 12 goals and 13 points.

Our last six games returned 9 goals but only one win and 7 points.

That form has seen us slip from second in the Premier League to sixth. By no means a disaster, but perhaps a bit disappointing after where we found ourselves in September.

'Perception is starting to hamper Everton now. Their great start has raised expectations and, while they played well and had a lot of what I might term 'winning` draws, they have stopped winning games.' Mark Lawrenson wrote.

He continued: 'Moyes will find out more about his players in the next fortnight, with this run of games a true gauge of where Everton are.'

Those two weeks that Lawro mentions begins tomorrow away at Manchester City followed by a home games against Tottenham, before we are back on the road again against Stoke City.

How many points do you think we should be looking at from that to give us a true gauge of where we are?

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




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Yak Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 30 2012

Time: 10:21AM

Your Comments

The results have been poor, but if I am honest, aside from the 2nd half of the Reading match, our performances haven't been bad, in fact, some have been pretty good, just mental mistakes defensively and poor finishing is costing us dearly. Not to mention, think we have been getting the rough end of the stick luck wise, we have had some pretty *****ty decisions this season (recall one decision in our favour, Suarez offside, but even that can be disputed by Everton, because the rat should of been sent off long before the goal).
Rob-EFC
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Everton Articles

Everton on the move to Walton Hall Park (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Everton ready for Everton assault (Monday September 15 2014)

Lukaku praise following first goal (Monday September 15 2014)

Martinez : A Deserved Win (Saturday September 13 2014)

Stats: West Bromich Albion v Everton (Saturday September 13 2014)

Stones gets start against West Brom (Saturday September 13 2014)

West Brom V Everton Match Preview (Friday September 12 2014)

Henen deal explained? (Friday September 12 2014)

Join Vital Everton today! (Thursday September 11 2014)

Archived Everton Articles

List All Vital Everton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Rob-EFC 31
2. ToffeeBlue 19
3. EvertonMike 16
4. Yak 9
5. Carl Allen 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 0 - 2 Everton
Everton 3 - 6 Chelsea
Everton 2 - 2 Arsenal
Leicester City 2 - 2 Everton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Liverpool 4 2 0 2 1 6
9. Man Utd 4 1 2 1 3 5
10. Hull City 4 1 2 1 0 5
11. Everton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
12. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5
13. West Ham 4 1 1 2 -1 4
14. Stoke 4 1 1 2 -1 4

Breaking League News

Hull 2-2 West Ham United
Hull City : 16/09/2014 15:48:00
Bombshell - Hutton Signs Three Year Deal
Aston Villa : 16/09/2014 15:22:00
Diame - It Had to Happen Didn`t It?
West Ham : 16/09/2014 12:58:00
Aarons Blow Should Be No Loss
Newcastle : 16/09/2014 12:33:00
Everton on the move to Walton Hall Park
Everton : 16/09/2014 10:48:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Main target for 2014/15?
Suggested By:  
Win the Premier League 10%
Qualify for the Champions League 57%
Domestic Silverware 10%
Win the Europa League 11%
Europa League qualification 12%