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Tribute to Everton great Alex Young – a legend and a gentleman

The Echo's David Prentice on a player who "came possibly as close as any single player to embodying the essence of the Soccer School of Science"
Added on 27/02/2017

Moshiri wants iconic, atmospheric new home

Speaking to the Liverpool Echo about the impressions he formed of the Blues' major shareholder when he met him a few months ago, EFC Shareholders Association chair John Blaine says that Farhad Moshiri is an astute operator who wants the very best for the club.
Added on 27/02/2017

'Once Everton's touched you...'

...nothing will be the same.

SFR Sport in France follow long-time Evertonian George McKane from the Dark House to Goodison to sample the atmosphere and what it's like to be a Blue during the 4-0 win over Manchester City last month.
Added on 07/02/2017

Smart spending - Everton 4th best in Europe

According to a report in the FT Everton is the smartest spender in the Premier League, and only three clubs have a better record in the whole of Europe.
Added on 03/02/2017

From drugs and the streets to the Premier League: How Everton helped save Lee Johnson's life

Tony Barrett tells the story of a transformation from homelessness to a productive and normal life made possible by his determination and Everton In The Community.
Added on 30/01/2017

The curious case of Farhad Moshiri, Alisher Usmanov and new money at Everton

David Conn is curious about the links between USM's sponsorship of Finch Farm and the involvement of Arsenal's Alisher Usmanov.
Added on 25/01/2017

Homesick, unused, forgotten - Rodriguez was never good enough but flawed regime to blame

Phil Kirkbride on Uruguayan misfit, Leandro Rodriguez, one of Everton U23s' forgotten men.
Added on 20/01/2017

After Suso’s transformation can Montella succeed with Deulofeu?

Gerard Deulofeu could soon become an AC Milan player, temporarily at least, as he nears a proposed loan move from Everton. On the face of it, it looks like a curious move but Vincenzo Montella has had success already in nurturing the career of a young Spanish winger with experience of life on Merseyside.
Added on 20/01/2017

'The Art of Almost must end - it's time for a winning streak'

Oklahoma-based Everton fan and occasional ToffeeWeb contributor Rob Vera gives his take on the Blues for the Echo.
Added on 19/01/2017

The making of Tom Davies - the Everton teenager with a style all his own

Chris Bascombe describes the 18-year-old's rise from Tranmere U11s to the big stage at Goodison Park and the importance to his development of him staying in schoolboy football as he rose through the Academy.
Added on 17/01/2017

Yannick Bolasie on 5Live Friday Football Special

Yannick Bolasie was the guest on BBC 5Live's Friday Football Social with Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas.
Added on 14/01/2017

Why Everton's Ademola Lookman can be the Football League's next breakout star

Nick Wright examines the 19-year-old's potential and gets the inside track from one of the men who oversaw his development at Charlton Athletic.
Added on 10/01/2017

Billionaire in Everton deal to satisfy rules

Clever footwork sees billionaire Alisher Usmanov’s holding company become the Liverpool-based team’s first training ground partner and will gain certain marketing rights, write Tariq Panja and David Hellier.
Added on 09/01/2017

Former reds defend Ross but berate Koeman and fans

Former Liverpool stars Steven Gerrard and Steve McManaman add their views to the Ross Barkley debate. Gerrard gave his views on BT sport saying that it is unfair of Ronald Koeman and Evertonians to be pointing the finger at Ross, as he is a young player who Everton should build the team around.
Added on 01/01/2017

The Mystery of Everton's Shadow Investor

A recycled story of the questions raised by an Everton supporting MP to Greg Clarke the FA Chairman in October, to the Culture, Media and Sport select committee inquiry.
Added on 29/12/2016

Everton's new stadium a step closer?

The headline has caught the eye on this fluff piece in The Independent which focuses on former player and local boy Neil Robinson's reaction to the thought of losing Goodison Park for a new stadium, either at Bramley-Moore Dock or Stonecross.
Added on 18/12/2016

Everton among top 10 Googled teams in 2016

The Blues were the third most searched-for Premier League side in the United States this year. The Tim Howard effect or simply a reflection of Everton's status as "America's Team"?
Added on 15/12/2016

Gareth Barry Used His 600th Appearance Bonus Fee To Help An Old Friend

Gareth Barry has provided Balls.ie a feel-good story to warm the hearts on a cold and miserable day when the world seems terrible.
Added on 14/12/2016

Baines wants to restore 'Fortress Goodison'

In a wide-ranging and in-depth interview with the Mail's Ian Ladyman, Leighton Baines talks about Everton, the image of modern-day footballers, music, his new hobby of photography and his hopes of making the Blues' home somewhere for opposition fans to fear again.
Added on 03/12/2016

