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August 2019

Man City too strong for U18s

31 August
After their enterprising goal spree last weekend, Everton U18s were brought back down to earth at the City Academy

Everton vs Wolverhampton Wanderers

31 August
Boosted by a job successfully done in the second round of the Carabao Cup, Everton return to Premier League action on Sunday with the visit of Wolves

U23s Smash eight past Southampton

30 August
Everton Under-23s produced a devastating exhibition of attacking football to beat Southampton 8-2 in a remarkable Premier League 2 clash on Friday night.

Mirallas leaves Everton for Antwerp

30 August
Kevin Mirallas has joined Royal Antwerp in a permanent deal, ending a seven-year association with Everton.

Connolly joins Lincoln

29 August
Callum Connolly has secured another loan opportunity by signing for last night's League Cup opponents Lincoln City until the end of the season.

U21s edge Mansfield Town on penalties

27 August
An Everton U21 side opened their EFL Trophy campaign on Tuesday night with a bonus point against Mansfield Town after winning on penalties.

Silva pleased with Everton's attitude against Lincoln

28 August
Marco Silva was impressed by his players' personality and professionalism in their 4-2 victory over Lincoln City in the Carabao Cup this evening.

Everton draw Wednesday in the next round of the Carabao Cup

28 August
Everton must travel to Hillsborough in the third round of the League Cup following this evening's draw.

Everton hold off spirited Lincoln challenge

28 August
Everton recovered from the worst possible start at Sincil Bank to eventually see off the League One Imps thanks in part to Alex Iwobi's first goal for the club.

Lincoln City vs Everton

28 August
Everton are in Carabao Cup action this evening as they travel to Lincoln City looking to redeem themselves somewhat for Friday’s dispiriting defeat at Aston Villa.

Hornby secures Belgium loan move

28 August
Everton have confirmed that Under-23 striker Fraser Hornby has joined Belgian side KV Kortrijk on loan for the remainder of the season.

Lössl a doubt for League Cup trip to Lincoln

26 August
Everton are hopeful that Jonas Lössl will recover in time from a calf problem to be in contention for a starting role against Lincoln City in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday evening.

7-3 goalfest for the U18s

24 August
West Brom, who were beaten 10-0 last season by Everton U18s, did better this time in the share of goals: they only lost 7-3 this time.

Silva: Not the best display but we deserved more

23 August
Marco Silva admitted that his side didn’t play especially well at Villa Park but argued they didn’t deserve to lose given the chances they created.

Gbamin facing extended lay-off

25 August
Updated Everton fear that Jean-Philippe Gbamin will be out for up to three months after suffering a serious thigh injury in training.

Missed chances cost sluggish Everton at Villa Park

23 August
Everton passed up the chance to temporarily take top spot in the Premier League for the first time in 12 years as they were beaten 2-0 by a spirited Aston Villa

Everton launch new third strip

23 August
Everton have revealed the club’s third kit for the 2019-20 season, a navy blue number with lighter blue detailing.

U23s score late to draw 2-2 at The Emirates

23 August
Anthony Gordon scored late on to rescue a point for Everton at the Emirates.

Aston Villa vs Everton

22 August
Everton travel to Aston Villa tomorrow night with top spot in the Premier league beckoning, if only for a few hours.

Moise Kean: How did Everton land deal for superstar youngster?  [MEDIA]

22 August
Phil McNulty explains how the Toffees secured the signature of one of Europe's brightest young talents, and why former PSV director of football Brands is central to an effective recruitment process.

Calvert-Lewin accepts responsibility of being Everton No 9

22 August
Dominic Calvert-Lewin says that it is an honour not a burden to wear the iconic No 9 jersey at Everton.

Fixtures announced for renamed EFL Trophy

21 August
Fixture dates for Everton Academy’s group stage matches in the newly named Trophy have been announced.

Everton U18s in Group C of PL Cup

20 August
Everton Under-18s have been drawn in Group C of the PL Cup alongside Sunderland, Norwich and Fulham.

Everton’s youngest Season Ticket Member attends first game at Goodison

19 August
Four-month-old Freddie attended his first game at Goodison Park this weekend – as the Club’s youngest Season Ticket Member for 2019/20.

Silva hopeful regarding Digne's injury

19 August
Marco Silva has hinted that his decision to substitute Lucas Digne in the second half of Saturday’s win over Watford was more of a precautionary measure.

Everton U19s come 3rd in the Otten Cup

18 August
An Under-19 side representing Everton headed Group A of the Otten Cup in Amsterdam at the weekend against some well known clubs and got as far as the semi-finals.

