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Everton FC Blogs - Mon Aug 7 6:09 PM
It is 10 years since Everton signed Leighton Baines from Wigan. The bargain £6million it cost to prise the Kirkby-born defender from the Latics assumes greater value with each passing day, in a world
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 7 6:06 PM
Now things are going to get interesting Prized defensive target Virgil van Dijk has handed in a formal transfer request as of this afternoon. The Southampton center half has been linked with a move away for a few months now, with Liverpool considered to be his destination but in recent days Chels...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 7 5:44 PM
The boy wonder speaks. Fans love Tom Davies. Tom Davies loves Everton . It’s a match made in heaven, really. The Liverpool -born midfielder (wingback?) has enjoyed such a meteoric rise to the forefront of Ronald Koeman’s squad that the comparisons to Wayne Rooney and Ross Barkley - if not in posi...
Everton FC Blogs - Mon Aug 7 3:59 PM
Goodison Park will host the ‘Bradley Lowery Celebrity Charity Match’ – and there are 22 mascot packages up for grabs for your child to lead out players from ‘Bradley’s Blues’ or ‘The Lowery Legends’
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 7 2:00 PM
Lack of wide players remains an issue with the Blues Stats Tactics Ronald Koeman used three formations for the most part last season, and none of them really called for an out-and-out winger. Whether this was because he didn’t have too many good options at the position or that he preferred his fu...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 7 1:20 PM
U20 goalkeeper stood out at World Cup Everton have already swiped up and coming defender Lewis Gibson away from Newcastle United, so why stop there? Reports state that the Blues are now after England U20 goalkeeper Freddie Woodman, who already has experiencing playing with five different Everton...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 7 12:35 PM
Just a week away from the start of the season, questions still remain up top Stats Tactics Ronald Koeman’s preferred 4-3-3 requires his strikers to do a little bit of everything. Because Everton doesn’t play with a true, creative No. 10, the club relies on its wingers (who often aren’t true winge...
Everton FC Blogs - Mon Aug 7 12:18 PM
Ten years ago today, Leighton Baines signed for Everton Football Club. With Phil Jagielka also registering a decade of service for the Blues last month, Paul McNamara looks back on the fine service s
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 7 10:00 AM
A look inside Ronald Koeman’s engine room. Stats Tactics In Ronald Koeman ’s 4-3-3, the concept of a defensive midfielder is both crucial and ambiguous. On one hand, in the first choice XI, it is Morgan Schneiderlin who occupies the true DM position, yet he is paired with Idrissa Gueye who is act...
Vital Football - Mon Aug 7 8:12 AM
Sigurdsson Close As Boss Eyes Three More Vitalfootball: Everton: 07/08/2017 08:01:55 Ronald Koeman has claimed Everton are 'close' to sealing a deal for Swansea's former Tottenham midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson.
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 7 8:00 AM
Late window improvements to the defence in the works. Everton has had plentiful links to a variety of players all over the continent this summer. Some of these became realities and are already looking like smart decisions. Sandro Ramirez comes to mind. Some maybe weren’t the world’s best idea, bu...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 7 7:00 AM
In today’s links: reviewing the Sevilla friendly, Dowell does well on loan and the never-ending Gylfi saga You did it! You made it through the final weekend before the 2017-18 Premier League season gets underway. The weekend wrapped with an inconsistent 2-2 draw against Sevilla at Goodison Park o...
Soccerlens - Mon Aug 7 6:27 AM
Ronald Koeman confirms Everton are close to sealing a club record move for top class star - originally posted on Sportslens.com Everton manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed that the Toffees are close to sealing a club record move for Gylfi Sigurdsson. The Swansea midfielder has been linked with a...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 7 6:00 AM
Manager’s comments after 2-2 draw against Sevilla Everton ended their preseason programme with a 2-2 draw at home against La Liga outfit Sevilla yesterday, with Sandro Ramirez putting the Blues ahead after less than a minute, and a late penalty from Kevin Mirallas salvaging the tie. After the gam...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 7 2:34 AM
All the goals, chances, saves and more Everton ended their preseason schedule with a hard-fought 2-2 draw at home against Sevilla on Sunday. Including the two Europa League qualifying round games, the Blues played in six games, winning four and drawing two. Despite being dominated for long period...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 6 10:18 PM
How did the Blue loanees do this weekend? Everton have a number of players out on loan this season, here’s a quick recap of how they did with their respective clubs this weekend. Brendan Galloway - The left back looked very good charging forward for Sunderland , making inroads into the Derby Coun...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 6 7:48 PM
Midfielder talks about how he was convinced to join Everton After having been part of the Ajax Amsterdam youth setup since the age of 11, it was a difficult choice for captain Davy Klaassen to leave the club following fourteen years of service. In an interview with The Telegraph , Klaassen reveal...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 6 6:49 PM
Everton battle to draw in their final Premier League dress rehearsal Sandro Ramirez opened his Everton account inside 30 seconds but it wasn’t enough for victory as a classy Sevilla outfit impressed. Sevilla, who finished 4th in La Liga last term, were certainly the better side but it was an enco...
