// everton  /  one place for all the interviews, quotes, news, blogs
 
 
royal blue mersey
marco silva quotes - transfer rumours - all news sources - top news sources - blogs - interviews
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Sep 1 9:00 PM
A performance that left a lot to be desired from Marco Silva’s side yielded just a point against the Terriers Everton failed to force victory over a stubborn Huddersfield Town in the most disheartening result of Marco Silva’s tenure so far. Here’s three points to take away from Goodison Park: Tom...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Sep 1 8:19 PM
Manager’s comments after Toffees drop two points at home Everton were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Huddersfield Town in a game strewn with errors and a general lack of creativity and urgency. The Blues have been struck by a spate of recent injuries and suspensions have further limited manager Ma...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Sep 1 5:34 PM
Blues looking for a good result before the international break Live Blog Fulltime Thoughts: Everton have been frustrating today, simply not incisive enough. It’s been an intense period, and the international break is a chance for Marco Silva to work on the zonal marking as well as getting sharper...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Sep 1 5:34 PM
Grade the Everton players and manager on their performance today Who was your Everton Man of the Match in today’s game against Huddersfield Town ? Vote on the grades here on how the players and manager did. If this poll is not showing up on your screen, please click here to go and grade the playe...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Sep 1 5:34 PM
Yawn. Not bad, but not good either. Everton kinda sleepwalked through their final match before the break, but managed to remain undefeated on the year with a 1-1 draw against lackluster Huddersfield Town. Everyone will have - should have - hoped for more, but on the whole it’s somewhat difficult...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Sep 1 4:45 PM
Blues looking for a good result before the international break Live Blog 86’: Now Morgan Schneiderlin is in the book too, grabbing Kachunga on a break. 75’: Shimmy from Lookman and then a low shot, inches away from Sigurdsson and DCL to score. Silva makes the double sub, with Leighton Baines and...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Sep 1 4:37 PM
Blues looking for a good result before the international break Live Blog 46’: We’re underway, and Tosun is fouled almost immediately. Nothing comes out of the freekick, straight to Lossl. Halftime Thoughts: Blues will need to figure out how to unlock the Terriers defence, 9 attempts with only one...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Sep 1 1:20 PM
Blues looking for a good result before the international break The international break is coming up after this weekend’s fixtures, and Marco Silva will be looking for maximum points today to sit comfortably four games into the season. Everton host Huddersfield Town looking to keep their unbeaten...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Sep 1 9:29 AM
Manager’s comments ahead of Everton’s clash against Huddersfield One of the key points Marco Silva has been trying to make since he arrived at Everton was the importance of the supporters to the club’s success. He’s been pushing for a bigger connection between the players and the fans, and reiter...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 8:23 PM
Last chance to make fools of ourselves before the international break It was a busy week for Everton Football Club last week, with two matches in five days and an injury crisis beginning to loom. Given the circumstances, the Toffees did what you’d have to call the bare minimum to call the week a...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 7:00 PM
Marco Silva has some selection posers as he looks to maintain the Toffees’ unbeaten start The season may still be less than a month old but already the depth of Marco Silva’s Everton squad is being severely tested ahead of the visit of Huddersfield. The club casually published a mildly horrendous...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 6:00 PM
How to watch Gabby George vs Angharad James as England take on Wales Everton defender Gabby George has been practicing with the 23 player England squad for two World Cup Qualifiers. The most crucial game is tonight against Wales , which will feature Everton midfielder Angharad James. The winner o...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 5:38 PM
The Toffees chase their second league of the win of the season against David Wagner’s Terriers Everton will look to maintain their unbeaten start to the season against Huddersfield at Goodison Park. The Toffees have won one and drawn two of their first three league games, though they were left fr...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 5:31 PM
