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June 2015

Everton announce away credit change

30 June
Everton have moved to further reward travelling fans by making away cup matches eligible for away credits.

Nevin: Landing Koeman was a coup for Everton  [MEDIA]

30 June
Former Everton winger and current football pundit Pat Nevin says that Everton are "waiting to be a turned into big club" again and that Ronald Koeman is the man to do it.

Blues duo spared England's humiliation in Nice

27 June
It was a watching brief for Ross Barkley and John Stones again as England slumped to dismal defeat to Iceland and were dumped out of Euro2016.

Argentina on the wrong end of Copa America penalty drama

26 June
The world's No 1 ranked team's search for another international trophy goes on after they were beaten in a penalty shootout in the final in New Jersey, a result that prompted Lionel Messi to retire from international football.

Lukaku into Euro2016 quarter-finals with Belgium

26 June
Romelu Lukaku and the Red Devils have progressed to the last eight thanks to an emphatic 4-0 win over Hungary in Toulouse.

Euros over for Irish Blues as they are beaten by France

26 June
Everton's Irish contingent are heading home from Euro2016 after falling to hosts France in Lyon this afternoon.

Swiss exit means Tarashaj can prepare for life at Finch Farm

25 June
Switzerland were beaten in the first knockout game of Euro2016, a missed Granit Xhaka penalty in the shootout putting Poland through.

How leaving the EU could alter player recruitment  [MEDIA]

24 June
Britan's exit from the European Union will have important ramifications for the ability of clubs to cherry pick young talent from the Continent, as well as increase the need for work permits for other players not already established in their international teams.

Quiet McCarthy does his talking on the pitch  [MEDIA]

24 June
A good article on James McCarthy bouncing back in Wednesday's game in Lille in which the Republic of Ireland overturned Italy to set up a round of 16 clash with France..

Dowell signs new three-year deal

23 June
Exciting midfield prospect Kieran Dowell has put pen to paper on a new contract at Everton that commits him to the Blues until 2019.

Everton announce Barnsley friendly

23 June
The Blues will play the Tykes at Oakwell on 23 July after another pre-season friendly was confirmed.

Koeman adds Feyenoord goalkeeping coach

22 June
Everton have appointed Everton Football Club Patrick Lodewijks as their new first-team goalkeeping coach.

Romelu Lukaku: Seek stability not summer saga  [MEDIA]

22 June
In the wake of Mino Raiola's comments this week that seemed to cast doubt on he Belgian leaving Everton after all, Matt Stead writes that Lukaku would probably be best served by staying put.

Coleman skippers Ireland to victory over Italy

22 June
Seamus Coleman wore the captain's armband as Ireland got the upset they needed against group leaders Italy to qualify for the knockout stages of Euro2016.

Funes Mori into Copa America final with Albiceleste

22 June
Everton will have a representative in the final of the Copa America Centenario after Argentina thrashed the United States 4-0 in Houston.

'New project' could see Lukaku stay at Everton

21 June
Comments by the Belgian's agent, Mino Raiola, hint at some back-tracking by Romelu Lukaku over his desire to leave Goodison Park this summer.

Ryazantsev: Everton is more than just a project

20 June
Speaking publicly for the first time since being appointed as Farhad Moshiri’s man in the boardroom, Sasha Ryazantsev has spelled out not only how important Ronald Koeman’s arrival will be to the club but also the plans for the Everton's future overall.

Everton snap up young Oldham 'keeper

20 June
The Blues have confirmed the acquisition of 18-year-old goalkeeper Chris Renshaw from the League One side.

Kenwright: Director of Football search ongoing

20 June
Everton remain committed to reshaping the team managerial structure at the club with the appointment of a sporting director.

Lukaku talks up potential PSG link

20 June
Romelu Lukaku continues to talk obliquely about a potential future away from Everton, describing Paris St Germain as the kind of "great project" he would like to be a part of.

Everton pair sit out bore draw in St Etienne

20 June
John Stones and Ross Barkley are now the only outfield players not to have seen action for England at Euro2016 as they were left unused on the bench.

Koeman aims to bring Dutch style to Goodison

19 June
Everton's new boss has been spelling out the way he likes his teams to play since his appointment was made official and he promises attacking football.

