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March 2020

Ancelotti predicts financial fallout for football from virus crisis

28 March
Carlo Ancelotti believes that football, like so much of the world, will emerge changed from the coronavirus crisis when things eventually return to some sense of normality.

The Best Players Ever to Wear Each Shirt Number at Everton  [MEDIA]

27 March
Don Smith at the 90mins website offers up his choices for the best players ever to wear each shirt number at Everton

Niasse grilled by police for flouting coronavirus lockdown

27 March
Oumar Niasse has reportedly been grilled by undercover police for flouting the UK's coronavirus lockdown by driving with three friends in his car

My Favourite Game: Everton v Bayern Munich 1985  [MEDIA]

26 March
In The Guardian, Jamie Fahey recalls the game that made the biggest impression on him – as a 13-year-old ballboy on an iconic night at Goodison Park

Coronavirus means we have more important things to worry about than football — but it will always still matter  [MEDIA]

20 March
"Football is one of those elements we so joyously fill our worlds with," writes Miguel Delaney. "It is what we fill our lives with, and that is something that has only been emphasised in these emptier coronavirus-conditioned days."

Everton to pay directly engaged matchday and non-matchday casual workers during coronavirus shutdown

24 March
Everton FC and Everton in the Community have committed to paying all directly engaged matchday and non-matchday casual workers unable to work due to the coronavirus crisis.

Everton CEO joins national steering group to help UK through Covid-19 crisis

24 March
Everton CEO Denise Barrett-Baxendale has joined a national steering group which aims to harness the collective power of business as a force for good in tackling the Coronavirus pandemic.

Mikel Arteta has fully recovered from coronavirus  [MEDIA]

24 March
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he has fully recovered from coronavirus. Arteta said: "It took me three or four days to start feeling better, with more energy, to leave the symptoms behind."

Realisation growing that season can only finish behind closed doors

24 March
There is a mounting acceptance among Premier League players that they will have to play to empty stadiums if any attempt to conclude the 2019-20 season by June 30th is to be successful.

Leon Osman on the Rooney explosion and Ancelotti's arrival  [MEDIA]

23 March
Leon Osman talks to Chris Sutton at The Sportsman about Wayne Rooney, Carlo Ancelotti and Mikel Arteta.

Everton Launch Campaign To Combat Isolation and Support Society's Most Vulnerable

20 March
Everton and its official charity have, this evening, launched ‘Blue Family’, a coordinated outreach and engagement campaign to maintain contact with fans and provide vital support and assistance to some of the most vulnerable, socially isolated  and at-risk members of the community in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Premier League moves resumption target back

19 March
Premier League matches won't resume until 30th April at the earliest as the country continues to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic but clubs face massive reimbursement costs if the season can't be completed.

Blues players training at home during Coronavirus isolation

18 March
Everton’s players are keeping their fitness up with individualised training programmes while the club remains in lockdown due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Uefa push back European Championships by a year

17 March
Uefa have taken the expected step of postponing Euro 2020 until next summer as the world grapples with the Coronavirus pandemic.

Everton Heritage Society open letter

15 March
The Everton Heritage Society, chaired by Brendan Connolly, have wholeheartedly put their support behind the club's proposals for a new stadium development at Bramley-Moore Dock, as set out in this open letter to Liverpool City Council's planning department.

Ancelotti: 'Football counts for zero right now'

14 March
Carlo Ancelotti says he isn’t concerned right now about how the Premier League should proceed if the Coronavirus pandemic causes further disruption to the season, saying that people’s health is of paramount concern.

Coronavirus forces Premier League to suspend games for 3 weeks

13 March
Monday's Merseyside derby is off, Finch Farm is closed and English football has been suspended following the shutdown of professional football until 4th April due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Robinson speaks about medical problem

12 March
Antonee Robinson, former Everton Academy player who was sold to Wigan Athletic last year, has been talking about a medical condition that scuppered a planned £10M move to AC Milan in January.

Emergency Premier League meeting planned after Arteta tests positive for coronavirus

12 March
Whether or not this weekend's programme of fixtures in the Premier League and English Football League should now go ahead as planned will be discussed at an emergency meeting tomorrow morning.

