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March 2015

International debut shows Everton stole a march on rivals for Shani Tarashaj  [MEDIA]

31 March
Roberto Martinez was pleased to see Shani Tarashaj make his full Swiss debut over the international break and is looking forward to having him on board at Finch Farm this summer.

Giving up at Anfield would be managerial suicide  [MEDIA]

31 March
In the latest View from the Gwladys column, local radio producer and former Blue Room podcast regular Dave Downie gives a frank assessment of where Everton stand at this point in the season and insists that Roberto Martinez can't afford to play a weakened team in the Merseyside derby.

Stones expected to be fit for Old Trafford trip

31 March
The defender suffered a knock towards the end of England's defeat to the Netherlands on Tuesday but has reportedly not sustained any lasting injury.

Merseyside mourns the loss of Johnny King

31 March
The former Everton midfielder and Tranmere Rovers managerial great has passed away following a long illness.

Kenny to stay with Oxford until May

30 March
Jonjoe Kenny has had his loan spell at League Two Oxford United extended until the end of the season.

Club cancels next month's open training

30 March
The open training session for supporters at Goodison Park scheduled for 12th April has been cancelled, Everton have announced.

Everton release first look at Finch Farm plans

30 March
Images of the club's proposal to add an accommodation block and improved pitch for Academy fixtures at Halewood have been revealed.

Lukaku on the mark for Belgium

29 March
The striker nodded home a cross from his brother Jordan to give the Red Devils hope against Portugal but the home side ended up holding on to win 2-1.

Everton trio play but England fall to Dutch

29 March
England finished with all three Everton representatives on the pitch but Roy Hodgson's team lost 2-1 to the Netherlands at Wembley.

Deulofeu on target again for Spain U21s

28 March
Spain's Under-21s recorded a 1-0 victory over Norway this evening, with Everton's Gerard Deulofeu the scorer of the game's only goal.

Club form could dictate Stones's Euro2016 hopes

28 March
The young defender will get another chance to impress Roy Hodgson tomorrow but the England boss admits he also needs to win his club place back

Brewster fires Everton to Dallas Cup triumph

27 March
Delial Brewster scored twice as Everton Under-18s beat Fulham 2-1 to win the Dallas Cup this evening.

Hodgson initially overlooks Everton players

26 March
England ran out in Berlin against Germany tonight with no Everton players in the starting XI but Ross Barkley came on to help spark an epic second-half victory.

Lukaku: I'm ready for the Champions League

26 March
Romelu Lukaku has given his strongest hint yet that he could be ready to leave Everton so he can test himself at the top level of European football.

Howard plays as US fall to Guatemala

25 March
Tim Howard tied Kasey Keller's record for appearances in World Cup qualifying for the United States as they were beaten 2-0 in Guatemala City this evening.

Young Blues through to Dallas Cup final

26 March
Everton Under-18s have made it to the final of the Dallas Cup thanks to a 3-1 win over FC Dallas at the Toyota Stadium this evening.

Coleman skippers Ireland to win over Switzerland

25 March
Seamus Coleman wore the captain's armband and Aiden McGeady was in the starting XI as the Irish beat Shani Tarashaj and the Swiss in Dublin.

Virgin Trains advice for Evertonians

25 March
Evertonians planning to use the train to travel to Wembley for next month's Emirates FA Cup semi-final are being advised by Virgin Trains to check before they travel.

Blues gear up for international action

25 March
A significant number of Evertons first-team squad is in action during the current international break as World Cup qualifying and preparations for this summers European Championships take centre stage.

Funes Mori plays in vital Argentina win

24 March
The Everton defender played the full 90 minutes for La Albiceleste as they beat Chile on their own turf in World Cup qualifying this evening.

Howard: I couldn't pass up Rapids opportunity

24 March
Tim Howard says that the chance to put himself front-and-center ahead of the 2018 World Cup combined with the prospect of "building something" at Colorado Rapids are his motivations for leaving Everton this summer.

Pennington joins Saddlers on loan

24 March
Everton U21 defender Matthew Pennington has joined Walsall on loan until the end of the season.

Crystal Palace trip re-arranged

24 March
Everton's visit to Crystal Palace, originally scheduled for the weekend of the FA Cup semi-final, will now take place on 13th April.