U23s goalless again at Wolves

18 August
Everton U23s failed to score for their second PL2 fixture as Nico Hansen kept Wolves at bay

Silva: No doubts that 'mature' Everton will improve

17 August
Marco Silva says he is sure that Everton will play better this season than they did against Watford today but he was pleased that his side were able to see out an important victory.

Bernard strike the difference as Everton edge Watford

17 August
Everton ground out an important victory in their first home game of the 2019-20 season thanks to Bernard’s early strike.

Mickey Thomas: ‘They say the chemo may save me but it feels like it kills me'  [MEDIA]

17 August
The former Everton winger describes his fight against cancer.

Digne: We're building something at Everton

16 August
The Frenchman says with fresh competition in the squad, the Blues can improve on last season’s eighth-place finish if they can get off to a strong start.

Everton vs Watford

16 August
Everton kick off their home programme of Premier League fixtures for the new season with the visit to Goodison Park of Watford

The People’s Project consultation visits Goodison Park for Watford Clash

16 August
Evertonians will get the chance to take a virtual reality (VR) tour of the Club’s proposed new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock before the Blues’ opening home fixture of the Premier League season with Watford at Goodison Park on Saturday 17 August.

Brands confident in Silva's ability to hone Blues squad

15 August
Marcel Brands has spoken of his faith in the manager's ability to get the best out of each player they bring into the club.

Loan Watch: Virginia's baptism of fire at Reading

15 August
Joao Virginia's loan spell at Reding has got off to a pretty rocky start with two defeats in their opening Championship games.

Brands happy with Everton's summer business

15 August
Marcel Brands says that he is satisfied with Everton’s work in the summer transfer window as he strikes all the right notes about ambition weighed against financial prudence

Everton rematch with Lincoln selected for TV

13 August
Everton and Lincoln City will meet in cup competition for the second season running following the Carabao Cup draw.

Iwobi: Everton offer was too good to turn down

13 August
Alex Iwobi says that he was lured to Everton by Marcel Brands and Marco Silva who promised him that there was a place for him at Goodison Park.

U23s draw with Leicester City

12 August
Everton Under-23s opened their defence of the Premier League 2 title with a drawn game against Leicester City in Southport tonight.

Onyekuru completes Monaco switch

12 August
Everton have sold Henry Onyekuru to AS Monaco for a fee that is officially undisclosed but is reported to be €13.5m, rising to €15m depending on appearances.

Gbamin: I need to be faster

12 August
Jean-Philippe Gbamin has acknowledged that it will take him a little time to adapt to the speed and intensity of the Premier League after making his debut in Saturday’s goalless draw at Crystal Palace.

Silva hopeful over Gomes's prognosis

10 August
Marco Silva says that he and his team are hoping that André Gomes didn’t suffer any serious injury during today’s goalless draw with Crystal Palace.

New season begins with frustrating draw

10 August
Everton and Palace ground out their second goalless encounter of the calendar year and the Blues will be ruing another two points that got away despite Morgan Schneiderlin's dismissal

U18s beat Champions Derby County

10 August
Everton Under-18s kicked off their 2019-20 U18 Premier League (North) campaign with a fine win over reigning champions Derby County at USM Finch Farm on Saturday.

Moise Kean: Everton's latest striking sensation?

10 August
The Incognito Football blog offers some thoughts on what the 19-year-old striker might bring to Goodison following his move from Juventus

Silva: Lack of defensive cover is a risk but I will manage

9 August
Marco Silva has tasked himself with mitigating what he admits was a risk by Everton not to sign another centre half this summer by getting the best out of the personnel at this disposal.

SportPesa forced to cancel Africa-based sport sponsorship

9 August
SportPesa, the Kenya-based betting firm that is Everton FC's primary shirt sponsor, has announced that it is cancelling all sports sponsorships due to regulatory clampdowns in Africa.

Silva vows to keep Schneiderlin at Everton this month

9 August
Marco Silva has ruled out any move away from Everton for Morgan Schneiderlin as he takes stock of his squad following the closure of the transfer window.

Everton confirm squad numbers for 2019-20

9 August
Richarlison, Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Michael Keane are the main changes to last season while newcomers Alex Iwobi and Djibril Sidibé take 17 and 19 respectively.

