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News Archive –Dec

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Everton confident on stadium despite rising costs

31 December

Everton’s plans to relocate to a brand new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock continue but the cost estimate and the timescale for its opening have changed.

Poor Everton beaten by struggling Cherries

29 December

Everton finished 2017 with Sam Allardyce’s first defeat as manager as Ryan Fraser’s deflected winner handed Bournemouth their first win in nine games.

Schneiderlin: Plenty of room for improvement

30 December

Morgan Schneiderlin has acknowledged that Everton need to play better if they are to continue to make up ground on the top seven.

Walsh reportedly flies to Turkey to secure Tosun deal

29 December

Updated Everton have apparently sent a delegation to meet face-to-face with Besiktas officials in a bid to land Cenk Tosun ahead of competition from Europe.

Bournemouth vs Everton

29 December

Everton close out 2017 with a trip to Bournemouth looking to secure what would be only their third away win of the calendar year.

Anderlecht confirm Onyekuru needs surgery

29 December

Henry Onyekuru will have an operation on his injured knee after all following confirmation from the Belgian club where he is currently on loan.

Bolasie hoping for a fresh start at Everton

28 December

The winger says he was under no illusions about the severity of his knee injury and counts his return to action this month as a blessing.

Everton looking to finalise Tosun deal

28 December

Everton could finally be adding to their under-staffed forward line with the acquisition of Cenk Tosun from Besiktas.

Nothing ventured but a point gained

26 December

Everton played out another gritty but uneventful goalless draw at the Hawthorns to add to last Saturday's point against Chelsea.

West Bromwich Albion v Everton

26 December

Everton's year finishes with back-to-back away games, the first of which is at the Hawthorns against struggling West Brom.

Baines set for longer layoff

27 December

Leighton Baines looks unlikely to return to action any time soon after he suffered a set-back on his path to recovery from a calf injury.

Defence holds to deny Chelsea as Allardyce remains undefeated

23 December

Everton dug in to earn a point against Chelsea as they extended their unbeaten run to six matches.

Onyekuru facing knee surgery

24 December

Everton's on-loan striker Henry Onyekuru is facing a lengthy lay-off after scans revealed damage to a medial knee ligament.

Everton post a profit for 2016-17

23 December

Everton have announced record turnover of £171.3m for last season and a post-tax profit of £30m.

Everton vs Chelsea

22 December

A measure of Everton’s revival under Sam Allardyce arrives this weekend as Chelsea come to Goodison Park for the final game before Christmas.

Allardyce looking for more from 'surprised' Schneiderlin

22 December

Morgan Schneiderlin has reiterated his commitment to Everton and again indicated his surprise at the negativity that built up around him at the time of his reported ejection from training last month.

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Mike Pejic to compete at World Taekwondo Championships

21 December

Now 67, the former Everton player became British over-age Taekwondo champion four years ago and has now qualified for the 2018 World Championships in Taipei.

Sigurdsson strikes as Everton register another win

18 December

Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a spectacular goal that proved decisive as the Blues eventually saw off the Premier League's bottom club

U23s vs West Ham called off due to fog

18 December

Everton U23s cannot resume their faltering Premier League 2 campaign against West Ham in Southport tonite due to heavy fog.

Allardyce delighted by second-half turnaround

18 December

Sam Allardyce was happy to see Everton eventually prevail against struggling Swansea City after seeing his charges concede a soft goal to go 1-0 down in the first half.

Everton vs Swansea City

17 December

Everton return to Goodison Park following a brace of away games that yielded four points from six to play two home fixtures that present an opportunity to keep closing the gap on the top seven.

Feeney signs new Everton deal

16 December

Morgan Feeney has become the latest of Everton's up-and-coming youngsters to commit their future to the club by signing a new contract.

McCarthy and Bolasie play in U23s draw

15 December

James McCarthy and Yannick Bolasie both managed 45 minutes for the Under-23s this evening as they drew 0-0 with Dynamo Zagreb.

Allardyce 'not in control' of Barkley situation

15 December

Updated Sam Allardyce says that there's little he would be able to do should the club accept an offer for Ross Barkley in the coming transfer window but he hopes the midfielder will stay.

Wayne Rooney visits Claire House Children's Hospice

15 December

Everton star Wayne Rooney was the special guest during this year’s Christmas visit to Claire House Children’s Hospice.

Young Blues trio sign new contracts

14 December

Everton have moved to secure the futures of Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Mason Holgate and Jonjoe Kenny by handing the three players new deals.

Newcastle United vs Everton

13 December

Everton travel to the northeast for the first of four games in the space of 13 days to take on Newcastle United.

Rooney secures first away win in 11 months

13 December

A solitary Wayne Rooney strike earned Everton victory at St James's Park, a third League win in four games, as their recovery continues.

Allardyce content with victory but sees room for improvement

13 December

Sam Allardyce reflected with satisfaction on Everton’s fourth win in five games in all competitions following the 1-0 victory over Newcastle but wants more when his side have the ball.

