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Some interesting insights from Ruud Gullit on the meticulous methods of Everton manager Ronald Koeman they got their coaching qualifications together in Holland back in 1998.
The summer signing from Crystal Palace has laid on more goals for Lukaku than anyone else so far this season.
Ronald Koeman said his decision to leave his captain out of yesterday's win over West Ham was born out of a desire to "protect" him ahead of a busy end to the year.
Everton have become only the second Premier League club to sign up with the Living Wage Foundation to pay the real Living Wage which meets the cost of living.
Ronald Koeman blamed a touch of self-doubt among his players for their slow start to yesterday’s 2-0 win over West Ham.
Everton consolidated their place in the top six and kept the top four within sight with a hard-earned but deserved victory over Slaven Bilic's Hammers.
Everton U23s drew 1 - 1 with Chelsea after the visitors went ahead in the first 5 mins of their Premier League 2 fixture at Southport's Merseyrail Community Stadium.
'An Irishman with class and dignity'. Social media awash with praise for Seamus Coleman.
Everton are back at Goodison Park for a Sunday lunchtime kick-off after successive away games that yielded just one point since the 1-1 draw with Palace last month.
Ronald Koeman admits that he could be interested in signing Wayne Rooney should he become available for transfer from Manchester United where he recently lost his starting berth.
Everton U18s held Blackburn Rovers to a goalless draw on Saturday morning.
Keith Harris, the former London banker whom Everton enlisted to help seek investors in the club over the past few years has now been appointed to the Board of Directors
Ronald Koeman sees the recent setbacks as part of football and is looking to the personalities, the mix of youth and the experience in his team to change things going forward.
Bryan Oviedo has been performing at left-back as stand-in for Leighton Baines who is still recovering from a hamstring injury.
Ronald Koeman was hopeful that Leighton Baines would resume training again this week after requiring more time to rest a hamstring injury
Having missed five weeks following a groin op, the Irishman is facing more time on the treatment table after suffering a torn hamstring
Yannick Bolasie says that the importance of beating teams like Burnley isn't lost on Everton and infers that Sunday's game against West Ham is now vital.
Everton Under-23s fell to a rare defeat today, losing the mini-derby 2-0 to Liverpool at Prenton Park this afternoon.
Ronald Koeman was left ruing football’s propensity to be cruel following yesterday’s 2-1 defeat at Turf Moor.
An 90th-minute Scott Arfield strike condemned the Blues to a harsh 2-1 loss at Turf Moor after Yannick Bolasie had cancelled out Sam Vokes's opener
Ronald Koeman says that he hopes Oumar Niasse keeps up his scoring form for Everton's second string but suggests he's unlikely to change his mind on the Senegalese's long-term future.
Despite his preference for three senior goalkeepers in the squad, Ronald Koeman is in no hurry to address the first-team goalkeeper situation at Everton.
Everton U18s beat Middlesbrough at Finch Farm this morning with a goal in the second halft from Jack Kiersey.
Everton travel to Burnley looking to further their case for European qualification in Ronald Koeman’s first season in charge with a win.
Ronald Koeman is hoping that dropping back to being an unused substitute last weekend against Man City can provide motivation for Ross Barkley
Liverpool council’s chief executive has been extolling the virtues of a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock in terms of regeneration of the area.
Colin Harvey became the latest club figure to receive the prestigious Howard Kendall Award this evening, a day after the anniversary of his former team-mate, colleague and friend's passing.
David Henen is likely to be sent out on loan again when the transfer window opens in January according to a Belgian media source.
Leighton Baines could be sidelined for another fortnight after he missed Saturday's draw with Manchester City with a continuing hamstring issue
Blues legends Duncan Ferguson and David Unsworth were on hand at Finch Farm recently to receive a generous cheque from Football Aid, made payable to Everton in the Community.
Embattled tycoon Sir Philip Green was today accused of once being a shadow director of Everton in the House of Commons in a Culture, Media and Sport Committee on the governance of football.
Oumar Niasse scored a first-half hat-trick for Everton Under-23s in a goalfest at Reading tonight.
The Belgian says Everton were disappointed not get all three points on Saturday but were content with a draw given how strong City proved to be.
Ronald Koeman has stressed that he keeps away from the financial side of the player acquisition, maintaining a very Continental “head coach” approach to management that is in contrast to the traditional methods in England
BBC Match of the Day discuss the midfielder's omission from Everton's 1-1 draw with Manchester City on Saturday.
Ronald Koeman hailed Maarten Stekelenburg and the tireless efforts of his team as Everton became the first team to take points off league leaders Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium this season.
Everton picked up a precious point at Manchester City thanks to a world-class goal by Lukaku and heroics to match in goal from Stekelenburg
Everton Under-18s came back from 2-0 down to record an impressive win at Stoke City today.
Everton Football Club and Liverpool Hope University have announced plans for an official research partnership — the first of its type between a Premier League club and a leading university.
The Ivorian was very close to joining the Blues over the summer and even visited Finch Farm with a view to signing for around £14m but the deal eventually fell through when Sunderland refused to sell him.
Ronald Koeman says that there is no reason why Everton can’t go to the Etihad Stadium tomorrow and get a result, particularly if the players have the faith in their ability to get the job done.
A delegation from Everton made the first of two stadium-related site visits today as they toured Bramley-Moore Dock with Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson and architect Dan Meis.
Everton's home games against Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool and Man City have been moved along with the away games against Watford and Hull City.
