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September 2016

Everton held to a point by gritty Palace

30 September
Everton led at half time thanks to Romelu Lukaku's brilliant free kick but Benteke leveled early in the second half.

Thomas's dream day

30 September
Young Evertonian Thomas Taylor enjoyed a day to remember by taking part in the 2016/17 official team photoshoot.

Bosnian Blue meets Besic

30 September
A Bosnian football fan who became an Evertonian after writing to all 92 league clubs in England asking why he should support them has met Blues midfielder and compatriot Muhamed Besic at the Club’s Finch Farm training ground.

Koeman: Lukaku not far off the best in Europe

30 September
In the build-up to his 100th game managing in the Premier League, Ronald Koeman was interviewed for Sky Sports where he talked about the size of the club he has joined and the small details he’s trying to add to Romelu Lukaku’s game to elevate him into the elite category of European strikers.

Everton vs Crystal Palace

30 September
Sky Sports’ cameras descend on Goodison Park for the first time this season as Everton face Crystal Palace in the first match of the weekend’s top-flight programme.

Everton duo receive England U21 call-ups

29 September
Mason Holgate and Brendan Galloway have both been included in the England U21 squad for their forthcoming games against Kazakhstan and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Kenny signs new three-year deal

29 September
Jonjoe Kenny is the latest promising Academy product to pen to paper on a new contract, signing a three-year deal.

Koeman: Players are prepared for Palace test

29 September
The manager has put the Bournemouth result behind him and says that tomorrow's match against Palace under the Goodison lights will be a different game.

Koeman not prepared to risk Baines against Palace

29 September
Leighton Baines will miss a second Premier League game because of a hamstring strain, manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed.

Be a part of the Everton Fans Forum

29 September
Evertonians are invited to apply to become members of the Club’s official Fans’ Forum

Jagielka reveals the small tweaks behind Everton's tighter back line

27 September
Everton's captain explains how the adjustments made by Ronald Koeman have made the Blues' defence less vulnerable than it was last season

Niasse and Calvert-Lewin on target in U23s win

26 September
Oumar Niasse was on target again and new signing Dominic Calvert-Lewin notched his first goal in a Blue jersey as Everton Under-23s beat Manchester United at Southport.

Trebilcock to marry his childhood sweetheart – 52 years after losing her due to Goodison transfer  [MEDIA]

26 September
Reunited after five decades, one of the heroes of the 1966 FA Cup Final will tie the knot with Ginny, his girlfriend and first love at the time he was transferred to Everton from Plymouth Argyle.

Players look to Friday to make amends

26 September
The poverty of Everton’s display at Bournemouth and the need to improve against Crystal Palace is not lost on the Blues’ players

U18s hammer Liverpool

24 September
Everton Under-18s took local bragging rights in emphatic style with a 4-1 away win over Liverpool.

Baines a doubt for Palace clash

25 September
Leighton Baines is touch and go to be fit to face Crystal Palace on Friday after picking up a hamstring problem last week.

Koeman: You can't win if you play as we did first half

25 September
Ronald Koeman expressed his disappointment with his team’s poor first-half performance at Bournemouth and questioned their attitude following the 1-0 defeat.

Stanislas strikes to torpedo Koeman's unbeaten start

24 September
Everton's unbeaten record in the 2016-17 Premier League was shattered at Bournemouth as they failed to find an answer to Junior Stanislas' first-half strike

Get Everton Crazy at Everton Two

23 September
Dr David France's autobiography Everton Crazy, is released on Tuesday 27 September and he will be at Everton Two from 4pm with Idrissa Gueye and Mason Holgate to sign copies of the book.

Koeman resolute over Niasse

22 September
Oumar Niasse's scoring bow for the Under-23s earlier this week has not changed the manager's mind about the Senegalese's first-team prospects.

Bournemouth vs Everton

23 September
The Blues return to the south coast looking to banish from memory one of last season's biggest psychological set-backs

EitC push ahead with two local projects

22 September
The club's official charity, Everton in the Community, have revealed plans for two new facilities in Walton within a stone's throw of Goodison Park.

Lukaku on track to return against Cherries

22 September
Romelu Lukaku is expected to train normally tomorrow and be passed fit for Saturday's trip to Bournemouth after missing the cup defeat to Norwich

Blues nominated for six awards

22 September
Everton Football Club and Everton in the Community have been nominated for a total of six awards after being shortlisted across the board at the 2016 Football Business Awards.

Koeman: We did everything to score

20 September
Ronald Koeman was in no mood to criticise any individual players following his first defeat as Everton manager this evening.

Harvey honoured by Upper Bullens artwork

20 September
Everton legend Colin Harvey has given his approval to the latest phase of the Fans’ Forum stadium branding project which has seen the Holy Trinity immortalised in the Upper Bullens.

