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Everton unveil latest signing Vlašić

31 August

Nikola Vlašić has completed a move from Hajduk Split to Everton for an initial fee of around £8m.

Deadline passes without striking addition

31 August

Transfer deadline day at Everton brought the expected acqusition of Nikola Vlašić from Hajduk Split but not the centre-forward that Ronald Koeman has been at pains to point out he badly needs.

Barkley stuns Chelsea with late u-turn

31 August

Ross Barkley has turned down a move to Chelsea after a £35m fee had been agreed with Everton and his medical was already underway.

Niasse's Palace switch falls through

31 August

Oumar Niasse looked to have finally secured a permanent move away in a deadline-beating deal with Crystal Palace but word is the transfer is off

Hammers fail in Mirallas loan bid

31 August

It appears as though Everton will only let Kevin Mirallas leave Goodison on loan this week after they reportedly rejected an offer from West Ham to take him on loan.

Connolly and Walsh go out on loan

31 August

Callum Connolly and Liam Walsh are the latest Everton U23 players to go out on loan, joining Ipswich Town and Birmingham City respectively.

Grant out on another loan

30 August

Conor Grant is going out on loan again, this time joining Crewe Alexandra until January.

Pickford withdraws from England squad with injury

29 August

Everton's new goalkeeper has returned to Finch Farm to have a thigh problem assessed and is joined by Mason Holgate who has an ankle injury.

Everton beaten easily again at Chelsea

27 August

The Toffees' wait for a Premier League victory at Stamford Bridge continues as they were comprehensively defeated by the reigning Champions.

Besic's father shot in Bosnia

27 August

Reports emerged last night that Muhamed Besic's father Meho has been wounded in a gunfight in his native Bosnia.

Mirallas left out of matchday squad

27 August

Kevin Mirallas was a surprise omission from the squad to face Chelsea today and was spotted at Manchester airport amid talk he could move before the transfer deadline.

Koeman renews call for striking reinforcement

27 August

Ronald Koeman conceded that today’s trip to Stamford Bridge to face a very strong Chelsea side was asking too much of his depleted squad, one which is still short of a striker in his view.

Chelsea vs Everton

26 August

Everton are in the Capital for a third successive away game, taking their five-match unbeaten run to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea.

U18s fire in seven goals at West Brom

26 August

Everton U18s have won 7-1 at West Brom with a hat-trick for Anthony Gordon.

U23s return to winning ways at Chelsea

25 August

Everton U23s chalked up their first win of the season, away to Chelsea, goals came from Baningime and Niasse after a first-half own goal.

Everton draw Lyon and Atalanta in competitive Group E

25 August

Everton will make trips to France, Italy and Cyprus in this year's Europa League group stage in what is shaping up to be a tough but winnable Group E.

Klaassen to miss Chelsea trip

25 August

Everton will be without two first-choice midfielders for Sunday's game at Stamford Bridge while no decision has been made yet on Idrissa Gueye.

Sigurdsson thrilled with debut bolt from the blue

25 August

Gylfi Sigurdsson says it was "fantastic" to score his first Everton goal and particularly in such important circumstances.

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Liverpool and Everton Welsh: Part 2

24 August

Having covered the red side of the city in Part 1, Neil Jones looks at the impact that Welsh players have had on Everton Football Club.

Hajduk Split vs Everton

24 August

Everton’s hopes of qualifying for the group stage of the Europa League rest on their ability to protect a two-goal first leg advantage in Split.

Sigurdsson and Pickford see Blues past Hajduk in Split

24 August

Everton are into the Europa League group stage thanks to Gylfi Sigurdsson's sublime equaliser and Jordan Pickford's penalty save

High Koeman praise for Sigurdsson strike

24 August

Ronald Koeman was left marvelling at Gylfi Sigurdsson's wonder-goal in Split this evening that helped usher the Blues into the group stage of the Europa League.

Blues will face Sunderland in the Carabao Cup

24 August

Everton have been drawn at home against Sunderland in the third round of the League Cup this morning.

Everton well represented in latest England squads

24 August

Aidy Boothroyd has drawn a sizeable chunk of his squad for the U21s the Blues while Jordan Pickford and Michael Keane get senior call-ups.

Rooney calls time on his England career

23 August

Wayne Rooney has announced his retirement from international football, expressing his desire to concentrate on winning trophies with Everton.

Blues stand broken by late Sterling strike

21 August

Everton came within 10 minutes of claiming their first win at the Etihad Stadium in seven years but were pegged back by Raheem Sterling’s volley.

