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March 2017

U18s crash 0-3 to Fulham at Goodison Park

22 March
Everton Under-18s were beaten 3-0 by Fulham at Goodison Park on Wednesday afternoon in a match brought forward because of Everton's trip to the Dallas Cup in April.

Neville Southall Supports #FaceValueOnly Campaign

31 March
Last week Everton Supporters Trust launched the #FaceValueOnly campaign to highlight the issues with secondary ticketing site StubHub who allow tickets to be listed above and beyond face value.

Lukaku named Player of the Month

31 March
Romelu Lukaku's sparkling recent form has been recognised with the award of Premier League Player of the Month for March.

Koeman: McCarthy was not fit to play

31 March
Updated Ronald Koeman stated his case once more for the benefit of then cameras and the media today when he declared that James McCarthy should not have been involved in last week's World Cup qualifier. Martin O'Neill has, of course, responded.

Schneiderlin to miss the derby and United trip

31 March
Everton will be without the key figure of the Frenchman until next weekend after Ronald Koeman revealed that he is still a week away from full fitness

Liverpool vs Everton

31 March
Everton approach this year's Anfield derby in a better frame of mind than last year as they seek to banish their least wanted hoodoo.

The inside story of how Everton are planning to crack the top four  [MEDIA]

31 March
Chris Bascombe interviews Blues CEO Robert Elstone who provides plenty of optimistic and well thought-out comments about the club's progress and hopes of bridging the gap to qualifying for the Champions League.

Adams follows Vint out of Finch Farm after just a week

31 March
Dave Adams, the man appointed as head of coaching at Everton's USM Finch Farm academy has reportedly left the post with immediate effect after just seven days in the role.

Irish camp dismisses Koeman accusations over McCarthy

31 March
The détente between the Everton boss and the Republic of Ireland management continues with a source indicating that Martin O'Neill is "livid" with the Dutchman over his latest comments.

Swansea (A) kick-off moved for TV

30 March
Everton's match against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on 6th May is now a 5:30pm kick-off, with live coverage on BT Sport.

Fifa open proceedings on Taylor's red card

30 March
Fifa will investigate further censure of Neil Taylor following his dreadful challenge on Seamus Coleman in last Friday's World Cup qualifier.

Koeman clearly annoyed over McCarthy situation

29 March
Ronald Koeman has expressed his frustration with both James McCarthy and Martin O'Neill for ignoring medical advice ahead of last Friday's game

Alan Ball's career celebrated in play

29 March
The life and career of Everton Giant, Alan Ball, is being celebrated in a new play coming to theatres across Merseyside.

Peter Vint leaves Everton post

29 March
Everton have parted company with Academy Director Peter Vint, the club have announced.

Funes Mori to undergo surgery on injured knee

28 March
Updated Ramiro Funes Mori suffered a meniscus tear playing for Argentina and faces two months out

Mirallas strikes in Belgium's draw with Russia

28 March
Kevin Mirallas scored but Roberto Martinez's Belgium couldn't hold on to a two-goal lead in Sochi while Gerard Deulofeu enjoyed his recall for Spain

Calvert-Lewin on the mark again for England U20s

28 March
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored for England Under-20s as they beat Senegal 2-0 in the Four Nations tournament.

Southgate insists Barkley will get his chance

27 March
England boss Gareth Southgate has explained why he didn't bring Ross Barkley on against Lithuania on Sunday and says the midfielder just needs to keep performing for Everton.

FIFA to pick up the tab for Coleman's wages

27 March
While Seamus Coleman begins his road to recovery from a double leg-break sustained on international duty on Friday, Everton will at least be covered when it comes to the Irishman's salary.

Barkley ignored by England again

26 March
Ross Barkley was left in the familiar environs of the England dugout as Gareth Southgate's side ambled to a 2-0 win over Lithuania.

Lukaku rescues Belgium with late equailser

25 March
Romelu Lukaku saved his country from a home defeat to Greece this eveing with a goal in the 89th minute.

Koeman pledges support for Coleman

25 March
Ronald Koeman says that Seamus Coleman's strength of character and the support of not only his family but his extended Everton family as well will help him through the recovery from his broken leg.

Coleman suffers awful leg fracture in Wales clash

24 March
Seamus Coleman's season is over following a wild tackle by Neil Taylor that saw the Welsh fullback sent off in a 0-0 draw with Ireland.

McCarthy pulled from Ireland line-up

24 March
James McCarthy was set to start for his country in this evening's World Cup qualifier against Wales but was replaced by David Meyler just before kick-off.

