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Everton FC's 1909 pre-season tour of South America

In the summer months of 1909 a 13-strong Everton FC playing staff led by two directors and a trainer, together with travelling companions Tottenham Hotspur, travelled 14,000 miles and spent more than six weeks at sea, visiting Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina
Added on 26/06/2019

Relegation, anger and abandoned games - the dramatic end to Everton misfit's dreadful loan spell

Shani Tarashaj's stuttering career hit a new low this season with his latest loan spell at his boyhood club, Grasshopper Zurich, which ended in tears, relegation and rioting from the fans.
Added on 26/05/2019

The partisan TV pundits are taking over football - but does it matter?

"Today’s product takes elements of the short-lived FanZone option with ex-players failing to conceal their emotions," writes Jonathan Liew.
Added on 18/05/2019

Big spending can only get Everton so far

Marco Silva’s side welcome Chelsea today in desperate need of some stability — and return on their investment
Added on 17/03/2019

Is there even a case for Everton keeping Marco Silva now? The jury's out

In the bottom half, one win in six and no sign of improvement on the horizon. Just how patient is Farhad Moshiri?
Added on 13/03/2019

Deep Roots at Everton, and New Ones, Too

Rory Smith extolls the virtues and excellent work by Everton in the Community
Added on 03/03/2019

Oldham's Jose Baxter on drugs ban, depression and hitting 'rock bottom'

Jose Baxter became the youngest first-team player in Everton history when he made his debut in 2008, aged 16 years and 191 days. The Merseyside-born attacking midfielder, who had been with the club since the age of six, looked set for a great future.
Added on 01/03/2019

Only the Strong Survived: Remembering the Brutal Boys' Pen at Goodison Park in the 1960s

Paul McParlan recalls the rite of passage of "the traumatic near-life-threatening experience that was watching a match from the confines of the cavernous enclosure known to all as the Boys’ Pen, located at the rear of the Gwladys Street terraces at Everton’s Goodison Park"
Added on 28/02/2019

Ranking Everton’s 21 weirdest signings of the Premier League era

Here are 21 signings Everton made during the Premier League era that – for one reason or another – were just weird…
Added on 18/01/2019

Are Everton gambling with proposed 52,000 Bramley-Moore Stadium capacity?

Gavin Buckland argues that the club are effectively positioning themselves outside the current Premier League model with a capacity significantly greater, not less than, the supporters who potentially want to watch us every week. In setting this challenging target capacity and combined with a £500m investment in the first place, the Board are displaying massive ambition whichever way you look at it.
Added on 10/01/2019

Marco Silva challenges Dominic Calvert-Lewin to raise his game

Marco Silva has challenged Dominic Calvert-Lewin to raise his levels after giving the young striker a chance to become Everton's main striker.
Added on 27/12/2018

How Barcelona’s €55m outcast André Gomes has been reborn at Everton

Wonderful profile of André Gomes on
Added on 21/12/2018

Here's why the fire still burns inside Joe Royle

Joe Royle is returning to the game, four months shy of his 70th birthday, as a Director at Wigan Athletic. ‘People say you must be mad going back in at 69 — I have wondered that!’
Added on 18/12/2018

Everton is the greatest club in the world – Tim Howard

A nice video of memories from Tim Howard, who tasted brief success at Man Utd before he fell in love with Everton.
Added on 10/12/2018

Pennington: No regrets about joining Ipswich on loan

Ipswich Town may be propping up the Championship table but Matthew Pennington is adamant he has no regrets about joining on a season-long loan from Everton.
Added on 07/12/2018

Everton's improvement: The stats show how Marco Silva has done it

Marco Silva's assured start as Everton manager has them sitting in the Premier League's top six. For a side who were hovering ominously above the relegation zone at this stage last season – with their third manager of the campaign waiting in the wings — it has been an impressive transformation.
Added on 29/11/2018

How Everton rediscovered their mojo under Marco Silva

Sam Allardyce claimed to have won “hearts and minds” during his spell at Goodison Park last season, but Toffees remained unconvinced. You can’t blame them, writes Daniel Storey in FourFourTwo – there’s more out there besides mere passiveness
Added on 29/11/2018

Big Tim Cahill interview in FourFourTwo

Tim Cahill – “When I said I was leaving Everton, Phil Jagielka turned around and half-slapped me”
Added on 20/11/2018

Marco Silva will be on Sportsweek, 9am Sunday

Marco Silva will be one of the guests talking to Gary Richardson on Sportsweek.
Added on 27/10/2018

Bernard has the guile to help to solve Everton's creativity problem

Nick Wright says that, "[t]he numbers suggest Everton have pulled off a coup by getting [Bernard] on a free transfer. The early months of Silva's Goodison Park revolution have not been without setbacks.

