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April 2018

Everton release new home kit

30 April
The club have unveiled the 2018-19 home strip, replete with Umbro diamonds on the sleeve and a new marl effect.

Firefighter Sam offers Everton fans too little spark  [MEDIA]

29 April
Everton’s football has remained lumpen since it became clear they were free of relegation danger and supporters are hardly being unreasonable wanting more

Rooney, Kenwright and Allardyce to go in the summer  [MEDIA]

29 April
An article in The Mirror claims that Everton will listen to offers for Wayne Rooney in a summer clearout which could also see Sam Allardyce and Bill Kenwright leave the club.

Allardyce: 'We're doing all we can' to win over Blues fans

28 April
Sam Allardyce was standing by his record since taking over at Everton after seeing his side beat struggling Huddersfield at the John Smiths Stadium this afternoon.

Everton make routine work of struggling Terriers

28 April
Everton won away from home for only the third time in the Premier League this season as a goal in each half was enough to beat relegation-threatened Huddersfield.

Allardyce content to avoid 'dreaded' vote of confidence from Moshiri

28 April
Sam Allardyce has expanded on the comments he made yesterday regarding Thursday's meeting with Farhad Moshiri but wouldn't confirm that Everton's major shareholder gave him his unequivocal backing.

Huddersfield Town vs Everton

28 April
Everton’s season continues to wind down with their first trip to Huddersfield Town in the League since the early 1970s next on the agenda.

Calvert-Lewin out for the last three games

27 April
Dominic Calvert-Lewin will miss the last few games of the Premier League season as well as the Under-21s tournament on Toulon because of a back injury.

Allardyce insists he has clarity on moving forward with Everton

27 April
Sam Allardyce has moved to dispel any uncertainty over his future with the Blues by saying that he has had productive discussions with Farhad Moshiri about how to proceed next season.

Sam Allardyce accepts Everton’s apology

27 April
Sam Allardyce, the present Everton manager, recently said while talking to the press that he has received a formal apology from Bill Kenwright, the Everton chairman, after the Merseyside club had ran a survey among the club’s fans, to rate his and his coaching staff’s performance.

Uncertainty over Allardyce's Everton future following meeting with Moshiri

26 April
Sam Allardyce met with the club's major shareholder in London today as the manager seeks assurance over his future.

Teenage Blue becomes football's first remote mascot

25 April
Everton made history on Monday night when 14-year-old Jack McLinden became football’s first “remote” mascot.

Dixie Dean's most cherished medal comes home to Goodison Park

The 1927/28 League Championship medal presented to Dixie Dean will be back at Goodison Park on eve of anniversary

Allardyce defends his record as Blues beat Newcastle

23 April
Sam Allardyce was satisfied with a hard-won victory over Newcastle this evening as Theo Walcott’s solitary goal allowed Everton to edge the Magpies at Goodison Park.

Walcott strike earns double for Everton over Newcastle

23 April
After a goalless first half, Everton grabbed the winner through Theo Walcott who struck home his side's only shot on target shortly after half time.

Allardyce: We dealt with the chaos at Everton

23 April
Sam Allardyce says he and his staff successfully rescued struggling David Unsworth back in November and cites his arrival as the catalyst for that important home win over West Ham.

Henen hints at Everton exit

22 April
David Henen's career with the Blues appears to over based on a message the Belgian forward posted to Twitter today.

Allardyce urges Garbutt to rekindle career away from Everton

22 April
Luke Garbutt has no first-team future as long as Sam Allardyce is in charge after the manager indicated that it would be in the defender's best interests to seek a move elsewhere.

Everton vs Newcastle United

22 April
Goodison Park plays host to its penultimate match of the 2017-18 Premier League season as Newcastle United come to town for the Monday night game.

U18s end with defeat at Wolves

21 April
Everton U18s brought their campaign to an end with a 2-0 defeat at Wolves on Saturday

Everton submit plans for Holy Trinity statue

21 April
The much-anticipated statue honouring the achievements of Everton's famous midfield trio of Howard Kendall, Colin Harvey and Alan Ball came a step closer this week with the news that a formal planning application for its installation has been submitted by the club.

U23s finish with a draw at Old Trafford

20 April
Everton Under-23s rounded off their Premier League 2 campaign on Friday with an entertaining 2-2 draw at Old Trafford against Manchester United.

Steven Pienaar gives thumbs up to Football Welcomes

20 April
This weekend will see Everton Football Club, Everton Ladies and Everton in the Community, join football clubs across the country in celebrating the contribution refugees have made to football as part of the Amnesty International initiative, ‘Football Welcomes.

Allardyce seeks assurances over Everton future

20 April
Sam Allardyce says that he would benefit from Everton's hierarchy providing some clarity over his position as speculation regarding his future continues.

Allardyce: Everton 'slipped up' with marketing survey

19 April
Sam Allardyce has responded to the flap over the questionnaire Everton sent out to season ticket holders and club members this week, saying the Marketing and Communications Department made a “big mistake”.

Leipzig signal desire to keep Lookman

19 April
Red Bull Leipzig would be keen to sign Ademola Lookman on a permanent basis but their sporting director admits the decision would rest with Everton.

Schneiderlin looking abroad for next challenge

18 April
Morgan Schneiderlin says that he will be ready for a different test than the Premier League when it comes time to leave Everton.

Unsworth anticipates 'shake-up' of U23s team

18 April
David Unsworth has been laying out the immediate future for his Under-23s squad, one which he says is in the middle of another cycle following last season’s Premier League 2 title triumph.