The bench is going to be dangerously thin at centrehalf tomorrow UPDATE: Friday 5:31pm BST Everton have confirmed that Pennington has indeed gone on loan to the Tractor Boys, on a season-long deal. ↩️ | @mpennington94 has joined Ipswich Town on a season-long loan. Good luck, Matty! pic.twitter.co...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 4:02 PM
The bench is going to be dangerously thin at centrehalf tomorrow Everton defender Matthew Pennington is likely headed out on a loan move. With the transfer window for the EFL closing this evening for all loan deals, the Liverpool Echo are reporting that the centrehalf is headed south to Ipswich T...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 3:32 PM
Time to trawl the bottom of the table Everton welcome Huddersfield Town to Goodison Park tomorrow, and here’s some breaking news: the Terriers are bad . Their -8 goal differential is dead last in the league, and they’d be dead last in the table, too, were it not for West Ham’s incompetence. The B...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 2:30 PM
Blues boss was again asked about winger’s future at Friday’s pre-Huddersfield press conference Everton manager Marco Silva has reiterated winger Ademola Lookman will not be leaving the club. Lookman spent the second half of last season on loan at German club RB Leipzig, and has constanly been lin...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 2:15 PM
Blues will be down to bare bones tomorrow Everton will likely to have to roll out the same squad tomorrow against Huddersfield Town as they did midweek against Rotherham United . Speaking during his pre-match press conference today, manager Marco Silva did not necessarily have much encouraging ne...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 11:27 AM
Toffees bolstering the youth setup once again England Under-21 manager Aidy Boothroyd has named a 23-man squad for next month’s European U21 Championship qualifiers, with Everton once again providing the core of the squad. Defender Jonjoe Kenny, midfielders Tom Davies & Kieran Dowell, and forward...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 10:00 AM
A seriously light-hearted look at all things Everton. Another match, another positive performance. After a weekend that left fans equal parts frustrated and encouraged (again), Everton took on Rotherham United in a Second Round Carabao Cup matchup. After a tepid start, Gylfi Sigurdsson tucked awa...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 31 8:00 AM
Marco Silva press conference will tell us about the squad’s health status Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours Today is shaping up to be an interesting day, and not just because it’s the day before Everton play. It’s also the day all the transfer windows close, all over Europe and we’ll fi...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 30 8:32 PM
Sandro has failed to make an impact at Goodison Park, has joined Real Sociedad for the season Everton have confirmed striker Sandro Ramirez has joined Real Sociedad on a season-long loan. It is believed the La Liga side’s deal for the 23-year-old does not include an option to buy , per respected...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 30 8:26 PM
Taking a look at how the Toffees’ opponents did last weekend In this series we are going to be taking a look at our upcoming opponent’s last match in the Premier League. The goal is to look at how the team is currently playing to derive some insight into how Everton may attack and what the squad...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 30 7:23 PM
Blues’ reward for Wednesday’s Rotherham victory is the visit of the Saints Everton have been drawn at home to Southampton in the third round of the Carabao Cup. After brushing aside Rotherham United 3-1 at Goodison Park on Wednesday, the Toffees will now welcome Mark Hughes ’ men, who are current...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 30 4:16 PM
What this means for the out-of-favor striker. According to Paul Joyce, Sandro Ramirez has already played his last game in an Everton shirt for this season. The forward picked up an assist in Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Rotherham. Sandro Ramirez set to join Real Sociedad on season-long loan tomorrow....
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 30 3:55 PM
Southgate announces five changes from World Cup squad England have announced their 23-man squad for the upcoming international break, and there’s good news for one Everton player, with disappointment for another. Jordan Pickford retains his spot in the squad after grabbing the #1 jersey for the W...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 30 3:26 PM
What this means for the out of favor striker. According to Paul Joyce, Sandro Ramirez has already played his last game in an Everton shirt for this season. The forward picked up an assist in Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Rotherham. Sandro Ramirez set to join Real Sociedad on season-long loan tomorrow....
