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Everton Under-21s entered the Liverpool Senior Cup at the quarter-final stage tonight with an away tie at Widnes where they smashed in eight goals with no reply.
Roberto Martinez has again hailed his record signing, saying that he wouldn't trade a player who is, in his opinion, already the complete striker for someone like Jamie Vardy.
Everton went from elation to exasperation at the Vitality Stadium as they twice threw away a precious lead and had to settle for a point following Junior Stanislas's second equaliser deep into disrupted stoppage time.
Romelu Lukaku has echoed the sentiments of his manager by saying that Everton must learn from yesterday's lapse at Bournemouth.
Everton U18s suffered a humbling 8-0 defeat at home to Wolves on Saturday, bringing a stunning end to their eight-game unbeaten run.
James McCarthy sustained a hip injury at Bournemouth and could miss Tuesday's League Cup clash at Middlesbrough.
Everton's quest to continue their unbeaten run and close the gap between themselves and the top four continues this weekend with the club's first ever trip to Dean Court for a League fixture.
Roberto Martinez is hopeful of a positive run from Everton over the next few months as his team gels and players battling for places drive momentum to keep the team challenging for the European places.
Roberto Martinez has admitted that while Everton have created the conditions for the club's young talent to grow and become better players, ultimately only starring in the top competitions is going to keep them around.
ToffeeWeb has teamed up again with Art of Football to offer one lucky UK-based fan the chance to win one of their "In the Blue Corner" Tim Cahill design t-shirts.
Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson has responded Everton CEO Robert Elstone's assertion that the club are waiting on further commitment and support from the Council by insisting that the city can't proceed without a concrete proposal.
Notable football finance blog, The Swiss Ramble
, takes its annual dispassionate look at Everton's latest accounts.
Everton's Under-18s ended a fantastic run of seven consecutive wins in when Sunderland held them to a 2-2 draw at Finch Farm on Saturday.
The 2015 edition of Everton FC's Annual General Meeting took place this evening where Chief Executive Robert Elstone updated the club's shareholders on the latest financial accounts and plans for the future, including Walton Hall Park.
The pair took another step on their road to recovery as Everton's second string were beaten 3-2 by Porto in the Premier League International Cup.
Roberto Martinez was thrilled with his team's all-round display at Goodison today as they ran out comfortable 4-0 winners over Aston Villa.
Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku grabbed a brace apiece as Everton eased to an emphatic 4-0 win over the Premier League's bottom side and extended their unbeaten in all competitions to four matches.
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The teenager will stay with the League Two side until at least 3rd January.
Everton begin an important run of Premier League games that stretches unbroken into the New Year as bottom-of-the-table Aston Villa come to Goodison Park this weekend.
The Everton boss has ruled out the possibility that the winger could return to the Nou Camp as soon as January.
Everton have announced that they have agreed a fee with Bury for talented young defender Matty Foulds.
While he isn't revealing any specific targets for the season, Roberto Martinez is looking for his players to build on the decent start they have made over the next few months.
The new official Everton matchday store at the corner of the Gwladys Street and Bullens Road stands will open its doors to fans for the first time this weekend.
The manager says his focus is very much on the players currently in the squad and he denied that any approach has been made to defender Ron Vlaar.
Mindful of the relapse the fullback suffered on virtually the eve of the season, the manager says he won't risk throwing Leighton Baines back into action before he is completely ready.
Tom Cleverley could finally complete his return from the ankle injury he sustained at Spurs in August when his old club come to town this weekend.
The club's Chief Executive says that Everton remain in discussions with Liverpool Council over a proposed stadium at Walton Hall Park which he believes will be the "real springboard to greater things".
The club recorded an increase in turnover of Â£5.1m but net debt increased by Â£3.2m to Â£31.3m and, overall, Everton FC posted a post-tax loss of Â£4.1m.
Argentina beat Colombia 1-0 while the United States ground out a goalless draw in Trinidad and Tobago in World Cup qualifying last night.
Gerard Deulofeu added to his recent international goal glut with a brace for Spain U21s as they beat Croatia 3-2 this evening.
John Stones and Ross Barkley were both named in Roy Hodgson's starting XI as England bounced back from their defeat in Spain with a 2-0 win over France at Wembley Stadium this evening.
Neither Romelu Lukaku nor Kevin Mirallas will see further international action this week after Belgian officials elected not to go ahead with Belgium's friendly with Spain this evening due to security concerns.