Koeman hopeful on Sandro

22 August

Sandro Ramirez could be fit to make the trip to Split later this week but Ronald Koeman says it is still too soon to say for sure.

Safety advice for Hajduk Split away

21 August

Everton fans travelling to Split for the away leg of the Europa League playoff tie are being advised to avoid displaying club colours in or around the city before or after the game.

Manchester City vs Everton

20 August

Everton begin a difficult sequence of fixtures tomorrow evening as they make the short trip the Etihad Stadium to face highly-fancied Man City.

U18s lose at home to Derby County

19 August

Everton U18s were defeated 3-1 by Derby County at USM Finch Farm on Saturday afternoon.

U23s lose at home to Leicester City

19 August

Everton Under-23s suffered their first Premier League 2 defeat of the season, beaten 1-0 by Leicester City at Haig Avenue in Southport.

Sigurdsson should be involved against Manchester City

18 August

Updated Ronald Koeman says new signing Gylfi Sigurdsson has a good chance of playing a role in against Manchester City.

Everton and Hadjuk Split charged over crowd trouble

18 August

Both clubs are to be charged by Uefa in connection with the disturbances at Goodison Park last night during the Europa League playoff game.

Everton build solid lead over Hajduk

17 August

Everton will take a two-goal advantage into the second leg of their Europa League play-off against the Croatians thanks to goals by Keane and Gueye

A tribute to Rhys tonight

17 August

A one-minute applause will be held in the 11th minute of this evening’s Europa League playoff first leg against Hadjuk Split, to mark the tenth anniversary of Rhys Jones’ murder.

Everton vs Hajduk Split

17 August

Everton’s two-part quest to qualify for the Europa League group stage begins this evening as they take on Hajduk Split at Goodison Park.

Koeman upset by pedestrian second-half

18 August

Ronald Koeman was unmistakably annoyed at his team's second-half performance against Hajduk Split this evening

Sigurdsson is finally an Everton player

16 August

Everton have completed the long-awaited signing of Gylfi Sigiurdsson from Swansea City in a deal reported to be worth a club-record £40m.

Koeman still looking for a No.9

16 August

Ronald Koeman says that Everton's summer spending is not yet over as he seeks extra options up front to replace Romelu Lukaku.

Sandro a doubt for Hajduk visit

16 August

Sandro Ramirez could miss the first leg of Everton's Europa League playoff against the Croatians with an injury picked up against Stoke.

Barry on the verge of Baggies switch

15 August

Updated Gareth Barry could wrap up a move to West Bromwich Albion this week after undergoing a medical today

Barkley facing longer injury layoff

16 August

Ross Barkley could be sidelined for much longer if reports that he tore a hamstring in training are true.

£40m Sigurdsson fee finally agreed

15 August

The seemingly endless Gylfi Sigurdsson saga could soon be over amid reports that the midfielder will undergo a medical tomorrow.

Barry joins West Brom

15 August

Gareth Barry's four-year spell at Everton is over after he agreed a move to West Bromwich Albion following the completion of a successful medical this afternoon.

Premier League clubs to discuss earlier transfer deadline

15 August

The top flight's 20 teams are to consider a proposal to end the movement of incoming players before the start of the Premier League season in a bid to end the perceived disruption of the end-of-August transfer deadline.

Everton U23s take on Notts County tonight

15 August

Everton U23s start their Checkatrade Trophy campaign with a visit to Notts County on Tuesday night.

U23s' successful Home Is Where The Heart Is campaign

15 August

Everton’s Under-23 team has hit the £230,000 fundraising target for their ‘Home is Where the Heart is’ campaign.

McCarthy to be called up by Ireland

14 August

James McCarthy has been included in Martin O'Neill's provisional squad for Ireland's upcoming international fixtures.

Hewelt out with serious ankle injury

14 August

U23s goalkeeper Mateuz Hewelt could miss the next three months after sustaining an ankle injury in training that has required surgery.

Rooney gets Everton off to winning start

12 August

Everton began 2017-18 with a narrow, hard-fought victory at Goodison Park, picking up from a dreary first half to edge Stoke with Wayne Rooney’s goal

Koeman pleased with opening-day victory

12 August

Ronald Koeman admitted that his Everton side needs to "improve a lot" on today's performance against Stoke but he was justifiably happy to have started 2017-18 with a win.

Dowell scores the winner in Forest thriller

12 August

Kieran Dowell scored his first senior goal as Nottingham Forest made it two wins in two to start the new season.

