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December 2020

Everton keen on keeping Olsen

31 December
Everton are looking to make Robin Olsen's loan move from AS Roma permanent and hope to tie a €6m deal for the Swedish international

Pennington joins Shrewsbury

31 December
Everton U23s defender Matthew Pennington has secured another loan move, this time to League One Shewsbury Town.

Everton vs West Ham United

30 December
Everton begin 2021 with a home fixture that will now be played behind closed doors as they go in search of what would be a fifth successive win in the Premier League.

Premier League considering two-week hiatus as coronavirus spreads

29 December
Clubs in England's top-flight clubs have reportedly discussed the possibility of a fortnight's break in the season in January as the number of positive tests at Premier League clubs grows.

Ancelotti believes in Everton project

28 December
Carlo Ancelotti has been at pains to play down talk of his Everton side being in the 2020-21 title race, insisting, quite realistically, that it’s a long season in a hugely competitive league, but he says the ingredients are there to take the Toffees back to the top in the years to come

Billy Kenny, 'Goodison Gazza', opens up on his wrecked career [£]  [MEDIA]

26 December
The Athletic's Greg O'Keeffe caught up with Billy Kenny, the greatest product of Everton's youth academy of his generation, as the one-time "next big thing" finally tells the story of how his career derailed amid alcoholism and drug addiction before it even really begun.

Digne return could be a month away

27 December
Carlo Ancelotti says that the club have been encouraged by the speed of Lucas Digne's recovery and that he could be back in action by the end of January.

Sigurdsson surprised to score winner after tactical switch

27 December
Gylfi Sigurdsson says that he scored the winning goal at Sheffield United when he was supposed to be playing more as a defensive midfielder.

Everton vs Manchester City Postponed

28 December
Everton are seeking full disclosure from the Premier League after their clash with Manchester City was postponed at late notice due to an outbreak of the coronavirus in the City squad.

Everton find the key late to unlock Sheffield United

26 December
Everton produced the moment of quality they needed to edge their way past struggling Sheffield United and win their fourth Premier League match in a row thanks to Gylfi Sigurdsson’s strike 10 minutes from time.

Sheffield United vs Everton

26 December
Everton look to recover from the disappointment of Wednesday's cup defeat to Manchester United by advancing their claims for European qualification with victory at Sheffield United.

Broker temporarily suspends trading in Everton shares

24 December
Blankstone Sington, the designated broker of shares in Everton FC, have suspended trading in shares of the club following the news of an impending debt-for-equity deal that would see Farhad Moshiri increase his stake.

United's quality proves decisive as Everton's League Cup misery goes on

23 December
Everton’s League Cup dreams died at the same stage as last season with a quarter-final defeat, this time to Manchester United who ultimately had the wherewithal in the final third that the Toffees lacked.

Everton vs Manchester United

23 December
It's a big night at Goodison Park as Everton take on Manchester United in the last quarter-final of the Carabao Cup.

Rodriguez ruled out of quarter-final tie

22 December
James Rodriguez will miss a fourth successive match after Carlo Ancelotti confirmed that the Colombian won't be available for tomorrow's Carabao Cup tie against Manchester United.

Everton to offer Digne new terms

22 December
Everton are lining up an improved contract offer for Lucas Digne in a bid to keep the defender at the club beyond the term of his current deal.

Second and smiling – Everton’s ‘Hollywood’ appointment paying off  [MEDIA]

20 December
Almost one year to the day, Everton's owner Farhad Moshiri can reflect with satisfaction on Carlo Ancelotti's first 12 months after a 2-1 win over Arsenal put the Toffees an outstanding 2nd in the table.

Lewis Gibson out until New Year

20 December
Lewis Gibson is out for at least a month after picking up a quadriceps injury while playing on loan at Reading during their 2-1 midweek defeat by Norwich City at the Madejski Stadium.

Back line holds firm as Everton notch third straight win

19 December
Everton moved into second place for the time being and deepened the gloom surrounding Mikel Arteta with a narrow 2-1 win at Goodison Park under-pinned by another resilient defensive display.

U18s beaten by Burnley

19 December
Everton U18s took on Burnley on Saturday but could not recover from a first-half setback.

U23s pipped at the post in late draw at Brighton

18 December
Everton Under-23s gave up a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw at Brighton & Hove Albion in Premier League 2 on Friday evening.

Ancelotti welcomes changes to subs rule

18 December
Carlo Ancelotti says that the Premier League's decision to allow teams to name nine substitutes instead of seven was a good one.

Everton secure first Colombian commercial partner with

18 December
Everton FC have further expanded their international partnership portfolio by signing up Colombia’s in their first commercial deal in the South American country.