Mirallas drafted into Belgium squad

24 March
Kevin Mirallas has added to Everton's contingent on international duty after being called up from reserve by Red Devils boss Marc Wilmots.

Under-18s through to Dallas Cup semis

23 March
Goals by Callum Lees, Nathan Broadhead and Delial Brewster lifted the Blues to a 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake at the Cottonbowl Stadium in Dallas.

Kevin Kilbane headlines latest Business Club

23 March
Kevin Kilbane was one of the star guests at the latest Everton Business Club breakfast in Liverpool city centre on Tuesday morning.

Belgium switch Portugal friendly to Leiria

23 March
The Belgian FA has announced that their match against the Portuguese has been switched from Brussels following yesterday's terrorist attacks.

U18s earn first win in Dallas Cup

21 March
Nathan Boradhead and Dalial Brewster scored the goals as Everton beat Kyoto Sanga 2-1.

Pienaar upset by 'unreasonable' Everton

21 March
Steven Pienaar has expressed his frustration at the club's decision to delay discussions over a possible new contract for him until the end of the season.

Feeney signs pro forms

21 March
Morgan Feeney has penned his first professional contract with Everton.

Jagielka: We can't let league season peter out

21 March
The captain is as mystified as his manager about the team's poor home form but insists that Everton can't allow next month's FA Cup semi-final be the only focus for the rest of the season.

Young Blues defeated in Dallas Cup opener

21 March
Everton Under-18s were beaten by a single goal in their first match of the Dallas Cup against Tigres of Mexico.

Martinez delivers a warning to under-performing stars

21 March
Stunned by the paucity of his players' performance against Arsenal, the manager hints that some of his players are playing for their futures

Colorado Rapids confirm Howard move

20 March
Tim Howard's 10-year career at Everton will come to a close this summer when he returns to the United States to play for the MLS club.

Seamus Coleman interview: Home is where the heart is for Everton man  [MEDIA]

19 March
Ireland defender wants to play Gaelic football in Killybegs after professional career ends.

Everton's home form is unacceptable, their fans deserve better  [MEDIA]

19 March
Dominic King writes for MailOnline that "Everton have been lamentable at Goodison and the reason a season that promised so much is ending in frustration can be traced to the appalling numbers next to their name in the home column of the Premier League table."

Martinez bemoans lack of intensity

19 March
Roberto Martinez was left frustrated by his team's performance in today's 2-0 defeat to Arsenal who he admits were superior in every way.

Dreadful Everton slump to eighth home defeat

19 March
Everton followed the stirring cup win against Chelsea with an atrocious display that effectively ends their League season nine games early.

Lukaku balancing ambition with loyalty

18 March
The Belgian's double strike against Chelsea has vaulted back him into the national spotlight and raised the issue of his future at Everton

Blues host Junior Fan Day

18 March
A lucky team of young Evertonians will take over Goodison Park on Saturday as the Blues celebrate the return of the popular Junior Fan Day.

FA Cup semi-final confirmed for 23rd April

18 March
Everton's Wembley date with either West Ham United or Manchester United has been confirmed for Saturday 23rd April with a 5:15pm kick-off.

Everton vs Arsenal

17 March
With teetering Arsenal the visitors to Goodison this weekend, Everton head into the final 10-game stretch when Martinez says his teams peak

U21s held by Boro

17 March
Everton's Under-21s gave up a 2-0 lead against Middlesbrough's second string this evening and had to settle for a 2-2 draw.

Everton to build new Academy arena

17 March
The club will proceed with a plan to build a mini-stadium at Finch Farm where the club's development teams can play their home matches.

Everton trio named in England squad

17 March
Phil Jagielka, Ross Barkley and John Stones have been called up by Roy Hodgson for the forthcoming international break.

Rodriguez makes temporary Bees move

17 March
The Uruguayan has the opportunity get first-team experience with the Championship side.

Everton premiere 2016-17 Season Ticket Film

17 March
Everton have revealed a short film to launch its 2016/17 Season Ticket campaign at an exclusive premiere for fans.

Deulofeu: We're good enough to be top six

17 March
The Spanish winger says Everton have the players to be among the European places this season but the Blues have under-achieved this season.

