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July 2016

Dundalk vs Everton XI set for next Monday

31 July
A development side from Finch Farm (probably the U18s) are set to play Dundalk next Monday.

Academy prospect secures 12-month loan deal

31 July
Steven Kinsella of the club's Finch Farm Academy has joined St Patrick's Athletic in his native Ireland on a 12-month loan.

U23s beaten by Southport

31 July
David Unsworth's men suffered their first pre-season friendly defeat when they went down 3-1 to Southport this afternoon.

This is a squad short on leaders, creativity and goals  [MEDIA]

30 July
Straddling a balanced line between knee-jerkism and considered analysis, Greg O'Keeffe concludes that Ronald Koeman's Everton need work and new faces if they are to make an impact on the Premier League this season.

Pennington's hamstring blow

30 July
Matty Pennington is facing a spell on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury in today's defeat to Real Betis in the Dresden Cup.

Blues draw with Betis but lose on penalties

30 July
Everton played their second game in the Dresden Cup tournament at lunchtime on Saturday, but could only draw, losing the penalty shoot-out 4-3.

Blues unfortunate to lose in Dresden

29 July
Everton were beaten for the first time time this pre-season as they went down to the hosts in the Dresden Cup this evening.

£50m Stones and a market gone mad  [MEDIA]

29 July
Rory Smith argues that the inflated domestic transfer market rather than John Stones's form over the past 12 months is the reason behind his lofty value this summer.

Di Matteo resigned to losing midfielder to Everton

29 July
Idrissa Gueye could be on the verge of signing after the Aston Villa boss admitted he expects him to join Everton.

Baines in line for new deal at Everton

29 July
Everton will reportedly open talks with Leighton Baines in the near future over a new contract that would extend his stay at the club until his mid- to late-30s.

Young Blues through to Liverpool Senior Cup Final

28 July
Everton U21s/U23s had no difficulty in progressing to the Liverpool Senior Cup Final after defeating Skelmersdale United on Thursday.

Lukaku on board as Blues jet to Germany

28 July
Romelu Lukaku is set to see his first pre-season action when Everton take part in the Dresden Cup but there is no place on the plane for Oumar Niasse

Walsh excited to be part of new era at Everton

27 July
The Blues' new Director of Football says that it had to be a massive opportunity to lure him away from Leicester and that player recruitment will be his main focus for the time being.

Fourth sub to be allowed in latter stages of the FA Cup

27 July
Teams will be permitted to introduce a fourth substitute during extra time from the quarter-final stage onwards starting this coming season.

Talks underway with Man City over Stones

28 July
Everton and Manchester City are in negotiations over the proposed transfer of John Stones, as Pep Guardiola admits that his club will try and sign the defender this summer.

Jagielka out of Germany trip but Kone and Lukaku will travel

27 July
Updated The captain will remain on Merseyside to continue treatment on his injured hamstring in a bid to be fit for the Premier League kick-off

Blues learn first EFL Trophy opponents

27 July
Everton have been drawn alongside Bolton, Cheltenham and Blackpool in Northern Group A of the revamped English Football League Trophy.

Koeman: 'Everything will be fine' in terms of signings

27 July
The boss says that things will start moving at Everton in terms of new players in the next few days and weeks.

Geri claiming first goal against MK Dons

26 July
The Spaniard was taking all the credit for Everton’s opening goal this evening which kick-started a comfortable outing against the League One side and a 3-1 win.

Koeman not satisfied despite ease of win over MK Dons

26 July
Ronald Koeman sees plenty of room for improvement in his Everton side despite them recording another comfortable pre-season friendly victory over a lower-league side.

Everton coast to friendly win over MK Dons

26 July
Everton's second official friendly of the summer provided another good run-out and three more goals in a 3-1 win over the League One side.

Walsh and Koeman plot transfer moves

26 July
Everton's new Director of Football has held discussions with Ronald Koeman regarding potential signings over the remainder of the transfer window, with a goalkeeper, the midfield and attack reported to be priorities.

Plenty to please Koeman in friendly win over Barnsley

25 July
Ronald Koeman said he was happy with Everton’s 3-0 win at Barnsley on Saturday which yielded a goal apiece from Mirallas, Deulofeu and Barkley.

