The Defenceless Derby
Everton have conceded 13 goals from 20 shots on target. That really takes some doing. Here’s how it looks visually (I resisted the urge to scribble wildly on a bit of paper). Yellow dots are shots that ended up in the net, blue dots are shots that Howard saved: Using my expected goal model I…
Old Man Eto’o – Do the numbers still add up?
So Everton has followed up the 28m capture of Lukaku by securing Eto’o on a 2 year deal. Not only are Evertonians surprised – the rest of football is too. Eto’o has been a genuine superstar in his time and is probably the biggest name the club has ever signed. Putting aside issues about age…