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Inside Everton's efforts to become a Premier League giant

12 May

An article in the US daily paper USA Today profiles Everton and the club's quest to rejoin England's elite.

Everton ranked in KPMG's top 20

31 May

Everton are listed as 17th in auditing firm KPMG's new ranking of football's 32 most valuable clubs.

Raiola expects Lukaku inquiries

31 May

Romelu Lukaku's agent says that the striker was promised he could leave Everton under the right conditions this summer but there is nothing imminent

Lookman sends England into U20 World Cup quarter-finals

31 May

The Everton forward netted twice as England overcame Costa Rica and progressed to the last eight of the tournament in South Korea.

Koeman takes on Football Manager creator

31 May

USM Finch Farm played host to a virtual football match with a difference recently, as Ronald Koeman took on Football Manager creator, and lifelong Evertonian, Paul Collyer in a head-to-head clash on the world’s most popular football management simulation game

No confirmation of Netherlands friendlies

31 May

The Blues were apparently set to play friendlies against Zwolle, Twente and Groningen in July but the club insist nothing is yet set in stone

Jeff Stelling calls on Blues to support his march to Goodison

31 May

Evertonians are being encouraged to support TV presenter Jeff Stelling on Wednesday 7 June, as the intrepid Soccer Saturday host arrives at Goodison as part of his fundraising campaign for Prostate Cancer UK.

Deulofeu in limbo after leaving AC Milan

30 May

Gerard Deulofeu is set to return to Finch Farm when pre-season training resumes but his future is uncertain following the end of his loan spell in Serie A.

Brendan Galloway on life at West Brom

28 May

Galloway talks about his difficult season-long loan spell at West Brom.

Jack Kiersey, U18s Player of the Year, signs 1-year deal


Jack Kiersey has signed his first professional contract with Everton Football Club.

England U20s beat hosts South Korea

26 May

England's last group game at the U20 World Cup was a 1-0 win against high-flying hosts South Korea in Suwon, Kieran Dowell scoring of a fine set-up by Jonjoe Kenny.

Dowell fires England into last 16 of U20 World Cup

26 May

Everton U23s winger Kieran Dowell scored the only goal as England progressed to the next round of the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.

Tanzania friendly date set

25 May

Everton's exhibition game in Tanzania will take place on 13 July, the club have announced.

Koeman eyes productivity as recruitment drive beckons

25 May

Ronald Koeman says that Everton should be much stronger at the end of the transfer window if the club are able to get ‘good business’ done

Reports: Everton in talks with Martina

25 May

Cuco Martina could become a Toffees player after all with reports suggesting that the club are started negotiations with the Southampton defender.

Robles to assess Blues role this summer

24 May

Joel Robles admits he is unsure of his future at Everton as he enters the final year of his contract with the club.

Niasse returns to Everton from Hull

24 May

Hull City have elected not to sign Oumar Niasse on a permanent basis, at least for now.

Hewelt signs two-year contract extension

24 May

Mateusz Hewelt is the latest player to have extended his stay at Everton by agreeing a new deal until 2019

Contract extensions for three U23 players

24 May

Everton have extended contracts for Courtney Duffus, Gethin Jones and Calum Dyson for at least another 12 months

Koeman: Blues won't be 100% ready for Europa League kick-off

23 May

Ronald Koeman accepts that Everton's early start to their European campaign will make it impossible for his players to be fully prepared in time.

England U20s draw with Guinea

23 May

England could only manage a 1-1 draw against Guinea in second game of their U20 World Cup campaign, after a freak own-goal denied them victory.

Blues enter period of limbo over Barkley's future

23 May

The first day following the end of the 2016-17 season offered no clarity regarding the player's contract situation

Everton sign analyst from Forest Green Rovers

22 May

Everton have acquired performance analyst, Charlie Reeves, from League Two newcomers, Forest Green Rovers.

Broadhead pens new Everton deal

22 May

The young striker has agreed terms on a three-year contract

10-man Gunners coast to victory

21 May

The petering out of Everton’s season concluded at the Emirates as Arsenal ran out 3-1 victors despite playing more than 75 minutes a man down.

Arsenal vs Everton

21 May

Everton bring the curtain down on 2017-18 with a trip to face Arsenal in a game that could have a large bearing on the European picture

Calvert-Lewin on target for England U20s

20 May

Dominic Calvert-Lewin was on target as Everton’s youngsters were instrumental in England Under-20s’ 3-0 World Cup win over Argentina.

Koeman not confident Barkley will sign

19 May

Ronald Koeman has admitted he is not confident that Ross Barkley will sign the new contract Everton have offered him.

Bolasie looking to the next phase of his recovery

18 May

The Congolese forward, who reveals his aim is to return to action ahead of schedule, could be jogging again by the end of the month

Lukaku faces challenge as Kane scores 4

18 May

Romelu Lukaku will have his work cut out to secure this season's Premier League Golden Boot after Harry Kane scored 4 in Spurs' 6-1 destruction of Leicester City.

