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May 2021

Colombia manager explains James Rodriguez decision

31 May
The head coach of the Colombia national team has explained his decision to "sacrifice" James Rodriguez from his squad for this summer's Copa America, one that appears to have been at odds with the assessment of Everton's medical staff.

Moise Kean fails to make the Italy national squad

30 May
Moise Kean, who has had a very impressive season with PSG on loan from Everton, has failed to make the Italy squad for Euro 2021.

Rodriguez left out of Colombia squad for Copa America

28 May
James Rodriguez has expressed his extreme disappointment at the fact that he won't be participating in this summer's Copa America after all following a determination by the Colombian national team that he isn't fit enough.

James Vaughan announces his retirement from football at the age of 32  [MEDIA]

28 May
Former Everton Academy striker James Vaughan, has announced his retirement from football at the age of 32, with Tranmere Rovers being his last club.

Ellis Simms all set for big Wembley game

28 May
Everton's young protege, Ellis Simms, is expected to play a vital role for his loan club Blackpool as they take on Lincoln City in the League One play-off final at Wembley on Sunday afternoon, with promotion to The Championship as the precious prize.

Pennington signs off after 15 years at Everton

26 May
Matthew Pennington is embarking on the next phase of his career after being released by Everton.

How did things go so wrong this season for the Toffees?  [MEDIA]

26 May
Richard Jolly writes at FourFourTwo about how Carlo Ancelotti's Everton went from European hopefuls to mid-table obscurity in a 'pitiful' 2021

Godfrey included in provisional England squad

25 May
Ben Godfrey has been recognised for his stellar debut season at Everton by being named in Gareth Southgate's provisional squad for Euro 2020.

Everton's collapse complete with humiliation by City

23 May
Everton’s dramatic descent from the heady heights of second place on Boxing Day culminated in a comprehensive thrashing by the Champions at the Etihad Stadium that condemned the Blues to a desperately disappointing 10th-place finish.

Manchester City vs Everton

22 May
Everton go into the final match of the 2020-21 season with European football still within their grasp but in the knowledge they will probably need to pull off a surprise victory at Manchester City in order to seize it.

Everton CEO joins Government’s panel to review football

22 May
Denise Barrett-Baxendale has been invited to join an advisory panel which will provide expert advice to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport's fan-led review of football governance.'

Everton among clubs pushing for Rebel Six points deduction

22 May
A story in the Daily Mail claims that Everton, West Ham and Newcastle are leading the push for the Premier League to punish the six clubs who sought to join the defunct European Super League

Ancelotti expects further progress next season with James on board

22 May
Carlo Ancelotti says that 2020-21 has been a good season for Everton regardless of what happens on Sunday and he is predicting that his team will be up there competing among the top places again next season.

Calvert-Lewin is Everton Player of the Year for 2020-21

21 May
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been named both the Everton Players’ Player and Fans’ Player of the Year for his breakout season that has seen him record the best goals tally of his career and cement a place in the England squad.

Everton named on three 'Sunday Times Top 100' employer lists

21 May
Everton FC has been named one of the best places to work in the UK for the fourth year running.

Ancelotti pinpoints goalscoring wide-man as key summer target

21 May
Carlo Ancelotti says that he and Marcel Brands have a plan for the close season transfer market and he revealed one particular kind of player that Everton will be after.

James ruled out again

21 May
Everton will be without James Rodriguez and Seamus Coleman when they travel to the Etihad Stadium on Sunday for the final game of the season.

Unsworth believes 'the future is bright' for Charlie Whitaker

21 May
David Unsworth believes 'the future is bright' for teenage goalscoring sensation Charlie Whitaker.

Everton are back in black for 2021-22

21 May
Everton have unveiled the first new kit for next season by giving supporters their first look at the 2021-21 away kit which replicates for the first time the famous "Black Watch" outfits from the 1881-82 season

Rodriguez absence causing consternation in Colombia

20 May
James Rodriguez’s latest no-show in the Everton line-up is apparently “concerning” his international manager, Colombia boss Reinaldo Rueda who fears the club are trying to ensure he doesn’t participate in this summer’s Copa America.

Richarlison header keeps Everton in hunt for Europe

19 May
Everton rounded off their 2020-21 home campaign with only their second League win at Goodison Park of the calendar year as they edged Wolves by a single goal to keep their European hopes alive.

Simms brace puts Seasiders on brink of play-off final

18 May
Ellis Simms scored twice for Blackpool in the first of the League One play-off semi-finals as they beat Oxford United 3-0 at the Kassam Stadium this evening.

'I'm not a magician!' – Ancelotti says character and quality needs to improve

18 May
Carlo Ancelotti has reiterated the need to improve Everton’s squad this summer but stresses much more character will be demanded of his existing players if the club is to progress next season.

Everton vs Wolverhampton Wanderers

18 May
Everton will look to try and end an increasingly disappointing season in positive fashion, beginning with their final home game of the campaign when Wolves come to town tomorrow evening.

Walcott's departure from Everton confirmed with Saints deal

18 May
Theo Walcott has said his goodbyes to Everton after he agreed a two-year contract with his boyhood club Southampton.