Elstone and Ryazantsev appointed to Everton Board

16 March
CEO Robert Elstone and Alexander Ryazantsev have been appointed to the club's Board of Directors.

Two Blues in four-way battle for Young Player of the Year?  [MEDIA]

15 March
The statistics so far show that both Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley are in the running to be voted Young Player of the Year.

Anfield derby scheduled days before cup semi

15 March
Everton's game across Stanley Park for the second Merseyside derby of the season has been scheduled for 8pm on 20th April.

Jagielka: Players must shoulder part of the blame

15 March
Phil Jagielka has come to the defence of his manager regarding Everton's disappointing home form in the Premier League.

Everton freeze hospitality prices for 2016-17

15 March
Everton Football Club has frozen matchday hospitality membership prices for the 2016/17 season.

U21s fall to Reading defeat

14 March
Everton's Under-21s lost for the second game in succession as they were 2-0 bested by Reading at Southport this evening.

Everton get West Ham or Man Utd in the last four

14 March
Everton have been paired with the winners of the replay between Manchester Utd and West Ham Utd in the semi-finals of the FA Cup following this evening's draw.

Martinez realistic over Evertons ability to hold on to Lukaku

13 March
Roberto Martinez says that the inevitable inquiries into the availability of his top scorer this coming summer will reflect the reality of modern football.

Moshiri: 'I bought into a great club'

13 March
Farhad Moshiri says that he has joined a new family after watching Everton beat Chelsea yesterday from his seat in the Director's Box.

McCarthy wants 'massive' cup result to be a catalyst for Everton's league form

13 March
James McCarthy says that Everton must use the momentum from yesterday's impressive cup win over Chelsea to spur them on in the Premier League over the next few weeks.

Lukaku looking forward to Wembley outing

12 March
Everton’s runaway top goalscorer has expressed his excitement at the prospect of his first trip to Wembley with the Toffees.

Martinez takes pride in strong home display

12 March
The manager expressed his pleasure with his team’s performance at Goodison Park today as they overcame a strong Chelsea side to progress to the semi-finals of the FA Cup.

Everton cool Costa bite controversy

12 March
Gareth Barry has played down the incident with Diego Costa that led to the fiery striker being sent off in today's FA Cup Sixth Round tie at Goodison Park.

Clinical Lukaku fires Everton into the last four

12 March
Everton booked a place in their second semi-final of the season as they beat Chelsea on the back of a superb brace by Romelu Lukaku.

Niasse ready to show fight

11 March
The Senegal striker's road to Goodison Park is defined by determination and it's that quality that he is confident will see him succeed with Everton.

Everton learn from Liverpool error by pinning faith on Farhad Moshiri  [MEDIA]

12 March
Chris Bascombe describes how Farhad Moshiri came to Liverpool's attention prior to the arrival of Hicks and Gillette and how Bill Kenwright courted him for 18 months before the billionaire took a 49.9% stake in Everton.

Speedo Mick visits Finch Farm

11 March
An Everton fan who has raised over £27,000 for a local cancer charity by wearing only his swimming trunks at home and away games was invited to Finch Farm to share his remarkable feat with manager Roberto Martinez and the first-team squad on Tuesday.

Seamus donates to 'miracle' Belfast Blue's fund

11 March
Everton star Seamus Coleman has made a £5,000 donation to help fulfil Daire Flannagan's wish of travelling to Goodison Park to his Blue heroes.

Everton vs Chelsea

11 March
Everton go head-to-head with Chelsea this weekend in an FA Cup Quarter Final tie that has taken on massive importance for both teams.

Moshiri pledges transfer funds in introductory message

11 March
Farhad Moshiri will introduce himself to Everton’s supporters with a message in the match programme for tomorrow’s FA Cup clash with Chelsea.

Everton the second-best supported club among expat Brits in the US  [MEDIA]

10 March
A survey by TransferWise shows that only Manchester United are supported in greater numbers by expatriate Britons living and working in the United States than Everton.

Martinez plays up squad unity

10 March
The manager insists that his Everton squad is "a very tight unit" amid press speculation about disgruntled senior players.

Martinez banking on terrific Goodison atmosphere

10 March
The manager is confident that his players can help replicate the atmosphere from last Saturday as he bids to steer the Blues to another semi-final

Oviedo recuperating after suffering chest pains

9 March
Bryan Oviedo is recovering in hospital after a bout of chest pains and difficulty breathing in the middle of last night.