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 30 9:00 AM
Some memorable and forgettable performances as the Blues cruised into the Carabao Cup third round Predictably, Marco Silva gave his Everton starting XI a facelift for their 3-1 EFL Cup victory over Rotherham United on Wednesday. Just three players kept their place from Saturday’s 2-2 draw at AFC...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 30 8:00 AM
Blues came through second round test against Rotherham last night Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours Everton beat Rotherham United 3-1 last night to get their name into today’s Third Round draw of the Carabao Cup. The actual draw will be conducted during the ‘EFL Matters’, which starts a...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 30 7:00 AM
Blues put away plucky Millers, but did we learn? Everton put away Rotherham United 3-1 in their Second Round Carabao Cup clash last night, but while the Blues looked mostly comfortable the Millers didn’t make it easy. Injury Crisis There appears to be a mounting injury crisis at the Toffees right...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 11:25 PM
Manager’s comments after Everton beat Rotherham in Carabao Cup Everton endured some nervy moments at Goodison Park in front of a fantastic midweek crowd of nearly 32, 000 supporters, but came away with a 3-1 win over Rotherham United today. The Blues now progress to the Third Round of the Carabao...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 10:30 PM
Blues in Carabao Cup Second Round action today Live Blog Fulltime Thoughts: No further drama as the Blues see out the remainder of the clock and seal the 3-1 win. Digne and Kenny both had good games, DCL took his opportunities too. Shame Dowell didn’t grab his chance by the scruff of the neck, bu...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 10:30 PM
Onward On a night when the match itself was perhaps a little overshadowed by the news that Everton have what feels like nearly a full starting eleven on the shelf due to injury, the Blues did what was required of them in seeing off Rotherham. The 3-1 victory moves Everton into the third round of...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 9:42 PM
Toffees up by two against Rotherham United in the Carabao Cup A bad freekick from Gylfi Sigurdsson (you don’t hear that often) landed at the feet of Lucas Digne, and his cross is headed home by Dominic Calvert-Lewin to put Everton up by two against Rotherham United . This Carabao Cup Second Round...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 9:35 PM
DCL settles any lingering nerves after Rotherham pulled one backl Rotherham United pulled one goal back with just a few minutes left in the game to make the score 2-1, but Everton then settled it with a peach of a goal for Dominic Calvert-Lewin, his second of the game. What a goal DCL 3-1 pic.twi...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 9:31 PM
Blues in Carabao Cup Second Round action today Live Blog 87’: DCL kills it off! Top left corner of the net!! 85’: Blues have been living dangerously and Rotherham make them pay for it. Zonal marking from a corner at fault again. Morgan Schneiderlin will be the last substitute today, comes on for...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 9:02 PM
Blues in Carabao Cup Second Round action today Live Blog 55’: Zouma is down injured. Looks okay, but man we’re so close to Matthew Pennington starting on Saturday with Tyias Browning on the bench. 52’: Blues the better side to start the second half, a couple of half chances so far. 46’: The secon...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 8:28 PM
Blues in Carabao Cup Second Round action today Live Blog 40’: Everton living dangerously here, the Millers have had a couple of very good chances to equalize. 31’: Sandro has found his level here, good shot from distance stings the palms of the goalie who drops it again, but dives at the feet of...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 8:27 PM
The departing Sandro Ramirez gets an assist too. After enduring a few minutes of visitors Rotherham United putting the rag-tag Everton team to the sword, the Blues are finally ahead. It was reported earlier today that Sandro Ramirez will be headed out on loan tomorrow to Real Sociedad, but not on...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 8:22 PM
Another four players added to injury list, with a fifth facing a longer-than-expected layoff If you were hoping that Saturday’s match would be the end to Everton ’s injury and suspension crisis, I’ve got bad news for you. Prior to kickoff of today’s Carabao Cup match against Rotherham, the club a...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 7:51 PM
Blues in Carabao Cup Second Round action today Live Blog Kickoff: Remember, there are no broadcasters at this game, hence no legal or illegal streams Lineups: The sky is falling down for the Everton squad as the Blues drop all sorts of terrible injury prognoses for a number of players! We’ll have...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 5:53 PM
Blues in Carabao Cup Second Round action today Everton kick off their Carabao Cup campaign at home today, hosting Championship side Rotherham United in a Second Round clash. The Blues have picked up five points in three Premier League games so far, but remain unbeaten after having a man sent off...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 3:27 PM
We did a quick Q&A with a couple of Millers fans ahead of today’s Carabao Cup clash. Marco Silva will have mixed memories of the League Cup competition, after playing in the semifinals of the 2016-17 version with Hull City before getting dumped out by lower league Bristol City in the second round...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 10:46 AM
The EFL Cup is not the most glamorous trophy - but it would mean the world to Everton if they could win it It has already proven to be a season of change for Everton but if Marco Silva is to really move the club into a new era they need to break off the shackles that seem to tie...
