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October 2017

Lyon away leg: Safety advice for fans

31 October
Everton supporters travelling to Lyon for Thursday’s Europa League Group Stage tie have been advised not to travel to the Groupama Stadium if they don’t have tickets for the game.

Keane hospitalised with infected leg

30 October
Michael Keane missed yesterday’s defeat at Leicester after developing an infection in the foot that was cut open five weeks ago.

Scale of Everton job exposed in Foxes defeat

29 October
Everton suffered another defeat, their fifth in the last six games in all competitions, as David Unsworth was unable to spark a revival in the team’s fortunes at Leicester.

Dowell hat-trick lifts Forest over Hull

28 October
The on-loan Everton winger grabbed his first professional treble as Nottingham Forest won 3-2 at the KC Stadium.

Gibson unused sub as England win U17 World Cup

28 October
Everton's Lewis Gibson celebrated with the rest of his England's U17s who produced a fantastic comeback from 2-0 down to win 5-2.

Leicester City vs Everton

28 October
Everton travel to Leicester looking to build on their performance against Chelsea in the cup and improve their standing in the Premier League.

U23s come from behind to beat Swansea

27 October
Francis Jeffers got his first win as stand-in manager of Everton's Under-23 side thanks to Shane Lavery's late winner.

Gueye 'very close' to signing new deal

27 October
Idrissa Gueye looks set to commit to another five-year contract at Everton, with David Unsworth announcing that an agreement is close.

Sad news of Everton fan passing away

25 October
A 58-year-old Evertonian from Cumbria died on the recent away day to Brighton & Hove Albion, it has been reported.

Unsworth proud of battling Blues

26 October
David Unsworth has praised his players for sticking to a game-plan at Chelsea that very nearly worked last night in the Carabao Cup.

Koeman on losing Giroud, tough fixtures and 'unavoidable decisions'

26 October
In his first post-Everton interview, Ronald Koeman blames the lack of a striker for the Blues' poor form and admits that he knew his neck was in the proverbial noose after the home defeat to Lyon.

Unsworth starts with narrow cup defeat

25 October
Everton were eliminated from the Carabao Cup but there was plenty of encouragement to take from a spirited second-half performance

Gibson and England through to U17 World Cup Final

25 October
Recent addition to the Finch Farm Academy, Lewis Gibson, has a chance to be involved in the U17 World Cup Final on Saturday after England beat Brazil in the semis today.

Niasse: I wouldn't let Ronald Koeman get to me

25 October
A frank interview has emerged where the striker explains his version of the events surrounding his introduction to, and subsequent ostracisation by, the ex-Everton manager

Chelsea vs Everton

24 October
The post-Koeman era begins in one of the toughest arenas possible as David Unsworth takes charge of Everton’s Carabao Cup Fourth Round tie at Chelsea.

Unsworth: 'I would love Ross to stay'

24 October
David Unsworth says that he will sit down with Ross Barkley in the near future and make every effort to keep the midfielder at Everton.

'Disappointed' Koeman thanks Everton

24 October
Ronald Koeman has expressed his disappointment at the termination of his 16-month stint at Everton but thanked the club and wished them well in the future.

U23s lose at Lincoln in Checkatrade Trophy

24 October
Everton U23s (officially billed as an U21s side) had Francis Jeffers in charge for their Checkatrade Trophy clash against Lincoln City which the Imps won 2-1.

Vlasic called up to senior Croatia squad

23 October
Nikola Vlasic has received a call-up from Croatia for their forthcoming World Cup play-off against Greece.

Unsworth: I feel ready to manage Everton

24 October
Updated David Unsworth has declared his desire to prove he is worthy of managing Everton on a permanent basis following the sacking of Ronald Koeman

SportPesa issue apology for errant tweet

23 October
Everton's shirt sponsor SportPesa have released a statement apologising for a post to Twitter yesterday celebrating Arsenal's victory over the Blues at Goodison Park.

Koeman dismissed after dreadful sequence of form

23 October
Ronald Koeman has been sacked by Everton in the wake of yesterday's 5-2 defeat by Arsenal which left the club sitting in the relegation zone

Koeman: I still believe I can change our situation

22 October
Ronald Koeman seemed rattled in his post-match interview following another chastening defeat that saw Everton fall into the bottom three on the back of their fifth league defeat in seven games.

