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July 2019

Leighton Baines, the ego-free Evertonian, retires on his own unselfish terms  [MEDIA]

28 July
The left-back played 420 games for his club and 30 for England before he departed in the same understated way he carried himself through 13 seasons at Goodison

Dowell makes permanent Norwich switch

30 July
Kieran Dowell's time at Everton is over after the midfielder completed a transfer to Norwich City today.

Virtual 'If You Know Your History' 5k Run Launched

29 July
Following the success of last year’s inaugural ‘If You Know Your History’ run, the city’s popular Everton-themed 5K run is back in a virtual format, which means this year, supporters can take part from wherever they are in the world!

Richarlison eyeing progression at Everton

28 July
Richarlison says he sees himself staying at Everton for at least another season as Carlo Ancelotti plans for his first full campaign in charge but hints that there are no guarantees he will stay

Markelo joins FC Twente on season-long loan

28 July
Under-23s midfielder Nathangelo Markelo has joined FC Twente on a season-long loan for the upcoming 2020-21 season in Holland.

'Life feels very fragile at the moment'  [MEDIA]

28 July
1980s hero Gary Stevens pleads for blood donors to come forward to help find a stem cell match for his three-year-old son Jack who has a rare form of leukaemia

Anichebe talks to Anthony Walker Foundation about racism

27 July
In a special edition of the Official Everton Podcast, Victor Anichebe and Ben Osu of the Anthony Walker Foundation (AWF) shared their experiences as black men growing up in Liverpool.

Baines makes 'difficult decision' to call time on his career

26 July
Leighton Baines has announced his retirement from football, bringing an end to his 13-year spell as a player with Everton.

Everton saunter to final-day defeat

26 July
Everton ended a hugely disappointing season in fitting fashion, ambling their way to a first home loss under Carlo Ancelotti.

Everton vs Bournemouth

26 July
Everton close out the 2019-20 season at Goodison Park against Bournemouth who come to Merseyside fighting for their Premier League lives.

Onyango signs first pro deal

24 July
Highly-regarded young midfielder Tyler Onyango has signed his first professional contract with Everton.

Start date for Season 2020-21 announced

24 July
The 2020-21 season on the Premier League will start on Saturday 12 September and run through 23 May 2021.

Planning permission for Bramley-Moore Dock expected in October

24 July
According to a Liverpool City Region Combined Authority document, Everton are expected to get the green light for their new dockside stadium in the autumn.

Materazzi looks back on his spell with Everton  [MEDIA]

23 July
Marco Materazzi has told FourFourTwo that the season he spent with Everton in 1998-99 was a valuable learning experience.

Bournemouth game will be shown on Sky TV

23 July
Everton's final game of the blighted 2020-21 season will be shown live on Sky TV, along with seven of the remaining games next Sunday.

Alan Stubbs Interview  [MEDIA]

22 
There's a new podcast channel featuring an interview with Alan Stubbs. He talks about his time at Everton including the joy at playing for his boyhood club and of course THAT goal by Wayne Rooney.

Everton rediscover their grit to blunt Blades' Euro charge

20 July
Everton got back to winning ways and put a significant dent in Sheffield United’s Europa League hopes with a hugely improved performance at Bramall Lane.

Ancelotti acknowledges need for transfer reinforcements

18 July
With the end of the season in sight, Carlo Ancelotti has expressed his faith that Everton will be able to strengthen their team during the upcoming transfer window.

Sheffield United vs Everton

20 July
Everton are on their travels for the final time in the 2019-20 campaign as they face the surprise package of the season, Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

Fans could return in limited numbers in October

17 July
The Premier League is reportedly looking at allowing stadiums to operate at 40% capacity for the 2020-21 season as the government hopes to allow fans back into stadiums in October

Reports: Everton make first move for Højbjerg

16 July
Everton have firmed up their interest in Southampton's Pierre-Emile Højbjerg by lodging a bid for the midfielder according to multiple reports.

Walcott breaks Villa hearts with late equaliser for dreadful Everton

16 July
Theo Walcott scored an 88th-minute goal that put a serious dent in Aston Villa’s hopes of avoiding the drop and rescued an unlikely point for an Everton side who mustered a pitiful response to their manager’s call for a reaction to Sunday’s defeat at Wolves.

Ancelotti retains faith in Pickford but demands improvement

16 July
Carlo Ancelotti has called for greater focus from Jordan Pickford after admitting that the England goalkeeper must do better.

Everton vs Aston Villa

16 July
Everton’s penultimate home fixture of this disrupted 2019-20 season sees them take on Aston Villa in a game that will have significance for both sides but for different reasons.