Funes Mori and Argentina into last four of Copa America

18 June
Ramiro Funes Mori and the Albiceleste beat Venezuela with room to spare in Massachusetts, setting up a semi-final clash with the USA.

Irish contingent sunk by Lukaku double in Bordeaux

18 June
Romelu Lukaku scored a brace for Belgium as the Red Devils’ Euro2016 campaign came to life with a 3-0 victory over the Republic of Ireland.

Koeman will take time to assess player needs at Everton

17 June
Ronald Koeman will begin the process of assessing the squad of players he has inherited from Roberto Martinez now that he is on Merseyside and the formalities of his appointment are out the way.

Koeman: Contract impasse made it impossible to stay at Southampton

17 June
Ronald Koeman has cited disagreement with Southampton over his contract as being one of the main reasons why he elected to leave and take up the reins at Everton.

Koeman excited to take next step with Everton

17 June
Ronald Koeman addressed the media for the first time as Everton manager this afternoon where his backroom appointments were confirmed.

First look at Goodison's facelift

16 June
Newly-released artist's impressions of the cosmetic changes planned for Goodison Park show how Everton's ground will hopefully look when the new season kicks off in August.

No action for Blues duo but England beat Wales

16 June
England took top spot in the group thanks to Daniel Sturridge's injury-time winner that broke Wales's stubborn defensive resistance.

Baines: Koeman the appointment we were hoping for

15 June
The left back says that the Dutchman's reputation speaks for itself and that his arrival has been well-received by the players.

Tarashaj makes Euros bow as Swiss draw

15 June
The Everton forward came on as a late substitute in his country's 1-1 draw with Romania, a result that keeps Switzerland on course for the knockout stages.

Blues kick off against Spurs at home

15 June
Everton have been handed tough assignments to start and end the new season, paired with Tottenham on the opening day and ending away at Arsenal

Funes Mori plays out wide for Argentina

14 June
Funes Mori featured again in a very impressive Argentina side, but playing an advanced left-wing-back role as they blew out Bolivia 3-0.

Koeman excited by Everton 'project'

14 June
The new Blues manager spoke with evertontv and described how the board's big plans were a significant factor in his decision to take up the reins at Goodison Park.

Lukaku has a long way to go....  [MEDIA]

14 June

Koeman confirmed as Everton's new manager

14 June
Everton have finally confirmed the appointment of Ronald Koeman as the club's manager after reaching a compensation agreement with Southampton

Déjà vu for Lukaku in Belgium defeat

13 June
The Everton striker endured another frustrating performance on the big stage and was substituted in the second half as the Red Devils were beaten 2-0 by Italy.

Blues' Irish contingent held to draw by Sweden

13 June
Seamus Coleman served up the opening goal for Ireland but they had to be content with a point against Sweden after Kieran Clark's own goal.

Oviedo grabs an assist as Costa Rica stun Colombia

12 June
The defender came off the bench and laid on what proved to be the winner for Celso Borges in a 3-2 victory that decided Copa America's Group A.

Everton duo watch on for England opener

11 June
As expected, John Stones and Ross Barkley were named on the bench and were unused by Roy Hodgson as England conceded in injury time against Russia.

Funes Mori plays as Argentina rout Panama

11 June
The Everton defender was at the heart of his country's defence again in their second Copa America group match last night as the Albiceleste thrashed 10-man Panama.

Everton announce MK Dons friendly

10 June
The Blues will take on the League One side in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 26th July at 7:45pm.

Veteran trio released by Everton

10 June
Leon Osman, Steven Pienaar and Tony Hibbert are all on the club's list of players who have reached the end of their contracts and have not been offered new terms.

Southall's belated induction into Hall of Fame

10 June
Everton's legendary goalkeeper has been overlooked for the National Museum's honour roll until now but that will change in October.

Everton plan cosmetic upgrades to Goodison Park

9 June
Proposals include updated cladding on the corners of the stands, new banners for three sides of the ground and installation of the Holy Trinity statue.

Gibson signs new deal at Everton

9 June
Darron Gibson has put pen to paper on a two-year extension to his contract which was due to expire this summer.

Pelle's agent claims contact with Everton

9 June
Graziano Pellè has emerged as an early summer transfer target for Everton after his agent revealed that he has fielded inquiries for the 30 year-old.