Davies captains England as U19s qualify for Euros

24 March
Everton's Tom Davies skippered England's Under-19s as they beat Spain 3-0 to book their place in the European Championships

Lukaku: Decision has been made over my future

24 March
Romelu Lukaku says a decision has been made regarding his Everton future but he stopped short of confirming the details in his latest comments.

Everton’s Bramley-Moore stadium opportunity is one they cannot miss  [MEDIA]

23 March
The club have planned to leave Goodison Park before and failed; this time they appear to have the imagination and ambition to pull it off

Liverpool Echo explains how they believe potential stadium will be funded  [MEDIA]

23 March
Stadium funding and how it will work – according to the Liverpool Echo.

First Step made on long and winding road to Bramley-Moore

23 March
Everton have started on the road to Bramley-Moore, but there are still hurdles to overcome before the dream becomes a reality.

Everton agree deal to purchase Waterfront Site once funding is in place  [MEDIA]

23 March
According to the Guradian, Everton FC are to purchase land on the Bramley Moore dock once funding for the stadium is in place. It is expected that the Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, will confirm the deal following a meeting of the council scheduled for Thursday afternoon.

Barkley unused by England in defeat to Germany

23 March
Everton's only representative in the England squad that lost 1-0 to Germany in last night's friendly watched on from the bench.

Everton have deal in place for Bramley-Moore Dock

23 March
Everton have taken a huge step towards leaving Goodison Park with the news of a land-purchase agreement with Peel Group for Bramley-Moore Dock and a Council-backed funding framework.

Everton hospitality price freeze continues

22 March
Everton have, for the second consecutive season, frozen matchday hospitality membership prices at Goodison Park.

Report: Everton plan pre-season trip to Tanzania

22 March
The Blues are apparently considering a friendly in the African country this summer as part of the expected shirt sponsorship deal with SportPesa.

Schneiderlin hoping to be fit for the derby

21 March
Everton have been boosted by the news that Morgan Schneiderlin has only a minor injury but it's too soon to know whether he will be fit for 1st April.

Coleman Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

21 March
The Irish international and Ian Snodin met participants from Everton in the Community’s Down syndrome team at Everton Free School to take part in a special game of football.

U18s beaten at Derby

18 March
Everton U18s suffered a 3-0 reverse at the hands of Derby County

Koeman sees opportunity in next two games

20 March
Ronald Koeman reiterated his belief that 7th place would represent good progress for his first season in charge at Everton but is also looking higher

Koeman delighted with Blues' home form

18 March
The manager was understandably pleased with Everton’s 4-0 win over Hull City, even if he admitted that his team weren’t at their best.

Everton eventually demolish 10-man Hull

17 March
Calvert-Lewin scored his first Everton goal and Valencia sealed it following Huddlestone's red card before Lukaku scored a late brace

Everton vs Hull City

17 March
Everton play the second of two successive home games before testing trips to Anfield and Old Trafford as improving Hull City come to Merseyside.

Blues need seventh for Europe... and no English double

17 March
Everton's minimum target for the end of the season in seventh place which is almost certain to secure a place in the Europa League next season. Almost...

Barkley recalled by England

16 March
Ross Barkley has been rewarded for his recent good form with selection to the England senior squad.

Blues youngsters called up by England

16 March
Seven Everton players have been summoned for international duty by England today.

Koeman urges Barkley to commit to Everton

16 March
Ronald Koeman says that if Ross Barkley doesn’t sign a new contract at Everton this summer then the club would have to consider selling him.

Koeman: 'If Everton weren't ambitious, I wouldn't be here'

16 March
Ronald Koeman says that while he understands Romelu Lukaku’s ambition, he insists Everton are moving in the right direction towards challenging the top four.

Ambitious Lukaku lays down the gauntlet to Everton hierarchy

15 March
Romelu Lukaku has blamed what he perceives to be a lack of direction and ambition in the transfer market at Everton for his decision not to sign a new contract.

Why Romelu Lukaku leaving Everton can be the start of a new, successful era for the Toffees  [MEDIA]

15 March
Iain Macintosh argues that while Lukaku’s departure will hurt Everton it is just the end of a chapter. The next one might be even better.

O'Neill includes McCarthy in preliminary squad to face Wales

14 March
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill could risk another wrangle with Ronald Koeman by calling James McCarthy up for international duty despite his fresh hamstring problem.

Moshiri downplays furore over Lukaku's contract

14 March
Farhad Moshiri has responded to reports that Romelu Lukaku does not intend to sign the new five-year contract he has been offered to stay at Goodison Park

Everton handed small allocation for Anfield derby

14 March
Updated Everton have been given an allocation of just 2,709 tickets for the match against Liverpool on 1st April.

U23s' epic win over Derby increases their lead at the top

13 March
Everton U23s got their Championship charge back on track with a 3-2 win over Derby County under the lights at Pride Park tonight.