Everton's League Cup woes continue with Canaries defeat

20 September
Ronald Koeman’s unbeaten start to life as Everton manager came to an ignominious end as his side slumped to a miserable defeat against Norwich

Ronald Koeman unravelled: The man behind Everton's best start since 1978  [MEDIA]

19 September
Paul Joyce provides a nice summary of the changes wrought by the Dutchman that have restored discipline and order to Everton and propelled the Blues to a return of 13 points from 15 to start the new season.

Fear factor driving Everton back into contention

19 September
The combination of Ronald Koeman's more regimented management and Everton's greater financial resources has increased the pressure on the players to perform.

Gibson joins McCarthy on recovery list

19 September
Darron Gibson looks set to be sidelined until after the next international break after he underwent surgery to correct a groin problem.

U18s demolish Derby at Finch Farm

17 September
Everton's Under-18s hammered Derby County's youngsters 6-1 thanks to a brace apiece for free-scoring Shane Lavery and skipper Callum Lees.

Niasse scores in U23 run-out against Arsenal

19 September
Forgotten man Oumar Niasse made his first appearance for Everton's second string this evening as they thrashed Arsenal 5-0 at Boreham Wood.

US architectural firm linked with Everton stadium design

19 September
A Sports Business Journal article profiling sport designer Xan Young has added fuel to speculation that an announcement could soon be made regarding a new stadium for Everton.

Koeman 'realistic' about Everton's Premier League chances

19 September
Ronald Koeman is refusing to entertain the notion that his side could do "a Leicester" this season and mount a serious challenge for the title.

Everton vs Norwich City

19 September
Everton’s attentions turn back to the quest to win the League Cup as Norwich return to Merseyside for the first time since May.

Lukaku expected to be fit for Bournemouth trip

19 September
The injury that Romelu Lukaku sustained against Middlesbrough is only expected to keep him out for a few days.

Raiola: Lukaku could sign new deal with Everton

19 September
Romelu Lukaku's agent says that he and his client are in talks with Everton over a new contract as has praised the "amazing" Bill Kenwright.

Barry: It was a great day

18 September
Gareth Barry was all smiles after yesterday’s win over Middlesbrough which marked his 600th Premier League appearance.

Koeman hails 'fantastic' reaction

17 September
Ronald Koeman was thrilled with his side’s reaction to going a goal down in controversial circumstances against Middlesbrough today as Gareth Barry led a fightback that ended with Everton winning 3-1.

Barry marks 600th game with a goal as Everton top Boro

17 September
Everton won for the fourth time in succession and retained second-place thanks to another impressive come-from-behind victory.

Idrissa Gueye gives insight into life at Everton and how he hopes to progress  [MEDIA]

17 September
Paul Joyce profiles Everton's new midfield star, Idrissa Gana Gueye in this Express article.

Barry admits standards were allowed to slip last season

17 September
Gareth Barry has attributed a general lapse in standards as being a contributing factor to Everton's poor performances last season.

Can Romelu Lukaku become one of the best strikers in the world?  [MEDIA]

16 September
Romelu Lukaku reminded us of his talents with an 11-minute hat-trick last weekend, but it's fair to say the Belgian can divide opinion at times.

Everton vs Middlesbrough

16 September
Everton have the chance to register a fourth successive league win as Gareth Barry prepares to make his 600th league appearance

Koeman salutes 'amazing' Barry's longevity

15 September
Ronald Koeman has paid tribute to his evergreen midfield general Gareth Barry who will make his 600th Premier League appearance when Everton face Middlesbrough on Saturday.

Koeman: Barkley can and needs to improve

15 September
Ronald Koeman says he has spoken with the midfielder about his early substitution against Sunderland, reiterating that it was a decision made for that game and that Barkley is still learning.

Everton's good start pleases Moshiri

14 September
Farhad Moshiri has again used Sky Sports' Jim White as the conduit for his latest public message in which he says he is happy with the way Everton have started life under Ronald Koeman.

Valencia: Everton represented a great opportunity

14 September
Enner Valencia says that he jumped at the chance to join Everton once it emerged that Ronald Koeman was interested in signing him on transfer deadline day at the end of last month.

New-boy Calvert Lewin happy with U23s bow

14 September
Dominic Calvert-Lewin says he was pleased to make his debut for Everton Under-23s last night, even if it was in the disappointing circumstances of a defeat to Sunderland.

Under-23s edged by Sunderland

13 September
Everton's Under-23s were in Premier League 2 action at Goodison Park this evening against Sunderland.

Has Steve Walsh unearthed another diamond?  [MEDIA]

13 September
Idrissa Gueye cost Everton £7m and Leicester wanted him before they signed N'Golo Kante. Amitai Winehouse on the eye Blues' new director of football cast in France to pick up two of the Premier League's most effective midfielders.

Lukaku: I could have had more goals

13 September
Romelu Lukaku admitted that he should probably have scored more than the three goals he fired past Sunderland last night that ended his 11-game goal drought in the Premier League.

Everton provide big boost for young Sunderland fan's cancer fund

13 September
Everton have donated £200,000 to the fund to get Bradley Lowery the treatment he needs in his fight against cancer.

