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DISCLAIMER: I’m cautiously optimistic and blindingly passionate about all my teams.

I’m an adopted son of Buffalo, and support all Buffalo teams. Also a lifelong fan of Everton & Juventus.

Writer on SBN blogs for Sabres - 'Die By The Blade', Everton - 'Royal Blue Mersey', Juventus - 'Black White & Read All Over' and occasionally for UB's 'UB Bull Run'.

Love PBS & NPR. And PBR & NPS. But not NBS & PPR.

Currently live and work outside Boston, under the brilliant decoy name 'Saurabh'.

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User Blog

McCarthy & Gibson missing from Irish squad


Martin O'Neill has named a 29-man squad for Republic of Ireland's end of season friendlies - James McCarthy and Darron Gibson out with injuries, Seamus Coleman, Aiden McGeady and Shane Duffy in.

Projected UEFA Champions League seedings


With all the European Leagues completing their schedules this weekend, we look ahead to the Champions League draw.

RBM - Everton Player of the Year (Final Round)


Here's your chance to pick the Everton Player of the Year, someone you thought made the biggest difference to the side.

Juventus announce latest signing through BWRAO!


You knew Juventus were going to be active in the mercato this summer, and BWRAO decided to get in the act as well.

RBM Writer Predictions - Humble Pie Time


Boy were we wrong how this Everton season under Roberto Martinez would turn out, and we love it!

RBM - Everton Player of the Year (Round One)


Here's your chance to pick the Everton Player of the Year, someone you thought made the biggest difference to the side.

Player Ratings: Little at stake, but job well done


In a game with nothing to play for, Everton were the better side.

Player Ratings: Some sparkled, and some fizzled


Bad days at the office for a couple of players, but Barkley bounced back with a bang.

Player Ratings: Good Grades All Around


When Everton play well, they play very well, pretty much all across the board. Helps that Manchester United were abjectly miserable on David Moyes' return.

Everton vs Crystal Palace: Player Ratings


Another disappointing outing for the bulk of the Everton players who came up short against an inspired Crystal Palace side.

Everton at Sunderland: Player Ratings


Everton traveled to Sunderland to play a side rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table, but things were never going to be that easy. We rate the players.

2014 NHL Playoffs - DBTB Playoffs Bracket


Need something to do during the NHL Playoffs? Join the Die By The Blade Playoffs Bracket and play along!

Q&A: RBM chats with Roker Report


Everton travel to Sunderland, with both teams needing a win desperately. Royal Blue Mersey spoke to Roker Report ahead of Saturday's game.

Can Baines Replicate Lahm's Success In Midfield?


Roberto Martinez recently claimed he could convert Everton's leftback Leighton Baines into a midfield general, much like Pep Guardiola did with Philipp Lahm. Royal Blue Mersey takes a deeper look.

Everton vs Arsenal: Player Ratings


Good grades all around to the Blues in the Player Ratings for yesterday's game.

Report: Everton overcome poor first half to win


Everton were surprised in the first half by an energetic Fulham at home that belied their bottom of the table position, but gathered their wits in the second to win the game 3-1.

Q&A: Chat with Cottagers Confidential


Andrew of SB Nation Fulham blog Cottagers Confidential joins Royal Blue Mersey for a chat ahead of Sunday's Premier League game between Fulham and Everton.

Everton thump Magpies, get 4th win in a row


Everton put aside their road woes to record a thrilling 3-0 win at Newcastle.

Q&A: 'Coming Home Newcastle' shares a laugh


We speak with SB Nation's Newcastle blog ahead of Tuesday's Premier League game.

Report: Everton escape with a narrow win at home


Everton huffed and puffed at Goodison Park to snatch all three points from a determined Swansea City side that played the better football for a lot of the game.

Q&A: RBM chats with SOS Fanzine


With Everton taking on their favorite Premier League opponents Swansea City this weekend, we chatted with the excellent Swans blog SOS Fanzine about their season as a whole.

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