Fulham v Wolves
Saturday 10 April 2021
Man City v Leeds United – 12:30BT Sport 1
Liverpool v Aston Villa – 15:00 on Sky Sports
Crystal Palace v Chelsea – 17:30 on Sky Sports
Sunday 11 April 2021
Burnley v Newcastle United – 2:00 on Sky Sports
West Ham United v Leicester City – 14:05 on Sky Sports
Tottenham Hotspur v Man Utd – 16:30 on Sky Sports
Sheffield United v Arsenal – 19:00 on BT Sport 1
Monday 12 April 2021
West Brom v Southampton – 18:00 on Sky Sports
Brighton & Hove Albion v Everton – 20:15 on Sky Sports
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1 Posted 10/04/2021 at 13:16:09
2 Posted 10/04/2021 at 13:18:14
Has Pep been disrespectful to Leeds with the selection?
Leeds captain in trouble here.
3 Posted 10/04/2021 at 13:20:06
4 Posted 10/04/2021 at 13:26:49
5 Posted 10/04/2021 at 13:35:01
6 Posted 10/04/2021 at 13:35:56
7 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:05:17
8 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:13:33
I thought he was good first half too. Was loving his running out from the back, carrying the ball forward. Before he re-established himself this season, I said to my son I'd make a cheeky bid to get him back.
9 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:19:29
Got more to his game than Rice imo
10 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:29:32
11 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:33:48
12 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:34:30
13 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:36:10
Stones not up to it for the second goal and how Raheem Sterling is considered a footballer is beyond me - Stumbling Sterling should be his name
14 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:36:22
15 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:37:51
I wonder if there will be people on the Leeds equivalent of TW saying that they were lucky to win and should have settled for the draw? After all, they haven't really got the players and it's a building process, isn't it?
16 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:40:13
Over the hill
Boring possession based football
Just signed a new contract last pay day for him
Id get rid and replace him with . ?
17 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:40:19
18 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:42:45
The lad runs him and out-strengths him
19 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:47:50
20 Posted 10/04/2021 at 14:58:14
21 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:00:06
22 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:02:47
Very revealing too. They clearly havent realised that one has his team playing the best football in the country...And the other has his team playing the worst.
If City fans mention Everton on their TW equivalent. They would almost certainly be saying "Thank fuck we didnt get Carlo"
23 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:08:07
I don't know much about him, but their right back is touted by many as a Coleman replacement and we have been linked (speculative / rumour caveats).
If true, I wonder if this impacts that potential move.
24 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:11:17
25 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:13:47
I know even in his prime you never got a full season out of him let alone now, but when he does play you have quality.
I guess the wages for the return of investment would just be too much. Maybe another Rooney type signing, so maybe not. But like you, I thought it.
26 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:19:02
27 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:22:41
Well so far, all I have to say about Liverpool v Villa is that it is so one sided in terms of possession, I haven't been able to ascertain if their keeper is still sporting that Panco Villa look.
28 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:24:11
Notice (and not just this season) how the rs players are constantly talking to the officials? They challenge every decision made and it must have an effect. Our lot must be the quietest, most timid bunch in the league.
29 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:25:14
He runs past his marker who didnt go with the run.
Not down to Stones that one.
I say that as someone who has give him plenty of stick in the past.
30 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:25:44
31 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:27:32
32 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:30:12
33 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:33:39
34 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:36:22
35 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:38:28
36 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:41:19
37 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:43:32
Yes, we need players to give James and Sigurdsson options. The Tottenham game (ironically given the Sheringham link) is a good example of what someone like Sigurdsson can do with options in front of him.
38 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:44:10
39 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:44:28
40 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:44:30
41 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:46:47
42 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:47:33
Stones had every opportunity to stop him and didn't - he is complicit
43 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:49:26
44 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:50:05
1 -1. Probably the best result for us.
Carragher panicking over the VAR outcome. Stay professional Jamie!!
45 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:51:04
46 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:53:38
With the proposed new 'All the usual suspects' Champions League proposals, I hope both City and the rs lose
Who said VAR was shight?
47 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:53:56
Dont take this the wrong way.
