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July 2016

Everton vs MFK Ruzomberok

27 July
Everton’s 2017-18 season kicks off in earnest this evening as they take their first steps on the road to Lyon against the minnows from Slovakia.

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27 July
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Everton handed 450 tickets for away leg in Slovakia

26 July
Štadión pod Čebraťom's 4,876-seat capacity means that Everton have been allocated less than 500 seats for next Thursday's Europa League Third Qualifying Round second leg fixture against MFK Ružomberok.

CEO: Atmosphere will be central to Bramley-Moore design

26 July
Robert Elstone has provided some of the most substantive insights to date into Everton’s proposed new stadium in a podcast interview with the Everton Fans Forum.

Koeman confirms Barkley wants 'a new challenge'

26 
Ronald Koeman has admitted that Ross Barkley is looking for a new challenge away from Goodison Park this summer.

Everton U18s defeat Burnley to win CEE Cup!

26 July
Everton U18s withstood a second-half push from Burnley in the CEE Cup final to seal the win with Tom Warren's second goal to make it 3-1.

Goodison to host charity match in memory of Bradley Lowery

26 July
In celebration of the life of Bradley Lowery, Everton are hosting a charity football match at Goodison Park on Sunday 3 September.

Young Blues through to Final with 6-0 win

25 July
Everton's U18/U19 side trounced FC Sarejevo 6-0 in the semi-final of the CEE Cup in Prague on Monday.

Reports: Swansea reject big £45m offer from Everton

25 July
The Welsh club continue to play hardball over their star midfielder, insisting on a price tag of £50m according to reports.

Schneiderlin ready as Europa League campaign looms

24 July
Morgan Schneiderlin says that Everton will need to be ready as the Blues kick off their Europa League campaign against MFK Ružomberok.

Ružomberok home leg sold out

24 July
Everton's Europa League third qualifying round first leg fixture against MFK Ružomberok on Thursday is now sold out, the club have announced.

Everton U19s 6 - 0 Gyori

22 July
Everton Under-19s put 6 past Gyori of Hungary to head Group B and move on to the Semi-Finals of the Generali CEE Cup on Monday.

Everton U23s 4 - 2 Hull City

22 July
Everton Under-23s rounded off their pre-season training camp in Spain with a 4-2 win over Hull City on Saturday morning.

Solid opposition from Genk in latest run-out

22 July
Everton's third pre-season warm-up game was against KRC Genk in Belgium. A difficult first half ended with a classy goal from Rooney, fed by Sandro, but Genk tied it after the break.

Everton U19s play Gyõri ETO FC on Saturday

21 July
Everton U19s play their second and final group game on Saturday to decide who goes forward to the semi-final of the third GENERALI CEE Cup in Prague.

Everton will play Ruzomberok in Europa League qualifier

20 July
The Blues' opponents for the third qualifying round of the Europa League have been confirmed as MFK Ruzomberok after they beat SK Brann this evening.

Zirkzee plays for Everton U19s in the CEE Cup.

20 July
Dutch "superkid" Joshua Zirkzee played for Everton U19s in their CEE Cup match against Academy Pandev today, suggesting that the Blues have won the race for his signature.

Joe Williams joins Barnsley on loan

20 July
Joe Williams's temporary move to Barnsley has been confirmed.

Barkley undergoes surgery on injured groin

19 July
Ross Barkley looks set to miss the start of the season following an operation while Ramiro Funes Mori could miss the majority of the new season

FC Twente 0 - 3 Everton

19 July
Everton took on the Dutch Eredivise side, winning with goals from Mirallas, Lennon and Dowell.

Everton have beaten the elitist FFP trap  [MEDIA]

19 July
Everton have beaten the elitist trap set by Financial Fair Play and are no longer doomed to stay in mid-table for ever.

Sam Byrne signs a one-year extension

18 July
Injury-hit Under-23s forward, Sam Byrne, has signed a one-year contract extension with the Club which will run until the end of June 2018.