Everton FC Blogs - Sun Aug 6 6:16 PM
Sandro Ramirez says scoring his first Everton goal was a “great feeling” and he already feels at home at Goodison Park. The Spaniard strode onto Tom Davies’s slide-rule pass inside the first minute of
Everton FC Blogs - Sun Aug 6 2:26 PM
Dominic Calvert-Lewin returns to Everton’s starting line-up for today’s friendly clash with Sevilla following his match-winning impact from the bench against Ruzomberok. There are just two changes to
Everton FC Blogs - Sun Aug 6 12:30 PM
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Everton FC Blogs - Sun Aug 6 11:46 AM
The views on this page are taken from the local and national media and do not necessarily reflect the views of Everton. Everton are said to be lining up a move for Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck accord
LFC Reds - Sun Aug 6 11:43 AM
I'm not sure Rooney is a good signing. He has lost a bit of pace and energy. He wasn't that pacey to start off. I mean obviously he is still a top player but he I think he's one of those players that once it goes it goes quicker than others. He will ge
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 6 9:29 AM
Will Koeman keep Lookman around this season? Despite looking sharp in his preseason appearances, Ademola Lookman has not had much luck getting playing time in the two competitive games that Everton have played so far. The Mail are reporting that Derby County are among a number of clubs keenly wat...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 6 9:01 AM
Tony Pulis wants to add some experience With Everton spending heavily this summer on rebuilding the spine of the team, opportunities to play will be harder to come by for veteran Gareth Barry. The addition of Davy Klaassen and likely arrival of Gylfi Sigurdsson, while not directly affecting Barry...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 6 8:33 AM
Last friendly before season opener next Saturday Everton weren’t entirely convincing in their 1-0 win away at MFK Ruzomberok in midweek, but got the job done and moved on into the playoff round of the Europa League. They take on La Liga side Sevilla on Sunday at Goodison Park in the last friendly...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 6 7:30 AM
Three names in the hat for the ‘Diamond’ With the new Premier League season a matter of days away, Ross Barkley’s future remains in limbo. The Mirror are reporting that despite Everton reducing the original £50m pricetag on the player, Tottenham Hotspur still think the valuation is too high and w...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 6 7:00 AM
Price tag suggested at £30m Reports from the Mirror suggest that Everton are willing to spend £30m on Danny Welbeck if their pursuit of of Olivier Giroud falls through. £30m is the same price quoted for Giroud himself in multiple reports, so the implication here is that the Blues would end up wit...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 6 5:05 AM
The final friendly of the 2017/18 season is upon us. On the heels of a 2-0 aggregate win in their Europa League third round qualifiers, Everton head back to Goodison Park for the final preseason match of 2017/18, against talented La Liga outfit Sevilla . Sevilla will be by far the best team the B...
Cartilage Free Captain - Sun Aug 6 2:13 AM
That’s a BETTER price, but still not one Spurs should accept. There’s news on the Ross Barkley to Tottenham Hotspur front: Everton have finally acquiesced and dropped their asking price for the England international midfielder. Spurs, however, still aren’t taking the bait. Everton have reportedly...
Vital Football - Sat Aug 5 4:46 PM
Everton Midfielder Back On Pulis' Radar? Vitalfootball: WBA: 05/08/2017 16:35:46 It's being reported today that West Bromwich Albion head coach will step up his attempts to attract Everton midfielder Gareth Barry when we return from Spain.
Everton FC Blogs - Sat Aug 5 1:25 PM
Sandro Ramirez is the featured player in Sunday’s edition if the matchday programme as Sevilla come to Goodison. The new Everton striker, who arrived from Malaga over the summer, explains what lured h
Everton FC Blogs - Sat Aug 5 12:00 PM
Sevilla will provide the perfect end to Everton’s preparations for the Premier League season, says Jordan Pickford. The Blues complete their summer warm-up schedule with the visit of the La Liga side
Everton FC Blogs - Sat Aug 5 11:31 AM
Everton face La Liga side Sevilla in their final pre-season friendly ahead of the 2017/18 season on Sunday, kick-off 3pm. As usual, there is plenty of activities going on around the ground ahead of th
Vital Football - Sat Aug 5 9:39 AM
Bolton Loan For Robinson - Chelsea Change Vitalfootball: Everton: 05/08/2017 09:16:33 Antonee Robinson will spend the first part of the season on loan at Bolton. Meanwhile, the Premier League fixture against champions Chelsea has been put back a day.
