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Is it time to consider Everton genuine top four contenders?

Everton for the latter half of the David Moyes era were the perennial ‘Will they, won’t they?’ team in the Premier League with regards to qualification for the UEFA Champions League. Many times Everton were discounted by people courtesy of their regular poor starts to campaigns only for performances to pick up to a consistent […]

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VIDEO: Everton defender on Cahill partnership and fantastic Baines

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STATS: Campbell’s accuracy rate for Cardiff vs Barkley’s dribbles for Everton

Cardiff vs Everton, 15:00 – On a sunny afternoon Cardiff fans were treated to a performance by their team that they would have scarcely believed possible at the start of the day. Frazier Campbell stole the show with a late brace to send Malkay Mackay’s side on to an historic 3-1 victory over the former […]

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STATS: Fellaini’s passes for Everton vs Yacob’s tackles for West Brom

Everton vs West Brom, Saturday 15:00 – Only a stunning header from Norwich new boy Ricky van Wolfswinkel denied Everton all three points at Carrow Road last weekend. Roberto Martinez will be expecting more ruthlessness at the back this week but must have been impressed by the all-round performance of the effervescent Ross Barkley, who […]

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The lesson Chelsea fans may learn from Liverpool and Everton example

The lesson Chelsea fans may learn from Liverpool and Everton example

The inevitable media hype machine surrounding any new Premier League campaign has been suitably fuelled, revved up and is well and truly in motion. As the big kick off imches ever closer, there isn’t a paper you will open, a TV or Radio broadcast you will hear or… um, a blog you will read that […]

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VIDEO: Everton female footballer on Beckham and four gear Peugeots

Tonight England’s women’s football team kick off their Euro 2013 campaign against Spain. As part of PUMA’s commitment to supporting women’s football five of the England team will step onto the pitch in PUMA boots – Jill Scott, Alex Scott, Fara Williams, Karen Carney and Rachel Brown-Finnis. Before the team travelled to Sweden we caught […]

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Everything you need to know about Everton’s new signing from Spain

- Joel Robles started his football career at the Getafe, the city he was born in, before joining Atlético Madrid’s youth team when he was 15. – When he was 18-years-old he got his first chance for Atlético, playing in their C team, before making 28 appearances for the B team the following season. – […]

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: History of Baines to Manchester United

Leighton Baines to Manchester United 30/5/12 – Baines: “The United link is flattering. There is no harm in people talking about it because it is a great club. But I’m at a great club as well, a club that I love. The focus now is all on the tournament. There’s not much time to let […]

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Afellay to Liverpool or Tottenham and Fer to Everton

Ibrahim Afellay to Liverpool or Tottenham Hotspur 14/10/10 – Afellay: “Playing in the Premier League would be the best for my prestige. I’d like to play for Liverpool or Manchester United – the top level prospect for any player.” 24/10/12 – Afellay: “Arsenal were interested in me in the last few years at PSV and […]

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STATS: Lampard’s shooting accuracy for Chelsea vs Pienaar’s passing for Everton

Chelsea v Everton 16:00   – Frank Lampard scored twice against Aston Villa at the weekend to become Chelsea’s all time leading goalscorer. He has scored 13 times against Aston Villa in his career, more than any other opponent.   – Lampard has 15 goals this season from 71 shots at goal. He’s hit 67.8% […]

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STATS: Distin’s clearances for Everton vs O’Brien’s tackles for West Ham

Everton v West Ham, 15:00 – Everton competed in a toughly fought Merseyside derby on Sunday which ended 0-0. They now face West Ham after a tumultuous week which saw manager David Moyes confirmed as the new Manchester United manager. – As well as having a goal disallowed against Liverpool, Sylvain Distin made five clearances, […]

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STATS: Sturridge’s shots on target Liverpool vs Jagielka’s defensive contributions for Everton

Liverpool v Everton, 13:30    – A fabulous display of attacking football saw Liverpool rout Newcastle 0-6 at St James’ Park last weekend, with Jordan Henderson and Daniel Sturridge both grabbing braces.    – As always this derby will be full to the brim of emotion as the two sides of the Mersey battle for […]

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STATS: Anichebe’s shooting for Everton vs Hangeland’s defensive contribution for Fulham

Everton v Fulham, 15:00   – Everton’s European ambitions took a major dent last weekend as they fell to a 1-0 defeat away to Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.   – Much of the goal-scoring pressure for the remainder of this season will continue to fall on the shoulders of Victor Anichebe. Whilst his […]

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Everton and Di Canio give Sunderland fans a reason to cheer again

We’ve all seen false dawns but no one can seriously doubt the impact Paolo Di Canio has had or where we would be, for all his feelings of being hard done by, had Martin O’Neill stayed. Pete Sixsmith wonders whether the same commitment from players and fans seen on Saturday can propel SAFC to safety […]

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STATS: O’Shea’s clearances for Sunderland vs Mirallas’ shooting for Everton

Sunderland v Everton, 15:00   – Sunderland host Everton on a high after new manager Paolo di Canio masterminded a famous 3-0 win over Newcastle in their last league game, the first victory for the Black Cats at St James’ Park in 13 years.   – Stephane Sessegnon, Adam Johnson and David Vaughan were all […]

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STATS: Podolski’s shooting accuracy for Arsenal vs Jagielka’s tackles Everton

Arsenal v Everton, 19:45 – Arsenal battled back from adversity to claim a 3-1 win over Norwich at The Emirates on Saturday. The result was shrouded in controversy however after the decision to give a dubious corner led to a penalty which swung the match in the Gunners’ favour and sparked a late fightback from […]

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STATS: Osman’s passing for Everton vs Remy’s attempts on goal for QPR

Everton v QPR, 15:00   – A late Tottenham goal forced a 2-2 draw and denied Everton all three points in a pulsating encounter at White Hart Lane last weekend.   – Phil Jagielka’s goal last weekend was a deserved reward for the consistent level of performances he’s been turning in as the season approaches […]

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STATS: Baines’ crossing for Everton vs Etherington’s dribbling for Stoke

Everton v Stoke 17:30   – A brilliant all-round Everton performance saw them record a 2-0 victory over reigning Premier League champions Manchester City at Goodison Park.   – Left-back Leighton Baines has remained superb this season for David Moyes’ side in both defence and attack. Not only has he managed to rack up 156 […]

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