Moyes named as Sunderland manager

24 July
David Moyes has been appointed Sunderland manager in the wake of Sam Allardyce getting the nod for the England job.

U21s beat Celtic to win SuperCupNI

23 July
David Unsworth's men took on Celtic at Ballymema Showgrounds and won 1-0 thanks to Harry Charsley's first-half goal.

Fine exhibition for a solid Everton win

23 July
Everton started their preseason game at Oakwell with Mirallas opening the scoring, Deulofeu getting a second before Barkley scored a fine third goal.

Barnsley vs Everton

23 July
Everton's first domestic warm-up game of the summer takes place at Oakwell as Barnsley host Ronald Koeman's Blues.

Watch Everton Pre-Season Games Online

22 July
Everton are again offering fans around the world live coverage online for most of this summer's pre-season games, starting with the visit to Barnsley on Saturday.

Defensive duo out of Barnsley friendly

22 July
Phil Jagielka and John Stones will both be absent from Everton's first domestic warm-up game of the summer after they picked up training injuries.

Ten-man U21s hold on to beat Espanyol

21 July
Everton's U21s beat Espanyol at the Super Cup at Coleraine Showgrounds thanks to Harry Charsley's goal early in the second half.

Season-opener against Spurs sells out

21 July
Everton have announced that the Premier League home opener against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday 13 August has now sold out.

Walsh becomes new Director of Football at Everton

21 July
Everton have secured the acquisition of Leicester City’s highly-rated head of recruitment, Steve Walsh, as the club’s new sporting director.

Unsworth welcomes new Premier League 2 format

20 July
Under-21s manager David Unsworth says that Everton's younger players will benefit from the revamp of the former U21 Premier League as a new competition where the age limit will be raised to 23.

Optimistic Mayor Anderson bowled over by Moshiri

20 July
The Mayor of Liverpool says he was impressed with Everton's new major investor during yesterday's meeting to discuss stadium options.

U21s trio sign one-year deals

20 July
Calum Dyson, Russell Griffiths, and Louis Gray have all put pen to paper on contracts that tie them to Everton until next summer.

Reports: Deal agreed with Leicester for Walsh

19 July
Everton have agreed a deal in principle with Leicester City regarding Steve Walsh whom they want to become the club's first Director of Football, while a long-serving scout could be moving on.

Mayor still confident on deliverability of new Everton stadium

19 July
Joe Anderson met with Farhad Moshiri and Bill Kenwright today to discuss a new stadium for Everton which he says could still happen within two years

Connolly signs 3-year contract extension

18 July
Under-21 player Callum Connolly has signed a new 3-year contract extension with Everton.

International stars join group for pre-season

18 July
Eight of Everton's nine players who travelled to represent their countries in international competition this summer are now back at Finch Farm.

New deal for Grant

18 July
Everton Under-21 midfielder, Conor Grant, has penned a new two-year contract with the Blues as he bids to make the step up to the first team.

Everton duo feature as England U19s win again

18 July
Ryan Ledson and Jonjoe Kenny were both involved for the full 90 minutes as England won their group at the U19s European Championships with their third win of the tournament.

What can Everton expect from Ronald Koeman?  [MEDIA]

18 July
He oversaw two very successful years helping to establish Southampton as top-six contenders so Koeman raised eyebrows amongst fans and pundits alike when he left his position there to join Everton, a team that finished 11th. What can he achieve at Goodison?

Galloway scores in pre-season friendly

16 July
After a calm if dominant first half against Czech side FK Jablonec, Everton went ahead through Galloway this afternoon in Austria.

Blues play Czech outfit in first friendly

15 July
Everton's first warm-up game of the summer will be a behind-closed-doors affair tomorrow against FK Jablonec of the Czech Republic.

Academy trio pen new deals

15 July
Harry Charsley, Tyrone Duffus and Antonee Robinson have extended their contracts with Everton by another year, tying them to the club until next summer.

Mirallas is hungry for the new season

15 July
Kevin Mirallas says he is well-rested and can't wait to put the frustrations of last season behind him by getting the 2016-17 campaign underway.

