Everton - The Goodison factor
UK time is: 10:15:04
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Goodison factor

Roberto Martinez wants his side to embrace the Goodison Park atmosphere and use it during the final run in of the Premier League season.

Everton have five games remaining this season. With three games at home and two away.

The first of those three home games is this evening against Crystal Palace.

With Arsenal beating West Ham United last night, Everton go into the game in fifth place, but also know that victory, an eighth in succession would be enough to return to the crucial fourth spot in the chase for the Champions League.

"As a player at Everton you can feel your crowd and that makes you run an extra yard and run that yard quicker and you don`t get tired.

"But in the same way, that feeling can work against us if we take games for granted and are thinking we just need to turn up and we will win games.
Martinez told The Post.

He continued: "You feel that chemistry between the home fans and home players it can be intimidating and you find it hard to express yourself as a footballer.

"So, it is a double-edged sword. We need to use our advantage well and have it as part of our make-up."


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:Wednesday April 16 2014

Time: 10:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Everton Articles

Leandro Rodriguez deal completed (Friday August 28 2015)

The Everton Injury Table.. (Friday August 28 2015)

Victory was tough but deserved (Thursday August 27 2015)

Stats: Barnsley v Everton (Thursday August 27 2015)

Martinez : Deulofeu was outstanding (Wednesday August 26 2015)

Archived Everton Articles

List All Vital Everton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Rob-EFC 43
2. EvertonMike 33
3. ToffeeBlue 25
4. Yak 5
5. eighteen78 1
6. evertonmandan 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Everton 0 - 2 Man City
Southampton 0 - 3 Everton
Everton 2 - 2 Watford

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Man Utd 3 2 1 0 2 7
5. Crystal Palace 3 2 0 1 2 6
6. Swansea 3 1 2 0 2 5
7. Everton 3 1 1 1 1 4
8. Norwich 3 1 1 1 0 4
9. Arsenal 3 1 1 1 -1 4
10. Chelsea 3 1 1 1 -2 4

Everton Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

United Offer Real Madrid Swap Deal
Man Utd : 29/08/2015 10:09:00
Stoke reject second Norwich Walters bid
Stoke : 29/08/2015 10:04:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2015-16 - West Ham (Home)
Liverpool : 29/08/2015 10:01:00
Chelsea Looking at Alternatives to Stones
Chelsea : 29/08/2015 09:57:00
Afellay recalled to Holland squad
Stoke : 29/08/2015 09:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Priority signing this summer
Suggested By:  
Keeper 11%
Centre back 20%
Winger 4%
Creative midfielder 42%
Striker 23%