Have you ever played football?
48 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:55:13
49 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:55:44
50 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:56:04
For perspective, as Greame Sharp is talked about a lot on this site, that's a lot more goals than Greame scored for Everton. Maybe that just shows how we have been starved of goals over the years though.
51 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:57:17
You've read something into my post that simply wasn't there.
I didn't mention style, and would never compare City's style of football to us. I only wondered if City supporters would have a go for leaving out possibly their two best players and losing.
No mention of style at all mate.
Very revealing you see something that's not in the post.
52 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:57:56
Liverpool wanted me in the 70s
53 Posted 10/04/2021 at 15:59:01
54 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:00:56
55 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:05:50
56 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:07:11
Very confusing for some because I look so much younger and being as charismatic as I am it can be an absolute burden
57 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:07:34
58 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:13:10
I refused Shanks &co because I was waiting for Everton to come in suffice to say they never did.
The club and the English national team have never recovered.
Imagine the dribbling skills of Best allied to Ball's tenacity and passing ability and you're half way there. Best footballer I ever saw was me.
59 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:14:19
I dont remember who it was but back in the day any time someone asked on here if Jutkiewicz would make it at Everton one poster would say “after five minutes hes blowing out of his arse.”
60 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:17:00
61 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:17:24
Ive always held a high opinion of Aguerro but my concern is that hes barely played the last two years because of injury. Assuming hed want a hefty contract, age and injuries put me off.
62 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:17:54
I think you have me pegged - well done
63 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:18:04
64 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:20:29
65 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:22:10
66 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:36:16
67 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:43:57
Very revealing that you think I was talking to you.
You were the one who introduced the thought of a TW equivalent...but trust me, I wouldnt be arsed responding to your point about the City players left out.
68 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:49:38
You must have a helluva bathroom if you can play togger there whilst admiring your 2 footed ability in the mirror.
Btw I scored from the half way line before Beckham was a twinkle in his mothers eye
69 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:53:14
Rob, that's it!! He was groaning without hiding it!
Joe, Sheringham optimised the use of a footballing brain to compensate for lack of pace. It's always a balance and every team needs a bit of both. On the pace side, you don't want a Tony Daly. Remember him? Could have ran the 100m for Team GB but a shocking footballer who "graced" the top flight of English football.
Kieran, that's my gut instinct as well, especially given the wages he would command. But it definitely made me think.
70 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:53:49
The commentary on this game is sickening. These (Townsend & mate) arent commentators, theyre fans of the rs!!!
71 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:56:16
72 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:56:49
73 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:57:19
74 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:57:48
Are you watching Gareth
75 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:58:08
76 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:58:54
77 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:59:35
78 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:59:46
You're the embodiment of Monty Python's argument clinic.
Keep it up!
79 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:59:48
80 Posted 10/04/2021 at 16:59:58
81 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:01:16
82 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:01:43
83 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:02:30
What did Barkley do in the lead up?
84 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:05:46
85 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:08:00
86 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:11:24
We go ahead of Liverpool, of course, if we win our games in hand, we will be 1 behind Chelsea on the same basis (come on Palace, it could be even better for us) and if we beat West Ham, we go ahead of them.
Leicester and West Ham play each other tomorrow. Again, if we win our games in hand and that game is a draw, we'd be 4 off 3rd place.
The points aren't the problem. The problem is that we don't think we can do it: manager, team, fans - none. It's a disgrace.
87 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:12:45
88 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:13:23
89 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:15:03
90 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:18:14
Keep laughing out errr loud.
Doesnt sound forced at all
91 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:18:49
Oh for the days of Brian Clough, Joe Mercer and Barry Davies.
92 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:20:42
93 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:30:09
94 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:33:10
95 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:42:21
96 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:44:18
97 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:46:46
I'm hopeless on the horses by the way.
98 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:47:26
So I did Rob, but I did say he wasnt worth backing because there was no value in him.