Ancelotti looking at another summer of upgrades

17 May
Carlo Ancelotti suggests that Everton don’t have the personnel to play anything other than the defensively-solid game based on direct attacking play that he has employed for much of this season.

Ancelotti: We should be embarrassed

16 May
Carlo Ancelotti says that both he and his players need to take responsibility for what he says was Everton’s worst performance yet at home this season.

Clueless and pathetic, Everton lose to relegated Blades

16 May
Everton’s abject home form sunk to new depths this evening as they lost at Goodison Park for the ninth time this season in pitiful fashion to the worst team in the Premier League.

U18s end season on a high against the Barcodes

15 May
Everton U18s secured a handsome win 4-2 away at Newcastle to confirm 5th place in the final U18s Premier League table.

Everton vs Sheffield United

16 May
Everton are back at Goodison Park for the penultimate time this season knowing that a dramatic improvement in their home form could yet carry them into Europe.

Keane encouraged by Southgate call but time before the Euros is short

15 May
Michael Keane has revealed that he called England manager Gareth Southgate to understand why he was omitted from the national squad in March.

Covid-19 tests strongly recommended for attendance of Wolves game

14 May
Supporters selected by Everton from the ballot of season ticket holders to attend the club's final home game of the season are being strongly advised to take a lateral flow test prior to the game.

Inspiration in short supply as Everton squander opportunity at Villa

13 May
Everton dropped vital points in what was their game in hand over some key rivals for European qualification when they couldn’t find a way past Aston Villa at Villa Park this evening.

Ancelotti: Everton do not need to sell to buy

13 May
Carlo Ancelotti has indicated that he and Marcel Brands are aligned over what Everton have to do in the transfer market this summer in order to improve the squad and laughed off the notion that the club might be sanctioned over financial fair play rules in view of the failed Super League.

Connolly and Adeniran bid farewell to Everton

12 May
Callum Connolly and Denis Adeniran will be seeking new long-term clubs this summer after being released by Everton.

Aston Villa vs Everton

12 May
With their European hopes very much alive following their narrow victory at West Ham on Sunday, Everton are on the road again as they travel to Aston Villa looking for what would be a club record-equalling 12th away win of the season

Ancelotti happy with 'vital victory'

11 May
Carlo Ancelotti was pleased with his players’ reaction to last week’s disappointing performance against Aston Villa as they toppled European qualification rivals, West Ham, at the London Stadium.

Everton sign partnership deal with Sokin

11 May
Everton have signed up fintech innovators Sokin as its Official Global Payments Partner, the club have announced.

Everton get go-ahead for fans to attend Wolves game

10 May
Everton will be allowed to admit up to 6,500 supporters to Goodison Park when they face Wolves on 19th May in line with the Government's roadmap out of the prolonged COVID-19 shutdown.

Everton victorious in the Capital again as European push remains alive

9 May
Everton ground out yet another gritty away win by a solitary goal, picking up three potentially huge points at rivals for Europe, West Ham, owing to Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s 21st strike of the season.

U18s come off worst of seven goals against Sunderland

8 May
Everton U18s came off worst in their Under-18 Premier League match against Sunderland at Finch Farm on Saturday afternoon, losing 3-4

West Ham United vs Everton

7 May
Everton enter the Last Chance Saloon where their European hopes are concerned as they travel to the London Stadium to face West Ham.

Everton announce season ticket process for 2021-22

7 May
Everton have confirmed Season Ticket renewals for the 2021/22 season will commence later this month.

Everton U23s wrap up Season with Whitaker Hat-trick

7 May
Everton U23s brought their PL2 season to a close with another resounding victory over Southampton

U18s can't lay a glove on rampant Man City

4 May
Everton U18s crashed to a 4-0 defeat at home to Manchester City after beating them recently with a last-minute goal in the FA Youth Cup at the City Stadium.

Ancelotti ‘frustrated’ by Everton’s erratic form

4 May
Carlo Ancelotti has expressed his annoyance with his players’ apparent lack of focus and their inability to produce at Goodison Park anything close to their away form.

Branthwaite needs surgery on ankle injury

4 May
Since we reported 2 weeks ago that Jarrad Branthwaite was unable to ply for his loan club, Blackburn Rovers, it has now been decided that he should have surgery on his injured ankle.

U23s subject Saints to a goalfest at St Mary's

3 May
Everton U23s blew away Southampton on Monday when they scored 5 very nice goals with no reply.

U18s secure a fine win at Wolves

1 May
Everton U18s secured a fine win at Wolves with a team that included a number of young players who are on the fast-track to stardom at Everton Academy.

Price is the latest long-term injury woe in the Academy

3 May
Everton youngster Issac Price is slated to miss the rest of the season with a stress fracture of the hip.

Ancelotti critical of Everton's spirit and work-rate

1 May
Carlo Ancelotti was more forceful than usual in his criticism of Everton’s performance after yet another home defeat, this time to Aston Villa.

Outplayed once more, Everton stumble again in chase for Europe

1 May
Everton served up another awful home performance that further diminishes their Europa League hopes as Villa out-shone them to win at Goodison Park.

Everton vs Aston Villa

1 May
Everton are back at Goodison Park this evening looking for a first home win since the start of March in order to press their claims for European qualification.

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