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Everton v Wolfsburg on Thursday the 18th of September will be shown live on ITV 4 #EFC #UEL
— SinginTheBlues (@Gwladysend) September 9, 2014
Do you agree? The Blues are in need of a victory – however it may come.
The season doesn’t feel real yet…a win on Saturday will certainly get things going.
A convincing win against WBA Saturday is much needed
— David D. Wallbank (@daveywallbank) September 9, 2014
Double session done now time to put my feet up. ??
— Ross Barkley (@RBarkley20) September 8, 2014
Said it before, but worth repeating, this batch of young England players will become a very strong team, restoring national pride.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) September 9, 2014
Aiden McGeady is on the receiving end of a lot of praise at the moment – and his Republic of Ireland management team were particularly pleased with him after his match winning display against Georgia.
Assistant manager Roy Keane (who is notoriously hard to please), said: “I think this could be a big campaign for Aiden. He’s experienced enough now to go on and help this team and be a big part of this squad.
“When you’ve got good players like him, if everyone can contribute and score goals, it’s only going to help the team. He can do that.
“From day one, I’ve been a big fan of Aiden, I’ve made that clear over the years, and he can deliver that kind of stuff.”
ON THIS DAY:
Do I need to add any more to this tweet?
ON THIS DAY: Well, this doesn’t need any explaining, just open the picture and smile. pic.twitter.com/auD81KYoaZ
— EFCFeelinBlue.com (@EFCFeelinBlue) September 9, 2014
The praise simply keeps flooding in for Steven Naismith – Gareth Barry doesn’t think there’s a harder working player in the Premier League.
Everton FC v Arsenal FC Premier League match at Goodison Park Liverpool. Steven Naismith celebrates his goal with Leighton Baines
Barry said: “He knows his role and is a very clever player. He is doing exactly what is asked of him and his work-rate is second to none – there are not many players out there that puts in the shift he does.
“Not only that, he is scoring goals and helping the team. He is doing both brilliantly.”
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And here’s today’s Liverpool ECHO back-page:
Liverpool Echo back page September 9 2014
Seamus Coleman has been waxing lyrical about Everton and Ireland team-mate Aiden McGeady – he says that McGeady is the perfect match-winner for club and country.
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill (R) celebrates with Aiden McGeady (L) at the end of the match
He said: “He (McGeady) was brilliant, fantastic. I said to him before the game, ‘You can win us this match’ because he’s got that ability to beat players and his confidence is up at the minute, and I’m delighted to see it. To be fair, I thought a lot of people would have snatched at it – James (McCarthy) actually played him in rather than shoot, which was great composure in his behalf. It was a good Everton goal.
“We were delighted – he won us the game. Moments of magic win games and Aiden definitely did that tonight.
“We all know that’s what he is capable of week-in, week-out and as long as he believes it, he can be a top, top player.”
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The painful early-season international break is over and at least it ended in positivity for England as triumphed 2-0 in Basel with two goals from Danny Welbeck.
The victory over the Swiss is a huge boost for Roy Hodgson’s men as they get their Euro 2016 qualification campaign underway.
Click here to read our match report.
Anyway, back to the good stuff..
Don’t worry! Everton’s back on Saturday.
— Everton Pictures (@evertonfcpics) September 9, 2014