Dowell grabs a hat-trick as Wigan destroy Hull 8-0

14 July
Three of Everton’s on-loan Academy products were involved in a goal-fest in the Championship this evening, although only one was celebrating.

The transformation of Anthony Gordon  [MEDIA]

14 July
Anthony Gordon talks about the lockdown training regime which led to his Merseyside derby debut… a gruelling week with the Under-23s and David Unsworth in Spain 2 years ago… and much more...

Skipper and manager offer no excuses for Molineux surrender

12 July
Seamus Coleman has described Everton’s atrocious performance at Wolves as shocking and Carlo Ancelotti declared it unacceptable after what was the Blues’ second defeat in three games.

Spineless Everton humbled by superior Wolves

12 July
Everton turned in another dreadful display and slumped to a comprehensive defeat at Wolves as the scale of the task facing Carlo Ancelotti was laid bare.

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Everton

11 July
Everton travel to sixth-place Wolves tomorrow knowing that while European football isn’t mathematically impossible, their hopes are effectively over and, as such, the focus now is very much on next season.

Uninspired Blues grab a point from Saints

9 July
Everton settled for a point against Southampton following another flat performance that effectively puts paid to their dwindling European hopes.

Fans’ Forum provide update on global consultation

8 July
The first two international representatives of the Everton Fans’ Forum, Joe O’Reilly and Tony Sampson, have provided details of the findings of their recent canvass of overseas Blues as part of an initiative to give supporters like themselves, living outside the UK, a voice on all things Everton.

Ancelotti backs under-fire Sigurdsson

8 July
Carlo Ancelotti has refused to criticise Gylfi Sigurdsson following his performance against Tottenham on Monday, insisting that the Iceland skipper is a “great professional”.

Everton vs Southampton

8 July
Under fire following a dismal showing at Spurs on Monday, Everton are back at Goodison Park tomorrow evening to take on improved Southampton

Cahill and Martinez see bright future under Ancelotti

7 July
Two former Everton figures are predicting good things for the club under manager Carlo Ancelotti but they stress that it’s going to take time.

Dean statue disrespected but undamaged

7 July
In the latest example of unconscionable vandalism and disrespect of notable Everton emblems in the city by Liverpool fans, a flare was planted on the Dixie Dean statue outside the gates of Goodison Park over the weekend.

Blues go missing again in the Capital

6 July
Everton made a mockery of their manager’s lingering hopes of qualifying for Europe with another gallingly insipid display in London, going down 1-0 to Tottenham in a poor contest.

Everton confirm season ticket deadline

6 July
Everton have set the 2020-21 season ticket renewal deadline for Tuesday, 28th July.

Coleman daring to believe in Carlo rising  [MEDIA]

6 July
The Everton skipper praises Carlo Ancelotti for turning the Toffees’ fortunes around since the Italian’s December takeover

Tottenham Hotspur vs Everton

6 July
Unbeaten in three, Everton travel to Tottenham for a difficult assignment knowing that they will need to keep winning in order to retain an interest in the European qualification picture.

Bernard says seeing psychologist after anxiety attack helped him

4 July
Bernard has opened up about an anxiety attack he suffered last year and has extolled the benefits of seeking professional help to improve his mental health as a result

Details confirmed for two more games

3 July
Everton's games against Aston Villa and Sheffield United have both been assigned kick-off times, dates and broadcast carriers.

Markelo signs on until 2022

3 July
Nathangelo Markelo has become the latest Academy player to sign a new contract, agreeing a two-year deal with Everton.

New 2020-21 home strip is launched

3 July
Everton and hummel have unveiled the first product from their new technical partnership with the launch of the 2020-21 home kit.

Everton pick up French U19 international fullback

2 July
Everton have announced the acquisition of Niels Nkounkou, a 19-year-old left back who arrives on a free transfer from Marseille.

Hornby completes move to Ligue 1

1 July
Everton U23 striker Fraser Hornby's transfer to Stade de Reims in France has been confirmed.

Everton successfully hold off Leicester charge

1 June
Everton hung on to claim three points against Leicester City to register a second successive victory in the Premier League.

Ouzounidis, Hagan and Macallister pen new deals

1 July
Con Ouzounidis has signed a one-year contract extension with Everton.

Williams leaves for Wigan

31 July
Everton Under-23 midfielder Joe Williams has joined Wigan Athletic after the Blues let him go in a permanent deal for an undisclosed fee.

U23s match at Bamber Bridge called off

31 July
Everton Under-23s were set to play Northern Premier League side Bamber Bridge tonight but the game has been cancelled.