SportPesa tweet draws Evertonian ire

22 October
A tweet from the official account of the club's main sponsor, SportPesa, congratulating Arsenal on their 5-2 win at Goodison Park has caused outrage among Everton fans.

Arsenal run riot against 10-man Everton

22 October
Everton dropped into the bottom three of the Premier League as they were torn apart by Arsenal following Idrissa Gueye’s dismissal for two bookable offences

U18s score 5 again in 8-goal thriller at Finch Farm

21 October
Everton Under-18s overcame Manchester City 5-3 in a thrilling contest at Finch Farm today.

Everton vs Arsenal

21 October
Ronald Koeman’s quest to find a morale-boosting win continues with the visit of the Gunners this Sunday.

U23s edged by Sunderland

20 October
Everton's Under-23s missed the chance to go top of the Premier League 2 table today as they were beaten by a single Black Cats goal.

Koeman: We will fight to turn situation around

20 October
Ronald Koeman appears unfazed by the pressure on him and his Everton side after last night’s defeat to Lyon as he restated the need to start winning

Everton ban supporter for involvement in Lyon fracas

20 October
Everton have issued a statement following the incident in the second half of last night's game against Lyon that saw supporters become involved in a fight between rival players.

Koeman admits Everton are up against it in Group E

19 October
Ronald Koeman bemoaned his players’ mistakes and lack of confidence, the standard of refereeing and a shortage of luck for Everton’s defeat to Lyon.

Williams disappointed Everton's effort wasn't rewarded

19 October
Ashley Williams says he was disappointed to lose to Lyon this evening after what he felt was a decent performance in which the Blues showed a great attitude.

Lyon prove too strong for beleaguered Blues

19 October
Everton’s Europa League hopes were dealt a potentially crippling blow as they were beaten again, this time by Lyon in a testy encounter at Goodison Park

Koeman confident he has Moshiri's backing

18 October
Ronald Koeman says that he retains the full support of the Everton's Board as speculation over his future as the club's manager intensifies in correlation to poor results.

Everton vs Olympique Lyonnais

18 October
Everton play what is, arguably, their most important match of the season so far when French side Lyon come to Goodison Park in the Europa League

Why we won't see Luke Garbutt in the first team until at least January  [MEDIA]

17 October
Despite there being an apparent lack of competition for places in Everton's left-back position for the first team, fans won't be seeing Luke Garbutt any time soon.

Sigurdsson: Things aren't clicking but we're determined to start winning

17 October
The Iceland international admits things have not gone according to plan for him at Everton so far but he believes things will come right for the Blues

Ronald Koeman cannot change much before January  [MEDIA]

16 October
There is a lot of negativity towards Ronald Koeman from Everton fans at the moment, and I can understand why he is under so much pressure, writes Kevin Kilbane.

Koeman proud of players' response

15 October
Ronald Koeman was taking the positives from Everton’s ability to grab a late equaliser at Brighton rather than dwelling on the close brush with defeat despite having largely dominated the game.

Everton escape with a draw thanks to last-minute penalty

15 October
A 90th-minute penalty by Wayne Rooney salvaged a point at the Amex Stadium but it’s unlikely to ease the pressure on Ronald Koeman.

Everton U23s defeated by Wolfsburg

17 October
James McCarthy featured as Everton U23s lost 3-1 to Wolfsburg in the opening fixture of their Premier League International Cup campaign.

U18s rout Sunderland 5-1

14 October
Everton Under-18s were ruthless in their 5-1 victory at Sunderland on Saturday.

Brighton & Hove Albion vs Everton

14 October
Everton’s season resumes this Sunday with a run of games to close out October that could have a huge bearing on their season.

Moshiri makes rare Finch Farm visit

13 October
Farhad Moshiri and Bill Kenwright reportedly dropped in at USM Finch Farm this week.

U23s: fine 3-0 win over Manchester City

13 October
Everton U23s defeated Manchester City by the handsome score of 3-0 in their latest Premier League 2 fixture.

Beni Baningime signs new contract

12 October
Under-23s midfielder, Beni Baningime, has signed a new 2½-year deal with Everton.

Niasse: I'm settling in very well now

12 October
Oumar Niasse says that he feels blessed despite his challenges so far at Everton, a positive outlook that has helped him finally settle at the club.

