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February 2018

Pienaar hangs up his boots

28 February
Former Everton favourite, Steven Pienaar, has announced his retirement from the playing side of football at the age of 35.

Dobson on board as Royle's successor

28 February
Everton have hired another former player in the form of Martin Dobson to be the club's new professional development co-ordinator.

Mangala undergoes knee surgery

28 February
The injury to Eliaquim Mangala's knee has required surgery and the defender will now begin the rehabilitation that will likely keep him out for the rest of the season.

Funes Mori poised for Everton recall

28 February
Ramiro Funes Mori credits mental resilience and family support for helping him through his long absence with a serious knee injury.

Klaassen no closer to first-team opportunities

28 February
Davy Klaassen must continue to be patient in his quest to fight his way back into the first-team reckoning at Everton.

Goodison derby moved for TV

27 February
Everton's home clash with Liverpool will now take place on Sunday 8th April with a 2:15pm kick-off.

Everton and SportPesa offer coach service to Burnley

27 February
The club and their Main Partner are offering supporters FREE travel from Goodison Park on Saturday because of planned rail strike action.

Unhappy fans, terrible team – Farhad Moshiri’s cash fails to revive Everton [MEDIA]

27 February
The Blues' de facto owner has invested lavishly in two years but the disconnect between team and supporters is glaring, fuelled by poor signings and growing disenchantment with Sam Allardyce.

U23s lose at Leicester but progress in Premier League Cup

26 February
Everton Under-23s had the chance to top Group F if they managed to beat Leicester City this evening but lost 2-1 amid late drama.

Allardyce: Lack of attacking threat is on the players

26 February
Boss also insists that Everton's expensively-assembled side needs to be dealing better with the pressure to perform.

Allardyce blames wasteful finishing for Watford loss

24 February
Sam Allardyce bemoaned poor finishing for his team’s latest away defeat after Troy Deeney scored the only goal in a drab encounter with Watford today.

U18s thumped by Man Utd

24 February
Everton U18s were thumped 4-1 at Man Utd's Carrington training ground today.

Lifeless Everton succumb to late Deeney strike

24 February
Everton’s terrible run away from home continued as Troy Deeney’s 79th-minute strike decided a dire encounter at Vicarage Road.

Watford vs Everton

23 February
Everton travel to Watford tomorrow looking to push on over the final 11 games and try and secure seventh place in the Premier League.

Allardyce: Mangala will be assessed week by week

23 February
Sam Allardyce said that a definitive timescale can't be put on Eliaquim Mangala's prognosis as the extent of his knee injury continues to be assessed.

Tosun extolls the benefits of Middle East trip

22 February
Cenk Tosun feels that this week's warm-weather training camp in Dubai will stand him in excellent stead in his attempts to settle at his new club.

No FA action in Holgate-Firmino spat

21 February
The Football Association have announced that Roberto Firmino won't be censured following accusations of racism levelled at him by Mason Holgate in last month's cup derby.

U23s protégé Evans pens new contract

20 February
Everton Under-23s midfielder Antony Evans has signed a new two-year contract that runs until 2020, the club have announced.

The 55 Best Young English Football Players [MEDIA]

20 February
A list of what author Will Moody perceives to be the top 55 players worth keeping an eye on in the years ahead.

It’s based on an obsessive following of England’s age-group teams for the last seven years, some cold, hard stats and the views of dedicated club fans and reporters who watch these players week-in, week-out.

Davies rated top young prospect in the Premier League

19 February
Everton's Tom Davies is considered among the top 10 most promising teenage prospects in Europe in the latest CEIS Football Observatory list.

Gueye signed new long-term deal last October

19 February
Updated It wasn't announced at the time but the Football Association's records confirm that Idrissa Gueye agreed a new five-year contract in the autumn.

U23s fall to defeat to Derby at Goodison

19 February
Everton's U23s were in Premier League 2 action against Derby County at Goodison Park this evening but ended up on the wrong end of a 3-1 scoreline.

Sam Byrne goes on loan to Dundalk

17 February
U23 striker Sam Byrne joins Dundalk on a 6-month loan spell throuh till the end of the season.

U18s edged out of Cup by Chelsea

17 February
Everton Under-18s were narrowly beaten by Chelsea in the semi-finals of the Premier League Cup at USM Finch Farm today.

Reports: Fears that Mangala’s season is over

16 February
Eliaquim Mangala may not play again this season after sustaining suspected knee ligament damage last weekend.

Everton’s Class of 1985: The Greatest Team You Probably Never Saw [MEDIA]

16 February
Everton’s all conquering class of ‘85 was one of the greatest ever but unless you were one of the few who attended Goodison Park at the time there’s a good chance you never actually saw them play.

Blues urged to have their say on stadium

15 February
Everton are calling on fans to take part in a survey to help to shape the development of the Club’s new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock.

The Continuing Rise of Tom Davies

15 February
Everton’s recent return to a semblance of form, at least at home, has coincided in part with the re-emergence of a much-needed fixture in their midfield

Dot's date with Diamond

14 February
Lifelong Evertonian Dot, who turned 100 earlier this year, was treated to a special Valentine’s day out with Blues Ambassador Graham Stuart on Monday afternoon.

Tosun focused on training and fitness

13 February
Cenk Tosun is hoping to use Everton’s warm-weather training camp to increase his fitness as he bids to finally launch his Goodison career.

