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List Of All Summer 2013 Premier League Transfers:

Another dramatic and enthralling summer transfer window came to an end on Monday night with the Premier League top-flight clubs smashing the previous transfer records in hitting the £515million mark. It was often dramatic, sometimes calm, very intriguing, at times disappointing (especially if you are a Newcastle, Manchester United or West Ham fan) but more so it was damn expensive. Keeping up with the whole shenanigans was difficult enough let alone detailing every single mover in the English top ... Continue Reading →
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In The Stands: Premier League 2013/2014 Predictions

The Premier League is back and we for one are immensely excited at that. Clean slate. New managers. Fresh start. Here we go again but before that Premier League ball is kicked in anger let us offer you our hearty, honest predictions to this season. From the Gunners to the Hammers, every club and every fan have their own expectations for the new season. Pre-season is done, the transfer window is flapping and the managerial merry-go-round has finally settled. But despite changes to last season’s ... Continue Reading →
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Roberto Martinez – The Right Man to Lead Everton Forward

Everton have officially unveiled Roberto Martinez as their new manager, in what is a good move for both the club and the Spanish coach. David Moyes has filled big shoes at Manchester United, but the Scot has left something of a legacy at Goodison Park after 11 years in charge of the Merseyside club. Although Martinez has a big job on his hands, his appointment is a clever one by Everton. Despite other names such as Ralf Ragnick being touted as the next Everton boss, Martinez became favourite with ... Continue Reading →
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Arsenal Ready To Break The Bank For Wayne Rooney

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is lining up a massive summer bid for unsettled Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney. Reports from The Mirror suggest that Wenger is ready to smash Arsenal’s strict wage structure billing in order to prise Rooney away from Old Trafford as the Gunners look to dip into their £70-million summer transfer pot. Rooney is out-of-favour at Old Trafford and despite the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson and the arrival of former Everton boss David Moyes, ‘Wazza’s’ ... Continue Reading →

In Awe of David Moyes

Year after year Everton defy the odds with a team thin on the ground. But now they seem to have a side that is strong and settled. Can this be the year that David Moyes and the Toffees finally win the silverware they truly desire.  Starting from the back and based on last year’s record Everton had the third best defence in the division. Their defensive unit – for the most part has remained consistent with Howard in goal, Baines left, Neville or Hibert right and Distan, Jagielka or Heitinga ... Continue Reading →

Lionel Messi Racially Abused Me Says Royston Drenthe

Axed Everton midfielder Royston Drenthe has labelled Lionel Messi a racist after a series of racial taunts when the pair faced each other in Spain. ‘I played against him many times and we always have problems with each other,” Drenthe told respected Dutch news website Nu.nl. ‘You know what bothers me so? That tone with which he always says, “negro, negro”. I understand that “negro” in South America is very common, but we cannot stand it. ‘Mahamadou ... Continue Reading →

Watch Beautiful Everton Girl’s Reaction To Andy Carroll Goal!

Andy Carroll headed the winning goal as Liverpool beat Everton 2-1 to book a place in the FA Cup final. But it was the reaction of an amazingly beautiful Everton fan which stood out! http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xq4kmj As Carroll soared high to nod home the winner three minutes from time, the elation amongst Liverpool fans was inpalpable. This being so you can only imagine how gutted Everton fans must have felt after missing out on an FA Cup final place to their great rivals. One particular Toffees ... Continue Reading →

Liverpool vs Everton The Most Played FA Cup Semi-Final

Did you know that Liverpool vs Everton is the most played semi-final FA Cup tie in history? And Saturday’s clash promises to be another classic Merseyside derby. The two Merseryside clubs have met each other three times in the last four of England’s premier cup competition and worryingly for Everton, Liverpool have won all three clashes. In fact, Everton have been eliminated at the semi-final stage of the FA Cup on 11 occasions – more than any other club in the history of the competition, ... Continue Reading →

Dramatic Derbies to Grace FA Cup Semifinals

The FA Cup thrives on “the all or nothing” nature of each match.  In the simplest form of a knockout tournament, it’s not always the best team that wins but the team that craves it the most.  Never before have we seen two encounters quite as enticing or of such importance as the semifinal match-ups before us this Sunday at Wembley. First off, both matches are local derbies.  Everton against Liverpool is always an exciting affair, as too is Tottenham versus Chelsea.  Both teams ... Continue Reading →

Win 4 Tickets For The Liverpool vs Everton FA Cup Semi Final!…

In The Stands has teamed up with FA Cup sponsors, Budweiser, to offer one lucky winner four tickets to the mouth-watering semi final between Merseyside rivals Liverpool and Everton on 14 April 2012. To be in with a chance of winning, simply email competition@inthestands.co.uk with your answer to the following question along with your name, age, postal address and telephone number: With which club did former England manager Terry Venables win the FA Cup with in 1991? a) Tottenham b) Chelsea c) QPR Competition ... Continue Reading →

10 Strange Premier League Transfers

Since the Premier League formed in 1992, there have been thousands of players coming in and out of the various clubs over the past 20 years. Some transfers work out spectacularly and some flop but most are made with the best of intentions. However, sometimes, certain transfers make you stand up and take notice. They make you wonder what the human thought process was behind making a multi-million decision on a bizarre player that just doesn’t feel “right” for the club. Also, the reality ... Continue Reading →

Wag Of The Week – Amanda Harrington from Desperate Scousewives

Tonight saw the first episode of Desperate Scousewives, the latest dose of regional reality drama hitting our screens in Britain. One of the stars of the show is Amanda Harrington, the former WAG of Everton’s Jose Baxter as well as Joey Barton (reportedly)…  No prizes for guessing what the day job is for the young lady… A model! Which means we are treated to many pictures of Amanda in a state of undress. But just before we get there, just a few things about her. She is a former ... Continue Reading →