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  • Swansea draw 1-1 with Everton in Premier League April 11, 2015

    Swansea: Swansea City equalled their highest ever points tally in a Premier League season following a 1-1 draw with Everton in the early game at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. Swansea stayed eighth in the table on 47 points, matching their biggest haul with six matches still to play. Everton are...
  • EPL: Manchester United beat Aston Villa 3-1 to move to third place April 4, 2015

    Manchester: Wayne Rooney scored from an exquisitely executed volley as Manchester United beat struggling Aston Villa 3-1 on Saturday to enhance their chances of Champions League qualification. The captain's eye-catching goal overshadowed two from Ander Herrera as United climbed into third place above Manchester City, who are at Crystal Palace on...
  • Everton have 'nine finals' to save season, says Roberto Martinez March 20, 2015

    London: Everton manager Roberto Martinez has targeted "nine finals" to banish any lingering relegation concerns and lift his team as high as possible in the Premier League. The Merseysiders have finished in the top half of the table for the past eight seasons and last year's fifth place earned them a...
  • EPL: Everton climb clear of relegation zone with Newcastle win March 16, 2015

    Everton moved six points clear of the relegation zone with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Newcastle in the Premier League on Sunday. James McCarthy set Everton on their way to just a second win in 13 league matches by netting the opener in the 20th minute. Romelu Lukaku doubled the lead from...
  • Arsenal, Everton and Stoke City to play in Asia trophy March 11, 2015

    Singapore: Arsenal, Everton and Stoke City have all agreed to play in this year's Asia Trophy in Singapore in preparation for the 2015-2016 Premier League season. The three English teams will be joined by a Singapore Select XI for the mid-July knock-out tournament at Singapore's new 55,000-seat National Stadium. "We are very...
  • EPL: Giroud bounces back to score as Arsenal beat Everton 2-0 March 1, 2015

    London: Olivier Giroud bounced back from a wretched midweek performance in the Champions League to set Arsenal on their way to a 2-0 win over Everton that trimmed the gap to second-place Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday. The France striker, who missed several chances and was substituted early...
  • EPL: Roberto Martinez wants Everton to 'enjoy' league matches February 27, 2015

    Everton must try to change their cautious approach to matches and play with freedom if they are to start enjoying life in the Premier League, manager Roberto Martinez said on Friday. Everton, who are 12th in the Premier League table with 28 points from 26 matches, have endured an inconsistent season...
  • EPL: Arsenal need 'strong response' against Everton, says Arsene Wenger February 27, 2015

    London: Arsenal need to find a "strong response" against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday after their miserable Champions League defeat by AS Monaco, manager Arsene Wenger said. The Gunners' hopes of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals were shattered by the French side on Wednesday as Monaco romped to a...
  • Everton and Leicester draw 2-2 in Premier League February 22, 2015

    Liverpool: Everton's struggles with holding the lead in the Premier League were once again on display on Sunday at Goodison Park where the home side was held to a 2-2 draw by relegation-threatened Leicester City. Everton, which took the lead through Gary Naismith in the 57th minute, has now dropped a...
  • Europa League: Lukaku nets Everton treble while Celtic, Inter Milan draw February 20, 2015

    London: A Romelu Lukaku hat-trick in a 4-1 win for Everton at Young Boys and a thrilling 3-3 draw between Celtic and Inter Milan ushered in the return of the Europa League as the first knockout stage delivered a glut of goals on Thursday. Lukaku looked like the dynamic target man...
  • Chelsea and Everton charged for mass scuffle February 13, 2015

    Chelsea and Everton have been charged by the FA after Wednesday's stormy Premier League encounter but Branislav Ivanovic will face no action for his clash with James McCarthy. "Both Chelsea and Everton have been charged by the FA for failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and/or...
  • Late Willian goal helps league leaders Chelsea edge past Everton February 12, 2015

    London: Willian scored from outside the penalty area following a punchout by American goalkeeper Tim Howard of a cross in the 89th minute, giving Chelsea a 1-0 win over Everton on Wednesday night that maintained a seven-point in the English Premier League. Howard played for the first time since injuring a...
  • Cesc Fabregas poised for Chelsea recall against Everton February 10, 2015

    London: Chelsea playmaker Cesc Fabregas is likely to be back for the home game with Everton in the Premier League in midweek after missing two matches with a hamstring problem. "I think he plays on Wednesday because on Saturday it was a decision to protect him," manager Jose Mourinho told the...
  • EPL: Liverpool, Everton play out goalless Merseyside derby February 8, 2015

    Liverpool and Everton played out a goalless draw in a subdued Merseyside derby at Goodison Park in Saturday's late Premier League match. The draw damages Liverpool's Champions League hopes. They are four points behind fourth-placed Manchester United, who can move further away from Brendan Rodgers' side with a win against West...
  • Everton will be glad to see the back of Steven Gerrard, says Rodgers February 5, 2015

    London: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will follow his 700th club appearance with his final outing in a Merseyside derby on Saturday and manager Brendan Rodgers says Everton will be glad to see the back of him. Gerrard became the third player in the club's history to reach the 700-game mark, behind...
  • Lennon has massive part to play at Everton, says Roberto Martinez February 5, 2015