Peter Reid: Everton need a 'depth of desire'

11 October
The Goodison legend has thrown a gauntlet down to Everton’s current players, suggesting they lack the stomach for the fight that’s ahead of them

Davies scores the winner for England U21s

10 October
Five Everton players were in England U21s' starting XI as they took on Andorra in European Championship qualifying this evening and Tom Davies got the vital goal in a 1-0 win.

Tim Cahill rescues Socceroos 2018 World Cup hopes  [MEDIA]

10 October
37 but still going strong for Australia, Tim Cahill scored twice as the Socceroos broke Syrian hearts by winning their Asian Federation qualifying playoff in Sydney today.

Sigurdsson helps Iceland to first World Cup Finals

9 October
Iceland have qualified for the 2018 World Cup Finals in Russia thanks to a 2-0 win over Kosovo but there was heartbreak for Ashley Williams and Wales in Cardiff.

U23s beat Portsmouth in Premier League Cup

9 October
Shane Lavery scored the winner as Everton's Under-23s got their Premier League Cup campaign off to a winning start.

Jagielka angling for return against Brighton

9 October
Phil Jagielka is hoping to retake his place in Everton’s line-up this coming weekend when Everton face Brighton in the Premier League.

Giroud was 'close' to joining Everton

8 October
OIivier Giroud has confirmed that he almost made a move from Arsenal to Everton over the summer but ultimately decided to stay put.

McCarthy returns to Finch Farm

8 October
James McCarthy is back on Merseyside having been left out of the Republic of Ireland's squad to face Wales tomorrow evening.

Home alone – An afternoon with Everton's Nikola Vlašić  [MEDIA]

8 October
The exciting 19-year-old was interviewed at his new home in Liverpool to talk about his love of hometown, Split, and his eventual move to England after turning other suitors down last year.

Keane plays in England win

8 October
Michael Keane played the full 90 minutes in Vilnius this evening as England edged Lithuania 1-0 to round out their World Cup qualifying campaign.

Blue Collar: Gareth Farelly  [MEDIA]

8 October
The Irishman talks about his career, which, of course, included a stint at Everton where he scored one of the most important goals in the club's history and his progression to the legal profession which has brought him back to Goodison Park.

Bolasie: Support has been incredible

8 October
Yannick Bolasie has expressed his gratitude for the support he has received through 10 months of recovery and says he can’t wait to return to action.

Steve Walsh sees big England future for young duo

5 October
Steve Walsh says that new Everton signings Michael Keane and Jordan Pickford have what it takes to form the bedrock of the national side in years to come

Vermaelen backs Koeman for success with Everton

5 October
Thomas Vermaelen says that his former boss, Ronald Koeman, has the experience and know-how to turn things around at Goodison Park.

Vlasic keeping the faith

2 October
Nikola Vlasic has held his hand up with regard to his involvement in Burnley's goal yesterday but maintains that things will get better for the Blues.

Koeman gets infamous vote of confidence

2 October
Everton's major shareholder, Farhad Moshiri, has apparently given his backing to Ronald Koeman as the manager struggles to turn around the team's poor start to the season.

Chris Sutton says Koeman's days are numbered  [MEDIA]

1 October
Chris Sutton thinks time is up for Ronald Koeman. He does not believe the Dutchman will still be in charge at Goodison Park after the International break.

Koeman bemoans lack of creativity

1 October
Ronald Koeman put the blame on his players’ inability to create enough chances for their failure to beat Burnley.

Pressure mounts on Koeman as Burnley triumph at Goodison

1 October
Everton head into the international break in dejected mood as a changed line-up went down to Jeff Hendrick's first-half strike

Koeman can kiss goodbye to top level jobs unless he fixes Everton woes  [MEDIA]

1 October
Something about Ronald Koeman has never sat right at Goodison Park, writes Tony Evans. The Dutchman does not seem to understand the culture of Everton, a place where the "School of Science" self-image still lingers.

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