300 & Counting: Just how “Big” of a player is Romelu Lukaku?

On Sunday, February 14th 2021, at the age of 27 years and 9 months, Romelu Lukaku scored the 300th goal of his professional career. An impressive feat, regardless of your opinion on the player. There has however, always been one prevalent criticism of Romelu, at least since his Everton days, that whilst he is clearly …

Idrissa Gana Gueye – Replacing The Irreplaceable

The Little Engine That Could The summer of 2016 was an optimistic one for the Goodison faithful. Roberto Martinez’s reign as Everton manager had ended with a whimper that May, much to the delight of the fans, and in came European Cup winner and ex-Barca ‘Dream Team’ member Ronald Koeman, freshly poached from Southampton. Alongside …

Much Ade About Nothing: The Ademola Lookman Conundrum

Immediate Impact It’s January 15th, 2017, and John Stones has unsuccessfully attempted to clear the ball from his box. The ball ricochets off of Seamus Coleman, falling to the feet a young Everton debutant, 4 minutes into extra time, before being rifled between Claudio Bravo’s legs and into the bottom left of the Manchester City …

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