I backed three and didnt get a place. But you have to celebrate the achievements of a young lady who has taken on the men and sent her sport into a new dimension
99 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:48:56
But on some occasions money lost comes second to the sporting achievement
100 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:50:47
101 Posted 10/04/2021 at 17:51:42
Honestly; struggles for consistency, flatters to deceive, and most telling of all, is that he has never truly believed in himself, and possibly because hes been made by Everton? Which just adds to the frustration I know.
102 Posted 10/04/2021 at 18:03:12
103 Posted 10/04/2021 at 18:05:03
104 Posted 10/04/2021 at 18:10:34
Never developed into the player I expected
105 Posted 10/04/2021 at 18:20:56
106 Posted 10/04/2021 at 18:41:04
107 Posted 10/04/2021 at 18:56:41
108 Posted 10/04/2021 at 19:02:37
It feels a bit like that!
109 Posted 10/04/2021 at 19:04:44
It's the attitude which matters, of course, and we've decided we need another few transfer windows - and then some more, no doubt.
110 Posted 10/04/2021 at 19:11:44
The sad thing is, this season, we are not a million miles away from Chelsea in terms of points. If, as Tony Hill says, we believe.
I don't thing the results so far are that bad. Tomorrow's will be more interesting as we could probably do with a few draws. But ultimately, the only results that matter are ours. Win Monday, beat Villa (game in hand) and then we see where we are.
111 Posted 10/04/2021 at 19:13:30
112 Posted 10/04/2021 at 19:15:54
113 Posted 10/04/2021 at 19:26:35
114 Posted 10/04/2021 at 19:38:02
Lukaku used to get slated for aspects of his game. He consistently scored 20 + goals a season.
Linekar was not a great footballer. In his one season at Everton he scored 30 league goals and 40 in total.
Zaha is an interesting one. Big fish at Palace, flopped on the big stage, went back to being big fish in the Palace pond.
That said, I agree, I'd have loved us to sign him when we were linked about 18 months ago (I think). I think Everton could have been a good fit for him.
115 Posted 10/04/2021 at 20:53:32
After today we are mathematically safe. Even is Fulham, WBA and Sheffield won all their games, we would still be above them.
It is also looking like 31 points would be safe this season. Lots of poor teams.
116 Posted 10/04/2021 at 20:55:21
117 Posted 10/04/2021 at 21:07:00
118 Posted 10/04/2021 at 21:23:07
119 Posted 10/04/2021 at 21:23:16
120 Posted 10/04/2021 at 21:31:46
121 Posted 10/04/2021 at 21:53:56
I disagree on Barkley. I dont see the value of having someone in the squad unless he can be trusted to play reliably for an extended period when injuries arise. The only caveat to that is if you have a Hail Mary freakish super sub whos not good enough to play regularly but has a superpower that can throw a cat among the pidgeons. Eg a 7ft 7inch bean pole striker who no one can beat in the air, or the worlds fastest sprinter, someone just fucking crazy with an attribute that could make a difference. Having a guy who occasionally does a good pass or occasionally has a shot isnt the kind of super sub Id want
122 Posted 10/04/2021 at 22:03:48
123 Posted 11/04/2021 at 13:13:15
Newcastle about to teasingly throw Fulham another bone??
124 Posted 11/04/2021 at 13:44:58
125 Posted 11/04/2021 at 13:54:30
Just watched Burnley's number 5 clear one off the line. Heroic defending, great positioning but ironically (Burnley), just like watching Michael Keane. Get's turned and done for pace but positions well for the block.
126 Posted 11/04/2021 at 13:59:05
And I believe has been involved with England and is linked with a £40m move away.
Credit to Burnley for generating that sort of income from average defenders.
127 Posted 11/04/2021 at 14:19:59
128 Posted 11/04/2021 at 14:38:23
129 Posted 11/04/2021 at 14:43:32
130 Posted 11/04/2021 at 14:46:45
131 Posted 11/04/2021 at 14:51:10
132 Posted 11/04/2021 at 14:52:54
133 Posted 11/04/2021 at 14:56:46
134 Posted 11/04/2021 at 14:59:20
In an interview in the week when asked can they achieve 4th.
