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May 2018

Moshiri enthused about “dynamic, modern” Silva

31 May
Farhad Moshiri and Bill Kenwright have welcomed new Everton manager Marco Silva as the second appointment aimed at transforming the club’s faltering fortunes on the pitch.

Everton finally unveil new boss Marco Silva

31 May
Marco Silva has officially been announced as Everton’s new manager following weeks of speculation suggesting he would be installed as the long-term successor to Ronald Koeman.

Valencia will play at Goodison in final pre-season friendly

31 May
Everton have announced that Valenica will be the opponents for the traditional home pre-season friendly, on 4 August 2018.

Everton’s World Cup trio look to make their mark in Russia

30 May
While there was a number of Everton players who featured to varying degrees at the 2014 World Cup, this time the Blues will have just three representatives at the tournament.

Baxter ready for a second chance at Oldham

30 May
Jose Baxter has rejoined Oldham Athletic following his spell back in Everton's U23 setup.

Anderlecht reject Onyekuru claims as striker looks for loan elsewhere

30 May
RSC Anderlecht have responded to accusations made by Henry Onyekuru and certain observers in his native Nigeria that they deliberately withheld him from their team in recent weeks.

Silva announcement expected before the weekend

30 May
Marco Silva's confirmation as Everton manager could arrive in the next two or three days, possibly coinciding with Marcel Brands's first day.

Robinson claims an assist on USA debut

28 May
Young Everton fullback Antonee Robinson played the full 90 minutes and set up Timothy Weah for the third goal as the United States beat Bolivia 3-0.

Williams injured for Wales in draw with Mexico

28 May
Wales held out for a goalless draw against Mexico on Monday evening in front of 82,345 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

Cenk Tosun double too much for Iran

28 May
Cenk Tosun scored both goals as Turkey beat Iran 2-1 in a pre-World Cup friendly this evening.

David Weir: Ferguson, Fireworks and the Bad Cops of Everton  [MEDIA]

28 May
You can listen to an extract from the Big Interview with David Weir. In this clip, David describes some of the big characters he played alongside at Everton, beginning with two shrinking violets: Duncan Ferguson and Thomas Gravesen.

DC United remain hopeful over Rooney

27 May
Wayne Rooney is still exploring a proposed move to DC United but the MLS club's head coach insists nothing is yet done by way of a deal.

Young Blues feature for England U21s; Hornby scores for Scotland

27 May
Tom Davies, Jonjoe Kenny and Kieran Dowell all played in England U21s' group stage opener of the Toulon Tournament.

Williams looking to put frustrating season behind him

27 May
Ashley Williams has spoken of his predictable frustration at having had to sit out the last couple of months of the season without playing.

Kieran Dowell will be an 'amazing' player, says Nottingham Forest boss Aitor Karanka  [MEDIA]

25 May
Kieran Dowell will be an "amazing player" in the future, says Aitor Karanka – but he admitted he was mystified as to why the forward lost his mojo in the final months of the campaign at Nottingham Forest.

Why didn’t Francis Jeffers fulfil his undoubted potential?  [MEDIA]

25 May
In August 1999, he handed in an ill-advised transfer request that prompted manager Walter Smith to tell him to “get out of my office before I kill you”.

Silva confirmation not expected until next week

24 May
Marco Silva is unlikely to be confirmed as Everton's new manager until next week now according to a report by the Liverpool Echo.

Everton to face SportPesa Super Cup winners

24 May
Everton will play, at a date yet to be determined, the winners of the second SportPesa Super Cup that kicks off in Kenya in 10 days' time.

Eight youngsters released from Under-18s

24 May
Eight players have been released from Everton's youth academy as the Blues look to freshen up their talent pool at the level.

“Honoured” Brands relishing the challenge at Everton

23 May
Marcel Brands has given his first interview since being appointed as Everton’s new Director of Football and he spoke about his short-term objectives as well as a long-term plan he will institute at the club.