Lukaku 'not ready' to commit to new Blues deal

13 March
While his agent has claimed he was 99.9999% certain his client would put pen to paper on a new contract at Everton, the striker appears to be hedging

Jagielka and Barry decisions were tailored to opposition

12 March
Ronald Koeman has revealed his thinking behind the selection of Phil Jagielka and Gareth Barry in Saturday’s game against West Bromwich Albion.

McCarthy's hamstring setback vexes Koeman

11 March
Ronald Koeman has revealed that Leighton Baines had to be withdrawn from today's game because of a back problem while James McCarthy has succumbed to another hamstring injury.

Koeman delighted with 'outstanding' team display

11 March
Ronald Koeman spoke in glowing terms about a "professional" performance today that secured a comfortable 3-0 win over West Brom,

Everton power on at Fortress Goodison

11 March
Everton notched their fifth successive home win in the League as unadventurous West Brom were beaten soundly at the Grand Old Lady.

Niasse: two-goal super-sub

11 March
Oumar Niasse, on loan at Hull City, came off the bench to score both goals that gave the Tigers a vital win over their relegation rivals Swansea City.

U18s beat Middlesbrough 2-1

8 March
Everton U18s their Tier Two group campaign by beating Middlesbrough, who went down to a 2-1 defeat at Finch Farm today.

Liam Walsh is PL2 Player of the Month

10 March
Liam Walsh has been named the Premier League 2 Player of the Month for February.

Everton vs West Bromwich Albion

10 March
Everton play the first of two successive home games this weekend that Ronald Koeman hopes will help the club’s push for Europe.

Bolasie takes another step while Besic nears full fitness

10 March
Ronald Koeman has provided injury updates, including on Yannick Bolasie who is now onto the post-surgery phase of his rehabilitation.

Gwladys Street's Hall of Fame Dinner returns after eight years  [MEDIA]

9 March
The Gwladys Street’s Hall of Fame Dinner is returning on Friday night after an eight-year hiatus.

Koeman on contracts: Lukaku ‘close’ and hopeful on Barkley

9 March
Romelu Lukaku has yet to finalise his proposed, new five-year contract at Everton but Ronald Koeman says that it is “close” to completion

Confirmation of Lukaku deal expected this week

7 March
Everton are set to confirm that Romelu Lukaku has signed new terms with the club, reportedly worth £100,000 a week to the Belgian striker

Williams: We're building a team under Koeman

7 March
Ashley Williams has expressed his hopes that Ronald Koeman stays at Everton for at least the duration of his three-year contract.

Koeman: We need time to reach Tottenham's level

5 March
Ronald Koeman appeared to be in realistic mood following today's defeat at Tottenham, acknowledging the strength of Everton's opponents and his players' late rally that kept the scoreline close.

Unbeaten run ends amid defensive slips at Spurs

5 March
Everton lost in the League for the first time since Christmas as Tottenham ruthlessly exploited their sloppiness at the back.

Mirallas hopes 'outsider' Blues can finish in the top five

4 March
Kevin Mirallas is eyeing a good result at White Hart Lane tomorrow that would keep Everton's unbeaten run going as they hunt down the teams above them.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Everton

4 March
Everton head south this weekend for what promises to be their toughest assignment since the trip to Stamford Bridge in early November.

Barkley: Koeman has instilled a hunger to win

3 March
Ross Barkley says that Everton are reaping the benefits of the appointment of Ronald Koeman now that he has been in the job for a while and has had the chance to bed in his methods.

Everton can follow Spurs model but top four must wait  [MEDIA]

3 March
Ex-red Danny Murphy offers his thoughts on Everton's progress ahead of Sunday's clash with Tottenham, the club that has succeeded in achieving what the Blues have been aiming to emulate.

Move from Goodison to stadium on banks of Mersey edges closer  [MEDIA]

3 March
There's nothing really new for Evertonians in this piece on the Daily Mail website but a capacity of 52,000 and a price tag of £350m is mentioned for a proposed relocation to Bramley-Moore Dock.

U18s beat Wolves at Finch Farm

4 March
Everton U18s took on Wolverhampton Wanderers at USM Finch Farm on Saturday morning and came from behind to win 3-2 in the last minute.

U23s beaten by title rivals City

3 March
Everton's Under-23s lost their top-of-the-table clash against Manchester City this evening as three second half goals tipped the match the hosts' way.

U18s defeat Newcastle 2-0

1 March
Everton U18s beat Newcastle United 2-0 at Finch Farm this afternoon.

Walsh confident of attaining top-four goal

1 March
Steve Walsh has talked of his role at Everton and how he and Ronald Koeman are working together to assemble a team built to eventually take the club back to the top

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