Why I’m (finally) excited to be an Everton fan this summer


The summer of 2011 feels like a long time ago. David Cameron was celebrating a year as Prime Minister, The Wanted’s Glad You Came dominated the charts and London rioted (presumably as a result).

It was also a summer in which Everton spent precisely nothing in the transfer window, and their only permanent signing was 39-year-old third-choice goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann on a free transfer. Mikel Arteta left for Arsenal on a traumatic deadline day where David Moyes sealed loaned moves for Royston Drenthe and Denis Stracqualursi in response. 

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