Everton FC Blogs - Sat Aug 5 9:08 AM
Welcome to the ticket bulletin for Saturday 5 August. The bulletin will provide Evertonians with information on all first-team matches. The information will be straightforward and simple to digest, ma
Vital Football - Sat Aug 5 9:02 AM
Everton Face Hajduk Split In Europa League Vitalfootball: Everton: 05/08/2017 08:39:11 After a victory over MFK Ruzomberok in the third qualifying round, a two legged play-off against Hajduk Split is all that stands between Everton and a place in the Europa League.
Soccerlens - Sat Aug 5 6:25 AM
Photo: Everton agree deal for defender, player poses with new club's scarf after sealing move - originally posted on Sportslens.com Bolton Wanderers have signed the highly talented Everton defender Antonee Robinson on loan for the next season. Buzzin to have signed on loan at @OfficialBWFC until...
Vital Football - Fri Aug 4 11:34 PM
Bolton Loan Everton Youngster Vitalfootball: Bolton: 04/08/2017 23:27:56 Antonee Robinson joins Wanderers until January
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 4 7:07 PM
The new season kicks off today With the news from earlier today that young left back Antonee Robinson has been sent out to Bolton Wanderers on a half-season loan, that brings to six the number of Everton youngsters that will be plying their trade in the Championship that kicks off later today. Su...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 4 6:18 PM
Fullback latest to be sent out for experience in the Championship Rising star defender Antonee Robinson will join up Bolton Wanderers on a half-season loan deal, Everton announced today. The term will end in January when it can either be extended or the 19-year-old left-back will return to the yo...
Soccerlens - Fri Aug 4 5:41 PM
Everton 2017/18 Season Preview: Key players to watch out for and Predictions - originally posted on Sportslens.com Finishing position: SeventhTotal points: 61Top league scorer: Romelu Lukaku (25) Everton have been very efficient in the transfer window this summer and the Toffees will be expected...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 4 5:23 PM
Dare to Zlatan? Okay, let’s say you are a team that hopes to win the UEFA Europa League and also compete in the upper reaches of the English Premier League. You need a striker, and there’s one available for free who has a destroyed knee and is closer to 40 than 30. Hard pass, right? But in this c...
Everton FC Blogs - Fri Aug 4 5:01 PM
Former Everton midfielder, Peter Reid, will be taking part in a live Q&A ahead of the final production of ‘Ball of Fire’ – a play which celebrates the life of Everton Giant Alan Ball. Reid, who was p
Vital Football - Fri Aug 4 4:02 PM
No Everton Offer Yet - Robinson Vitalfootball: Charlton: 04/08/2017 15:39:01 Manager Karl Robinson has admitted he can't rule out a move for Charlton Athletic youngster Ezri Konsa with clubs like Everton linked with him.
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 4 1:39 PM
Croatian side stand in way of Everton and place in the group stages Everton have been drawn against Croatian side Hajduk Split in the Europa League play-off round. The first leg will be at Goodison Park on Thursday August 17 with the second leg at Stadion Poljud a week later on August 24. That me...
Everton FC Blogs - Fri Aug 4 12:54 PM
Ronald Koeman says Everton will be “prepared” for the “real challenge” of Hajduk Split in the Europa League play-off round. The Blues have been drawn against the Croatian side, with the first leg sch
Everton FC Blogs - Fri Aug 4 12:43 PM
Discussions are under way between officials from Everton and Hajduk Split to determine the ticket allocation for the away leg of the Europa League play-off tie. The Blues were drawn against Hajduk Sp
Everton FC Blogs - Fri Aug 4 12:31 PM
Hajduk Split stand in the way of Everton and a place in the Europa League group stage. The Blues beat MFK Ruzomberok to clinch their place in the play-off round and were paired with Croatian side Spl
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 4 11:37 AM
Toffees to wear retro strip to mark 125th anniversary of Goodison Park Everton have unveiled a special retro kit to mark the 125th anniversary of Goodison Park. The new kit is part of a wider clothing range released to celebrate this important milestone in Everton’s history. The Toffees will wear...