Crystal Palace vs Everton

9 August
Everton’s 2019-20 campaign kicks off at Selhurst Park this weekend in the aftermath of the Blues' attempts to sign Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace

Alex Iwobi's movement and link play essential to Arsenal's rebuilding process  [MEDIA]

8 August
This article by Michael Cox outlines why Iwobi doesn't fit any traditional role and highlights the importance of his contributions in combination with Arsenal's full-backs under Unai Emery last season

Sheffield United sign Besic on loan

8 August
Muhamed Besic has gone out on loan again, this time to newly-promoted Sheffield United who will give him the opportunity to once more play in the Premier League.

Everton land Iwobi in £28m deal

8 August
Everton have secured the capture of Alex Iwobi from Arsenal in an eleventh-hour deal just prior to the closure of the transfer window.

Go behind the scenes at Goodison with new-look stadium tours

7 August
Everton fans taking the 2019-20 Goodison Park tour will be among the first to walk down the stadium’s refurbished tunnel and view updated changing rooms and lounges.

Everton Ladies sign up Lil-Lets as official supporter

8 August
Everton Ladies has partnered with feminine hygiene brand Lil-Lets for the 2019-20 season.

Big Club Survey: Everton still banging their head on the glass ceiling

8 August
Everton fans rightly argue that their rich history entitles them to be classed as a big club, but how does that translate into the modern era?

Deal for Rojo stalls over fee

8 August
Everton's bid to sign Marcos Rojo has been called off with Sky Sports News reporting that the Toffees were reluctant to meet Manchester United's asking price.

Transfer Deadline Day

8 August
Everton have been foiled in their attempts to sign Wilfried Zaha but agreed a deal with Arsenal for Alex Iwobi.

Everton FC: Bramley-Moore Dock Stadium  [MEDIA]

7 August
Now that the preliminary designs have been made public and the next phase of the consultation is underway, the architect behind the Blues' proposed new stadium provides his brief thoughts on the complexity of the build and the other unique challenges that Bramley-Moore Dock presents.

Pennington joins Hull on loan

8 August
Matthew Pennington has signed for Hull City on loan for the season.

Fresh Everton bid expected after Zaha submits transfer request

7 August
Everton have reportedly had another enormous bid for Wilfried Zaha knocked back by Crystal Palace which has prompted the forward to officially ask for a transfer from Selhurst Park.

Palace seal cut-price deal for McCarthy

7 August
Crystal Palace have concluded a deadline-beating deal for James McCarthy that sees the Ireland international leave Everton after six years with the club.

Sidibé joins Everton on loan

7 August
Everton have finalised a deal to bring Djibril Sidibé in on a season-long loan from AS Monaco.

Kean vows to prove himself at Everton

6 August
The teenager says he is ready to bring the experience he has gained from playing at Juventus so he can repay Everton and the fans for the warm welcome he has received

Gbamin targets Europe as he looks ahead to maiden season with Everton

6 August
The 23-year-old spoke of how well he is settling into his new surroundings following his £23m transfer from Mainz during his first press official press conference

Rooney to join Derby County as player/coach  [MEDIA]

6 August
Former Everton forward Wayne Rooney will join Derby County in a player/coach role next January.

Everton's PL International Cup opponents announced

6 August
Everton Under-23s have been grouped with Swansea City, FC Porto and Marcel Brands’s former club, PSV Eindhoven, in the 2019-20 Premier League International Cup.

Second Everton offer for Doucouré knocked back

6 August
Everton have had a follow-up bid of €40m for Abdoulaye Doucouré rejected by Watford who remain adamant the midfielder isn’t for sale.

Remember the Name: Moise Kean  [MEDIA]

4 August
Everton's new signing, Moise Kean, in his own words during his Juventus days about his upbringing and hard-knocks football education in Asti.

Kean completes Everton move from Juventus

4 August
Everton have successfully landed exciting Italian striker Moise Kean from Juventus in a £25.1m deal.

Still no goals for hapless Everton attack

3 August
Everton's 7th and final pre-season test in Germany against Bundesliga side Werder Bremen ended goalless.

U23s defeat Wigan Athletic in last pre-season friendly

3 August
Everton under-23s beat a Wigan Athletic development side 3-1.

Broadhead goes out on loan

2 August
Burton Albion have signed Everton U23 forward Nathan Broadhead on loan for the coming season.

Gbamin seals £23m Everton move

2 August
Updated Everton have tied up the £23m transfer of Jean-Philippe Gbamin after the Mainz midfielder flew in to undergo a medical.

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 8: Everton  [MEDIA]

1 August
The Guardian's preview of Everton's season says Marco Silva has foundations to build on after some shrewd signings and they should be aiming for Europa League qualification.

West Ham game now a lunchtime kick-off

1 August
Everton have announced the Premier League clash with West Ham United has been brought forward for live TV broadcast.

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