Royal Blue Mersey - Wed Aug 29 8:26 AM
Toffees in action later today in Second Round of League Cup Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours The Second Round of the Carabao Cup kicked off yesterday with some upsets. Stoke City have endured a rough start to life in the Championship, but unencumbered by the suspended Ashley Williams a...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 11:03 PM
All the match info, previews, injury updates and viewing information for the Toffees first game in the League Cup Everton kick off their first cup campaign under new manager Marco Silva tomorrow in the Carabao Cup. The League Cup remains the one domestic trophy the Blues have never lifted and wil...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 6:00 PM
The much-maligned competition is the perfect opportunity for Toffees to end their wait for silverware Everton begin their Carabao Cup campaign with a game against Championship side Rotherham at Goodison Park. The Toffees go into the game unbeaten so far this season but hold a sense of frustration...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 5:42 PM
Toffees manager is a fan of the Senegalese striker The Turkish rumour mill never seems to stop turning, and Sport Witness picked up a story from media outlet Milliyet saying that Marco Silva has blocked Everton forward Oumar Niasse from leaving the club during this transfer window for Galatasaray...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 4:32 PM
This is really, really funny. Jose Mourinho’s third season syndrome is reaching a fever pitch of mindless temper tantrums and the usual utter refusal to accept even the slightest bit of blame for anything. Despite having one of the most expensive squads in all of Europe, it is apparently not his...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 4:00 PM
This is the one trophy the Toffees have never won, but there’s more to it than that. As we’re constantly reminded by the other lot from across the park, it’s been 23 years since Everton last held a piece of silverware aloft. Not since 1939 to 1963 have Everton gone through such a drought. And tha...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 3:09 PM
Chelsea loanee in line for first Blues start against Rotherham on Wednesday Everton central defender Kurt Zouma is relishing making his Goodison Park bow in tomorrow’s Carabao Cup tie against Rotherham United. Zouma, who joined the Blues on a season-long loan from Chelsea , replaced the injured M...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 3:00 PM
To the League Cup! Everton ’s midweek match against Rotherham represents a good opportunity to not only notch the club’s second win of the season, but also to involve some young players and new signings. Unfortunately, a host of unavailable players - Phil Jagielka , Michael Keane, Yerry Mina, Mor...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 1:47 PM
It all starts with who he replaced. It’s always good for a player to get a chance at his first national team cap, even if it is just a friendly. Richarlison has been called up to replace the injured Pedro, a 21 year old who plays for Fluminense. This fact immediately puts Richarlison’s place in t...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 12:16 PM
Misfiring Spanish forward looks destined for a return to his homeland Real Sociedad are the latest club to be linked with Everton striker Sandro Ramirez. Ramirez, who has supposedly attracted interest from fellow La Liga outfit Celta Vigo Televisión de Galicia , is now said to be a target for t...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 9:00 AM
Winger relishing the high intensity approach of the new man Theo Walcott has been in sparkling form for Everton to start off this new season, so much so that his name is being floated for an England recall for the upcoming transfer window . The winger has now bagged goals in two straight games fo...
