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  • Samuel Eto'o completes transfer to Sampdoria from Everton 4 days ago

    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...
  • EPL: Samuel Eto'o scores twice as Everton beat Burnley 3-1 October 26, 2014

    Samuel Eto'o scored Everton's first and last goals in a 3-1 win over Burnley on Sunday that left the promoted team still without a win in nine Premier League games. The former Barcelona striker put the visitors ahead in the fourth minute by heading in off the bar from Leighton Baines'...
  • England midfielder Ross Barkley close to Everton return October 16, 2014

    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...