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Mickey Blue Eyes

Blue Kipper's Fanzine Award Winning Columnist.

A Cheerful Farewell (11-Jun-2015)
  A CHEERFUL FAREWELL By Mickey Blue Eyes   All good things come to an ...Read More
SEPP, BACK ON THE ROAD By Mickey Blue Eyes ... ... ... ... In olden days, a ...Read More
ONCE MORE UNTO THE BREACH By Mickey Blue Eyes   "Once more unto the breach, dear...Read More
  SCHOOL OF SILENCE By Mickey Blue Eyes.   Sometimes I get to be presci...Read More
Big Money At Everton (18-Feb-2015)
  ENOUGH OF THE GELT,  ALREADY By Mickey Blue Eyes   &nbs...Read More
WHY FOOTBALL FANS DESPISE FOOTBALL JOURNALISTS By Mickey Blue Eyes   A distant frien...Read More
Everton V liverpool (09-Feb-2015)
SMILEY'S PEOPLE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Pre-derby in the last transfer window, speed-m...Read More
  APPLIED MATHEMATICS V PURE MATHEMATICS By Mickey Blue Eyes   Prior to...Read More
  FOOTBALL TALKING HEADS ROLL By Mickey Blue Eyes   Late word reaches ...Read More
  CLOUD OVER GOODISON By Mickey Blue Eyes   Appropriately for Evertoni...Read More
Tony Heslop (15-Jan-2015)
  TONY HESLOP By Mickey Blue Eyes   There are times when a tragic event...Read More
The Story So Far (23-Dec-2014)
HALF TIME WHISTLE: GOOD WILL HUNTING By Mickey Blue Eyes   Facts are dispassionate a...Read More
KLUTZ OF GUNSELS UPDATE By Mickey Blue Eyes     The January "transfer w...Read More
THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING.........OR MAYBE NOT By Mickey Blue Eyes   In 1968 film dire...Read More
PANTOMIME SEASON......BEHIND YOU! By Mickey Blue Eyes   Our league form is so bad I ...Read More
Everton V Hull City (03-Dec-2014)
TO HULL AND BACK By Mickey Blue Eyes   The last thing we needed at home to Hull City...Read More
Schizophrenics'r'Us (01-Dec-2014)
ROBERTO'S EUROPA LEAGUE EINFÜHLEN IM WOLFSBURG. THEN A VISIT TO THE GNOMES OF GNOME COUNTIES By...Read More
Everton V West Ham (24-Nov-2014)
SAM'S SONG By Mickey Blue Eyes   Here's a happy tune, you'll love to croon...Read More
SAUCEPAN BACK By Mickey Blue Eyes   I was delighted when Swansea City and Cardiff Ci...Read More
Burnley V Everton (27-Oct-2014)
THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE ERRATIC......AND ETO'O By Mickey Blue Eyes   Beautiful north ...Read More
Lille LOSC V Everton (24-Oct-2014)
TOAST FRANÇAIS By Mickey Blue Eyes   Our Europa League ...Read More
Everton V Aston Villa (20-Oct-2014)
HAVE A BREAK HAVE A BRICKBAT By Mickey Blue Eyes...Read More
GAME OVER By Mickey Blue Eyes   October, cold, Manchester, not the best place to vis...Read More
Хорошо играл товарищи! By Mickey Blue Eyes   The ...Read More
liverpool V Everton (29-Sep-2014)
STANDOFF AT ANALFIELD By Mickey Blue Eyes   Last midweek, to the sur...Read More
CRISIS? WHAT CRISIS? By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
A (HAW)THORNY ISSUE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Closure of the August "transfer window" wa...Read More
Everton V Chelsea (01-Sep-2014)
WHO WROTE THAT  SCRIPT? By Mickey Blue Eyes.   Last Friday we were dra...Read More
Everton V Arsenal (26-Aug-2014)
ARSENE DON'T TWERK By Mickey Blue Eyes.   The internet is useful for communications ...Read More
LEICESTER LOONEY TUNES By Mickey Blue Eyes.   Until a few seasons ago there was this...Read More
Season Preview (08-Aug-2014)
SEASON PREVIEW 2014-2015: BEWARE OF GEEKS BARING RIFTS By Mickey Blue Eye...Read More
World Cup Final 2014 (14-Jul-2014)
DEUTSCHLAND DEFINITELY ÜBER ALLES By Mickey Blue Eyes "...the greatest nation i...Read More
