- Mon Feb 12 7:56 AM
Roberto Firmino is underrated no longer, Jonjo Shelvey
’s calmness is key and Alexandre Lacazette is lacking confidence The Recap: sign up for the best of our sport coverage Let’s call it the Denis Irwin rule, the dictum that when a player is described as underrated so often then it’s probably no...
- Sun Feb 11 10:08 PM
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- Sat Feb 10 5:20 PM
A vital victory for Sam Allardyce could not mask the anger that has fermented at Goodison Park over Everton’s miserable season. Everton were three goals up and cruising towards a second consecutive home win when Morgan Schneiderlin trotted on to the pitch as an 80th minute substitute for Idrissa...
- Fri Feb 9 10:30 PM
• Steve Walsh’s position as director of football under threat • New recruits ‘not gelling like they should’, says Allardyce Sam Allardyce has said he is worried about Everton’s mental strength as scrutiny increases on Steve Walsh’s performance as the director of football. Walsh is under growing p...
- Fri Feb 9 12:30 PM
Apologies are required all round from Everton as they attempt to put breathing space between themselves and Roy Hodgson’s injury-hit team. Sam Allardyce owes one to Hodgson having not contacted his England predecessor personally in the 17 months since being caught mocking his speech. Everton’s pl...
- Thu Feb 8 10:30 PM
• Pair finally come face to face at Goodison Park tomorrow • Everton manager claims he tried to call but did not get through Roy Hodgson has admitted his relationship with Sam Allardyce has been wrecked after his successor as England manager was filmed mocking him, making remarks he found insulti...
- Thu Feb 8 10:29 PM
• ‘The only way I stop is health reasons or if I don’t keep my job’ • Manager aims to move on from Arsenal loss and prepare for Palace Sam Allardyce has said he needs the aggravation of trying to repair Everton although the thought of retirement crossed his mind after the humbling at Arsenal last...
- Thu Feb 8 3:41 PM
The England team could only benefit if more of the squad had sampled a different environment while embracing a new language and culture – as under-21 winger is doing at RB Leipzig With all of the transfer talk predictably revolving around the big-money moves to Champions League-level clubs by pla...