Dr David France on Radio 4

Dr David France was a guest on today's Radio 4 programme "Saturday Live".
Added on 19/11/2016

Former Everton ace feels at home with the Seans

Former Everton FC trainee Ben McLaughlin says his heart was always in gaelic football. This year, McLaughlin committed himself fully to gaelic and has helped O'Mahonys win their maiden Louth SFC. And, last weekend, the Louth kingpins accounted for Sarsfields of Kildare to reach a Leinster Club semi-final.
Added on 16/11/2016

Elstone confident Everton are nurturing future generations of fans

The Everton CEO speaks of how the club are increasing the number of young fans at Goodison Park with low ticket prices.
Added on 10/11/2016

Tim Howard Still Doing It!

Tim Howard makes 2 penalty saves for Colorado Rapids against Stevie G's LA Galaxy to send the Rapids through to MLS Western Conference Final. Video and report.
Added on 07/11/2016

Romelu Lukaku and me have a secret weapon – Lingala, says Everton team-mate Yannick Bolasie

Bolasie is becoming English football’s chief assistant, the provider for four of Lukaku’s seven league goals this season as the duo strike a rapport with and without the ball.
Added on 05/11/2016

Ross Barkley is a victim of England's obsession with youth

A Telegraph journalist believes that the most intriguing plotline arising ahead of next week’s England match against Scotland concerns Everton’s Ross Barkley, who stormed back into contention with a goal against West Ham on Sunday.
Added on 02/11/2016

Funes Mori should replace Messi as Argentina captain

Lionel Messi lacks the traits of a strong leader and should be replaced as Argentina captain by Ramiro Funes Mori, says Daniel Passarella.
Added on 01/11/2016

Ronald Koeman: 'Precise, pragmatic and likes different coloured pens'

Some interesting insights from Ruud Gullit on the meticulous methods of Everton manager Ronald Koeman – they got their coaching qualifications together in Holland back in 1998.
Added on 31/10/2016

Seamus: best right back in England's Premier League

'An Irishman with class and dignity'. Social media awash with praise for Seamus Coleman.
Added on 30/10/2016

Green accused of being 'shadow director' at Everton

Embattled tycoon Sir Philip Green was today accused of once being a shadow director of Everton in the House of Commons in a Culture, Media and Sport Committee on the governance of football.
Added on 17/10/2016

'What is wrong with Ross Barkley?'

BBC Match of the Day discuss the midfielder's omission from Everton's 1-1 draw with Manchester City on Saturday.
Added on 16/10/2016

Lamine Kone ‘disappointed’ to miss out on ‘golden opportunity’ to join Everton

The Ivorian was very close to joining the Blues over the summer and even visited Finch Farm with a view to signing for around £14m but the deal eventually fell through when Sunderland refused to sell him.
Added on 14/10/2016

How has Ronald Koeman changed Everton?

Fifth in the league after one defeat, the second best defence in the Premier League and an improved squad morale. Daniel Story asks how is Ronald Koeman doing lovely things, and what has changed?
Added on 13/10/2016

Garbutt gives the background to Lukaku's aversion to headers

At 6' 4", Romelu Lukaku should be a beast in the air but few of his goals come with his head and he rarely challenges effectively for aerial balls in the middle of the pitch. Team mate Luke Garbutt explains that a childhood incident is to blame.
Added on 12/10/2016

England need to end Wayne Rooney circus and focus on getting the most from Ross Barkley

Matt Law writes that Rooney wants to occupy a midfield role in which he can dictate play, keep possession, build attacks and create chances, all things that Barkley can do.

"So why is he not in position to stake a claim for Rooney’s place?"
Added on 12/10/2016

Gareth Farrelly: ‘I still think all the time that I am part of the 10% that live'

The midfielder whose goal kept Everton up in 1998 talks at length with Guardian writer Adam Smith on dealing with the life-threatening illness that struck eight years ago, his chequered playing career and why he turned his back on football for a career in law.
Added on 09/10/2016

Alex the Great – a new film tribute from Dr France

A long time in the making, Dr David France's film tribute to his sixties Everton icon Alex Young is to get it's first showing next month – in the Alex Young Suite at Goodison Park, of course.
Added on 09/10/2016

Under-23s snatch defeat from the jaws of victory

A first-hand account of Everton's Under-23s as they suffered a late loss to Cheltenham Town in the EFL Trophy on Tuesday.
Added on 06/10/2016

England U17s 8-1 Germany U17s: Who are the English prodigies and how good are they?