Onyekuru back at Anderlecht following injury

17 April
Everton striker Henry Onyekuru has returned to Belgium to resume his loan spell with Anderlecht as he bids to finish the season on a high.

Club seeks feedback through new fan survey

17 April
Everton have launched a fresh survey of a select group of fans to gauge opinion on a number of aspects of supporting the club.

Everton collapse in U23s mini-derby

16 April
Everton Under-23s took on Liverpool in Southport this evening but lost 3-1 in a game streamed live on YouTube.

Brands hesitant to leave PSV following league triumph

16 April
Marcel Brands admits that it would be hard for him to walk away from his project at PSV Eindhoven as speculation persists that he could join Everton.

U18s win late against Blackburn

14 April
Everton Under-18s returned to winning ways with a 3-2 win over Blackburn Rovers at USM Finch Farm on Saturday morning.

Cahill: Everton are confused and lacking chemistry

15 April
Everton favourite Tim Cahill has expressed his dismay at the Blues’ loss of identity in recent years.

Allardyce pleased with away point against battling Swans

14 April
Sam Allardyce hailed what he described as a “great point” after Everton’s 1-1 draw at Swansea today.

Everton must change to earn some love  [MEDIA]

14 April
"This was not a disastrous result nor a disastrous performance; Everton are not interesting enough for that. The only aspect of this season that truly stands above any other is the apathy that has engulfed it."

Swans salvage a draw against lacklustre Toffees

14 April
Everton let slip the chance to register back-to-back away wins for the first time this season as they allowed Swansea to claw back a point.

Premier League clubs reject VAR for 2018-19

13 April
England's 20 top-flight clubs have voted to postpone any introduction of video assistance for referees for at least a season.

Allardyce: Bolasie needs more time

13 April
Sam Allardyce says that more patience is needed with Yannick Bolasie as the winger tries to regain sharpness following more than a year on the sidelines with a serious knee injury.

Sigurdsson still a doubt to play again this season

13 April
Sam Allardyce says that it remains to be seen whether Gylfi Sigurdsson will play again in the Premier League this season as he recovers from a knee injury.

Swansea City vs Everton

13 April
Everton travel to South Wales to face Swansea City in the first of their three remaining away matches of the season.

Neville Southall: A Man Too Good For This Cruel World  [MEDIA]

13 April
Stuart Heritage writes that, "Neville Southall is a 59-year-old former binman and retired goalkeeper who hasn’t played top-flight football for 20 years. If anyone has earned the right to live in the past, it’s him. But no. Instead, Neville Southall has chosen to engage with the world."

Everton's End-of-Season Awards

12 April
Vote now for the End-of-Season awards, held at the Philharmonic Hall on May 1.

U18s lose at home to Sunderland

12 April
Everton Under-18s fell to a disappointing 2-0 defeat against Sunderland at USM Finch Farm on Tuesday afternoon.

Mathis back with Everton's U23s

10 April
Boris Mathis has returned to Finch Farm having had his loan spell with Northampton Town terminated early.

U23s humbled by Hammers at home

9 April
An unusual Under-23's line-up was hammered by four-goal star Marcus Browne, who saw his West Ham side triumph emphatically in Southport this evening.

Plan B: Council could fund full stadium cost

8 April
Liverpool Mayor, Joe Anderson, has revealed an alternative funding scenario for Everton's proposed stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock whereby the Council could build the ground and lease it back to the club.

PSV confirm Everton contact with Brands

8 April
The Dutch club's general manager has confirmed that the Blues are in talks with Marcel Brands but insists no deal is close despite recent reports.

Allardyce has no regrets about hooking Rooney

8 April
Sam Allardyce defended his decision to take Wayne Rooney off in yesterday’s Merseyside derby saying that his substitutions proved to be a turning point for his team in the game.

Allardyce reveals Blues' derby disappointment

8 April
Sam Allardyce credited his players’ effort and his own substitutions for putting Everton in the position to win the game against Liverpool yesterday, even if they couldn’t quite manage it.

Blues' late push fails to end winless derby run

7 April
Everton and Liverpool shared the spoils in the second League derby of the season as they played out a largely uninspiring goalless draw at Goodison Park

Everton vs Liverpool

7 April
Everton face another unwanted clash with neighbours Liverpool, hoping to register their first derby win in eight years.

U18s thrashed at Man City

7 April
Manchester City Under-18s thrashed Everton 6-1 at a rain-soaked Academy Stadium on Saturday.

Liverpool trump Everton in direction, identity and coherent thinking  [MEDIA]

5 April
Everton's last year has revealed ambition without strategy, money without philosophy. In as much as there has been one, Everton's identity is unwanted. It could be described as failed pragmatism or rubbish pragmatism, with underachievement and underwhelming football.

Sky Sports: Brands to come on board at Everton

4 April
Marcel Brands will make the switch from PSV Eindhoven to Finch Farm once the Dutch side have been confirmed as Eredivisie champions according to Sky Sports News.

Pienaar becomes Everton's international ambassador

3 April
Everton Football Club is delighted to announce that Steven Pienaar has become the Club’s first official Everton International Ambassador.

Face-to-face fan consultation begins over new stadium

2 April
Architect Dan Meis began the next phase of supporter engagement over the proposed ground at Bramley-Moore Dock today with workshops at St Luke's Church.

U23s lose 4-3 to Man City at Goodison

1 April
Everton Under-23s were beaten 4-3 by Manchester City Under-23s atGoodison Park on Sunday.

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