Premier League agrees to 30 cap on away tickets

9 March
The member clubs of England's top flight have collectively agreed to a cap of £30 for away fans effective next season.

Roberto Martinez must beware the looming spectre of Mike Walker  [MEDIA]

8 March
David Prentice writes that while the Catalan could never take away the undisputed tag of worst Everton manager away from the "Silver Fox", there are worrying parallels between the two.

Michael Ball: Everton's fitness levels concern me  [MEDIA]

8 March
In his latest Echo column, the ex-Everton defender says questions must be asked of the players' staying power.

Elstone: Young fans critical to Everton's future

8 March
The club's CEO says it felt right to give back to the fans by reducing season ticket prices for 2016-17

Everton get green light for Moshiri deal

8 March
Farhad Moshiri's purchase of a 49.9% stake in Everton FC has been ratified by the Premier League.

Martinez: Bad defending, not systemic weakness, to blame for Hammers loss

8 March
The manager rejects the notion that Everton are routinely susceptible to conceding goals from crosses

Connolly joins Barnsley on loan

3 March
Everton U21s fullback Callum Connolly has been farmed out to Barnsley on an initial one-month loan.

U21s beaten by leaders Sunderland

7 March
Everton's second string were in action at the Stadium of Light this evening but went down to a narrow 3-2 defeat.

Roberto Martinez and Brendan Rodgers: The flawed disciples of Pep Guardiola  [MEDIA]

7 March
Patrick Boyland on the geographical and philosophical link between the Everton manager, the incoming Manchester City boss and their markedly different results.

Martinez feels no extra pressure from Moshiri's arrival

6 March
The manager insists that being in the Premier League provides enough intensity and he knows what it takes to succeed.

Martinez feels hard done by with Hammers defeat

5 March
The manager felt his side was outstanding for spells in today's 3-2 loss but admitted the missed penalty at 2-0 was a psychological blow.

Jagielka laments penalty miss and depleted numbers following Hammers collapse

5 March
Skipper cites the missed penalty mid-way through the second as being a turning point in Everton’s latest home defeat

Goodison stunned by another late capitulation

5 March
10-man Everton threw away a commanding 2-0 lead, conceding three goals in the last 12 minutes in frustratingly familiar fashion

Martinez can fish in a bigger pond with Moshiri on board

4 March
Roberto Martinez admits that the new investment from Farhad Moshiri will widen the scope of his transfer dealings this summer.

Everton announce price reductions on season tickets

4 March
Everton have unveiled a price drop for all adult season tickets and a freeze on Juniors for 2016-17 as part of the club's commitment to affordable football.

U21s striker breaks his leg in training

4 March
Sam Byrne has suffered an unfortunate leg fracture in a training ground practice match.

Peter's Goodison dream to become a reality

4 March
The family of a music-loving Evertonian will see the teenager's dream come true on Saturday when one of his self-penned tracks will be played at Goodison Park, just weeks after he lost his three-year battle with cancer.

Everton vs West Ham United

4 March
Can Everton recreate Fortress Goodison for the first of three vital consecutive home matches that will have a huge bearing on their season?

Martinez keen to see Finch Farm development proceed

3 March
The club will begin construction on new accommodation block and and extension to the medical facilities at Finch Farm.

Baines bothered by continuing ankle problem

3 March
The England international is due to see a specialist about pain that persists in his ankle despite two corrective surgeries last summer.

Report claims Kenwright's shareholding to be halved

2 March
Bill Kenwright will sell 50% of his shares in Everton as part of the deal to bring Farhad Moshiri in as the club's newest investor.

Martinez looking for in-form Everton to push on

2 March
Roberto Martinez expressed his satisfaction with last evening’s 3-1 win at Aston Villa, Everton’s fifth win in six games in all competitions.

Lukaku buoyed by another win

1 March
Romelu Lukaku was satisifed with another goal and Everton’s 3-1 win over Aston Villa this evening.

Blues are too strong for beleaguered Villa

1 February
Funes Mori gave Everton the lead in only the 5th minute and Lennon and Lukaku added two more before Gestede pulled one back late on.

Everton win friendly vs Östersund

Everton played a behind-closed-doors friendly at Finch Farm against Östersund FK from Sweden today.

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