"The problems of last season are not consigned to history just yet. But with the boy from Brazil pulling the strings, their creativity issues might soon become a thing of the past."
Added on 18/10/2018

Moyes talks about the day Ferguson told him his new job

Here's one for the Moyes lovers among the Everton faithful. Our great former manager talks to another almost incomprehendable fellow Scott in Si Ferry on Open Goal
Added on 04/10/2018

Marco Silva failing to live up to 'mini Mourinho' tag at Everton

Whilst it's obviously too early in Marco Silva's fledgling Everton career to make rash judgements, some fans and this feature in The National have picked up one worrying trend that still shows no sign of improvement.
Added on 24/09/2018

Richarlison: I used to have Neymar's haircut - now I'm doing 'pigeon dance' celebrations with him

Richarlison likes to study the goalscoring greats for Brazil: Ronaldo, Adriano and Neymar... now he has added his own for the national side that he can watch endlessly on his phone for added inspiration.
Added on 22/09/2018

George Green talks about his addiction to drugs and alcohol

After a number of less-than-honest stories about George Green's fall from the highest pedestal as a young star personally signed by David Moyes, this BBC piece finally comes clean about his drug and alcohol addictions.
Added on 20/09/2018

Gary Speed: Unspoken – The Family’s Untold Story

Added on 17/09/2018

The Mersey Millionaires: Everton’s incredible class of 1963

Paul McParlan chronicles Harry Catterick's first success at Everton, winning the Football League Championship in 1963.
Added on 13/09/2018

Why is Gylfi Sigurdsson still struggling at Everton?

Gylfi Sigurdsson had a limited impact in his first season at Everton and remains on the periphery of the action this term.
Added on 12/09/2018

Fixture clash for home ties in Carabao Cup

Everton and Liverpool have both been drawn at home in the Third Round of the Carabao Cup, creating a fixture conflict.
Added on 07/09/2018

Premier League to trial VAR this season

The Premier League will trial VAR at 15 matches this season – starting after the international break.
Added on 05/09/2018

'From the Heart of Everton's Badge to the Grand Old Lady'

Peter Grant provides a review of this curiously titled musical work that finishes its run at the Epstein Theatre in Liverpool on Saturday.
Added on 24/08/2018

CEO: the inside story on how we'll grow the club the 'Everton Way'

CEO Denise Barrett-Baxendale has an article at ESPN where she talks about her ambitions for Everton moving forward into a new era.
Added on 22/08/2018

How a city ‘crippled’ by austerity has come to lean on Liverpool and Everton for support

Paul Joyce highlights the vital community work undertaken by Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs that is filling big gaps in Council funding caused by the Government's austerity policies.
Added on 20/08/2018

Would selling Lookman to Leipzig be a mistake?

Nick Wright ponders what Richarlison's arrival from Watford could mean for Ademola Lookman who ended up with similar stats to the Brazilian at the end of last season in just a handful of matches for RB Leipzig.
Added on 25/07/2018

Will Everton’s failed gamble mean top six disappear over horizon?

Last summer’s big spending ended in disaster for Everton, which may deter others from trying to catch the Premier League’s elite
Added on 22/07/2018

Everton and Barcelona take pioneering lead towards equality

Groundbreaking initiatives on Merseyside and in Catalonia are helping to create a more level playing field for women's football.
Added on 19/07/2018

Jordan Pickford, England’s flying superhero, deserves his moment

Young goalkeeper had been maligned by Thibaut Courtois and pundits alike after the group defeat by Belgium but he had the final word in Moscow – and then some
Added on 04/07/2018

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