An Everton-ish blog

The Future of Punk Football

When Swansea City gained promotion to the Premier League in 2012, it appeared to represent another victory for the advocates of fan-ownership. The Swans Trust might only hold a 20 … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Burden of the Past

Expectation is everything in football. When a side like Hull starts the season expecting a fight against relegation, anything better is deemed a success by the fans. Similarly, when Arsenal’s … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mo Money, Mo Problems?

“We’re Fucking Rich” so the fans sang out at the Villa game. And it looks like that might just be true. Although no Evertonian expects us to rival the likes … Continue reading

April 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

On a Cold Winters Evening, Everything Changed.

‘Kevin Brock Back-Pass’ is a phrase that has entered Everton folklore as a transformative moment in the club’s fortunes. The Blues faced Third Division Oxford United in the fifth round … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Five Ways To Take Back Your Club

Over the past twenty years, rising ticket prices, financial mismanagement and a growing schism between the fans and the board has led more and more supporters to ask the question: … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Supporters Direct & The Rise of Punk Football

Although Punk Football can trace its origins back to the establishment of the Northampton Town Supporters Trust (NTST) in 1992, it would be fair to say that the movement didn’t … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Play Up Pompey: The Bright Hope of Punk Football

If ever a club stood as a cautionary tale in the modern game, it would be Portsmouth.  Back in 2008, they won the FA Cup and finished 8th in the … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · Leave a comment