    London: Everton manager Roberto Martinez says new signing Aaron Lennon can hit the ground running and play a massive role for the club, starting with the Merseyside derby against Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday. England winger Lennon arrived from Tottenham Hotspur on loan for the rest of the season...
  • Samuel Eto'o completes transfer to Sampdoria from Everton January 27, 2015

    Everton said striker Samuel Eto'o has completed a transfer to Serie A club Sampdoria on a two-and-a-half-year contract. The 33-year-old Eto'o joined Everton on a free transfer last August, and scored four times in 20 appearances before moving back to Italy, where he used to play for Inter Milan. Everton manager Roberto...
  • Everton held to 0-0 draw by West Brom in EPL January 20, 2015

    Liverpool: Kevin Mirallas missed a penalty he wasn't supposed to take as Everton were held to a 0-0 draw by West Bromwich Albion on Monday in the Premier League. Everton were awarded a penalty just before halftime when defender Joleon Lescott handled the ball in the area. Mirallas grabbed the ball...
  • Keeper Adrian the West Ham hero in Cup thriller January 14, 2015

    West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian converted the decisive spot-kick in a penalty shootout against 10-man Everton to send the Londoners into the FA Cup fourth round after a pulsating replay at Upton Park on Tuesday. Adrian fired past opposite number and Spanish compatriot Joel Robles immediately after the Everton keeper had...
  • FA Cup trip to West Ham should hold no fears for Everton January 13, 2015

    If there was one place Everton fans would want to visit to kick-start their season with a win it would probably be the Boleyn Ground of West Ham United, where the teams meet in an FA Cup third-round replay on Tuesday. Everton have a fantastic record against West Ham, particularly in...
  • EPL: Manchester City lose ground in Premier League title race January 10, 2015

    Liverpool- Manuel Pellegrini's side was far from its best and even the return from injury of leading scorer Sergio Aguero as a second-half substitute could not get the defending champions over the line. Fernandinho put City in front in the 74th minute but Steven Naismith's glancing header shortly afterward earned a...
  • Everton's Romelu Lukaku grabs late equaliser vs West Ham in FA Cup January 7, 2015

    Everton's Romelu Lukaku spared his side a fifth straight defeat by snatching an added-time equaliser to salvage a 1-1 home draw with West Ham United in the FA Cup third round on Tuesday. It had looked like being another dismal occasion for Everton when West Ham centre back James Collins was...
  • FA Cup can liberate struggling Everton, says Martinez January 5, 2015

    Four straight Premier League defeats have left Everton fans feeling blue but manager Roberto Martinez is confident victory over West Ham United in the FA Cup on Tuesday will provide the perfect tonic for his side. Everton have slipped to 13th in the Premier League and supporters have started voicing concerns...
  • Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard out for up to six weeks December 30, 2014

    Liverpool: Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard will be sidelined for up to six weeks with a calf injury. The 35-year-old United States international initially missed Sunday's loss at Newcastle with the injury sustained against Stoke on Friday. "He's picked up a calf injury in his left calf and that's something that as a...
  • Newcastle end 4-match losing run with Everton win December 29, 2014

    Papiss Cisse's fifth goal in six games inspired Newcastle's fightback as the team ended a four-match Premier League losing streak with a 3-2 victory over Everton on Sunday. After Arouna Kone scored his first goal for Everton in the fifth minute, Cisse leveled in the 34th with a close-range finish. Ayoze Perez...
  • EPL: Barkley's Everton magic compounds QPR awayday woes December 16, 2014

    Ross Barkley scored a sublime solo goal as Everton beat Queens Park Rangers 3-1 at Goodison Park on Monday to subject the travel-weary Londoners to their eighth away defeat in eight Premier League matches this season. Barkley picked up possession in his own half, exchanged passes with Romelu Lukaku before driving...
  • EPL: Manchester City beat Everton 1-0 to close in on Chelsea December 7, 2014

    Manchester: An injury to star striker Sergio Aguero cast a shadow over champion Manchester City's hard-fought 1-0 win over Everton in the English Premier League on Saturday. Yaya Toure converted a first-half penalty as City cut Chelsea's lead at the top to only three points, but the immediate concern was for...
  • Everton will benefit from tough start, says manager Martinez December 5, 2014

    Everton will soon benefit from an "intense" start to the season in which they have struggled to juggle the rigours of the Europa League with a Premier League campaign, manager Roberto Martinez said on Friday. The team were jeered off the pitch by supporters following a 1-1 home draw with struggling...
  • Everton can still finish in top four, says Roberto Martinez December 2, 2014

    Everton are still in the hunt for a top-four finish and the players know what is required if they are to surge up the Premier League table, manager Roberto Martinez said on Tuesday. Everton suffered their first defeat in six matches when they lost 2-1 to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday and...
  • Roberto Soldado ends goal drought as Tottenham beat Everton 2-1 November 30, 2014

    London: Roberto Soldado scored his first Premier League goal in almost 10 hours to give Tottenham a 2-1 victory over Everton on Sunday. After 593 minutes without a league goal, the struggling striker netted his first goal in first-half stoppage time, after Christian Eriksen had already canceled out Everton midfielder Kevin...