Everton vs Arsenal

18 December
Improving Everton are back at Goodison Park in front of restricted attendance by fans for the visit of struggling Arsenal this weekend, hoping to press their top-four credentials with what would be their third successive win.

Hope that Allan won't face long lay-off

16 December
Carlo Ancelotti’s initial assessment of Allan’s injury suggests that he doesn’t foresee the Brazilian enduring as long a lay-off as many feared but it is likely that he will miss the bulk of remaining games in December.

Determined Blues tame Foxes to secure another important victory

16 December
Everton battled their way past a rival for European qualification this season for the second time in four days with a laudable 2-0 win at Leicester City.

Stadium planning process delayed into next year

16 December
The formal decision on Everton's modified planning application for Bramley-Moore Dock stadium has been delayed into the New Year.

Ancelotti: I promised to take Everton to the top

16 December
Carlo Ancelloti has pledged to ensure that Farhad Moshiri’s significant personal investment in Everton leads to success

Ancelotti looking at the New Year for Gbamin return

15 December
Carlo Ancelotti doesn't believe that Jean-Philippe Gbamin will be ready to return to action until next year as the midfielder continues his patient recovery from successive injuries.

Leicester City vs Everton

15 December
Everton’s busy December continues tomorrow evening with a trip to Leicester City as Carlo Ancelotti looks to build on Saturday’s spirited win over Chelsea.

Everton U23s defeat West Ham in PL2

14 December
Everton U23s v West Ham Utd.... KO 7 pm

Ancelotti admits team had to sacrifice in order to beat Chelsea

12 December
Carlo Ancelotti understandably said he was really pleased after Everton beat his old club Chelsea at Goodison Park this evening to win on home soil for the first time since 3rd October.

Supporters return to see stubborn Everton end Chelsea run

12 December
Everton brought an end to Chelsea’s nine-game unbeaten run in the Premier League with an obdurate display in front of the first 2,000 fans allowed back into Goodison Park since March

Record losses underscore effect of pandemic on Everton's accounts

11 December
Everton have reported record losses of almost £135m but tempered the news with the revelation that Farhad Moshiri plans to plough another £50m into the club this season that will take his investment in the club to £400m.

Everton vs Chelsea

11 December
A little over a year since Duncan Ferguson led Everton to an adrenaline-fuelled victory over Chelsea, Carlo Ancelotti faces his old team as manager of the Blues at Goodison Park

Moyes: The Full Story  [MEDIA]

10 December
Speaking exclusively to The Coaches’ Voice, David Moyes revisits his journey as a coach and manager from Preston North End via his 11-year stint at Everton, and on to his present position at West Ham United.

Everton’s Alder Hey visit with a difference

10 December
Everton FC and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital made sure that young patients didn’t miss out on their annual Christmas visit despite coronavirus restrictions – thanks to innovative robotic technology used by the hospital for the first time outside of a clinical capacity.

Ancelotti remaining 'positive' as difficult run looms

9 December
Carlo Ancelotti says that Everton are “where we want to be” with regard to a push for Europe this season despite the team’s recent run of just one win in seven games.

Ballot for Arsenal and Man City home games opens Tuesday

7 December
Everton will open the ballot for season ticket holders to apply to attend the upcoming home fixtures against Arsenal and Manchester City at 9am tomorrow.

Everton U18s beaten at home by Wolves

5 December
Everton U18s took the lead against Wolves on Saturday, it ended up a 2-3 home defeat for the Blues.

Olsen has had a small injury problem

7 December
Robin Olsen's absence from the bench for the last two Premier League games has been explained by Carlo Ancelotti.

Ancelotti pleased to see Everton recover from 'terrible start'

5 December
Carlo Ancelotti appeared satisfied with his team’s performance at Burnley this afternoon even if he was disappointed with the end result.

Calvert-Lewin strikes again but Everton fail to beat lowly Burnley

5 December
Everton passed up a great opportunity to move themselves into fourth place for the time being with what would have been just their second win in seven games but they couldn’t find the quality to edge Burnley.

Mayor Anderson arrested over development contracts

4 December
Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, has been arrested in connection with alleged bribery and witness intimidation over building contracts in the city.

Burnley vs Everton

4 December
Everton travel up the road to Burnley this weekend looking to rebound from the defeat to Leeds last time out and keep pace with the pack of clubs above them in the Premier League table.

Everton open ballot registrations for Chelsea game

2 December
Everton will be conducting an independently verified ballot process to determine who will be among the first 2,000 supporters allowed back into Goodison Park in 10 days' time.

Under-18s convincingly beat Leeds Utd

1 December
Everton Under-18s beat Leeds United 3-0 in a rearranged U18 Premier League game played at Finch Farm on Tuesday night.

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