Vital Football

Latest Everton FC News

Everton defender disappointed by England defeat

Everton defender disappointed by England defeat

England are on the edge of elimination from the World Cup this morning following our second defeat of the tournament.

Defeat to Italy on Saturday night was followed up with defeat to Uruguay last night.

It leaves England needing snookers to sneak through from the group stages. But it's not impossible.

Italy must beat Costa Rica later today to give England any chance.

Then England must beat Costa Rica next week, with Italy beating Uruguay to give Roy Hodgson's men a lifeline.

All Evertonians will be hoping England will be given a second chance as at the moment, some of the finger pointing and blame is falling upon our very own Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines.

'There's a small chance, I suppose, We're not exactly expecting anything like that. We've got to go out there and hopefully put in a performance against Costa Rica.' Jagielka told the Everton TV.

An unfit Luis Suarez did the damage to England with two goals. The first came when he sneaked in behind Jags to beat Joe Hart with a header.

The Everton defender was caught in two minds, either go with the runner or hold the line, in the end he did neither both playing Suarez onside and gifting him a free header.

The second was late on in the game, again the defence was caught too deep and Suarez broke through one-on-one following a mistaken flick from Gerrard.

He continued: 'I'm very disappointed obviously as a defender, that's the last thing you want to see is a punt down the pitch, a flick on and then a goal. Everyone's obviously absolutely devastated.

'It's a similar story to the Italian game, we played pretty well but obviously not good enough.'




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:Friday June 20 2014
Time: 9:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Everton Articles

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

Koeman On United Options

Manager Ronald Koeman has now previewed the clash against Manchester United this weekend and as well as discussing the options available to him, he's also called on the players...

Vital Preview - Premier League, 3rd-5th Dec 2016

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, which will see us among those involved in this schedule with three points of course the aim.

Coleman & Valencia Ahead Of United

Seamus Coleman and Enner Valencia have both been speaking ahead of this weekend's clash against Manchester United.

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)

Everton v Manchester United
Suggested By:
Everton win100%
Manchester United win0%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 13 10 1 2 31 19
2 Liverpool 13 9 3 1 30 18
3 Man City 13 9 3 1 30 17
4 Arsenal 13 8 4 1 28 15
5 Spurs 13 6 6 1 24 9
6 Man Utd 13 5 5 3 20 3
7 Everton 13 5 4 4 19 1
8 Watford 13 5 3 5 18 -4
9 WBA 13 4 5 4 17 1
10 Southampton 13 4 5 4 17 1
11 Stoke 13 4 4 5 16 -5
12 AFC Bournemouth 13 4 3 6 15 -4
13 Burnley 13 4 2 7 14 -9
14 Leicester City 13 3 4 6 13 -6
15 Middlesbrough 13 2 6 5 12 -3
16 West Ham 13 3 3 7 12 -10
17 Crystal Palace 13 3 2 8 11 -5
18 Hull City 13 3 2 8 11 -17
19 Swansea 13 2 3 8 9 -10
20 Sunderland 13 2 2 9 8 -11
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Everton Results (view all)

Everton Fixtures (view all)

Dec 4 2016 4:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 10 2016 12:30PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 19 2016 8:00PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 30 2016 8:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Write for Vital Football