Kean's move to Everton imminent

30 July
Everton are set to land Italian striker Moise Kean from Juventus in a £29m deal according to reports.

Gueye sold to PSG

30 July
Idrissa Gueye’s spell with Everton is over after he completed the formalities on a £29m move to Paris Saint-Germain.

Everton may need to sign five players

28 July
Marco Silva says Everton may need to sign five more players before deadline day if the club are to do “better than last season”.

Everton lose both Opel Cup games

27 July
Everton lost to Seville and then Mainz in a double-header pre-season mini-tournament for the Opel Cup.

Woods and Harris leave the Everton Board

26 July
The Club have announced that Jon Woods and Deputy Chairman Keith Harris are leaving the Board of Directors.

U23s pre-season win at Chorley

23 July
Everton Under-23s scored two second-half goals to earn a 2-0 win at National League Chorley in their third pre-season friendly on Tuesday night.

RB Leipzig complete signing of Ademola Lookman

25 July
Ademola Lookman has completed a permanent move to Bundesliga side RB Leipzig from Everton for an undisclosed fee.

Everton release first images of new stadium

25 July
The first visuals of Everton's new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock were unveiled at a special presentation on the eve of the second phase of its public consultation.

Blues run out at Wigan ends goalless

24 July
Everton's pre-season preparations continued this evening with a trip to the DW Stadium to play Wigan Atheltic.

Everton reveal away kit for 2019-20

24 July
Everton will be in salmon pink again when they wear their away colours this season after the club and Umbro unveiled the new second strip.

U23s win at Rhyl

27 July
Everton Under-23s continued their pre-season preparations with a 3-0 victory at Cymru North side Rhyl on Saturday afternoon.

U23s lose to Swindon in Spain

11 July
The U23s held out almost till the end in their first pre-season game, against Swindon Town in La Manga.

Sambou signs for Fortuna Sittard

23 July
Ex-Everton U23 striker Bassala Sambou has completed a move to Dutch club Fortuna Sittard after his Everton contract expired.

Talk of Zouma transfer request played down

22 July
Reports that Kurt Zouma is to hand in a transfer request in order to force a move from Chelsea to Everton have been quashed by Sky.

Tough match for U23s vs Morecambe

20 July
Morecambe were a little too tough of a test for Everton's U23s, winning this pre-season friendly by a score of 3-1.

Gueye denied Afcon glory by Algeria

19 July
Idrissa Gueye and Senegal fell at the last hurdle in the Africa Cup of Nations, losing 1-0 to Algeria in the final.

Lampard: 'I want Zouma at Chelsea'

19 July
Frank Lampard has signalled his desire to keep Kurt Zouma at Stamford Bridge this season as Everton try to sign the defender on a full-time basis.

How gambling giant SportPesa made waves in Africa – and Premier League  [MEDIA]

19 July
Renowned for his journalism of the shadier side of football financing – although strangely remiss when it comes to Liverpool's sponsors, Standard Charter, and their controversial dealings – David Conn takes aim at Everton's Kenya-based sponsors.

Coleman header wins friendly against Monaco

19 July
Everton's Swiss pre-season sojourn wrapped up with a win against AS Monaco at Stad Saint-Marc.

Bowler goes on loan with a new contract

18 July
Josh Bowler has signed a 1-year contract extension with Everton and agreed to a season-long loan with Championship team Hull City.

Fratelli Beretta and USM Holdings expand commercial partnership deals with Everton

17 July
Italian food giant Fratelli Beretta and USM Holdings have expanded their commercial partnership contracts with Everton FC.

Reports: Lookman close to Leipzig move

22 July
Updated Red Bull Leipzig are on the verge of competing the long-awaited transfer of Ademola Lookman from Everton for an initial £16m according to reports.

Blues announce Delph signing

15 July
Everton have completed the signing of Fabian Delph from Manchester City in a deal initially worth £8.5m pounds.

Robinson joins Wigan

15 July
Antonee Robinson's move to Wigan Athletic for an undisclosed fee has been confirmed.

Everton to pitch docks regeneration to MPs

15 July
Representatives from Everton FC will travel to London this week to present their proposal to build a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock to the House of Commons.

Jonjoe Kenny: Hoping for more gametime  [MEDIA]

15 July
Jonjoe Kenny made his Schalke debut in yesterday’s 2-2 friendly draw in Wattenscheid, coming on for the last 15 minutes.

Gueye into Afcon final as Onyekuru and Nigeria crash out

14 July
Idrissa Gueye and Senegal will contest the final of the Africa Cup of Nations against Algeria on Friday after edging Tunisia in extra time.

