Everton

  • Jose Mourinho unhappy at Chelsea defence in nine-goal thriller 3 days ago

    Television viewers around the world were treated to a dazzling exhibition of attacking football when Chelsea beat Everton 6-3 in an extraordinary game on Saturday but visiting manager Jose Mourinho was hardly purring with joy. Mourinho's teams are traditionally rock solid at the back and he was disappointed Chelsea let in...
  • Diego Costa nets double as Chelsea beat Everton 6-3 in a goal-fest 3 days ago

    Liverpool: Diego Costa scored in the first and last minutes to lead Chelsea to a 6-3 win over Everton in a wild shootout Saturday, leaving the title favorites with maximum points from their opening three matches in the Premier League. Chelsea displayed their new-found attacking sparkle with a ruthless performance at...
  • Chelsea face Everton, Manchester United look for win against Burnley 4 days ago

    From the World Cup semi-finals to a bruising introduction in Britain, Louis van Gaal's fortunes have changed rapidly inside two months. The coach who led the Netherlands to a third-place finish at the World Cup enters his fourth match as Manchester United manager still searching for his first win. Chelsea will face...
  • Everton's Eto'o thanks Mourinho and eyes early reunion 5 days ago

    Everton's new signing Samuel Eto'o has thanked Jose Mourinho for helping him to be accepted in the Premier League during his spell last season at Chelsea, against whom he now hopes to make his debut on Saturday. There were suggestions that the pair, who were also together at Inter Milan, had...
  • Everton bolster attack with experienced Samuel Eto'o 1 week ago

    London: Everton have bolstered their attacking options with the signing of Cameroon's seasoned striker Samuel Eto'o, who was a free agent after leaving Chelsea at the end of last season. The 33-year-old, crowned African Player of the Year a record four times, scored nine league goals in 21 games at Stamford...
  • Arsenal come from behind to draw 2-2 against Everton August 24, 2014

    Arsenal scored twice in the final seven minutes to grab a 2-2 draw at Everton in the Premier League on Saturday and avoid another demoralising defeat on Merseyside. Olivier Giroud headed in the equaliser with 30 seconds left of normal time at Goodison Park, after Aaron Ramsey tapped in a close-range...
  • Everton fear for Barkley after scan shows ligament tear August 17, 2014

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez is concerned about the severity of a knee injury to Ross Barkley after a scan revealed a tear in England midfielder's medial ligament. The 20-year-old was injured in training and played no part in Saturday's 2-2 draw at promoted Leicester City on the opening day of the...
  • Everton suffer Barkley injury blow August 16, 2014

    Everton have been dealt a major blow on the eve of the Premier League season with England midfielder Ross Barkley facing up to six weeks out with a leg injury suffered in training on Friday, according to British media reports. The 20-year-old will undergo scans on Saturday to determine the full...
  • EPL Team Preview: Everton dreaming big after Lukaku signing August 14, 2014

    Liverpool: After reining in their spending in recent years, Everton splashed out a club-record fee of 28 million pounds ($47 million) on Romelu Lukaku to signal their intention to compete with the top teams in the Premier League once again this season. Everton manager Roberto Martinez hailed the arrival of the...
  • Everton set to seal signing of Christian Atsu from Chelsea August 13, 2014

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez says a deal has been completed to sign Ghana winger Christian Atsu from Chelsea. Atsu, who played in the World Cup, spent last season on loan at Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem, and looks to have agreed on another year away from Stamford Bridge. Speaking at the English Premier...
  • Everton sign Chelsea striker Lukaku for club-record fee July 31, 2014

    Liverpool: Everton have broken their transfer record to sign striker Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea for 28 million pounds ($47 million). The 21-year-old Belgium international is returning to Everton after scoring 16 goals in 33 appearances while on loan at Goodison Park last season. The transfer fee eclipses the 15 million pounds paid...
  • Manchester City beat Everton, favourite to win Premier League title May 4, 2014

    Liverpool: Edin Dzeko's brace helped Manchester City come from behind to beat Everton 3-2 and stay in control of the Premier League title race on Saturday. City had won just one of their last 15 matches at Goodison Park and looked like continuing their poor run when Ross Barkley curled in...
  • Brendan Rodgers confident Liverpool can rely on Everton for help May 2, 2014

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is confident local rivals Everton will not go easy against Premier League contenders Manchester City, in a pivotal fixture that could affect the destination of the title. If City win on Saturday, they will go back to the top of the table ahead on goal difference of...
  • EPL: Arsene Wenger left to rue injuries, settles for fourth May 2, 2014

    Arsenal could secure a top-four finish and the chance of Champions League football for the 17th successive season on Saturday without kicking a ball, but coach Arsene Wenger was left ruing what might have been on Friday. Arsenal will be assured of finishing fourth in the Premier League before their home...
  • Liverpool look to rivals Everton for big favour in EPL title race May 2, 2014