World Cup 2014 (10-Jul-2014)
ORANGEY BOOM AND BUST By Mickey Blue Eyes   It was the morning after the footy earth...Read More
World Cup 2014 (08-Jul-2014)
  DEUTSCHLAND ALMOST ÜBER ALLES AGAIN By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
World Cup 2014 (06-Jul-2014)
  NO QUARTER GIVEN By Mickey Blue Eyes   When US politicians invade mat...Read More
World Cup 2014 (02-Jul-2014)
IT'S A KNOCK-OUT! By Mickey Blue Eyes   World Cup 2014 has completed the round of si...Read More
Suarez. Again. (28-Jun-2014)
BITER BITTEN. AGAIN By Mickey Blue Eyes   Here we go again.   L...Read More
World Cup 2014 (27-Jun-2014)
POINTLESS NAVIGATION By Mickey Blue Eyes "Yes, all times are bad but some times are worse tha...Read More
World Cup 2014 (09-Jun-2014)
¡VIVA INGLATERRA! E ¡VIVA FUTEBOL! By Mickey Blue Eyes &nb...Read More
  SEASON REVIEW 2013-2014 By Mickey Blue Eyes   Last pre-season, many o...Read More
Southampton V Everton (28-Apr-2014)
  DEAD CATS IN HAMPSHIRE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Your average football f...Read More
The Chosen Gone (23-Apr-2014)
  THE CHOSEN ONE DOES ONE By Mickey Blue Eyes   There could be no bette...Read More
Fulham V Everton (31-Mar-2014)
BRING ME SUNSHINE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Fulham......Away......Sunday......Kick off 1...Read More
SKUNKS SKINNED By Mickey Blue Eyes   By any current football measure Newcastle Unit...Read More
SWANS CRUELLY CULLED By Mickey Blue Eyes   All veteran football dev...Read More
BREAD OF HEAVEN IN THE FINAL MINUTE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Alas, I was unable to atte...Read More
  SAM'S ERSATZ FOOTBALL By Mickey Blue Eyes   Sam Allardyce has been ar...Read More
Chelsea V Everton (24-Feb-2014)
  FOOTBALL IS INTERESTING, AND IF YOU DON'T AGREE YOU CAN FUCK OFF* By...Read More
Everton V Swansea (17-Feb-2014)
  BLUE SNORE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Match day, brillia...Read More
Everton V Aston Villa (03-Feb-2014)
    I HAVE MET A NICE ASTON VILLA By Mickey Blue Eyes...Read More
  FOOTBALLERS AND THE "SOCIAL MEDIA" By Mickey Blue Eyes   Recently, ex...Read More
  INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT ELSTONE By Mickey Blue Eyes   To Finch Farm for...Read More
  BOBBY IN BROWN SHOES By Mickey Blue Eyes   It has been an odd few wee...Read More
Everton V QPR (06-Jan-2014)
  'ARRY THE CAT By Mickey Blue Eyes   If you drop a cat from height it ...Read More
Nosebleeds etc. (02-Jan-2014)
  NOSEBLEED...WELL, ALMOST... By Mickey Blue Eyes   Here's one for you ...Read More
Half Time Whistle (23-Dec-2013)
  BLUE SKIES, SHINING ON US* By Mickey Blue Eyes *Due ack...Read More
Everton V Hull (21-Oct-2013)
  ¡MADRID! IS BETTER THAN HULL By Mickey Blue Eyes &...Read More
Everton V Chelsea (16-Sep-2013)
THIS WAY, JOSE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Only after dust settles on transfer window nons...Read More
  DANCING WITH SHEEP By Mickey Blue Eyes   When Karl Marx, prescient ma...Read More
  ROBERTO'S SECOND ¡OLÉ! By Mickey Blue Eyes   If...Read More
Norwich V Everton (18-Aug-2013)
  COUNTRY FILE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Norwich away, East Anglian kissing...Read More
Roberto is The Future (07-Aug-2013)
DREAMS ON By Mickey Blue Eyes   "Our delight in looking takes continually fresh ...Read More
DAVE HICKSON, HERO By Mickey Blue Eyes   Imagine this: Everton V Ma...Read More
Faith in football (28-Jun-2013)
INHERIT THE WIND By Mickey Blue Eyes "Give me that o...Read More