Koeman pleased with second-half reaction

12 September
The Everton boss was forced into another early change and was rewarded by a tremendous response from his players as they beat Sunderland comprehensively at the Stadium of Light this evening.

Hat-trick hero Lukaku back with a bang

9 September
Romelu Lukaku ended his goal drought with a quick-fire hat-trick at the Stadium of Light as Everton put David Moyes’s sorry Sunderland side to the sword

Koeman: Barkley must prove his worth to England

12 September
The manager says the Blues's No 8 has to look at himself for the reasons why he was omitted by Sam Allardyce for this month's international fixtures.

Moyes's bold claim on the eve of Everton reunion

12 September
The former Blues boss asserts that his Everton side were a striker short of challenging for the Premier League title.

Last chance to votes for Gwladys Street's Hall of Fame

17 September
The internet vote, hosted jointly by ToffeeWeb and at has been extended by another 24 hours. All Everton supporters are eligible to vote for FOUR candidates — but once only — until midnight on 18 September.

U18s held by Wolves

10 September
A last-minute equaliser denied Everton's under-18s a victory over Wolves today, with Austin Samuels leveling for the Midlanders to make it 3-3.

Docklands land purchase could cost £30m

10 August
In an update from last month's story, Everton may need to pay around £30m to buy the land earmarked as a potential site for a new stadium on the banks of the Mersey.

Sunderland vs Everton

9 September
With the transfer window and international break out the way, Everton look to continue their strong start to 2016-17 when they travel to Wearside.

New deal for Walsh

9 September
Everton youngster Liam Walsh has put pen to paper on a new contract which extends his term to 2019.

Everton settle massive pay-off for Martinez

9 September
Everton have been forced to pay former boss Roberto Martinez in excess of £10m in severance according to reports.

McCarthy out until October

8 September
Ronald Koeman doesn't expect James McCarthy to be fit until the end of the month after the Irishman underwent surgery on his groin.

Koeman: Transfer window was a positive one

8 September
The manager has acknowledged the failed deadline-day bid for Moussa Sissoko but highlighted the signings he was able to make over the summer.

Everton find out hard way what they were lacking on transfer deadline day  [MEDIA]

8 September
Sam Wallace, Chief Football Writer for the Telegraph, draws a distinction between the roles of Director of Football an Chief Scout, suggesting that this may explain Everton's difficulties as the transfer window drew to a close on Deadline Day last week.

Calvert-Lewin: Signing for Everton was a 'no-brainer'

7 September
Everton’s latest addition to the Under-23s set-up has described how joining the Blues was an easy decision based on the club’s track record for bringing through youth players.

Lukaku nets a brace in win over Cyprus

6 September
Romelu Lukaku was back in Belgium's starting XI for World Cup qualifying this evening and he scored twice as the Red Devils won in Nicosia.

Coleman passed fit to captain Ireland

5 September
Seamus Coleman recovered in time from an ankle injury to lead his country in their first qualifier for the 2018 World Cup.

Lukaku hurt but won't cause a rift at Everton

5 September
The Belgian has revealed that while Everton's refusal to allow him to leave this summer "stung", he didn't want to show disrespect by fighting the decision.

Frustrated Everton fans are misunderstanding the process of building a successful recruitment strategy  [MEDIA]

5 September
Toffees supporters were deflated by a disappointing deadline day amid new riches, but Seb Stafford-Bloor has preached patience for what is a long-term process...

New Blues signing scores on U20s debut

4 September
Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Everton's deadline-day acquisition from Sheffield United, notched his first goal for England U20s against Brazil today.

Would you take Bolasie, Williams, Gueye for Stones?  [MEDIA]

4 September
Analysing the quality of the players and how much they will contribute to the strongest XI a team can field is also telling.

Lukaku promises goals once he is fully fit

4 September
Romelu Lukaku has described the last couple of games as being like pre-season and he is confident he will start scoring again once he is at 100%.

Stones talks about his struggles under Martinez

3 September
John Stones has described how his relationship with ex-Everton manager Roberto Martinez deteriorated at Goodison Park last season, leaving him feeling he had no option but to leave the club, despite the arrival of a new manager in Ronald Koeman.

Keane suggests McCarthy will need surgery

2 September
James McCarthy has returned to Finch Farm after he was ruled out of the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Serbia.

Blues involved in international action

1 September
Romelu Lukaku, Kevin Mirallas, Enner Valencia and Ramiro Funes Mori all played at some point today as World Cup qualifiers and international friendlies got underway.

Davies scores for England U19s

1 September
Everton's Tom Davies scored England Under-19s' only goal as they drew 1-1 with the Netherlands in Telford today.

Valencia handed No.19 jersey

1 September
New loan signing Enner Valencia will wear Gerard Deulofeu's old number while Oumar Niasse has been included in the Everton squad submitted to the Premier League today.

Moshiri reputed to have clarified Sissoko decision

1 September
A note attributed to the major Everton shareholder by Sky Sports has attempted to explain the club's last-minute decision not to proceed with a deal for Moussa Sissoko yesterday.

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