Everton FC Blogs - Fri Aug 4 11:35 AM
Everton go into the hat for today’s Europa League play-off draw after last night’s third round qualifying victory in Ruzomberok completed a two-leg success over the Slovaks. Here is everything you nee
Everton FC Blogs - Fri Aug 4 9:56 AM
Welcome to the ticket bulletin for Friday 4 August. The bulletin will provide Evertonians with information on all first-team matches. The information will be straightforward and simple to digest, maki
Everton FC Blogs - Fri Aug 4 9:15 AM
Jordan Pickford wants to carry on performing so he can play in “big games” in Europe for Everton, after making his competitive debut against MFK Ružomberok. The Blues’ new keeper, who joined from Sund
LFC Reds - Fri Aug 4 9:11 AM
Anyone who doesn't answer NO to this after last night's performance, needs to seek urgent medical advice. Watched it, as my DH is a Blue, and we both agreed it was the most boring match ever. They've got some work to do before they face Stoke.
Vital Football - Fri Aug 4 8:26 AM
Calvert-Lewin Secures European Win Vitalfootball: Everton: 04/08/2017 08:16:17 Calvert-Lewin, who scored the winner for England in the U20 World Cup, came off the bench to clinch Everton a 1-0 win over Ruzomberok, giving the Blues a 2-0 aggregate victory.
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 4 7:00 AM
In today’s links: behind the scenes at Goodison, Europa recap and a Premier League preview It wasn’t pretty, but Everton passed their first competitive test of the season by beating Ruzomberok 1-0 and taking the round overall 2-0 on aggregate. Can’t say that we learned a whole lot other than that...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 4 6:13 AM
Blues eke out a win in Slovakia. It was uncomfortably close, but in the end, Everton were able to prevail over Slovakian side MFK Ruzomberok in the Europa League. The Blues won both legs by a score of 1-0, with Leighton Baines scoring in the first and Dominic Calvert-Lewin netting in the second....
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 4 6:00 AM
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored the winner to clinch the round The signs of rust are still there, but with the result more important than style points, Everton came away from Slovakia with a 1-0 win to go through to the Europa League playoff round. It took another second half goal, this time from su...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 3 11:32 PM
Manager’s post-match comments after Blues through to next round Everton huffed and puffed their way through to the playoff round of the Europa League, struggling to beat Slovak side MFK Ruzomberok 1-0 away and 2-0 overall on aggregate. After the game, manager Ronald Koeman was pleased by the resu...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 3 11:03 PM
Blues through to next qualifier, draw on Friday afternoon Everton looked unconvincing for long spells of the two legs of the third round qualifier against Slovak club MFK Ruzomberok, but eventually made it into the playoff round of the Europa League. The Toffees will play one of the teams in the...
LFC Reds - Thu Aug 3 8:55 PM
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Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 3 7:57 PM
Don’t you want to a fly on the wall when that conversation happens?! Former Everton striker Louis Saha is a popular figure in the footballing world despite being retired for a few years now. The French forward tends to be active on social media, especially Twitter, and it was this tweet from him...
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 7:41 PM
MFK Ruzomberok v Everton - Team Sheets Vitalfootball: Everton: 03/08/2017 19:27:51 Everton go to the Stadion MFK Ruzomberok as the visitors to MFK Ruzomberok for the latest Europa League game.
Everton FC Blogs - Thu Aug 3 6:45 PM
Wayne Rooney, Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines have all reached Everton landmarks after being named in the Blues’ starting XI for tonight’s Europa League clash against MFK Ruzomberok. Skipper Jagielk
Everton FC Blogs - Thu Aug 3 6:33 PM
Everton head to the Štadión pod Čebraťom on Thursday evening for the second leg of our UEFA Europa League qualifier against MFK Ružomberok - and you can follow all the action via FREE live commentary
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 3 6:05 PM
Could he be headed outside the top six clubs? Everton have been involved in a couple of long-running transfer sagas this summer, with key among them being the Blues’ own Ross Barkley . The Wavertree-born Toffee has refused to sign a new deal and with his current contract expiring at the end of th...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 3 4:38 PM
Things just got easier for Everton fans to keep an eye on the youngsters Just a day before the English Championship kicks off the 2017-18 season, the US television rights for the competition have been transferred from beIN SPORTS to BAMTech. In addition to that, the EFL Cup rights have also been...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 3 3:13 PM
Jonjoe Kenny could follow Kieran Dowell in heading out on loan Ronald Koeman says he will make a decision on the immediate future of Jonjoe Kenny at the end of pre-season. Many fans are calling for Kenny to be given a chance in the first-team after impressing at youth level. The 20-year-old capta...
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 2:18 PM
MFK Ruzomberok v Everton - Follow Live On Twitter Vitalfootball: Everton: 03/08/2017 14:14:57 Everton go to the Stadion MFK Ruzomberok as the visitors to MFK Ruzomberok today, this will be a 7:45pm kick off.