Everton V West Ham (14-May-2013)
EVERYONE JUST PAWN IN GAME OF LIFE* By Mickey Blue Eyes *Due homage to...Read More
Moyesy Contract (07-May-2013)
NOW YOU SEE HIM, NOW YOU DON'T(?) By Mickey Blue Eyes   In a few week...Read More
Arsenal V Everton (17-Apr-2013)
SAW HIS ARSENE By Mickey Blue Eyes   It promised much: Us in sixth ...Read More
Everton V QPR (14-Apr-2013)
DOWN RANGER By Mickey Blue Eyes   There is no way I should like 'Arry Redknapp.........Read More
In and Out (08-Apr-2013)
IN AND OUT. QUICKLY By Mickey Blue Eyes   Ever the optimist, usually I give t...Read More
CAR CRASH ON SUNSET BOULEVARD By Mickey Blue Eyes   It is officially British Summer ...Read More
Everton Resurgent (18-Mar-2013)
WOULD, COULD, EINSTEIN HAVE HELPED? By Mickey Blue Eyes   I give up on this...Read More
Goodison Apocalypse (11-Mar-2013)
APOCALYPSE NOW By Mickey Blue Eyes   Well.   Whatever we were e...Read More
Everton V Swansea (13-Jan-2013)
  GOODISON PḖTANQUE By Mickey Blue Eyes   B...Read More
Cheltenham V Everton (08-Jan-2013)
  TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SHMUCK By Mickey Blue Eyes   The FA Cup is t...Read More
Skunks V Royal Blues (03-Jan-2013)
  SEASONAL AFFECTED DISORDER (SAD) By Mickey Blue Eyes   We have now en...Read More
Roman Remains (31-Dec-2012)
  ROMAN REMAINS By Mickey Blue Eyes   I don't mean to be unkind, but th...Read More
Pie Eaters Eaten. (27-Dec-2012)
  APOCALYPSE, THEN? By Mickey Blue Eyes   Compliments of the season to ...Read More
  INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT ELSTONE By Mickey Blue Eyes Before flying out to warmer clim...Read More
Back Home (29-Nov-2012)
  BACK HOME By Mickey Blue Eyes   Back home from sunnier climes and ter...Read More
Like It (10-Oct-2012)
  LIKE IT, LIKE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Alas, I have attended only one ma...Read More
HILLSBOROUGH: A PERSONAL EXPERIENCE By ...Read More
Mashed Mancs (21-Aug-2012)
   OPENING SALVO By Mickey Blue Eyes   Doubtless you are relieved ...Read More
Scouse V Manc (14-Aug-2012)
  THIS SCOUSE V MANC THING By Mickey Blue Eyes   As our opening match l...Read More
Season Preview (10-Aug-2012)
  COMING UP, SEASON 2012-2013 By Mickey Blue Eyes   In just over one we...Read More
Tim Cahill, One of Us (26-Jul-2012)
  TIM CAHILL, ONE OF US By Mickey Blue Eyes   Eighteen months ago I pos...Read More
Football Revolution (22-Jul-2012)
  THE "REVOLUTIONARY" (FOOTBALL) GAMES PEOPLE PLAY By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
  FOOTBALL AND RȎLE MODELS By Mickey Blue Eyes.   ANDREA: "Unh...Read More
The John Terry Affair (17-Jul-2012)
  THE JOHN TERRY AFFAIR By Mickey Blue Eyes   Well, swipe me, guv, John...Read More
Viva Espana (03-Jul-2012)
  ¡VIVA ESPAÑA! YET AGAIN By Mickey Blue Eyes ...Read More
If only........ (23-Apr-2012)
  SUSPICION By Mickey Blue Eyes   Our Sunday match at nearby championsh...Read More
  THE PERFECT DAY By Mickey Blue Eyes   I've probably s...Read More
  INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT ELSTONE By Mickey Blue Eyes   I originally aske...Read More
Norwich V Everton (08-Apr-2012)
  DELIA'S BOILED BEEF AND CARROTS By Mickey Blue Eyes   Prior to Saturd...Read More
Derby Wicked? (03-Apr-2012)
  NO PEACE FOR THE DERBY WICKED By Mickey Blue Eyes   "... ... ......Read More
Sunderland V Everton (28-Mar-2012)
  OUR CUP RUNNETH ON, STILL By Mickey Blue Eyes   Some years ago I stopped goin...Read More
Swansea V Everton (25-Mar-2012)
  SWANS VESPERS By Mickey Blue Eyes   Motoring to the midweek home game V Arsen...Read More
