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  • England midfielder Ross Barkley close to Everton return 3 days ago

    Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, who is yet to play this season, has recovered from a knee injury and is close to a first-team return, his manager Roberto Martinez said on Thursday. The Spaniard told reporters that the 20-year-old England international might be ready for Everton's home game against Aston Villa on...
  • Radamel Falcao scores as Manchester United beat Everton 2-1 October 5, 2014

    Radamel Falcao scored his first goal for Manchester United in a 2-1 win over Everton on Sunday as the Red Devils won consecutive Premier League games for the first time under manager Louis Van Gaal. Angel Di Maria opened the scoring for the hosts before United 'keeper David de Gea saved...
  • EPL: Chelsea meet Welbeck-inspired Arsenal, Man United host Everton October 4, 2014

    In an electrifying Champions League performance, Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck scored a hat trick that even surprised manager Arsene Wenger. If he keeps up the form from Wednesday's win over Galatasaray, the $27 million Wenger spent to bring Welbeck from the Manchester United bench to the Arsenal front line could prove...
  • Manchester United able to cope without Rooney, says Roberto Martinez October 3, 2014

    London: Manchester United have enough in their armoury to cope with the loss of suspended striker Wayne Rooney, Everton manager Roberto Martinez warned his players on Friday ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash at Old Trafford. Rooney was red-carded for a wild kick at West Ham United's Stewart Downing in...
  • Sevilla snatch draw at Rijeka in Europa League October 3, 2014

    Defending champion Sevilla rescued a 2-2 draw at Rijeka in the Europa League, while Everton also snatched a point at impressive Russian side Krasnodar on Thursday. Substitute Stephane Mbia leveled in stoppage time after Zoran Kvrzic's deflected shot appeared to have given the Croatian side the win. Iago Aspas gave Sevilla the...
  • EPL: Everton grab 1-1 draw at Liverpool in Merseyside derby September 27, 2014

    Liverpool: Everton defender Phil Jagielka fired in a stoppage-time equalizer to clinch a 1-1 draw in the 223rd Merseyside derby on Saturday and extend Liverpool's winless run to three Premier League matches. Jagielka unleashed a half-volley from outside the penalty area just when it appeared captain Steven Gerrard had secured Liverpool's...
  • Spooked Roberto Martinez makes case for Everton defence September 25, 2014

    London: Everton's defensive woes are cause for concern but manager Roberto Martinez is hoping his porous side will paper over the cracks against Liverpool in the Merseyside derby at Anfield on Saturday. Fourteenth-placed Everton have shipped 17 goals after seven matches in all competitions this season, the most since the 1994-95...
  • Liverpool must learn from defensive mistakes, says Toure September 25, 2014

    Liverpool must learn lessons from their recent defensive mistakes and use Saturday's Merseyside derby against Everton to re-boot their title challenge, according to defender Kolo Toure. Three defeats in five games during which they have conceded eight goals have left Liverpool in 11th place, seven points adrift of leaders Chelsea, but...
  • Arsenal out of League Cup, Liverpool advance September 24, 2014

    Liverpool beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in a marathon penalty shootout in the third round of the League Cup on Tuesday, after Arsenal and Everton both bowed out of the competition. Liverpool squeezed through after Patrick Bamford had scored a penalty for Middlesbrough in the third minute of injury time at the end...
  • EPL: Cyrstal Palace hang on to beat Everton 32, Spurs lose September 21, 2014

    Crystal Palace came from behind to cling on for their first Premier League win of the season on Sunday, beating Everton 32 at Goodison Park. Winger Yannick Bolasie was instrumental in his side's surging secondhalf performance which he capped with the Eagles' final goal in the 69th minute. Romelu Lukaku had given...
  • Everton ready to embrace Europa League September 17, 2014

    London: Bucking the trend of most successful Premier League managers, Roberto Martinez will not complain if his Everton side face some fixture congestion this season in fact the Spaniard is positively hoping for it. Everton are back in Europe for the first time in five years and begin their Europa...
  • Everton given goahead to plan new stadium September 16, 2014

    Everton have been given the green light to begin planning a new 50,000seater stadium in Walton Hall Park in north Liverpool, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The new stadium will spearhead a major regeneration of the area planned by the city council. "On my journey to our home games, as...
  • Southampton thrash Newcastle 40, Tottenham play draw against Sunderland September 13, 2014

    Both sets of fans called for Newcastle manager Alan Pardew to be fired after Southampton thrashed the demoralised Magpies 40 in the English Premier League with Graziano Pelle inspiring Ronald Koeman's newlook side at St Mary's on Saturday. Summer signing Pelle's brace was complemented by goals from Jack Cork and Morgan...
  • No 'revolution' despite defensive worries: Roberto Martinez September 11, 2014

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez insists there is no need to panic despite his side's poor defensive record in the first few weeks of the Premier League season. Everton, who impressed by finishing fifth under Martinez last season, have conceded 10 goals in three games, by far the worst record so far...
  • Jose Mourinho unhappy at Chelsea defence in ninegoal thriller August 31, 2014

    Television viewers around the world were treated to a dazzling exhibition of attacking football when Chelsea beat Everton 63 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 63 in a goalfest August 31, 2014

    Liverpool: Diego Costa scored in the first and last minutes to lead Chelsea to a 63 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 newfound attacking sparkle with a ruthless performance at...
  • Chelsea face Everton, Manchester United look for win against Burnley August 30, 2014

    From the World Cup semifinals 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 thirdplace 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 August 29, 2014

    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 August 27, 2014

    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 33yearold, 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 22 against Everton August 23, 2014

    Arsenal scored twice in the final seven minutes to grab a 22 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 closerange...
  • 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 20yearold was injured in training and played no part in Saturday's 22 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 20yearold 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 clubrecord 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 clubrecord 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 21yearold 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 32 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 topfour 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 fouryear winning run at home to Manchester City, the balance of power in this enthralling title race will...