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 2:03 PM
Forest Confirm Everton Midfielder Vitalfootball: Forest: 03/08/2017 13:44:04 As expected, Kieran Dowell's season long loan deal from Everton to Nottingham Forest was confirmed earlier today.
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 3 1:58 PM
Ronald Koeman remains hopeful about a deal. Everton ’s Premier League opener against Stoke City is now 9 days away. For as much work as Ronald Koeman and company have done in the transfer market, there are still three massive holes in the makeup of the Blues’ squad - including two starters. A CB/...
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 12:51 PM
Attacking Football Planned Vitalfootball: Everton: 03/08/2017 12:45:25 Technically, Everton haven't got to beat MFK Ruzomberok but that doesn't mean the Blues aren't going to Slovakia to play attacking football. Ronald Koeman plans to do exactly that.
Chelsea Daft - Thu Aug 3 12:39 PM
Chelsea look to have stolen a march on Tottenham and are preparing to meet the £50m asking price from Everton to sign Ross Barkley as we look to bolster the English numbers within our ranks. People have been talking of Ross Barkley as a direct replacement for Nemanja Matic but I do not agree at...
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 12:29 PM
Everton 11 At MFK Ruzomberok? Vitalfootball: Everton: 03/08/2017 12:10:47 Everton's season got underway with a 1-0 win against Ruzomberok last week. Now we move forward and go again against the same Slovakian opposition in the Europa League this evening.
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 12:08 PM
Dowell Loaned To Nottingham Forest Vitalfootball: Everton: 03/08/2017 11:56:27 Kieran Dowell will spend the coming season at Nottingham Forest. The Everton midfielder, an U20 World Cup winner with England, has joined the Championship side on a season-long loan.
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 11:49 AM
Captain Jagielka Commits Vitalfootball: Everton: 03/08/2017 11:42:15 Phil Jagielka will not only remain at Everton this season the captain has signed a one year extension, keeping the England defender at Goodison Park until 2019.
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 11:49 AM
Niasse's Premier League Switch Vitalfootball: Everton: 03/08/2017 11:30:29 Interest from Watford, under the guidance of Silva, his boss at Hull last season, in Niasse is 'paper talk' with Premier League new boys Brighton expected to sign the Everton forward?
Vital Football - Thu Aug 3 9:39 AM
Watford Interested In Everton Winger? Vitalfootball: Watford: 03/08/2017 09:30:35 It was being reported yesterday that Watford head coach Marco Silva could be trying to line up a loan move for Everton winger Aaron Lennon.
Everton FC Blogs - Thu Aug 3 8:19 AM
Welcome to the ticket bulletin for Thursday 3 August. The bulletin will provide Evertonians with information on all first-team matches. The information will be straightforward and simple to digest, ma
Soccerlens - Thu Aug 3 8:04 AM
Everton Roundup: Toffees set to complete club record transfer within days; Defender deal agreed - originally posted on Sportslens.com Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has been linked with a move to Everton for weeks now. Apparently, the Iceland international’s move to Everton is now imminent....
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 3 7:00 AM
In today’s links: Watford want Lennon, Everton eye Dortmund prospect and Blues face European test Just a few hours from now, we will all be quite satisfied or horribly upset. On paper, Thursday’s Europa League matchup should be a cake walk for Everton , but crazier things have happened. It’s not...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 3 3:00 AM
The Toffees head to Slovakia in hopes of securing their spot in the next round of Europa League play The 1-0 win by Everton in the home leg of this qualifying round gives them a huge advantage as they enter the away leg. It means that any win or draw earns them a spot in the next round. The Blues...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 3 1:00 AM
Second leg of key tie away in Slovakia on Thursday Despite winning just 1-0 at home last Thursday, Everton will go out and attack in Slovakia, said Ronald Koeman in his pre-match press conference. The manager knows well the risks of nursing a small lead like that against an MFK Ružomberok that ha...
Silva told the Daily Mail: I don't know. Maybe. All I'm going to do is concentrate on enjoying every minute between now and then. At that time, I'll see what I think.
Daily Star - 3:45 PM
Mourinho represents our country in a very good way, Silva told the Mirror . It's good for us, as a small country, that we have people like Cristiano Ronaldo and Mourinho representing us at a high level.
Sky Sports - 9:12 AM
I did my homework and analysed all the players last season, said Silva. We made clear to all the defenders our defensive model and Michael has tried to follow it from the first day.
Daily Mail - 11:29 PM
Jags is dealing really well with the situation, like the good professional he is, Silva told the Liverpool Echo .
Soccerlens - 9:00 AM