It was a great night for the Irish in Dublin as they scored two goals to seal a playoff win that takes them to France and Euro2016 at the expense of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Leighton Baines says he is looking forward to regaining full fitness and is confident he can get back to his best this season.
Roberto Martinez says that he expects his team to reach peak form in January and that Everton's hopes of finishing in the top four rest on the next dozen fixtures.
Everton's U18s maintained their excellent record this season with a 4-3 win at Stoke City today.
Ross Barkley was given another chance to impress manager Roy Hodgson when England took on Spain in this evening's friendly in Alicante which the home side won 2-0. Meanwhile, Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy took on Muhamed Besic's Bosnia in the first leg of their Euro2016 playoff which finished 1-1.
Everton's home fixture against Swansea has been moved back a day and will now kick off at 1.30pm to accommodate live screening on Sky Sports.
Everton have extended their deal with Kitman Labs in the hope that the data collected by the Silicon Valley-based sports software company can help avoid the spate of injuries that has afflicted the team recently.
Gerard Deulofeu scored a hat-trick and weighed in with two assists as Spain Under-21s beat Georgia 5-0 today.
Leighton Baines has been speaking of his need to be patient through his ankle problems as he nears a return to first-team action.
Leighton Baines came through a specially arranged behind-closed-doors friendly against Preston this afternoon, scoring one of Everton's goals in a 4-3 win.
The debate over how best to utilise Ross Barkley's prodigious yet unrefined talents at international level looks set to rumble through the international break as Roberto Martinez voices his concerns over how Roy Hodgson will set his team up against Spain on Friday.
Kevin Mirallas admits that may have to consider his options in the next transfer window if his situation at Everton hasn't changed by then. The 28-year-old says he isn't looking to leave the Blues yet but wants more playing time than he is currently getting.
Tim Howard maintains that the increased scrutiny of his performances of late doesn't bother him.
Brendan Galloway's hopes of making his debut at Under-21 level for his country rest on the severity of a knock he has picked up.
Aware of the speculation about players like John Stones and Romelu Lukaku as the January transfer window approaches, the manager acknowledges that interest in his best players is part of football.
Former Everton boss David Moyes has been sacked as manager of Real Sociedad after just one year in charge of the La Liga club.
Everton Under-21s lost 1-0 at Middlesbrough as Conor McAleny returned the side following his loan spell with Charlton Athletic.
Everton Under-18s have opened up a three-point lead clear at the top of the U18s Premier League table following a 4-2 victory over Manchester United on Saturday.
Roberto Martinez was purring after the game at Everton's equalising goal against West Ham but he expressed his disappointment that his side couldn't take all three points.
Everton and West Ham shared the spoils at Upton Park as another stunning link-up between Gerard Deulofeu and Romelu Lukaku cancelled out an equally impressive strike by Manuel Lanzini.
Bryan Oviedo is facing a other two to three weeks on the sidelines after scans confirmed a minor hamstring injury.
Everton head south again this weekend for a second successive away game in the Capital to take on West Ham United under Goodison old boy, Slaven Bilic.
The striker has had his loan spell cut short at Charlton, with interim manager Karel Fraeye sending him back to Finch Farm a few days earlier than expected.
Roberto Martinez is lining up two behind-closed-doors friendlies to allow Leighton Baines gain match fitness over the international break.
Everton Academy goalkeeper Russell Griffiths has joined Halifax Town on a one-month loan.
Roberto Martinez has rejected speculation suggesting that the Blues are looking to sell Kevin Mirallas in the January transfer window.
Everton Under-21s defeated Blackburn Rovers 2-1 in their Lancashire Senior Cup Quarter-Final today.
Everton will discover the extent of Bryan Oviedo's hamstring injury when the player undergoes a scan today. The Costa Rican fullback had to be substituted after 25 minutes of Sunday's win over Sunderland after suffering the soft-tissue problem.
Yesterday's deputy captain says that Everton's players will enjoy their impressive win over Sunderland but won't ignore the need to work on tightening up at the back.
Arouna Kone's 35th appearance for the Blues wasn't just notable for his first Premier League hat-trick.
Everton threw away a two-goal lead but then roared back with some sublime attacking football to demolish Sunderland's leaky defence, with Gerard Deulofeu and Romelu Lukaku grabbing a goal and an assist each and Arouna Kone completing a memorable hat-trick.
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