" I'm the type of manager who always goes for it. What have we got to lose"
135 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:03:28
136 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:14:19
I initially thought that Rob, but when you look at the replay I will attempt to defend the keeper. I don't think he or anyone expected the bend on the shot. Credit to the forward and quality of the finish???
137 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:15:40
138 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:19:10
139 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:21:45
140 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:24:51
141 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:25:26
Moyes has done a brilliant job, and none of us should be surprised his forte is taking average players and improving them. Also you know his team will not throw the towel in. He went to Man Utd at the wrong time, and probably feels as if he wasn't given the time to turn things around.
142 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:26:34
143 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:32:19
144 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:33:22
145 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:39:02
The team wont. Moyes might
146 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:46:38
147 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:50:00
148 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:50:12
'another Utd reject' etc.
I admit I would never have proposed his signing, he did appear a 'highly rated cause he's a manc but never actually done anything of note'.
And no-one would have predicted such a run of form as he is having now. And also, it is likely that this run of form will probably (although not definitely) be a temporary boom, and I would not like to.see us splash the 40 million + Utd will now demand thanks to his West Ham exploits.
However, the general dirision us fans have whenever linked with a 'Utd reject' is something I never quite understand. Most of our utd rejects have been decent performers - Howard, Neville, Saha. Cleverly was underwhelming but we made a profit. Only Schneiderlin was useless.
149 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:55:02
Enjoying a lease of life right now, but how enduring will that be?
150 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:55:42
151 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:55:53
152 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:58:10
153 Posted 11/04/2021 at 15:59:59
154 Posted 11/04/2021 at 16:02:14
Limitations exposed ?
155 Posted 11/04/2021 at 16:03:00
156 Posted 11/04/2021 at 16:03:14
157 Posted 11/04/2021 at 16:04:52
158 Posted 11/04/2021 at 16:05:32
159 Posted 11/04/2021 at 16:05:33
Moyes after 20 years of trying in the PL is gonna get WHU in group stages. Still gonna have to win at Anfield sometime though.
160 Posted 11/04/2021 at 16:06:29
161 Posted 11/04/2021 at 16:07:40
162 Posted 11/04/2021 at 16:14:07
Very telling stat just put up on the BBC site. Since Moyes' return to WHU his team has scored 3+ goals 15 times. Only United with 16 and City with 19 have bettered that stat.
Kudos to the man. He's doing very well.
163 Posted 11/04/2021 at 16:51:22
Regardless of where he is at the end of the season (which is when everyone is judged), he has done better than most, myself included, thought he would.
164 Posted 11/04/2021 at 17:08:29
165 Posted 11/04/2021 at 17:11:37
166 Posted 11/04/2021 at 17:16:45
Gets away with murder, however, saying that the ref is half daft disallowing that goal.
Don't like either team but VAR is really an absolute joke.
167 Posted 11/04/2021 at 17:16:53
168 Posted 11/04/2021 at 17:21:08
169 Posted 11/04/2021 at 17:33:24
VAR is not the issue. The standard of officials making the decisions whether they do that split moment or after watching it several times on a video replay remains the issue.
Son is a sly player. He threw his arm out first at the United player. He kicked out at Andre Gomes causing him to collide and break his leg. He proceeded to cry; literally cry and gather sympathy for his shithouse actions. Sly player.
171 Posted 11/04/2021 at 17:36:56
Fuckin cheat !
172 Posted 11/04/2021 at 17:42:50
175 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:06:57
Why did VAR get involved in the Son "foul" ?
The ref saw it and let play go on and Utd score. I understand they check the goal itself for any issues but why the non foul?
It really is ruining the game, the spontaneity.
I think any player who gets "injured" so bad that he rolls around on the pitch for 10 minutes, and the latest one, banging his hand on the pitch, then holds his head when it was a tackle on his leg, should be looked after.
To ensure he has suffered no permanent damage he should be kept on the sidelines for at least 10 minutes to recover - NO substitute for that time.
That might make the Son and Salah's of this world think twice
176 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:09:14
177 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:10:11
178 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:15:48
Shows you just what can be done on a budget, a budget far smaller than ours I think, as well.