Everton V Sunderland (19-Mar-2012)
  OUR CUP RUNNETH ON By Mickey Blue Eyes   After each match I usually w...Read More
liverpool V Everton (14-Mar-2012)
  THE GAMBLE THAT FAILED, DAVEY - BADLY By Mickey Blue Eyes  ...Read More
Everton V Spurs (11-Mar-2012)
  HAPPY TENTH ANNIVERSARY, DAVID MOYES By Mickey Blue Eyes   One of the...Read More
QPR V Everton (04-Mar-2012)
  COME FRIENDLY BOMBS, FALL ON SHEPHERD'S BUSH By Mickey Blue Eyes   Sa...Read More
Landon Donovan (19-Feb-2012)
  LANDON DONOVAN, AMERICAN GENTLEMAN By Mickey Blue Eyes   A long time ...Read More
Everton V Blackpool (19-Feb-2012)
  KISS THEM QUICK By Mickey Blue Eyes   I've said this before:...Read More
Everton V Chelsea (12-Feb-2012)
  DON'T ASK ME By Mickey Blue Eyes   It was the kind of week guaranteed...Read More
Gary and the Lads (06-Feb-2012)
  HAS GARY LINEKER GONE MAD? By Mickey Blue Eyes   I ask this question ...Read More
Wigan Away (05-Feb-2012)
  NEIL ARMSTRONG LANDS IN WIGAN By Mickey Blue Eyes   Ever since George...Read More
Raging Bull (01-Feb-2012)
  PAMPAS BULL IN A CITY CHINA SHOP By Mickey Blue Eyes   So the January...Read More
Warming Up (28-Jan-2012)
  COLD COMFORT By Mickey Blue Eyes   If ever we needed a result, it was...Read More
Ill wind (23-Jan-2012)
  AN ILL WIND By Mickey Blue Eyes   It's not something you don't alread...Read More
Unsafe in any shape (19-Jan-2012)
  TERRACES: WHERE I STAND By Mickey Blue Eyes   ".......The tom-tom...Read More
  WINTER By Mickey Blue Eyes   Appropriately, the temperature dropped a...Read More
Guilty as charged (08-Jan-2012)
  THE LUIS SUAREZ AFFAIR By Mickey Blue Eyes   If there's one thing as ...Read More
Everton V Tamworth (08-Jan-2012)
  A CALIFORNIA YANKEE IN THE COURT OF KING LEAR By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
West Brom V Everton (02-Jan-2012)
  VEST BRUM By Mickey Blue Eyes   One of my long-distance footy memorie...Read More
Swans culled. (22-Dec-2011)
  LEON, SANTA'S LITTLE HELPER* *Due thanks to Alan By ...Read More
NEW SIGNING! (15-Dec-2011)
  UNGLAZED WINDOW By Mickey Blue Eyes       ...Read More
  Like me, most Evertonians I know don't have much knowledge of the Everton in the Community separate charity which operates out of Goodison Park.   So I asked for an interview with C...Read More
Yawn (05-Dec-2011)
  ANYONE STILL AWAKE? By Mickey Blue Eyes   Stoke.   ...Read More
  FORMATION DANCING AND GEORGE BUSH 2 By Mickey Blue Eyes   There are f...Read More
Heathcliff's Revenge (27-Nov-2011)
  HEATHCLIFF'S REVENGE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Saturday's game at the Ree...Read More
Horrible Bruisers (20-Nov-2011)
  HORRIBLE BRUISERS By Mickey Blue Eyes   Saturday morning, bright and ...Read More
Euro League Threat (17-Nov-2011)
  A LEAGUE TOO FAR By Mickey Blue Eyes   Once Britain turned neocon in ...Read More
Gates and Everton. (07-Nov-2011)
  GATES By Mickey Blue Eyes   No, not the American Bill Gates, Microsof...Read More
The Fix (06-Nov-2011)
  THE FIX By Mickey Blue Eyes Having missed the home match V Manc United I was anxio...Read More
  DAS KAPITAL.* TWICE. By Mickey Blue Eyes *Due ...Read More
THE JACKAL? (13-Oct-2011)
  THE CARLOS TEVEZ AFFAIR By Mickey Blue Eyes   A few weeks ago Carlos ...Read More
TV "POWER" (30-Sep-2011)
  TV "POWER" By Mickey Blue Eyes   A few days ago Alex Ferguson gave an...Read More
Anus Horriblus (22-Sep-2011)
  ANUS HORRIBLUS By Mickey Blue Eyes   The home League Cup match with W...Read More
Louis Lament (19-Sep-2011)