Everton face their toughest test – as well as tantalising possibilities – when they make the short trip along the M62 to the Etihad Stadium
Everton fans have the opportunity to contribute to the design of the new 2017/18 home shirt by deciding on a motif or slogan to go on the back of the famous royal blue jersey.
As his rehabilitation from surgery continues, Muhamed Besic can't wait to get back into a royal blue jersey and play in front of Everton's fans again.
Fifth in the league after one defeat, the second best defence in the Premier League and an improved squad morale. Daniel Story asks how is Ronald Koeman doing lovely things, and what has changed?
Everton Under-23 midfielder Beni Baningime has signed his a professional contract with Everton, it has been announced.
Everton have been boosted ahead of the trip to Man City on Saturday by the news that Jagielka, Lukaku and Baines are all expected to be fit
Farhad Moshiri is to conduct site visits to both Bramley-Moore Dock and Stonebridge Cross tomorrow as Everton continue to plot a move away from Goodison Park.
Phil Jagielka says that Everton’s new-found defensive resilience can provide the platform on which the Blues’ attacking players can flourish.
At 6' 4", Romelu Lukaku should be a beast in the air but few of his goals come with his head and he rarely challenges effectively for aerial balls in the middle of the pitch. Team mate Luke Garbutt explains that a childhood incident is to blame.
Matt Law writes that Rooney wants to occupy a midfield role in which he can dictate play, keep possession, build attacks and create chances, all things that Barkley can do.
"So why is he not in position to stake a claim for Rooney’s place?"
Enner Valencia scored two including an 89th-minute equaliser for Ecuador as they grabbed a 2-2 against Bolovia in World Cup qualifying.
Leighton Baines will reportedly be fit again for this weekend's visit to the Etihad Stadium after missing the last two games with a hamstring injury.
Oumar Niasse has spoken of his dismay at the manner in which his Premier League dream has soured at Goodison but refuses to "make a drama over it."
Maarten Stekelenburg was back in goal for his country as they took on France in World Cup qualifying this evening, while Romelu Lukaku sat out of Belgium's thrashing of Gibraltar.
Seamus Coleman skippered his country to their second World Cup qualifying win of the current international break as Ireland beat Moldova 3-1.
Luke Garbutt is hoping to play his way into greater first-team involvement in the second half of the season, whether that is back at Everton or elsewhere on loan.
The midfielder whose goal kept Everton up in 1998 talks at length with Guardian writer Adam Smith on dealing with the life-threatening illness that struck eight years ago, his chequered playing career and why he turned his back on football for a career in law.
A long time in the making, Dr David France's film tribute to his sixties Everton icon Alex Young is to get it's first showing next month – in the Alex Young Suite at Goodison Park, of course.
Everton Football Club has reported a sharp rise in sales of each of its Umbro kits for the 2016-17 season in comparison to the same point last year.
Everton midfielder Gareth Barry is urging fans of all Clubs to keep supporting the fundraising campaign for Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery, after discovering that the online auctions of the Everton match-worn shirts have so far generated a further £3,500 for the campaign.
Romelu Lukaku is an early fitness doubt for Everton's clash with Manchester City next weekend with what he suggests is a minor thigh strain.
Everton's younger England representatives have had a successful week, with Dominic Calvert Lewin on target for the Under-20s last night.
Seamus Coleman marked his 40th cap with the only goal as the Republic of Ireland overcame Georgia in Dublin.
Seamus Coleman has been talking about his rise to captaining Ireland and scoring a winning goal, along with the challenges and social media pressures facing young footballers today.
Romelu Lukaku swept home a beautiful strike to round off Belgium's 4-0 hammering of Bosnia minutes after he'd missed an absolute sitter.
Phil Jagielka has returned to Finch Farm from the England camp after picking up a thigh strain but is expected to be fit to face City
Ramiro Funes Mori says that he needs to be playing regularly if he is to keep his place in the Argentina national side.
A first-hand account of Everton's Under-23s as they suffered a late loss to Cheltenham Town in the EFL Trophy on Tuesday.
Attempts to detain Everton's on-loan striker, Enner Valencia, continued today when police were seen apparently chasing the striker off the pitch during Ecuador's match with Chile.
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James McCarthy is being considered by Martin O'Neill as a starter for tomorrow's World Cup qualifier against Georgia despite limited training
Everton's Alex Denny was in the team that trounced the Germans and is profiled among the other Young Lions by The Telegraph.
"It only takes two or three of the established players to be missing from Everton's side and you start to become concerned," the ex-Blues defender writes. "And it's why the January transfer window is huge for the Blues."
Now in his third month as Director of Football, Steve Walsh has been laying out his initial plans for Everton as he familiarises himself with the club
Duncan Ferguson is enjoying a greater role at Finch Farm and in the dugout thanks to Ronald and Erwin Koeman
Everton's youngsters came back from 4-1 down against Sunderland U18s to draw 4-4 at Finch Farm on Saturday and make it four successive games unbeaten.
Everton's Under-23s lost 2-1 at Whaddon Road in controversial circumstances as two goals in the last 10 minutes turned the match on its head.
Ronald Koeman has been highly encouraged by what he sees as a strong start to the 2016-17 Premier League season, saying that his side are where they deserve to be in the table after seven games played.
Phil Jagielka is the only Everton representative in the first England selected by temporary manager Gareth Southgate as Ross Barkley is again overlooked.
Jonjoe Kenny's stoppage-time penalty gave Everton Under-23s a ate victory in their Premier League Cup opener against Wolves, with Oumar Niasse missing an open goal.