New Kit revealed for 2017-18 Season

16 May

Everton have revealed the new kit range from Umbro for their 2017-18 Premier League campaign

McCarthy selected for Ireland Squad

16 May

James McCarthy has been selected for Ireland despite being out injured for the past two months

Merit Money: £26.6m for 7th Place

16 May

Everton will earn £26.6m in so-called 'merit money' from the Premier League, based on finishing 7th

Record-breaking new shirt sponsor: SportPesa

15 May

Everton have announced a new five-year shirt sponsorship deal with online gaming giant SportPesa that will replace Chang.

Barkley strike gets Blues back to winning ways

12 May

Ross Barkley scored the only goal as Everton signed off their home fixtures for 2016-17 with victory over Watford.

Mirallas's new deal is confirmed

12 May

Kevin Mirallas has put pen to paper on a new three-year contract that ties him to Everton until 2020.

Koeman pleased with 'fantastic' home record

12 May

Ronald Koeman admitted that he wanted more from his side against Watford today but expressed his satisfaction with Everton's best home record for 27 years

Everton vs Watford

12 May

Everton’s penultimate game of the 2016-17 season sees them face Watford this evening in what will be the last game of the campaign at Goodison Park.

Elstone restates funding commitment for Bramley-Moore Dock

12 May

Robert Elstone has reaffirmed that the club will pay for their proposed new stadium, one he promises will 'as atmospheric and intense as Goodison Park'

Koeman stands firm on Barkley's future

11 May

Ronald Koeman has reiterated his stance that Ross Barkley needs to sign a new contract with Everton or be sold this summer.

No movement on Barkley contract

11 May

Everton appear no closer to resolving Barkley's future, with reports suggesting that the situation could drag on longer than Ronald Koeman would like.

Everton's 2017-18 season to kick off in late July

11 May

Confirmation that the Blues will finish in seventh place means that their Europa League campaign will get underway in the week of 27th July.

Funes Mori on schedule for pre-season return

11 May

Ramiro Funes Mori’s rehabilitation from knee surgery has him on track to be fit again in time for pre-season.

Walsh misses U20 World Cup with injury

10 May

Liam Walsh's hopes of being the sixth of Everton's representatives at the U20 World Cup in Seoul have been dashed by a foot fracture.

Mirallas to sign new long-term deal

10 May

Kevin Mirallas is set to finalise a new long-term contract with Everton this week, according to chairman Bill Kenwright.

No ticket? No problem! Toffees can still enjoy 'The Dixies' awards

9 May

Evertonians can meet their footballing heroes before tonight's awards, thanks to a unique blue carpet event taking place before the awards ceremony kicks-off.

Reds are the spoilers at PL2 Champions party

8 May

The ball would not run for David Unsworth's Under-23s tonight as they took on Liverpool before being crowned Champions of Premier League 2.

Five Everton players for England U-20 World Cup

8 May

England’s squad for this summer’s Under-20 World Cup has been announced and Everton players make up almost a quarter of it.

U23s set for big Goodison celebration

7 May

David Unsworth's tremendous Under-23s take on Liverpool tomorrow night as newly crowned Champions of Premier League 2.

Koeman picked Barry over Barkley to counter Swans' formation

8 May

Ronald Koeman has put his decision not to start Ross Barkley against Swansea on Saturday down to the need to counteract Paul Clement's diamond system.

U18s lose to Norwich City

6 May

Everton Under-18s fell to a 2-1 defeat to Norwich City at USM Finch Farm in their penultimate game of the 2016-17 season.

Toffees have no reply to Swans' determination

6 May

With Barkley on the bench for the first half, Everton went behind to a rather soft goal from Llorente, the win lifting Swansea out of the bottom three.

Koeman talks of Walsh's role in picking players

6 May

Ronald Koeman provides confirmation of the division of duties under Everton's new Director of Football model for picking out and recruiting new talent.

Swansea City vs Everton

5 May

Everton travel to the Liberty Stadium for Saturday's televised tea-time kick-off against Swansea City.

Man City hit with Academy transfer ban

5 May

Manchester City have been hit with an Academy transfer ban after being found guilty of tapping up an 11-year-old signed from Everton last year.

Coleman signs new 5-year deal

5 May

Everton have shown their faith in Seamus Coleman's future as he recovers from a horrendous broken leg, with a new 5-year deal agreed.

Koeman is committed to The Project

4 May

Ronald Koeman insists he will not leave Goodison Park before the end of his contract in the summer of 2019.

Lennon hospitalised for 'stress-related illness'

3 May

Aaron Lennon was detained by Greater Manchester Police on Sunday under the Mental Health Act over concerns for his welfare.

Calvert-Lewin signing new 5-year deal

3 May

Dominic Calvert-Lewin has earned a new five-year contract to stave off interest from the likes of Arsenal.

McGeady is PNE Player of the season

1 May

Aiden McGeady, who has been out on loan at Preston North End since the end of August, has been voted their player of the season.


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