Senior scout to follow Walsh out the door

23 May
One of Everton's senior recruitment personnel, Laurence Stewart, is to leave the club as Marcel Brands seeks to overhaul his new department at Finch Farm.

Rooney set to travel to DC to discuss MLS move

23 May
Updated Wayne Rooney will fly to the US capital this week to undergo a physical and agree the finer points his proposed move to Major League Soccer according to a report.

Report: Brands to meet Silva this week

22 May
Marcel Brands will hold talks with Marco Silva about the vacant manager’s position at Everton before the weekend.

Sigurdsson joins ranks of Russia-bound Blues

21 May
Gylfi Sigurdsson has been included in Iceland's party for the World Cup but Ramiro Funes Mori isn't selected by Argentina

You don’t win anything with kids? Tell that to RB Leipzig  [MEDIA]

20 May
"The player in the Bundesliga with the most goals per minute played is (grosse Uberraschung!) Robert Lewandowski. But there in second place is Ademola Lookman, an English kid who is considered surplus to requirements at a mid-table Premier League side."

After failing in Greece on loan, Kevin Mirallas’s Everton career is surely over  [MEDIA]

20 May
It has been a sharp fall from grace for the 30-year-old, who signed a three-year contract at Goodison Park just 12 months ago.

Times: Everton withdraw compensation offer in Silva dispute

18 May
According to The Times, Everton are now refusing to recompense Watford for what the Hertfordshire club claim was the tapping up of Marco Silva.

Klaassen keen to stay and fight for his place

18 May
Davy Klaassen's agent has told the Dutch media that far from looking for an exit this summer the midfielder wants the chance to impress Everton's new management.

Ledson is upwardly mobile with Preston move

17 May
Former Everton Academy midfielder Ryan Ledson has made a quick move up football's ladder with the announcement that he will join Championship side Preston North End.

Shift in Power Sees More Top Talent Coming Out of Everton

17 May
A study finds that Everton is at the centre of a geographical shift when it comes to producing top English players.

Allardyce: Managers are casualties of instability in football

17 May
Sam Allardyce was back on the radio expressing his disappointment at being sacked by Everton, insisting the majority of Blues were behind him.

Everton pull in almost £130m from 2017-18

17 May
The details of the Premier League prize money distribution for the season just finished has been released

Everton appoint Brands as new director of football

16 May
Everton have confirmed that they have hired Marcel Brands from PSV Eindhoven to replace the departing Steve Walsh.

Pickford confirmed in World Cup squad

16 May
As expected, Jordan Pickford is the only Everton player picked by Gareth Southgate to represent England in the Russia World Cup.

1960s star Ray Wilson passes away

16 May
The Everton playing legend 1966 England World Cup winner has died at the age of 83.

Allardyce's sacking as Everton manager confirmed

16 May
Everton have made official the news that Sam Allardyce is leaving his role as the club's manager following a meeting with Farhad Moshiri this morning.

Watford lodged formal complaint over Everton's approach for Silva

15 May
Everton are hoping to hold fresh talks with Watford's hierarchy to avoid a potential points deduction for their approach for Marco Silva.

Everton announce significant changes at executive level

15 May
Everton have confirmed the departure of Robert Elstone as the club’s Chief Executive amid a wider restructuring of the club's administration.

Allardyce heading for Everton exit

14 May
Sam Allardyce’s tenure as Everton manager looks to be over amid reports that the club will relieve him of his duties within the next 48 hours.

DC United “close” to finalising Rooney deal

14 May
Negotiations between Wayne Rooney's representatives and the MLS club are progressing, with one source indicating that the transfer could be agreed by next week.

Onyekuru fails to make the cut for Nigeria squad

14 May
Henry Onyekuru and Everton's hopes that the young striker might be included in Nigeria's party for the World Cup have been dashed after he was omitted from the provisional 30-man list of players.

Allardyce: We could have earned a draw

13 May
Sam Allardyce cited a great performance from West Ham goalkeeper Adrian as the reason for his team’s defeat the London Stadium today while also admitting he is unsure of his Everton future.

