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Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 7:01 PM
Club went back on verbal agreement for the player. According to the Telegraph , Everton and Swansea had verbally agreed to a £45m transfer for Gylfi Sigurdsson which Everton then tried to renegotiate. The terms involved Everton paying the entirety of the sum up front with no add ons, and it appea...
Soccerlens - Tue Aug 8 7:01 PM
Reputed Sky Sports pundit makes transfer claim, convinced £35m star will join Spurs - originally posted on Sportslens.com Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has been linked with a move away from Goodison Park for a while now. It has been reported in the recent weeks that the England international is...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 4:00 PM
Toffees have seven players plying their trade elsewhere This has been a very interesting offseason for Everton. Aside from splashing big on the transfer market to rebuild the spine of the senior squad, there has been a determined effort to develop the youth sides as well. In addition to bringing...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 3:48 PM
The Brazilian looks set for a move to Spain. Despite all of Liverpool ’s public posturing, it seems they will yet enter the Premier League season without their best player. Sport - the Barcelona paper of record - is reporting that the Catalan club will have the transfer wrapped up in a “matter of...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 2:52 PM
Ronald Koeman’s preferred style of play has become clear over the summer Ronald Koeman’s first year in charge of Everton was, in a lot of ways, an experiment. The Dutchman joined a club with a world-class striker, two of the best full-backs in the Premier League, — and not a whole lot else. He sp...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 1:53 PM
Striker is confident about settling in quickly New Everton forward Sandro Ramirez opened his Goodison scoring account with a well-taken goal just seconds into the game on Sunday, and he wants more. Speaking to the Echo in an interview, the Spaniard is happy with how he has settled in with the squ...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 12:57 PM
Midfielder prepared for first full season with the Blues With the new season just days away at this point, midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is ready to improve upon his performances from last season. Speaking to evertontv at an Everton in the Community event on Albert Dock, he expressed his satisfa...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 12:33 PM
Lack of leftback depth a genuine concern Stats Tactics When healthy, Everton have one of the best fullback duos in Seamus Coleman and Leighton Baines . So it stands to reason that Ronald Koeman has made his fullbacks a key piece of his attacking plan. Whether deployed as wing backs in a 5-3-2 or...
Vital Football - Tue Aug 8 10:20 AM
Versatility Another Davies Quality Vitalfootball: Everton: 08/08/2017 10:10:07 A midfielder by trade, Davies operated in a wingback role for Everton against MFK Ruzomberok in the Europa League before Koeman restored him to a midfield position against Sevilla.
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 10:00 AM
Examining some of the Blues’ midfielders ahead of the Stoke City opener. Stats Tactics In Ronald Koeman’s oft-used 4-3-3, the nominal “attacking midfielder” rarely plays as a true number ten. Indeed, that idea bears itself out when we review the players at Everton ’s disposal in that position. Ea...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 8:44 AM
Net spend still very low for this window. Everton currently have a net of spend -£5m this summer. That’s positively mad when you think about it. All the signings, all the hype, all the ‘Moshiri’s Millions’ and still the club has sold more than they’ve bought. So, despite all the hoopla about how...
Everton FC Blogs - Tue Aug 8 8:02 AM
Welcome to the ticket bulletin for Tuesday 8 August. The bulletin will provide Evertonians with information on all first-team matches. The information will be straightforward and simple to digest, mak
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 7:00 AM
In today’s links: celebrating a decade of Baines and Jags, update on Giroud and looking towards Stoke Let’s get this season started. The Gylfi Sigurdsson sage continues to draw itself out as long as possible. Why? No on quite knows the reason, or at least no one is willing to say what is going on...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 8 6:28 AM
WSL1 schedule released, season kicks off late September What a way to be welcomed back to the Women’s Super League 1 for the Everton Ladies team! The WSL 1 schedule has been unveiled and the first question on everyone’s minds is.. can Everton beat Liverpool this season? You’re in luck because you...
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...
We know the pressure is a little bit more on us, Silva told reporters. Because if we don't win, it will be very difficult to go after them.
Daily Mail - 6:38 AM
We know the pressure is a little bit more on us because if we don't win it will be very difficult to go after them, Silva said.
Soccernet - 6:09 PM
We know the pressure is a little bit more on us because if we don't win it will be very difficult to go after them, Silva said. That's what we will try to do; it's what we try to do in every game. It was good to come back against Southampton after the difficult moment of losing thr...
Guardian - 6:06 PM
We as a club did not say once that we will challenge for the top six [this season], Silva told the print media. It's not a lack of ambition because we have big ambitions as a club but we have to be honest and fair and look at the other clubs, with the budgets they have as well.
Toffeeweb - 8:24 AM