    London: For once, the biggest supporters of Everton will be on the red half of Merseyside this weekend, with Liverpool's Premier League title hopes on the line. If Everton can extend their four-year winning run at home to Manchester City, the balance of power in this enthralling title race will...
  • Phil Jagielka's return a boost for Everton and England May 1, 2014

    England defender Phil Jagielka's 11-match absence from the Everton team looks likely to end on Saturday after coach Roberto Martinez said he was confident the player would be fit for the match against title-chasing Manchester City at Goodison Park. The news will also be a boost for England manager Roy Hodgson...
  • No pressure to sell young talent, says Everton's Roberto Martinez April 30, 2014

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez said he was under no financial pressure to cash in on the young stars that have helped sustain his side's push for a place in the Premier League top four. Midfielder Ross Barkley and defender John Stones have been two of Everton's bright lights this season, winning...
  • Everton's Phil Jagielka in line for Manchester City return April 29, 2014

    Everton are hopeful defender Phil Jagielka will be fit to face Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday, having missed the last 11 matches with a hamstring injury. Jagielka, 31, has not played since the end of February but manager Roberto Martinez said he expected his captain to be in...
  • Everton top-four hopes crumble at Southampton April 26, 2014

    Southampton: Everton self-destructed in their attempt to earn a Champions League spot, scoring two own goals in a 2-0 loss to Southampton on Saturday that seriously dents the team's chances of finishing in the top four in the Premier League. Antolin Alcaraz headed into his own net in the opening minute,...
  • Moyes endures horror return to Everton as Martinez outwits United April 21, 2014

    Everton's past and future collided in a nightmare return to Goodison Park for former manager David Moyes whose Manchester United side were outwitted by his successor Roberto Martinez in a 2-0 defeat on Sunday. The result ended United's slim hopes of Champions League football next season as Everton stayed firmly in...
  • Everton remain in top-four hunt with 2-0 victory over Manchester United April 20, 2014

    England: Everton ensured a miserable return to Goodison Park for former manager David Moyes by overwhelming Manchester United in a 2-0 win to keep pace with Arsenal in the race for Champions League qualification on Sunday. First-half goals by Leighton Baines - from the penalty spot - and Kevin Mirallas kept...
  • Everton game not about me, says David Moyes April 18, 2014

    Manchester United manager David Moyes played down the significance of returning to his former club for the first time in Sunday's Premier League match against Everton. Moyes was in charge at Goodison Park for 11 years before joining United in July to take over from the retired Alex Ferguson. He has not...
  • Everton keeper Tim Howard extends contract until 2018 April 18, 2014

    London: Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep the United States international on Merseyside until 2018, the Premier League club said on Thursday. Howard, 35, joined Everton on loan from Manchester United in 2006 before signing permanently the following year and has gone on to...
  • Everton can still finish fourth, says coach Martinez April 17, 2014

    Liverpool: Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident his side can finish fourth in the Premier League despite suffering a "hurtful" 3-2 defeat by Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on Wednesday. After winning their last seven league matches, Everton's confidence should have been high, but they failed to get going against Tony...
  • EPL: Seventh successive win lifts Everton into top four; Tottenham held to a draw April 12, 2014

    London: Everton won 1-0 at bottom club Sunderland to leapfrog Arsenal into fourth place in the Premier League on Saturday and the battle at the other end of the table intensified with wins for three clubs in danger of relegation. The only goal at the Stadium of Light came after 75...
  • Everton running hot in race for Champions League April 8, 2014

    It is a sign of the feel-good factor surrounding Everton's push for a top-four finish that instead of bunkering down as the season reaches its tense finale, Roberto Martinez's side are holding an open training session in front of thousands of fans. Having won six successive league matches, the latest a...
  • Arsenal must get back to basics, says Arsene Wenger April 7, 2014

    London: Arsenal must get back to basics quickly if they are not to surrender their proud record of qualifying for the Champions League, manager Arsene Wenger said on Sunday after a 3-0 defeat at top-four rivals Everton. An abysmal Arsenal performance at Goodison Park allowed Everton to move to within one...
  • Rampaging Everton crush Arsenal to eye Champions League spot April 6, 2014

    Everton crushed a woeful Arsenal side 3-0 at Goodison Park on Sunday to boost their chances of a top four finish and a possible place in next season's Champions League for the first time in nine seasons. Everton's sixth successive Premier League win meant that although they stayed in fifth place,...
  • Everton wait over Barkley fitness for Arsenal clash April 2, 2014

    London: Everton will make a late decision regarding the fitness of Ross Barkley for Sunday's clash against Arsenal after the midfielder was forced off during the weekend's victory over Fulham with a calf injury. The 20-year-old was withdrawn at halftime of the Premier League match, and manager Roberto Martinez said they...