Royal Blue Mersey - Tue Aug 28 8:13 AM
Busy week ahead for Marco Silva’s short-staffed squad Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours Midweek games mean you don’t have to wait too long to watch Everton in action - the Blues will host Rotherham tomorrow in a Carabao Cup Second Round fixture. Here are some players who haven’t gotten...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 27 11:55 PM
Just reward for winger who has been in sparkling form Everton winger Richarlison has finally had his dream come true. The youngster grew up watching the exploits of the Seleção and wanted nothing more than to represent his nation at the senior level. When the national team was announced on the da...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 27 5:02 PM
That’s right - we took the leap. At Royal Blue Mersey, we love to be on the cutting edge of Everton coverage. The staff here does our best to bring you news and analysis in an efficient and thoughtful way, and that’s why we’ve decided to start our first podcast, many years after they became cool....
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 27 4:44 PM
All transfer activity will come to a close on Friday evening While the Premier League transfer window closed before the first game of the season earlier this month, there continues to be transfer activity as lower division clubs can still bring in players on loan right until the end of the month....
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 27 2:16 PM
How did Everton’s loan players get on over the weekend? Everton now have a remarkable 12 players out on loan – with the potential for a couple more players to be added to that list in the next few days. Some of the players should still have a future at Goodison Park, while others are just ticking...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 27 2:14 PM
Reason for concern or just plain unlucky? Everton Ladies started their Continental Cup campaign off on the wrong foot on Sunday, going down 1-0 to Durham. The Blue Girls started brightly but found themselves behind early in the first half when Wildcats forward Zoe Ness was able to capitalize on a...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 27 1:04 PM
Blues have been able to recover from red cards in two away games Everton have had to face quite a bit of adversity very early on this season, with a man sent off in the first half of both their away games so far. While it is commendable to come away unbeaten in both those fixtures with a point ea...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 27 9:00 AM
Theo Walcott is focusing on Everton, but hasn’t given up on England dream Theo Walcott is loving life at Everton under Marco Silva, and has started the season off with a bang. The winger has two goals and an assist with four shots in the three games he’s played so far. His sparkling form has brou...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 27 7:59 AM
Marco Silva is going to have to be creative in distributing player workloads this week Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours We saw some good things over the weekend, and some not so good as Everton drew 2-2 away at AFC Bournemouth . All the headlines and stories from thee game are here in...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 26 7:03 PM
It was an up and down match for the Toffees, but one that ultimately left a bad taste. After two weeks of almost exclusively feeling good to start the season, Everton faced its first real setback on Saturday against AFC Bournemouth . Up two goals in a 10-v-10 match with 25 minutes to play, the To...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 26 12:40 PM
Defender clashed heads with team-mate Idrissa Gueye in draw with the Cherries Everton central defender Michael Keane has sustained a small hairline fracture of the skull after clashing heads with Idrissa Gueye in Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Bournemouth. Keane, who had earlier headed the Blues into a 2...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 26 12:00 PM
What did we learn from the dramatic game on the South Coast? Another early red card, another lead lost, but what can we take from Everton ’s 2-2 draw at AFC Bournemouth , in a game full of controversy? Let’s have a look at the numbers… Keane Impresses Dominant display from centre-half After a tou...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 26 10:00 AM
For the amount of money on offer, Everton can’t say no if winger wants away As the Allman Brothers Band famously sang, you can’t lose what you never had. They were not, of course, referring to the peculiar tale of Ademola Lookman’s short Everton spell, but they might as well have been. It is 19 m...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 26 8:32 AM
Three thoughts from Everton’s draw at Bournemouth Seeing Red Richarlison has shown off his best traits in his first two matches with Everton , but against AFC Bournemouth he also showed off his worst. Following a largely pedestrian 40 minutes, Richarlison got face-to-face with Cherries fullback A...