Under-23s progress in Premier League Cup

12 February
Antony Evans scored the only goal as Everton's U23s beat Barnsley at Oakwell with Ramiro Funes Mori in the line-up.

Allardyce: Tosun needs to bide his time

12 February
New signing, Cenk Tosun, will have to be patient as he waits for more chances to impress, with Sam Allardyce saying the Turk has struggled to adapt to the English game.

U18s in mini-derby triumph

10 February
Everton's U18s emerged victorious against local rivals Liverpool following a 3-1 win at USM Finch Farm today.

Allardyce surprised by Schneiderlin boos

10 February
Sam Allardyce says he wasn't expecting the reaction to his decision to introduce Morgan Schneiderlin as an 80th-minute substitute in today's win over Crystal Palace.

Everton bounce back with comfortable win over Palace

10 February
Everton cruised to a rare routine victory as they over-powered Crystal Palace with three second-half goals.

Coleman suffers 'muscle' injury in win over Palace

10 February
Seamus Coleman will undergo a scan on an unspecified soft-tissue problem after he was forced off at half-time of today's 3-1 win.

Allardyce knows his future depends on results

10 February
Admitting that pressure to win comes with the territory of being Everton manager, Sam Allardyce is nonplussed by suggestions of negativity emanating from the fanbase.

U23s held by Barnsley in Premier League Cup

9 February
Everton U23s could only draw 0-0 with Barnsley this evening in the Premier League Cup action at the Merseyrail Community Stadium in Southport.

Allardyce doesn't regret coming out of retirement for Everton job

9 February
Sam Allardyce admits that the thought of returning to retirement fleetingly crossed his mind following Everton's awful result at Arsenal last weekend but he says he needs the challenge posed by managing the Blues.

Ademola Lookman’s move abroad a blueprint for English player education [MEDIA]

8 February
Liam Rosenior writes: "England could only benefit if more of the squad had sampled a different environment while embracing a new language and culture, as the under-21 winger is doing at RB Leipzig"

Everton vs Crystal Palace

8 February
Everton return to the relative comforts of home this weekend looking to put last Saturday’s nightmare at the Emirates behind them when they face Roy Hodgson's Eagles.

Allardyce looking to put Arsenal debacle behind him

8 February
Sam Allardyce says that last weekend's crushing 5-1 defeat at Arsenal was a "blip" that Everton have to get over quickly, starting with this weekend's match-up with Crystal Palace.

Inconsistent selections and unimaginative tactics – why I have no faith in Sam Allardyce at Everton [MEDIA]

7 February
ToffeeWeb's Lyndon Lloyd shares his views with the Echo on Allardyce, Cenk Tosun, Eliaquim Mangala and the need to resolve the recruitment issues at Everton

Unsworth turns down Oxford opportunity

7 February
David Unsworth will remain in his role as manager of Everton's Under-23s after turning down an offer to take over at Oxford United.

Allardyce keeps the door open for Klaassen

7 February
Sam Allardyce says that Davy Klaassen should set his focus on next season to make his mark in the Premier League after struggling to make an impact this term

Galloway's career stalling at Sunderland

6 February
Link fixed Brendan Galloway was not granted the loan move back to MK Dons he was seeking, leaving him in limbo at the Stadium of Light.

Tosun determined to succeed in the Premier League

6 February
The new Everton striker has opened up about his faltering introduction to the English game but expressed confidence he will make his mark.

Koeman becomes Dutch Master

6 February
Ronald Koeman has been appointed manager of The Netherlands, his first position since being sacked from the Everton post.

Ramiro Funes Mori gets U23s run-out

5 February
Everton's Under-23s were well beaten by Arsenal tonight but there was good news for Ramiro Funes Mori who came though 45 minutes of action.

Allardyce stresses the need to get to safety mark quickly

5 February
Sam Allardyce says Everton need to get to a points tally that will guarantee safety from relegation so that the club can write off the current season and focus on 2018-19.

Allardyce slams his players following Emirates disaster

3 February
Sam Allardyce was scathing of his team’s inconsistency and what he described as a “pathetic” first-half display following today’s 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Lookman marks another debut with late goal

3 February
Ademola Lookman got his loan spell at Red Bull Leipzig off to the perfect start by scoring an 89th-minute winner for his new team.

Arsenal mete out ritual slaughter of sorry Everton

3 February
Everton suffered further humiliation at Arsenal’s hands, conceding five goals to the Gunners for the second time this season

Arsenal vs Everton

3 February
Everton return to London for another difficult Saturday evening kick-off as they face Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

No imminent return for Baines

2 February
Leighton Baines remains some way short of making a much-needed return to action and is unlikely to figure for another month at least

Garbutt included in registered squad

2 February
The list of players that Everton registered with the Premier League following the closure of the transfer window has been released.

Niasse in pole position at Everton for now

2 February
Sam Allardyce has suggested that, while new signing Cenk Tosun acclimatises to the Premier League, Oumar Niasse is currently Everton’s most reliable source of goals.

Allardyce: Lookman 'wanted to play some football'

2 February
The manager reiterated that he hadn't planned on sending Lookman out on loan but defended Everton's record of blooding young players.

Coleman revels in 'very special night'

1 February
Seamus Coleman has been reflecting on what was a personal moment of triumph after making a long-awaited return to Premier League action last night.

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