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Allardyce plans to question Everton players about wanting to stay

12 December

Sam Allardyce plans to question Everton first-team players about wanting to stay before the January transfer window opens

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Things are looking up for Everton

12 December

Everton are unbeaten in their last four games but their form will really improve when Yannick Bolasie and Seamus Coleman return and give them some pace, says Martin Laurence in The Guardian.

Bolasie plays in U23s defeat at Leicester

11 December

Yannick Bolasie saw his first semi-competitive action since recovering from a serious knee injury, coming on as a substitute for Everton's Under-23s this evening.

“All I’ve done is stop them conceding goals”

14 December

Sam Allardyce says that his top priority since being appointed as Everton’s new manager has been to tighten up what was, briefly, the leakiest defence in the Premier League.

Allardyce's Everton play spoiler to steal derby draw

10 December

Everton plundered a point from Anfield thanks to a rare penalty on this ground, thumped home by Wayne Rooney with 13 minutes to go.

No question for Allardyce over derby penalty but Klopp fumes

10 December

The Everton boss was taking the positives from what he saw as an impressive defensive display in this afternoon’s Merseyside derby but reds manager lost his cool

Allardyce postpones players' Christmas party

13 December

Everton's annual Christmas party has been called off by Sam Allardyce so that the players can focus on turning their season around.

Elsewhere On The Web

Kenny: 'Beating Liverpool would mean more than lifting the World Cup'

9 December

What is preferable? Winning the Under-20 World Cup or ending an 18-year winless streak at Anfield in the Merseyside derby?

Liverpool vs Everton

8 December

Sam Allardyce takes charge of his first Merseyside derby hoping to act as "spoiler" again against the top-flight's most in-form attack

U18s knocked out of FA Youth Cup

8 December

Everton U18s were knocked out this season's FA Youth Cup at the first hurdle by Ipswich Town at Goodison Park tonight.

U18s in FA Youth Cup action tonight

8 December

Everton U18s host Ipswich Town in the 3rd Round of this season's FA Youth Cup, at Goodison Park tonight, kick-off 7:00 pm.

Lookman and Vlasic excel in fine win in Cyprus

7 December

Everton signed off an otherwise miserable Europa League campaign with an emphatic win over Apollon Limassol

FA Cup derby set for Friday 5th January

7 December

Everton's FA Cup Third Round tie against Liverpool has been scheduled for Friday 5th January and will be broadcast live by the BBC with a 7:55pm kick-off.

Apollon Limassol vs Everton

7 December

Everton’s disastrous Europa League campaign comes to a close this evening in Cyprus as they take on Apollon Limassol in a genuine dead rubber in Group E.

Goalkeeper Matthew Johnson goes out on loan

6 December

Everton have agreed to loan one of their young goalkeepers, Matthew Johnson, to non-league club Ramsbottom United.

Blues freeze season ticket prices for next season

6 December

Everton have announced another freeze on all Season Tickets prices for the 2018/19 season.

Joe Royle leaves Everton

5 December

It appears that Joe Royle has left Everton, presumably as a result of changes to the backroom staff following the appointment of new manager Sam Allardyce.

U23s draw at Derby County

5 December

David Unsworth watched on from the stands as Everton Under-23s played out a goalless draw in their penultimate Premier League International Cup group fixture.

Everton draw Liverpool in FA Cup 3rd Round

4 December

Everton will be back at Anfield next month to face Liverpool in the FA Cup following today's draw which paired the Merseyside clubs together.

Allardyce plans additional help for players

4 December

New Everton boss Sam Allardyce says that he would like to bring in a sport psychologist to help those players who have struggled so much to find their form this season.

Allardyce off the mark with three points

2 December

Everton began the new manager's tenure with a second successive home win as goals from Sigurdsson and Calvert-Lewin were enough to see off Huddersfield.

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Allardyce must tone down 'Big Sam' act to win over hostile Everton fans

2 December

Jamie Carragher describes the challenge facing Sam Allardyce to win over hostile Everton fans who are not impressed with his appointment as manager.

Allardyce pleased with first win

2 December

Sam Allardyce said he was pleased to see his new charges record their second home win of the week which relieves the pressure on a squad that looked destined for a relegation fight after last weekend's heavy defeat at Southampton.

U23s lose to Leicester in Premier League Cup

1 December

Everton Under 23s' Premier League Cup hopes suffered a blow after the Toffees conceded either side of skipper Morgan Feeney’s 55th-minute goal to go down to a 2-1 defeat by Leicester City.

Everton vs Huddersfield Town

1 December

Sam Allardyce takes charge of his first match since agreeing to become Everton manager as Huddersfield Town come to Goodison Park

Allardyce takes first press conference as Everton boss

1 December

Sam Allardyce says he would like to be more than just a short-term fixer at Everton and expressed his hopes of bringing a “winning brand” of football back to Goodison.


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