Koeman announcement likely delayed until next week

9 June
Everton's confirmation of the Dutchman's arrival as Roberto Martinez's successor has reportedly been pushed back until early next week.

Koeman arrives to herald new era of ambition at Goodison  [MEDIA]

7 June
It's a challenge to fully clear the cobwebs of complacency at Goodison, but Everton have a winner in the dugout for the first time in an age, writes blogger Chris Smith. Does Koeman's arrival represent the start of ambition?

Koeman appointment will banish 'plucky Everton' tag  [MEDIA]

8 June
Ronald Koeman's appointment will be seen as the day Everton banished the undignified notion of being a plucky outsider

Reports: Everton preparing new deals for Barkley and Stones

7 June
Everton hope to prepare the ground for Ronald Koeman's impending arrival by securing the young England duo on improved terms.

Blue Family campaign extended

7 June
Everton in the Community have extended its ‘Blue Family’ campaign and giving Evertonians until 15th June to pre-order their limited-edition high-quality Everton-branded earphones as well as giving them the opportunity to win an assortment of exclusive prizes.

Funes Mori begins Copa America with a win

6 June
Argentina beat their neighbour and CONMEBOL foe Chile as the two countries kick off their respective Copa adventures at Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Moshiri has options to complete Everton takeover

6 June
As documents that have been floating around the Internet for a while now show, the club's majority shareholder has agreements in place to potentially increase his stake to around 76%.

Everton fans’ tales of how Ali watched 1966 Final after meeting Blues in Hyde Park  [MEDIA]

6 June
Following the recent passing of the boxing legend, the Echo's David Prentice revisits his piece on Muhammad Ali and his chance meeting with Everton supporters in Hyde Park prior to the 1966 FA Cup Final.

Lukaku on target again for Belgium

5 June
The 23-year-old has now scored in four straight pre-Euro2016 friendlies after firing in the opening goal for his country against Norway today.

Neville hits out at 'scandalous' criticism of Stones

5 June
Former Everton and England fullback Phil Neville has come to the defence of John Stones as the debate grows over which central defensive pairing Roy Hodgson should select at Euro2016.

Koeman delay almost over as clubs agree terms

6 June
Updated Ronald Koeman is expected to be announced as Everton boss this Wednesday after compensation was agreed with Southampton.

Everton have 'green light' to appoint Koeman

4 June
Everton have reached an agreement to pay off the remainder of the Dutchman's contract, clearing his path to Goodison after he agreed personal terms

McCarthy winning fitness race for Euro2016 opener

3 June
James McCarthy is confident that he will be fit to face Sweden when the Republic of Ireland kick off their campaign in the European Championship Finals on 13th June.

Everton have 'green light' to appoint Koeman

4 June
De Telegraaf report that Everton have reached an agreement to pay off the remainder of the Dutchman's contract, clearing his path to Goodison

Agent: Everton in talks over Koeman deal

2 June
Updated Dutchman's agent says talks with Southampton are underway but Everton await permission to speak to him directly.

Everton snap up Sambou from Coventry

2 June
The club have completed the acquisition of Bassala Sambou from the Sky Blues on a three-year contract.

Barkley overlooked by Hodgson as England win

2 June
Ross Barkley was again named as a substitute by Roy Hodgson but saw no action as England toiled to beat Portugal 1-0 in a Euro2016 warm-up game this evening.

Everton to play Man Utd in Rooney Testimonial

2 June
Everton have been chosen to play Manchester United on 3 August in Wayne Rooney's testimonial at Old Trafford.

Reports claim Koeman close to Everton deal

2 June
Updated Ronald Koeman's return from holiday has ratcheted up talk of Everton's pursuit for him, with media on both sides of the Channel claiming the Saints boss is close to becoming the Blues' new manager.

Lukaku breakthrough for Belgium in friendly draw

2 June
Romelu Lukaku came off the bench to score an 89th-minute equaliser for his country as they were held by Finland in their pre-Euro2012 warm-up match.

Howard heroics not enough to earn 3rd for USA

The United States ended their Copa America Centenario campaign against Colombia this evening where outgoing Everton 'keeper Tim Howard saw his first action.

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