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Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 14 6:33 PM
The Toffees got an opening day victory after using an experimental setup in the first half. After a preseason that included its fair share of experimenting with tactics and personnel, Everton supporters were ready for a lot of possible lineups against Stoke City on Saturday. ⚽️ | #EFC 's starting...
Vital Football - Mon Aug 14 5:35 PM
No Allen Move, Joselu Switch Nears Vitalfootball: Stoke: 14/08/2017 17:21:56 Manager Mark Hughes has confirmed that midfielder Joe Allen is not for sale, and Joselu's switch to Newcastle United nears with a medical reportedly taking place.
RedCafe.net - Mon Aug 14 5:04 PM
So much in football for fans is based on assumption, the belief we can read body language via a tv screen etc and every now and then we get to hear a bit more of what the real story might be. I always hated this guy but having read this a lot makes more sense now. https://www.theguardian.com/foot...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 14 2:37 PM
Blues’ oldest player still retains value. After Gareth Barry was missing from the 18 man squad against Stoke City (Muhamed Besic was named in his place), fans began to wonder if there was something to those West Brom rumors after all. However, as it turned out, Barry had simply picked up a knock...
Royal Blue Mersey - Mon Aug 14 7:00 AM
In today’s links: recap from the win over Stoke, quotes from Fletcher and Bilic as well as updates on two Everton transfer targets. For one glorious week, Everton will be joint top-of-the-table in the Premier League, trailing only on goal difference. From here, the real work begins. Manager Ronal...
LFC Reds - Mon Aug 14 12:35 AM
Quote from HUYTON RED on Jul 28, 2017 04:38:17 pm Has signed a two-year deal with Billericay Town in the Isthmian Premier League. Will be his 15th club in an 18 year career. He should change his name to Dickie,
Soccerlens - Sun Aug 13 2:24 PM
Stoke City to land PSG star in shock transfer swoop - originally posted on Sportslens.com Paris Saint-German winger Jesé Rodriguez has rejected an offer from Italian outfit Fiorentina in favour of Stoke City, according to reports in Italy. La Nazione are reporting that the Spaniard prefers to pla...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sun Aug 13 10:46 AM
Three thoughts from Everton’s win against Stoke Rooney dazzles in Goodison return The talk of Wayne Rooney’s demise will have to wait for another time as the former Manchester United star shone on his return to Goodison Park. Deemed surplus to requirements by Jose Mourinho, Rooney looked as thoug...
Vital Football - Sun Aug 13 10:18 AM
Barry Absence Due To Injury Vitalfootball: Everton: 13/08/2017 10:11:38 Gareth Barry wasn't left out of the Everton squad that beat Stoke on Saturday for any other reason than the fact he picked up an injury in the lead up to the Premier League season.
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 12 7:59 PM
Manager’s comments after narrow win on opening weekend Everton got the 2017-18 Premier League season off to a positive start with a 1-0 win over Stoke City at home. Despite a disjointed performance that saw the Blues play in fits and starts for the first half, it took a tactical change at the bre...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 12 7:31 PM
Everton won just their second opening day fixture in the last nine years with a scrappy 1-0 win over Stoke City. Everton started off the season with a welcome three points, winning a close game 1-0 against Stoke City . The game started slowly with both teams seemingly sizing the opposition up and...
EPL Talk - Sat Aug 12 6:08 PM
Liverpool (AFP) – Wayne Rooney rolled back the years for Everton as the England striker’s clinical header sealed a 1-0 win over Stoke on his second Premier League debut for his boyhood club. Rooney had already played one home game — a Europa League qualifier against Ruzomberok — in his second spe...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 12 5:43 PM
Blues take all three points at Goodison Park. In the first game of the 2017-18 season, Everton were victorious over Stoke City by a 1-0 scoreline. The Blues started the match poorly, and the tactical setup was strange at best. Dominic Calvert-Lewin was nominally the right wing back, while Leighto...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 12 4:54 PM
Vote on the player performances from today’s game Everton beat Stoke City narrowly to break a four-game streak of opening day draws. The 1-0 result can be considered fortunate for the Blues who were given a run for their money by the limited visitors. The visitors had the better start in this gam...
SBNation - Sat Aug 12 3:54 PM
In his first Premier League game back with his boyhood club, Rooney put the Toffees ahead in the first half. The return of Wayne Rooney to Everton isn’t just a sentimental one. With Romelu Lukaku gone, the Toffees actually need him to produce. And he’s off to a great start, scoring in the first h...
Everton FC Blogs - Sat Aug 12 2:24 PM
Jordan Pickford, Michael Keane and Sandro Ramirez will make their Premier League debuts for Everton against Stoke City this afternoon. The trio are named in Ronald Koeman’s starting XI alongside fell
Vital Football - Sat Aug 12 10:47 AM
Rooney's Stoke Start (Unsurprisingly) Confirmed Vitalfootball: Everton: 12/08/2017 10:35:32 There's not too much surprising by the revelation Rooney will start against Stoke. It was a given really, wasn't it? This is why he returned to Everton from Manchester United.
Vital Football - Sat Aug 12 10:34 AM
Follow Everton v Stoke Live On Twitter - 12/8/17 Vitalfootball: Everton: 12/08/2017 10:16:13 Everton host Stoke City at Goodison Park today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.
Vital Football - Sat Aug 12 10:19 AM
Stoke Difficult But Everton Have Big Ambitions Vitalfootball: Everton: 12/08/2017 10:13:11 Ronald Koeman is prepared for a difficult afternoon as Everton start the Premier League season against Stoke but goes into the campaign with 'big ambitions' for the Blues.