Everton's Alex Denny was in the team that trounced the Germans and is profiled among the other Young Lions by The Telegraph.
Added on 04/10/2016

Ball: Why January has already become a huge month for Everton

"It only takes two or three of the established players to be missing from Everton's side and you start to become concerned," the ex-Blues defender writes. "And it's why the January transfer window is huge for the Blues."
Added on 04/10/2016

Trebilcock to marry his childhood sweetheart – 52 years after losing her due to Goodison transfer

Reunited after five decades, one of the heroes of the 1966 FA Cup Final will tie the knot with Ginny, his girlfriend and first love at the time he was transferred to Everton from Plymouth Argyle.
Added on 26/09/2016

Ronald Koeman unravelled: The man behind Everton's best start since 1978

Paul Joyce provides a nice summary of the changes wrought by the Dutchman that have restored discipline and order to Everton and propelled the Blues to a return of 13 points from 15 to start the new season.
Added on 19/09/2016

Idrissa Gueye gives insight into life at Everton and how he hopes to progress

Paul Joyce profiles Everton's new midfield star, Idrissa Gana Gueye in this Express article.
Added on 17/09/2016

Can Romelu Lukaku become one of the best strikers in the world?

Romelu Lukaku reminded us of his talents with an 11-minute hat-trick last weekend, but it's fair to say the Belgian can divide opinion at times.
Added on 16/09/2016

Has Steve Walsh unearthed another diamond?

Idrissa Gueye cost Everton £7m and Leicester wanted him before they signed N'Golo Kante. Amitai Winehouse on the eye Blues' new director of football cast in France to pick up two of the Premier League's most effective midfielders.
Added on 13/09/2016

Everton find out hard way what they were lacking on transfer deadline day

Sam Wallace, Chief Football Writer for the Telegraph, draws a distinction between the roles of Director of Football an Chief Scout, suggesting that this may explain Everton's difficulties as the transfer window drew to a close on Deadline Day last week.
Added on 08/09/2016

Frustrated Everton fans are misunderstanding the process of building a successful recruitment strategy

Toffees supporters were deflated by a disappointing deadline day amid new riches, but Seb Stafford-Bloor has preached patience for what is a long-term process...
Added on 05/09/2016

Would you take Bolasie, Williams, Gueye for Stones?

Analysing the quality of the players and how much they will contribute to the strongest XI a team can field is also telling.
Added on 04/09/2016

Steven Schumacher – on captaining England, playing at Everton but never getting a Premier League chance

Andy Mitten spoke to a player for whom there were high hopes as a teenager coming through Everton's youth system but whose chance in the Premier League never came.
Added on 26/08/2016

Meet the Team USA sports science guru transforming Everton

Chris Bascombe on Iowa-born Dr Peter Vint, the former USA Olympics chief whom the club hired "to decode the winning formula" of that country's dominance of international athletics and apply it to the Premier League.
Added on 24/08/2016

Everton Through & Through: Denise Barrett-Baxendale interview

Everton's deputy CEO, newest board member and the energy behind much of the success of Everton In The Community is on the cover and features in the main interview of the latest issue of fcbusiness.
Added on 18/08/2016

Beanpole to ‘beast’: how Yannick Bolasie embarked on an upward trajectory

The Guardian's Ed Aarons charts the rise of Everton's new £25m man, signed from Crystal Palace via the non-league, Plymouth Argyle, Malta, Barnet and Bristol City.
Added on 15/08/2016

Meeting with Farhad Moshiri

The Everton Shareholders Association provide a general report on a highly encouraging meeting between their Chairman John Blain and Farhad Moshiri last month.
Added on 15/08/2016

Can Mason Holgate replace Man City's £47.5m man?

Simon Jones wonders whether Everton's other rough diamond picked up from Barnsley can take the mantle from his former Oakwell club-mate of the Blues' next big thing at centre-half.
Added on 10/08/2016

Why Idrissa Gueye could become Everton’s answer to N’Golo Kante

Adam Bate analyses the stats of the Blues' new signing who was one of the few players to impress in Aston Villa's dreadful 2015-16 season.
Added on 03/08/2016

Why Everton's flush new owner won’t be following the stereotypical sugar daddy mould

While Everton can now walk with a strut, they can't become reckless investors. Their movements must still be guided by the imperative of sustainability.
Added on 01/08/2016

This is a squad short on leaders, creativity and goals

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.
Added on 30/07/2016

£50m Stones and a market gone mad

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.
Added on 29/07/2016

What can Everton expect from Ronald Koeman?

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?
Added on 18/07/2016

Stubbs and Holden team up at Rotherham

Alan Stubbs, new manager at Rotherham United, has brought his old friend from Everton, Andy Holden, onto the coaching team.
Added on 03/07/2016

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