The Author

Glenn Fitzpatrick

Media Student in DIT, aspiring journo/musician. Huge Everton fan, Shamrock Rovers Season Ticket Holder. Love nightclubs, chancing me arm with women, having the laugh with the lads

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All eyes on UEFA as Alphonse takes a dive

by Glenn Fitzpatrick

Last night there was a signigficant incident at Letzigrund in Zurich. Alexandre Alphonse won a penalty for his side after English referee Martin Atkinson believed he saw a foul by Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas. However, on further inspection and after numerous replays from different angles, there appears to be another case of deception on UEFA’s […]

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Rodwell’s time to shine

by Glenn Fitzpatrick

Another abysmal start for a club that needs to be setting much higher standards in performance for itself. With no disrespect to Fulham whatsoever, the idea of players like Damien Duff and Danny Murphy being able to completely boss a midfield battle against a team that has finished 5th in the two previous seasons must […]

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Result in Cyprus is Imperative

by Glenn Fitzpatrick

At this stage some of the Republic of Ireland fans feel they still have a chance of topping Group 8 but most of them would gladly settle for a Play-Off place. However, not everyone is aware that even a second place finish may not be enough to secure a Play-Off spot. New to the World […]

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Back Page Tips

by Glenn Fitzpatrick

This weekend’s football action sees three games take place on Sunday. Everton host Wigan, Portsmouth welcome Manchester City and Fulham travel to Villa Park to take on an Aston Villa side who have had a topsy-turvy week to say the least. First and foremost, it is hard to ignore the trouncing that Wigan took at […]

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Pessimism Reigns Supreme

by Glenn Fitzpatrick

Being an Everton fan over the past decade has seen it’s mountainous high points, but there’s always a sense of pessism lurking around, as Glenn Fitzpatrick explains. As a lifelong Evertonian I am well used to the ups and the downs that love for Everton Football Club brings. Although I was too young to remember […]

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Toffees secure work permit for Banega

by Glenn Fitzpatrick

Everton have been successful in their attempt to find a work permit for Valencia’s Argentinian playmaker Ever Banega. There was a cloud of doubt over the process as Banega has not played enough times for his country but Evertonians will be happy to see somebody else come in, albeit on loan. The deal also includes […]

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Ready or Not: Is Your Club Ready For The Big Kick Off?

by Glenn Fitzpatrick

With the Premier League a week away, I took the time to analyze each club and pit them against their opening day opponents on paper and preparation. Chelsea – Having retained Drogba and Terry, The Blues should be fairly comfortable in terms of preparation here and retain pride in the fact that they’re the only […]

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Back Page Tips

by Glenn Fitzpatrick

Welcome to the very first installment of Back Page Tips. Over the course of the season I will be giving weekly, sometimes bi-weekly updates of where to stick that extra fiver in your pocket as you walk past your local bookmakers at 2.30 on a Saturday afternoon. I will of course give justification for my […]