Premier League leaders Chelsea maintained their seven-point advantage at the top of the table with a dramatic late win over Roberto Martineza s resilient Everton side. An 89th minute strike from Brazilian midfielder Willian secured all three points for the Blues, who also had their goalkeeper Petr Cech to thank for the result. The Blues are now firmly in the driving seat going into the final third of the season, thanks largely to their outstanding home record a winning eleven and drawing just one out of their twelve league fixtures at the Bridge. Despite being unable to take any points back to Merseyside, Everton did have plenty of positives to take away from the game a particularly the performances of 20-year-old English centre-back John Stones, and returning veteran goalkeeper Tim Howard. Whilst a poor first half of the season means that the Toffees will not have any designs on a European place this term, a strong finish would go a […]

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has expressed his admiration for Mauricio Pochettinoai??i??s Spurs side and he believes they have got a really talented squad. Everton and Tottenham both lock horns at the White Hart Lane on Sunday evening in an attempt to enter the top-4 race. Prior to the game, Roberto Martinez spoke to the press about his opponents. “I really admire this Spurs side. I think they’ve got a really talented squad,” said Martinez. “They’re a team that are fighting to get into the Champions League positions and I do think that they’re going to be a really dangerous side as the new manager and players are getting used to the way they want to play. “Every aspect of this Spurs side has been tailor-made to get into the Champions League. It’s just a matter of time and they will get there consistently.” Everton will be without John Stones, Darron Gibson and Bryan Oviedo who are out with injuries. However, […]