  LOUIS LAMENT By Mickey Blue Eyes   I am reliably informed by my young...Read More
Pie Eaters Munched (18-Sep-2011)
  PIES? WHAT PIES? By Mickey Blue Eyes   Midweek, I paid my first visit...Read More
"For the great enemy of truth is very often not the lie - deliberate, contrived, dishonest - but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the clichés of our forebears. We ...Read More
  AUTUMN LEAVES START TO FALL By Mickey Blue Eyes   "You know the f...Read More
  KLUTZ OF GUNSELS MONTH (2 of 2, then ad infinitum...) By Mickey Blue Eyes...Read More
  OUR INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MIDFIELD MEN By Mickey Blue Eyes   Appropria...Read More
  MO' BETTER BLUES By Mickey Blue Eyes   Well, that's a slight relief a...Read More
Everton V QPR (21-Aug-2011)
  INFIRM OF PURPOSE! By Mickey Blue Eyes   Well, there's one thing you ...Read More
This Season (07-Aug-2011)
  THE BONNY BLUE FLAG, 2011-2012 By Mickey Blue Eyes   "Big wheel k...Read More
TAKE A BREAK (22-Jun-2011)
  TAKE A BREAK By Mickey Blue Eyes   On 15th June this year ...Read More
FIFA's ISLAMOPHOBIA (08-Jun-2011)
  FIFA's ISLAMOPHOBIA By Mickey Blue Eyes   Here we go again. You reall...Read More
  SEPP, STILL HAZY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS By Mickey Blue Eyes   &nbs...Read More
  STATISTICS, WITCHES, DEMONS AND BROOMSTICKS By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
THE ATTACK ON NEIL LENNON - A WARNING TO US ALL By Mickey Blue Eyes   At last n...Read More
SUGAR'S UNSWEETNER (11-May-2011)
  SUGAR'S UNSWEETNER By Mickey Blue Eyes     Last Sunday a...Read More
FOOTBALL AND PLEASURE (08-May-2011)
  FOOTBALL AND PLEASURE By Mickey Blue Eyes    "One half of th...Read More
  FOOTBALL AND GOVERNANCE By Mickey Blue Eyes   "ALICE: While you t...Read More
  YANKEE CAPITALIST BRAND Inc. 1 PEOPLE'S CLUB 0 By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
FOOTBALL AND HUMOUR (22-Apr-2011)
  FOOTBALL AND HUMOUR By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
  TWO HOLES IN BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE By Mickey Blue Eyes   How propheti...Read More
  WOLVES AT THE BACK DOOR By Mickey Blue Eyes   This 3-0 away win was a...Read More
  FOOTBALL AND THE SUB PRIME AND OTHER SCAMS By Mickey Blue Eyes &nbs...Read More
  FOOTBALL AND ----KING* SWEARING By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
  I'VE NEVER MET A NICE ASTON VILLA By Mickey Blue Eyes   Footy apart, ...Read More
Every now and then someone asks me to explain the term "Summer Twat" which occasionally finds its way into these opinions.......Well, there is no real explanation. It is an entirely subjectiv...Read More
TIME AND TIDE (10-Mar-2011)
  TIME AND TIDE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Time is the commodity in shortest...Read More
  THE SWEET HELL OF "SUCCESS" By Mickey Blue Eyes   And so this bizarre...Read More
READING THE RUNES (02-Mar-2011)
  READING THE RUNES By Mickey Blue Eyes   Fresh off the back of the usu...Read More
  A WHITER SHADE OF STALE By Mickey Blue Eyes   You could have kidded y...Read More
IF (21-Feb-2011)
  IF By Mickey Blue Eyes   Imagine if We hadn't beaten Chelsea........D...Read More
 HOW FIFA AND UEFA (AND OTHERS) ARE TRYING TO STEAL YOUR MONEY (AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT) ...Read More
Football and 'Love' (15-Feb-2011)
  FOOTBALL AND "LOVE" By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
  OH I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE By Mickey Blue Eyes   Now the "...Read More