179 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:18:00
I know the complexities of these deals but he was there for the taking for months.
180 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:25:49
181 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:26:19
182 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:27:03
183 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:36:34
184 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:38:45
185 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:38:52
186 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:40:02
187 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:40:46
188 Posted 11/04/2021 at 18:42:01
189 Posted 11/04/2021 at 19:00:57
I would like a third card introduced to send off a player for unsporting behaviour, no following suspension. I would offer as an example, the player who takes one (yellow) for the team by taking out an opponent on a dangerous break thus allowing the defence to re-set and face the free kick.
An example was seen this weekend in Manchester City v Leeds, when Leeds broke through only for their player to be cynically fouled. A yellow card was issued because the offender was not the last man. Ridiculous,! This act is much worse than time wasting or taking off a shirt when celebating a goal ( in an empty stadium)!!
Given that earlier two players had committed to attacking a bouncing ball and the player who arrived slightly late was hurt by the opponent (who had played the ball ) who was sent off for dangerous play. As I saw it, the city player would have been just as guilty if he had been wuick enough to arrive first. I digress.
So I invite thoughts on a third card, send off? Sin bin?
190 Posted 11/04/2021 at 19:12:01
191 Posted 11/04/2021 at 19:16:00
192 Posted 11/04/2021 at 19:24:49
Once again the results give us hope.
Damn you hope.
Come on Everton!!
193 Posted 11/04/2021 at 19:30:24
194 Posted 11/04/2021 at 19:35:32
195 Posted 11/04/2021 at 19:40:44
196 Posted 11/04/2021 at 19:45:35
197 Posted 11/04/2021 at 19:46:47
198 Posted 11/04/2021 at 19:49:28
199 Posted 11/04/2021 at 20:44:20
200 Posted 11/04/2021 at 20:48:25
201 Posted 11/04/2021 at 20:49:30
202 Posted 11/04/2021 at 20:52:37
Are you giving odds on that Mike?
203 Posted 11/04/2021 at 20:59:28
204 Posted 11/04/2021 at 20:59:41
205 Posted 11/04/2021 at 21:00:58
206 Posted 11/04/2021 at 21:28:03
When speculation was rife that we were after him, I was saying - please no, but it appears it has worked out for him at West Ham.
Jesse Lingard is playing out of skin in order to earn that final big pay packet.
207 Posted 11/04/2021 at 22:04:38
208 Posted 11/04/2021 at 22:19:25
209 Posted 11/04/2021 at 22:59:07
You obviously know that Moyes hasn't been in charge of West Ham since 2017 & when Moyes actually took over from Pellegini in 2019 West Ham were in the bottom four. So to be fair he's outperformed Ancelotti so far but it's very early days.
210 Posted 11/04/2021 at 23:58:26
Contrast us. Ancelotti has inherited the slowest midfield, by far, in the Premier League, and it shows in terms of effectiveness all over the pitch. We can't rely on anyone in midfield to help out a momentarily exposed defence, we can't rely on them to assist our two isolated forwards, but we have to rely on them to be perfect when they're in the gung-ho battle taking place in midfield.
It's really depressing that some nurk sanctioned so many pace-deficient midfield signings after Moshiri bought in, especially when our very own Tom Davies (and an obvious gem, to some, given that he's Alan Whittle's nephew, a bloke who, surrounded by a team of actual champions, scored a few goals to help clinch the trophy before going on to a hopelessly unsuccessful "career" in places such as Iran) needed to be surrounded with pace to balance his own serious deficiency when it comes to getting a spurt on.
Is their any chance that this summer we can for once sign a midfielder or two with pace AND skill, of a type to worry our opponents?
211 Posted 12/04/2021 at 16:32:52
D.Moyes was signed as manager of West Ham on the 7th November 2017. His first game in charge was against Watford on the 19th November 2017 that they lost 2nil.
212 Posted 12/04/2021 at 16:44:56
213 Posted 12/04/2021 at 16:47:20
One difference is I think Kevin Nolan, replaced Stuart Pearce, on the back room staff, but credit to Moyes, and lets just hope Ancellotti, can get us closer to West Ham tonight.
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