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 12 7:40 AM
Who’s in and who’s out for today’s game? Everton are going to be light on the bench for the season opener against Stoke CIty on Saturday. Ross Barkley and James McCarthy are nursing groin and knee ailments respectively and are not expected back until next weekend though both have been training li...
Royal Blue Mersey - Sat Aug 12 3:16 AM
The Premier League is back! Thank the old gods and the new! It’s back! The long, hot summer is over. Say goodbye to the days where you pretended to be excited about the Gold Cup and the made-up preseason tournaments. Today, it’s real football that actually matters. But this is Everton and Stoke,...
Soccerlens - Fri Aug 11 6:48 PM
Stoke City looking to sign his PL winger after completing a deal for Dutch defender - originally posted on Sportslens.com Stoke City’s signing of Bruno Martins Indi from Porto ended a frustrating wait for manager Mark Hughes. The Netherlands international, who spent last season on loan with the P...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 11 4:25 PM
The RBM staff is ready to make fools of themselves once again The Premier League season is upon us, and that can mean only one thing — highly questionable predictions from your favorite bloggers. That’s right, the Royal Blue Mersey Writer Prediction League is back and better than ever! Each week,...
Soccerlens - Fri Aug 11 4:15 PM
Expectant Everton need winning start against travel-shy Stoke - originally posted on Sportslens.com Everton v Stoke Prediction, Betting Tips & Preview ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture. Everton vs Stoke City English Premier League 2017/18 12th August, 15:00 pm BST Goodison Park, Live...
Everton FC Blogs - Fri Aug 11 3:00 PM
Evertonians are advised to arrive early at Goodison Park for tomorrow’s opening Premier League fixture against Stoke City. The game is a sell-out and supporters who are collecting, upgrading or have a
LFC Reds - Fri Aug 11 1:42 PM
Quote from FL Red on Today at 01:37:30 pm Oh please, he was playing great for us during the end of his tenure. And yes, that is the extent of my imagination which apparently is even more robust than Klopp's, since the
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 11 11:48 AM
The Toffees face a tough end to August - meaning an opening day win is vital Here we go again! Everton ’s season has technically already begun but things really kick into gear with the return of the Premier League and the visit of Stoke. Optimism is understandably high after a hugely productive s...
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 11 11:22 AM
Can Everton get their league campaign off to a winning start?
Royal Blue Mersey - Fri Aug 11 9:51 AM
Assessing the Blues’ personnel options ahead of the Premier League opener. It’s finally here. The first Premier League game of the new season is nearly upon us, and Everton will face Stoke City at Goodison Park. With the arrival of the new campaign comes all the various questions about this new-l...
Vital Football - Fri Aug 11 9:08 AM
Ramadan Extends Stoke Deal Vitalfootball: Stoke: 11/08/2017 09:02:55 Yesterday evening Stoke City confirmed that Ramadan Sobhi had now signed a new long term contract with the club.
Vital Football - Fri Aug 11 8:43 AM
Swansea Interest In Midfielder Rebuffed Vitalfootball: Stoke: 11/08/2017 08:34:31 Yesterday evening it was being reported that Stoke City had rejected an inquiry from Swansea City for Joe Allen.
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 10 8:26 PM
The Premier League season is nearly upon us Everton opens up their Premier League schedule by hosting everyone’s favorite team, Stoke City . Thankfully this is not an away match, nor is it a wet Monday night. But even with those things in Everton’s favor there are plenty of questions around this...
Everton FC Blogs - Thu Aug 10 4:51 PM
Everton kick off their Premier League campaign on Saturday, with Stoke City the visitors to Goodison Park. The Blues faced the Potters at home in August last year and earned a 1-0 win thanks to Leight
Everton FC Blogs - Thu Aug 10 4:17 PM
Ronald Koeman has revealed Wayne Rooney will start in his league homecoming at Goodison Park on Saturday against Stoke City. The summer signing did make his ‘second debut’ in the home leg of the Europ
Vital Football - Thu Aug 10 4:17 PM
Our First Look At The Stoke City Injury Table This Season Vitalfootball: Stoke: 10/08/2017 15:55:02 Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Stoke City FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 10 2:41 PM
Manager’s pre-match press conference Speaking to the media before Everton ’s Premier League season opener against Stoke City on Saturday, manager Ronald Koeman was expectedly asked about where things stood with the Gylfi Sigurdsson transfer. Koeman said that rumours that the deal between the Toff...
Royal Blue Mersey - Thu Aug 10 2:23 PM
No offers for the boyhood Blue. Ronald Koeman held his pre-match press conference today ahead of Saturday’s match against Stoke City . With the transfer window remaining open for a few more weeks, much of the focus was on potential comings and goings at Finch Farm. Gylfi Sigurdsson was discussed,...
Everton FC Blogs - Thu Aug 10 1:23 PM
Ronald Koeman speaks to the media ahead of Everton’s first Premier League fixture of the new season on Saturday. The Blues face Stoke City on Saturday at a packed out Goodison Park and the manager wil
Hughes told the Daily Record : It's absolutely tragic news.
Mirror - 9:10 AM
He does it on TV just to make sure I'm aware of it, said Hughes with a chuckle. All his mates in the media make sure that they ask the question.
Daily Express - 10:30 PM
He's unique and obviously he's still very adept at what he does, said his manager, Mark Hughes.
Daily Mail - 10:30 PM
Everyone is saying he is Plan B, said Hughes. If it continues, he may be Plan A.
Daily Express - 5:44 PM