Ancelotti's backroom team confirmed

11 March
The names and roles of Everton's backroom team have now been finalised

U18s edged by Man Utd at Finch Farm

10 March
Everton Under-18s fell to a narrow 3-2 defeat against Manchester United at Finch Farm on Tuesday.

Sidibé hoping to secure permanent move to Everton

10 March
Djibril Sidibé has indicated his desire to stay at Everton beyond his current loan spell and appears to be encouraged by the signs he is getting from Carlo Ancelotti.

Clubs told to prepare to lock out fans over virus fears

9 March
The government sees no rationale for cancelling sporting events yet but Premier League clubs are being advised to plan for playing matches behind closed doors amid concerns over novel coronavirus.

U23s defeat Reading to reach last 8 of PL Cup

8 March
David Unsworth's U23s completed another key step in the defence of their Premier League Cup title, despatching Reading after a 2-1 win in Southport.

Anclelotti: Everything was wrong

8 March
Carlo Ancelotti took no positives from Everton’s drubbing at Chelsea this afternoon and appeared to take some responsibility of his own for a flawed setup that got taken apart by Frank Lampard’s improving team.

Ancelotti suffers a rout on his return to Chelsea

8 March
Carlo Ancelotti was humiliated on his return to Stamford Bridge as Chelsea’s injury-hit side tore Everton apart in another stark illustration of how far off the Toffees are from challenging for the top four.

New structure and investment for Everton Women

7 March
Everton Women is to benefit from increased squad investment and a new leadership structure as the Club sets its sights on challenging for major honours.

Ancelotti targets top-four next season

7 March
Carlo Ancelotti is confident that it won’t take long to realise his ambition of leading Everton into the Champions League.

Richarlison up for fans' player of the month award

7 March
Everton star Richarlison has been shortlisted for the PFA Bristol Street Motors Player of the Month Award for February.

'Sorry for your loss'  [MEDIA]

7 March
Ed Bottomley, once of this parish, writes a beautiful piece where he looks back on one of the most difficult days of his life, and how even in our darkest moments, our passions and obsessions can provide moments of light.

Chelsea vs Everton

7 March
Everton are back in London to face down another away-day demon when they play Chelsea in a Sunday afternoon kick-off.

Calvert-Lewin commits his future to Everton with new deal

6 March
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has followed Mason Holgate in putting pen to paper on improved terms and a new five-year contract.

Ancelotti keen to keep Baines for another year

5 March
Leighton Baines has been given a vote of confidence should he be thinking of extending his playing days with Carlo Ancelotti expressing the desire to offer him a new contract.

Ancelotti accepts FA charge

5 March
Carlo Ancelotti has accepted the charge of violating its code of conduct and paid an £8,000 fine following his confrontation with referee Chris Kavanagh last weekend.

McCarthy says Coleman may be out for 4 to 6 weeks

4 March
The Republic of Ireland Manager, Mick McCarthy is quoted as saying he has been told that Seamus Coleman will be out of action for 4 to 6 weeks.

Knee injury could scupper Tosun's Palace hopes

3 March
Cenk Tosun might have played his last game of the season and could miss the European Championships after suffering what has been described as a "serious knee injury".

Cenk Tosun set to miss rest of the season with potentially serious knee injury

4 March
Cenk Tosun could miss the rest of the season after suffering a potentially serious injury.

Holgate signs new deal at Everton

3 March
Everton have secured Mason Holgate on an extended contract after the defender agreed to new terms with the club.

Video: Gomes on his fear, hard work and joyous return from horror injury

2 March
The midfielder has produced a video looking back on his recovery from the ankle fracture dislocation he suffered in November.

Ancelotti facing fine following FA censure

2 March
The Football Association have charged Carlo Ancelotti with misconduct after he confronted referee Chris Kavanagh over the controversial decision to strip Everton of a goal at the end of yesterday’s match against Manchester United.

Ancelotti: I asked for an explanation

1 March
Carlo Ancelotti insists that he did not disrespect referee Chris Kavanagh after today’s controversial 1-1 draw with Manchester United when he was sent off by the official for dissent.

Ancelotti irate as VAR denies Everton stoppage-time winner

1 March
Everton were held to a 1-1 draw in a game that ended in controversy and Carlo Ancelotti being shown a red card at the final whistle after the Blues were denied a dramatic injury-time goal.

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