Pennington gets Leeds opportunity

19 July
Matthew Pennington has signed for Leeds on a season-long loan while Joe Williams is set for Barnsley

Squad flies out to Holland

18 July
Jordan Pickford, Sandro Ramirez and Cuco Martina are among the 25-man Everton squad which left for Holland on Monday afternoon.

Sheedy takes coaching role in Saudi Arabia

18 July
Everton playing legend and former Academy coach Kevin Sheedy has been appointed to a new coaching role at Al-Shabab.

Duffus joins Oldham

17 July
Under-23 striker Courtney Duffus has signed for Oldham Athletic for an undisclosed fee.

Everton pick up Martina on a free

17 July
Everton have confirmed the signing of versatile defender Cuco Martina whose Southampton contract expired this summer.

U-23s head out to training camp in Spain

17 July
Everton Under-23s have travelled to Spain for a week-long pre-season training camp.

Barcelona confirm re-signing Gerard Deulofeu

15 July
Barcelona have confirmed re-signing winger Gerard Deulofeu from Everton after exercising a buy-back clause believed to be worth €12m (£10.6m).

Accrington Stanley 3 - 3 Everton U-23s

15 July
The U-23s led with goals from David Henen and new signing, Josh Bowler just before the break but fell behind and needed Bramall's shot to level the scores.

Everton drawn against Brann or Ruzomberok

14 July
Everton will face SK Brann or Ruzomberok on their return to the Europa League

Sunderland confirm McGeady signing

13 July
Aiden McGeady has officially left Everton for Sunderland after the Wearsiders confirmed his acquisition for an undisclosed fee.

Blues stars immerse themselves in Tanzania community

13 July
After touching down on the tarmac in Tanzania, a host of Everton first-team stars journeyed across Dar-es-Salaam with representatives from the Club’s Main Partner, gaming giant SportPesa, to find out more about the East African country, its cultures and some of its community outreach work.

Everton win first pre-season game in Dar-es-Salaam

13 July
Everton started pre-season with a win against the SportPesa Super Cup winners in Dar-es-Salaam, with brilliant goals from Rooney and Dowell.

Robles and Barkley absent from Tanzania trip

12 July
Joel Robles and Ross Barkley are two names who weren't on the flight manifest as Everton jetted to Dar es Salaam for Thursday's friendly

Tarashaj sidelined by knee injury

11 July
Shani Tarashaj's hopes of forcing his way into Ronald Koeman's thinking this summer have been dashed by an operation required on his knee.

Everton release squad numbers for 2017-18

11 July
The club have announced the selected squad numbers for the coming season and there was a couple of surprises.

Wayne Rooney Returns to Everton as a Champion but Not a Conqueror  [MEDIA]

11 July
In this pertinent piece, Rory Smith of the London Times highlights how Wayne Rooney, Everton's returning Prodigal Son, has never received the unbridled acclaim his achievements deserve.

Lennon thankful for support

11 July
Aaron Lennon has expressed his gratitude for the support he has received from his family, Everton and the football world as a whole during what was a difficult period for him earlier this year.

Everton release new away kit for pre-order

10 July
Everton's change strip reverts to white for the coming season, with Umbro and the club unveiling a design incorporating Prince Rupert's tower.

Under-23 friendlies this week

10 July
The Under-23s will play pre-season frendlies at Burscough and Accrington Stanley this week.

Lukaku signs off with thanks to Everton

10 July
Romelu Lukaku's potentially record-breaking move to Manchester United has now been officially announced.

Rooney 'ready to go' as he targets silverware with Everton

9 July
Wayne Rooney says he is delighted to be back in an Everton shirt after jumping at the chance to return to his boyhood club.

Browning joins Galloway at Sunderland for the season

8 July
Tyias Browning's season-long loan to Wearside has been confirmed.

U23s beat Flint Town in friendly


David Unsworth's men enjoyed a comfortable afternoon in Flint, winning 6-1 in their first pre-season friendly with new signing Boris Mathis on the scoresheet.