  EVERTON 1 "COCKNEY" RENT BOYS 1 By Mickey Blue Eyes   I love the FA C...Read More
  CELEBRATING KLUTZ OF GUNSELS MONTH By Mickey Blue Eyes   As...Read More
FOOTBALL AND DELUSION (30-Dec-2010)
  FOOTBALL AND DELUSION By Mickey Blue Eyes   "delusion...Read More
FAINT LOUIS BLUES (05-Dec-2010)
  FAINT LOUIS BLUES By Mickey Blue Eyes   One of the great bonuses of l...Read More
WORLD CUP WILLIES (02-Dec-2010)
  WORLD CUP WILLIES By Mickey Blue Eyes   I thought I might as well thr...Read More
  SCOTCH MIST DESCENDING By Mickey Blue Eyes   Interesting one, this Sc...Read More
ICE STATION CAT (28-Nov-2010)
  ICE STATION CAT By Mickey Blue Eyes   Christ, but it was cold on Satu...Read More
STRIKE A LIGHT (24-Nov-2010)
  STRIKE A LIGHT By Mickey Blue Eyes   As we glumly contemplate the sea...Read More
  TIM CAHILL, EVERTON GREAT By Mickey Blue Eyes     "D...Read More
  INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT ELSTONE By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
WEBB OF DECEIT (15-Nov-2010)
  WEBB OF DECEIT By Mickey Blue Eyes   If there was one game to sum up ...Read More
  FOOTBALL AND HEROES (AND VILLAINS) By Mickey Blue Eyes.   "Did yo...Read More
FOOTBALL AND AMBITION (02-Nov-2010)
FOOTBALL AND AMBITION By Mickey Blue Eyes    ...Read More
STOKING EXPECTATIONS (31-Oct-2010)
STOKING EXPECTATIONS By Mickey Blue Eyes   Most of us look forward to most games the...Read More
FOOTBALL AND PROFITS (26-Oct-2010)
FOOTBALL AND PROFITS By Mickey Blue Eyes.   "Cui Bono?" (Translated: To whose pr...Read More
ROONEY SYNDROME (22-Oct-2010)
ROONEY SYNDROME By Mickey Blue Eyes   So now, after a lot of hoo-ha, Wayne ...Read More
ROYAL BLUES 2, YANQUI IMPERIALISTA LEVERAGED HEDGE-FUND RUNNING DOGS 0 By ...Read More
DERBY DAZE (06-Oct-2010)
DERBY DAZE By Mickey Blue Eyes   "The art of needling is to get s...Read More
FOOTBALL AND PROFESSIONALISM By Mickey Blue Eyes   "When I was a ...Read More
CLASSY FOOTBALL (28-Sep-2010)
 CLASSY FOOTBALL By Mickey Blue Eyes   When Europeans talk of "class" they usua...Read More
SIBERIA! (26-Sep-2010)
SIBERIA! By Mickey Blue Eyes   Some facts are beyond dispute: Beyoncé has a ...Read More
HAS THE FOOTY INTERNET TAKEN US AS FAR AS IT CAN? By Mickey Blue Eyes   I was living...Read More
PUNCHLESS AND BROODY (19-Sep-2010)
PUNCHLESS AND BROODY By Mickey Blue Eyes   Well, not too much to report about the pi...Read More
CROWDS SEEN (14-Sep-2010)
CROWDS SEEN By Mickey Blue Eyes   "Men think in herds, go mad in herds, but reco...Read More
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (12-Sep-2010)
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE By Mickey Blue Eyes   I had a bad feeling on Saturday, pre-match....Read More
PAL JOEY (06-Sep-2010)
PAL JOEY By Mickey Blue Eyes   The title is taken from a 1957 American film starring...Read More
CLUB V COUNTRY (04-Sep-2010)
CLUB V COUNTRY By Mickey Blue Eyes   Football is one of my hobbies and I en...Read More
SEAMUS, T'BE SURE (01-Sep-2010)
SEAMUS, T'BE SURE, T'BE SURE...... IS IT Y'SELF THAT'S IN IT? By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
SUNDAY PEST (29-Aug-2010)
SUNDAY PEST By Mickey Blue Eyes   Well, it doesn't get much more painful than defeat...Read More
FOOTBALL AND FEELINGS (27-Aug-2010)
FOOTBALL AND FEELINGS By Mickey Blue Eyes   "Men who are unhappy,...Read More
BRUMMY BOOT BOYS (22-Aug-2010)
BRUMMY BOOT BOYS By Mickey Blue Eyes   Yes, yes, I know Wolverhampton isn't in Birmi...Read More
MAMMY BLUE (18-Aug-2010)
MAMMY BLUE By Mickey Blue Eyes   We couldn't wait for the season to start. And once ...Read More
