The Roberto Martinez era at Everton was one that promised so much with a talented squad and some of English football’s brightest young talents enjoying a fine first season under the likeable Spaniard. However ultimately it was a reign that regressed with every passing year and delivered precious little so it was no surprise when 

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It was perhaps unfortunate in the end. Unfortunate that Romelu Lukaku presented David De Gea with the simple task of saving his penalty, or that Tom Cleverley wasted his glorious chance by blazing over, or that Anthony Martial gleefully dashed through to score in the 93rd minute. Everton’s loss to Manchester United in Saturday’s FA 

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Everton put in their most complete away performance under Roberto Martinez to return from a potentially troublesome trip to Southampton with three points and a quite surreal level of optimism given early season grumblings. The 3-0 win came courtesy of a Romelu Lukaku first-half, counter-attacking brace, before Ross Barkley capped an excellent display with a 

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It is Arsenal who not only sit top of the Premier League, but are also the team who are the most careful on the ball. 6965 passes have been completed from 8166 in their 15 games so far and playing at home, they have averaged 54% possession, second only to Liverpool and Southampton. When Everton 

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The Roberto Martinez era has suddenly burst into life at Everton with the completion of 3 transfers in 2 days, though the identity of the three imports won’t have exactly sent pulses racing in accordance with his bold ambition to return the club to the Champions League. Sticking to the cliche “better the devil you 

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