GOODISON Seven hours six minutes and counting…

GOODISON Seven hours six minutes and counting…

first_imgEverton v NewcastlePremier League8pm, SKYUNBEATEN IS THE NEW MID-TABLE MEDIOCRITYFunny old game.Everton are the only unbeaten side in the Premier League but are only 8th in the table. If that’s what unbeaten does for you I’ll take losing Newcastle have hardly started well themselves with just 7 points from five games and it was a pretty disastrous weekend for the North East teams with Sunderland getting brushed aside by Liverpool in the Premier League yesterday and Middlesbrough losing 2-0 at QPR on Saturday.HEAD TO HEAD(Last 10)Jan 2013 Premier Newcastle 1-2 Everton Sep 2012 Premier Everton 2-2 Newcastle May 2012 Premier Everton 3-1 Newcastle Nov 2011 Premier Newcastle 2-1 Everton Mar 2011 Premier Newcastle 1-2 Everton Sep 2010 Premier Everton 0-1 Newcastle Feb 2009 Premier Newcastle 0-0 Everton Oct 2008 Premier Everton 2-2 Newcastle May 2008 Premier Everton 3-1 Newcastle Oct 2007 Premier Newcastle 3-2 EvertonTraditionally this fixture usually generates plenty of goals however an ncredible stat about Everton is just how hard it is proving for the away team to score at Goodison.Seven hours and six minutes have elapsed since Reading scored, with West Ham, Fulham, QPR, Manchester City, Stoke City, West Brom and Chelsea all drawing blanks.I can’t think of anything more original than just backing Everton to win tonight at around 4/6 with Star Sports.STAR FORECAST(stake between 0.5 and 10 points)10 points win EVERTON at around 4/6FOR DUCK’S SAKEThankfully, it appears that no one was seriously hurt in the latest incident involving a ‘Duck’ Boat on the Thames yesterday.Around 30 people were rescued after their tour boat caught on fire.The passengers were forced to jump overboard when flames took hold on the London Duck Tours amphibious vessel on a stretch of water close to Lambeth Bridge.Some 28 tourists and two crew members were hauled to safety by passing tour barges after the fire broke out shortly before midday on Sunday.A woman and a child were taken to hospital with suspected smoke inhalation.It is the third time this year that a Duck Tours vessel has run into difficulty.In a country now ruled by Health and Safety surely the Duck’s days are numbered and if not should be ?last_img read more