SEASON PREVIEW 2010-2011 By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
HOW DOES YOUR EVERTON HISTORY MEASURE UP? By Mickey Blue Eyes   Ever...Read More
WORLD CUP, MOSTLY IFFY....BUT ¡VIVA ESPAÑA! By Mickey Blue Eyes   ...Read More
GO DO THAT VUVU THAT YOU DO SO WELL By Mickey Blue Eyes   When I first heard vuvuzue...Read More
FOOTBALL'S DARKNESS AT NOON PART 3 of 3 By Mickey Blue Eyes ...Read More
FOOTBALL'S DARKNESS AT NOON PART 2 of 3 By Mickey Blue Eyes ...Read More
FOOTBALL'S DARKNESS AT NOON[1] PART 1 of 3 ...Read More
INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT ELSTONE By Mickey Blue Eyes Last Wednesday 19th May 2010, to Goodison Park...Read More
THE FIRE NEXT TIME (09-May-2010)
THE FIRE NEXT TIME* By Mickey Blue Eyes   So......eighth it was, then, much as the r...Read More
WILD AT ROVERS (18-Apr-2010)
WILD AT ROVERS By Mickey Blue Eyes   This has been one weird season. For the first t...Read More
Irons in the Fire (05-Apr-2010)
IRONS IN THE FIRE By Mickey Blue Eyes Poor West Ham. Not only does their main stand have the wo...Read More
VILLA SYNDROME (02-Apr-2010)
VILLA SYNDROME By Mickey Blue Eyes   I wasn't at all surprised to hear the latest ru...Read More
The Mounting Stream (29-Mar-2010)
THE MOUNTING STREAM By Mickey Blue Eyes Computers are almost indispensable for day-to-day work th...Read More
Wan For All Season (21-Mar-2010)
WAN FOR ALL SEASON By Mickey Blue Eyes...Read More
Football and Morality (07-Feb-2010)
“We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the ...Read More
The recent sad death of Alex Parker at 74 triggered a flood of recollection for Evertonians of a certain age. And, as usual, recollection has lit...Read More
THE STORY SO FAR (10-Oct-2009)
Autumn in its first days.......a break for international games..........the Kirkby decision imminent.............an appropriate time for a hitchhiker's assessment of the season so fa...Read More
FOOTBALL AND HATRED (30-Aug-2009)
"I hate all sports as rabidly as a person who likes sports hates common sense." "The mob man, functioning as citizen, gets a feeling that he is really important ...Read More
I might as well have my tuppence worth on the Joleon Lescott saga. If your local has been like mine, then the world and his wife will have had their say already. And most ...Read More
Day Ten, Monday, 29th June 2009. Time for Paul, John and me to say farewell to Santiago and make our way to the airport for LAN flight number 445 at 14:...Read More
Day Three, Monday 22nd June 2009. Today was set-up for a visit to the two separate CD Everton administrative offices. These are in the city centre, not ...Read More
"Sunset and evening star, And one clear calls for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea." ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON, "Crossing the Bar" (1889). ...Read More
If you haven't already seen it, I suggest you watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPf-xhJkx7U, student Kenny...Read More
Meantime, in the circumstances we will do well if we hold onto sixth place and manage a semi- or final place in the FA Cup. However badly we performed at the start of the season ...Read More
"It was the genius of Proust to take for granted that every appearance is either deception or subject to misinterpretation and that the only gift the killer Time bes...Read More
"To children ardent for some desperate glory, the old Lie: Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori." WILFRID OWEN, 'Dulce et decorum est' (1963 ed.). There ...Read More