Moyes gets first win over Everton

13 May
Everton closed out a season to forget with a deserved 3-1 defeat to their former boss and West Ham at the London Stadium

Rooney “says his goodbyes” at Finch Farm

12 May
Sky Sports have offered yet more indications that Wayne Rooney is about to leave Everton with a report from the club's Halewood training complex.

Pennington signs new contract with Everton

11 May
Matthew Pennington has agreed a new three-year contract with the Blues, the club have announced.

West Ham United vs Everton

11 May
Everton bring the curtain down on a sorry 2017-18 season with a trip to the London Stadium to face West Ham.

Allardyce insists Rooney has not asked to leave Everton

11 May
The manager says he was due to speak to the player, who misses Sunday's game through injury, to get clarity on his future.

What can Marcel Brands expect at ambitious Everton?  [MEDIA]

11 May
Chris Meijer of Dutch magazine Voetbalzone has been taking a look at what lies ahead for Marcel Brands, the man who has earned a stellar reputation in the Eredivisie for his savvy recruitment and been hand-picked by Farhad Moshiri to lead the next phase of rebuilding at Goodison Park.

Speculation building over potential Brands switch

9 May
Some of the strongest indications thus far that Marcel Brands will shortly be joining Everton have cropped up in reports on both sides of the English channel over the past couple of days.

T.G. Jones biography shortlisted for Sports Biography of the Year

10 May
Rob Sawyer’s brilliant biography of legendary Everton defender T.G. Jones is up for 2018 Sports Biography of the Year.

Rooney ready to leave Everton for DC United

10 May
Updated Wayne Rooney is reportedly set to make a high-profile move to DC United, with a £12m deal close to being agreed.

Allardyce: Lack of public backing has fuelled speculation

7 May
Sam Allardyce admits that persistent talk about his future at Everton could have been lessened by a definitive statement of support from the club's hierarchy.

Allardyce: Players deserve credit for what they have achieved

6 May
Sam Allardyce says it’s sad that, in his opinion, Everton’s players have not received the acknowledgement they deserve for achieving safety from relegation this season.

Allardyce: Replacement players didn't perform

5 May
Sam Allardyce reserved the bulk of his criticism for a poor display against Southampton today for some of the fringe players given an opportunity to shine.

Davies breaks Saints hearts with equaliser at the death

5 May
Everton denied Southampton two priceless points with a goal deep into stoppage time after Nathan Redmond's header looked to have settled it.

Everton vs Southampton

5 May
Everton wrap up their home fixtures for the season by hosting relegation-threatened Southampton in the late afternoon game.

Mirallas sent back to Everton early

4 May
Olympiakos have reportedly terminated the Belgian's loan spell following a succession of poor displays.

Allardyce: We've captured hearts and minds

4 May
Sam Allardyce again promoted his home record as Everton manager during his pre-match press conference this morning

Brands further delays his decision

4 May
Marcel Brands won't announce a decision over whether or not to leave his role as PSV Eindhoven's technical director for Everton until after this weekend.

Baningime commits to Everton with new deal

3 May
Beni Baningime has signed a new four-year contract that ties him to the Blues until the summer of 2022.

Reports: Agreement in place for Anderlecht to extend Onyekuru loan

3 May
The Belgian club want to keep the Nigerian striker for another season at least but the player himself is apparently undecided.

Sam Allardyce will never gain full support of Everton fans, says Kevin Campbell  [MEDIA]

3 May
Sam Allardyce will never gain the full support of Everton fans, according to former Blues forward Kevin Campbell.

Pickford takes top playing honours at 'Dixies'

1 May
Jordan Pickford picked up the two biggest prizes at Everton’s end-of-season awards this evening after being named Young Player and Player of the Season.

Pickford shortlisted for Player of the Month

1 May
Jordan Pickford is among the names nominated for Premier League Player of the Month for April.

Koeman surprised by Klaassen’s struggles in England

1 May
Ronald Koeman says he didn't expect Davy Klaassen to find the transition to the Premier League so challenging but admits it may have been too big a leap
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