Everton U18s open with a draw against Stoke

12 August

Everton U18s started their League campaign with a 2-2 draw against Stoke City at Finch Farm on Saturday.

Rodriguez secures return to Uruguay

11 August

Leandro Rodriguez's frustrating spell in England is over after he made a move back to his home country with Danubio FC.

U23s begin title defence with a draw

11 August

Everton's second string kicked off their 2017-18 season with a goalless draw against West Ham Under-23s this evening.

Free official coach travel to Chelsea

11 August

Everton’s main sponsor SportPesa are offering Evertonians free travel from Goodison Park on official club coaches for the upcoming away Premier League fixture at Chelsea on Sunday 27 August.

Everton vs Stoke City

11 August

A new season rolls around and Everton begin another quest to break into the top four as Koeman embarks on his second season in charge at Goodison.

Everton reveal 2017-18 third kit

11 August

The club have unveiled the new third kit in a series of tweets by players today.

Coleman back in preliminary light training

11 August

Seamus Coleman has taken his rehabilitation from the double leg break he suffered earlier this year to the next stage, with strength-training drills outside at Finch Farm.

Elsewhere On The Web

Inside Everton's heritage

11 August

Johnny Phillips delves into the Toffees' history with a visit to the pre-match festivities that go on at St Luke's Church before home games with the Everton Heritage Society et al.

Koeman: Barkley staying at Everton... for now

10 August

Ross Barkley is back in training and with no formal offers on the table for him, he remains for now an Everton player for the coming season

Koeman denies Sigurdsson deal is faltering over fee

10 August

Ronald Koeman says that Everton are still negotiating with Swansea City over Gylfi Sigurdsson and stresses there is still time to get the transfer over the line.

U23s lose last pre-season game to Brentford B

8 August

Everton U23s lost their final pre-season friendly by the odd goal in seven to a strong Brentford B side at USM Finch Farm on Tuesday.

Davies: I'll play anywhere for Everton

7 August

Tom Davies is revelling in his continued education in Everton's first team, saying that he will play wherever he is asked to by Ronald Koeman.

Spaniards give Blues a stern test after Sandro strike

6 August

Sandro put Everton ahead after 30 seconds against Sevilla in the last pre-season friendly at Goodison Park.

Koeman eyeing more signings

6 August

Ronald Koeman says that Everton will use the rest of the transfer window to make further additions and that the club is 'close' on a deal for Sigurdsson

U23s cruise to win over Bangor City

5 August

David Unsworth's young Blues beat Bangor City 2-0 thanks to goals by Sambou and Garbutt.

Antonee Robinson out on loan until January

4 August

Bolton Wanderers have signed defender Antonee Robinson on loan from Everton until January.

Koeman acknowledges the need to improve

3 August

Ronald Koeman expressed his happiness at Everton's progress to the playfoff round of the Europa League qualifiers but admitted his team lacked fluidity going forward in the second leg against Ružomberok.

Dowell earns rave reviews on Forest debut

4 August

Kieran Dowell began his season-long loan at Nottingham Forest as a substitute but impressed his new fans after coming on in the second half.

Everton get Hajduk Split in playoff round

4 August

The Blues will have to negotiate Croatian opposition in order to qualify for the group stage of the Europa League following today's draw.

McGeady: 'I just couldn't get going' at Everton

4 August

Now a Sunderland player following his summer move, the Irish winger has described his frustrating spell at Goodison Park under Roberto Martinez.

MFK Ružomberok vs Everton

3 August

Everton take their narrow 1-0 lead into the second leg of the Europa League 3rd Qualifying Round, second leg, hoping to finish the job in Ružomberok

Calvert-Lewin seals tie for uninspired Blues

3 August

Dominic Calvert-Lewin stepped off the bench to score the only goal of another tedious contest as Everton booked their place in the playoff round

Jagielka adds another year to his Everton contract

2 August

Phil Jagielka has extended his Everton contract by another year, committing to the Blues until 2019.

Clement wants Sigurdsson situation resolved this week

2 August

Gylfi Sigurdsson's future could be resolved by the weekend if the Swansea City manager gets his wish of a decision either way in the next few days

Dowell to Forest on loan

2 August

Promising Everton U23 winger Kieran Dowell is expected to start a season-long loan with Nottingham Forest this week.

Tickets go on sale for Bradley Lowery charity game

1 August

Tickets for a celebrity charity football match to celebrate the life of Bradley Lowery go on sale tomorrow morning from 10am.


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