Koeman pleased with Austria camp so far

15 July
Ronald Koeman has expressed his satisfaction with the first few days of Everton’s pre-season training trip as he begins to really get to know the players he has inherited as the Toffees’ new manager.

Sambou: 'Everton just felt like the right place for me'

13 July
Bassala Sambou appears to be loving life in his new surroundings at Everton where he is quickly bedding into the Under-21s setup under David Unsworth.

Everton unveil new away kit

13 July
The club have unveiled the change strip for 2016-17, a dark navy number with salmon flashes on the cuffs and accents in the shorts and socks.

Everton to rename stands in honour of Kendall and Carter

12 July
Everton have announced that the Gwladys Street and Park End stands will now bear the names of two famous club figures.

Blues squad jets out to pre-season camp in Austria

11 July
The bulk of the Blues' squad has travelled to Austria where will they prepare for their programme of pre-season friendlies later this month.

Local opposition leader questions LCC investment in Finch Farm upgrades

11 July
Liverpool City Council's agreement to spend £4m on improvements to Everton's Halewood training complex has raised questions from Liberal Democrat opposition leader Richard Kemp.

Conflicting reports but Witsel situation appears unchanged

9 July
Despite a report claiming Napoli were looking to exploit snags in Axel Witsel's proposed Everton move, Russian media say his destination will be England.

Everton announce friendly curtain-raiser at Goodison

9 July
Everton will play RCD Espanyol at home in their final friendly before the 2016-17 season kicks off a week later. KO is 3pm on 6th August.

Koeman pleased to add competition with Stekelenburg signing

8 July
The new boss is happy to have addressed a weak area of the squad he inherited from Martinez by making the 33-year-old his first signing.

Everton confirm participation in EFL Trophy

7 July
Everton will be one of the 16 teams added to the EFL Trophy, formerly the Johnston Paint Trophy for clubs from Leagues One and Two.

Fixtures moved for TV coverage

7 July
Two of Everton's matches in September, the trips to Sunderland and the visit to Goodison of Middlesbrough have been rescheduled to accommodate live screening with the away game at Southampton also moved.

Everton trio called up for U19 Euros

6 July
Jonjoe Kenny, Callum Connolly and Ryan Ledson have all been called up by England for this month's U19 European Championships in Germany

Everton closing in on Witsel

7 July
updated Everton are close to signing Axel Witsel from Zenit St Petersburg amid growing suggestions that the Belgian has opted for a move to Goodison Park.

Osman: Blues had lost their way under Martinez

6 July
Leon Osman says that the way things panned out with the dismissal of Roberto Martinez was ultimately for the best.

Barrett-Baxendale appointed to Everton Board

5 July
The club have announced that Deputy CEO, Denise Barrett-Baxendale MBE has become the latest member of the Board of Directors.

Report: Funes Mori to forego Olympics

4 July
Ramiro Funes Mori looks set to turn down a call-up to Argentina's squad for Rio 2016 in a bid to impress Ronald Koeman.

Pre-season training starts today

4 July
A return to Finch Farm for many of the Everton first team squad means pre-season training and an opportunity for the new coaching staff to get to know their players.

Stubbs and Holden team up at Rotherham  [MEDIA]

3 July
Alan Stubbs, new manager at Rotherham United, has brought his old friend from Everton, Andy Holden, onto the coaching team.

Everton sign teenager Nathan Baxter

2 July
Everton have completed the signing of teenage defender Nathan Baxter from Vitesse Arnhem, one of the club's incoming Academy scholars for 2016.

Welsh Dragons slay Belgium's golden generation

1 July
Wales made history in Lille where they stunned Romelu Lukaku's Belgium 3-1 to advance to a semi-final date with Portugal.

Everton lodge bid for Witsel

1 July
Everton could be set to sign Axel Witsel in a club-record deal if they can agree terms with Zenit St Petersburg and the Belgian's representatives.

Everton sign Stekelenburg

1 July
Everton have landed Maarten Stekelenburg from Fulham as Ronald Koeman begins the process of building out the squad.

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