Rooney seals Everton return on a two-year deal

9 July
Wayne Rooney was confirmed as an Everton player again today, 13 years after he left Goodison Park for Old Trafford.

Manchester United confirm Lukaku bid has been accepted

8 July
Romelu Lukaku looks bound for Old Trafford after United announced that they have successfully negotiated a fee with Everton – £75m rising to £90m.

Everton sign Bowler for U23s

7 July
QPR midfielder Josh Bowler has been confirmed as the latest addition to Everton's Under-23s squad after undergoing a medical today ahead of a £1.5m move.

Bradley Lowery passes away

7 July
Bradley Lowery, the young Sunderland boy who captured the hearts of the football world with his battle against neuroblastoma, passed away today surrounded by his family.

Donkor returns for second loan spell

7 July
German U20 forward Anton Donkor will get a second chance to impress David Unsworth after he finalised a six-month-long switch from Wolfsburg.

Even Romelu Lukaku departure could not dampen Everton fans' positivity over summer of transfer excitement  [MEDIA]

6 July
ToffeeWeb's Lyndon Lloyd basks in the dizzying transformation underway at Everton under Farhad Moshiri which has seen the club out-spend everyone in 2017 so far.

Three games moved for Sky

6 July
Everton have been selected for just three live games by Sky Sports between August and the start of October.

Robinson pens new Everton deal

6 July
The club have signed the young left-back to a new two-year deal as he bids to make the breakthrough to the first team.

Reports: Lukaku close to Manchester United switch

6 July
Manchester United have stepped in front of Chelsea in the quest to sign Romelu Lukaku amid reports they have had a bid accepted for the Belgian.

Everton land funding deal with Chinese bank

5 July
Everton have agreed a £60m credit facility with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China that could open up further ties with the market in that country

Galloway loaned to Sunderland for 2017-18

5 July
Everton have confirmed that Brendan Galloway will spend the coming season in the Championship with Sunderland.

Pienaar joins South African champions

5 July
Former Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar looks likely to finish his playing career in his native South Africa after signing for Bidvest Wits.

Sheedy leaves Everton Academy role

5 July
Kevin Sheedy is reportedly leaving his role as coach of Everton Under-18s after a successful tenure at Finch Farm.

Everton sign young French striker for U23s

5 July
The club have confirmed the acquisition of 19-year-old Boris Mathis from Metz who has signed a two-year deal.

Reports claim McGeady to Sunderland is done

4 July
Everton look to have agreed a deal with Sunderland for the sale of Aiden McGeady, ending the player's 3½-year association with the club.

Report: Everton duo set for Sunderland

4 July
Tyias Browning and Brendan Galloway could both be signing on loan for Sunderland this week according to Sky Sports.

Keane signed on a five-year contract

3 July
Everton have completed the much-anticipated signing of Michael Keane from Burnley in a deal that could rise to £30m.

Lennon joins Everton players for pre-season training

3 July
The sight of a smiling Aaron Lennon was a welcome one as the bulk of Everton's squad reconvened at Finch Farm today.

Three Friendlies LIVE On evertontv

2 July
evertontv is screening three of the Blues' friendlies this summer - and the best way of watching is to purchase an Official Membership

Everton seal Sandro transfer

3 July
Everton have completed the acquisition of Sandro Ramirez in a £5.2m deal from Málaga with the player signing a four-year contract.

Gracious Cleverley among confirmed departures

1 July
Tom Cleverley and Arouna Koné are the two first-teamers listed among a dozen players leaving Everton this summer.

Gareth Farrelly talks about his life-threatening illness  [MEDIA]

1 July
Former Everton midfielder Gareth Farrelly talks about the goal that saved the Toffees from relegation, his troubled League of Ireland spell, and beating the odds to survive a life-threatening illness.

Official Everton Memberships on sale now

1 July
Everton's newly revamped Official Memberships are now on sale.

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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