Tarashaj heads to the Eredivisie with Emmen

14 July
Shani Tarashaj will see out the remainder of his Everton contract in the Netherlands after signing for FC Emmen.

No goals in first Swiss pre-season run-out

14 July
Everton played their second pre-season friendly against FC Sion in Stade Saint-Marc, the home of FC Bagnés in Le Châble.

Jonjoe Kenny: 2018-19 scout report  [MEDIA]

13 July
This summer, Jonjoe Kenny completed a loan move to FC Schalke 04. This tactical analysis and scout report looks at Kenny’s performances up until this point, and what he can bring to Schalke.

Garbutt joins Ipswich

12 July
Luke Garbutt has made what will likely be his final loan move before his Everton contract expires by joining Ipswich Town for the season.

Dowell and Virginia make loan moves

11 July
Kieran Dowell has made a season-long loan to Championship side Derby County while joined João Virginia has signed for Reading, also on loan.

First-team squad flies out to Switzerland

11 July
A more recognizable Everton first-team squad flew out to Switzerland today for a 9-day training camp that sees them play pre-season friendlies against Sion and Monaco.

Adedoyin makes temporary Hamilton move

11 July
Korede Adedoyin has joined Hamilton Academical on loan for the coming season.

Gueye fires Senegal into the semi-finals

10 July
Idrissa Gueye scored the only goal as Senegal progressed to the last four of the Africa Cup of Nations this evening.

Reports: Everton 'closing in' on Delph signing

12 July
Everton are close to securing Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph in a deal worth between £8m and £10m according to reports.

Pro contract for U18s captain Einar Iversen

9 July
Captain of the Everton U18 side, Einar Iversen, who is a Norway Under-21 midfielder, has signed his first professional contract.

Richarlison rounds off Brazil's Copa America triumph

7 July
Richarlison came on as a substitute for the last quarter of an hour against Peru in Rio this evening and scored a late penalty to seal the trophy for the hosts.

Silva 'hopeful' over Zouma situation

7 July
Marco Silva says that he is hopeful regarding Everton's chances of signing Kurt Zouma this summer but stressed the club has back-up options in mind.

3-year contract for Mackenzie Hunt

7 July
Under-18s midfielder Mackenzie Hunt has signed a 3-year contract with Everton until the end of June 2022.

Korede Adedoyin is next to sign new contract

6 July
Everton U18 winger Korede Adedoyin has signed his first professional contract for the club.

Kariobangi Sharks 1 - 1 Everton (4 - 3 on Penalties)

7 July
Everton played their first friendly on the 2019 pre-season schedule when they took on Kariobangi Sharks to contest the SportPesa Trophy.

Gueye into last eight at Afcon with Senegal

5 July
Senegal have progressed to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations this evening thanks to a 1-0 win over Uganda.

One-year contract for Kieran Phillips

5 July
Another Everton Academy scholar, striker Kieran Phillips, has signed his first professional contract with Everton, agreeing a one-year deal until the end of June 2020.

Four games selected for TV broadcast

5 July
The fixture changes to the first couple of months of the new season due to broadcast by Sky Sports have been announced.

Jagielka makes Blades return

4 July
Phil Jagielka has rejoined Sheffield United following his release from Everton.

Hansen and Anderson agree pro contracts

4 July
Under-18s goalkeeper Nicolas Hansen and defender Joe Anderson have signed their first professional contracts with Everton

Michael Collins is picked up by Sunderland

4 July
Everton Academy defender Michael Collins has been picked up by Sunderland to play for their Under-23 side.

Gomes opens up on signing for Everton

4 July
Andre Gomes gave his first full interview to the television media today and spoke of how it was love at first sight for him at Everton

Everton launch 2019-20 home kit

3 July
Everton's new home strip was officially unveiled this morning and will be worn by the team for the first time in Nairobi this Sunday.

Richarlison watches on as Brazil progress to Copa final

2 July
Richarlison was an unused substitute as Brazil moved on to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over Argentina.

Everton launch revamped Official Membership scheme

2 July
Everton’s Official Membership scheme has been relaunched – giving fans the chance to enjoy a wide range of benefits throughout the 2019-20 season.

Ramirez joins Valladolid on loan

2 July
Striker Sandro Ramirez is to make another temporary move back to Spain with Valladolid.

Galloway signs for Luton

3 July
Brendan Galloway has joined Luton Town on a free transfer it has now been confirmed.

Pre-season training starts with half a squad

1 July
A cadre of Everton players returned to Finch Farm this morning to begin pre-season training for the new campaign that kicks off at Crystal Palance on 10 August.

Kiersey joins Walsall

1 July
Jack Kiersey has been picked up by Walsall on a short-term deal.


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