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October 2017


U18s come unstuck on Teesside

31 October
Everton Under-18s fell to a 2-0 defeat at top-of-the-table Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon.

Newcastle United vs Everton

30 October
Everton are in the northeast this weekend for a game that has taken on added significance and complexity in the wake of last Sunday's loss to Southampton and the absence of three key players.

Rodriguez battled testicle injury after derby

29 October
According to a report by Marca in Columbia, James Rodriguez sustained a "testicle injury" after a bruising challenge by Virgil van Dijk in the Goodison derby.

Allan called up by Brazil

29 October
Everton midfielder Allan has been called back up to the Brazilian national team for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Uruguay.

Kean's scoring streak continues

28 October
Moise Kean scored both of Paris Saint-Germain's goals as they beat Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League this evening.

Greg Clarke has surrendered the FA's moral authority to lead football  [MEDIA]

28 October
FA chairman posed as the good English football man standing up to billionaires but that was not Project Big Picture’s reality

Everton Women announce MegaFon as new principal partner

28 October
Everton Women have signed a new multi-year principal partnership deal with MegaFon ahead of this weekend’s Vitality Women’s FA Cup Final.

Holgate and Branthwaite return to training

28 October
Everton are finally getting better news on the injury front with absentees Mason Holgate and Jarrad Branthwaite returning to training.

Bodyguards hired to protect Jordan Pickford after death threats  [MEDIA]

28 October
Jordan Pickford has hired bodyguards for protection after being the recipient of death threats in the aftermath of his challenge in the Merseyside derby which left Virgil van Dijk with knee ligament damage.

Everton start new U17 Premier League Cup with a win

27 October
Everton kicked off their participation in the new Under-17 Premier League Cup with a win after coming from behind to an early goal from Burnley this evening.

£14.95 PPV games to continue despite opposition

27 October
The Premier League clubs have agreed to continue with their controversial pay-per-view scheme for matches not already selected for live broadcast in the UK.

Digne ban downgraded to one game

27 October
Everton have been boosted by the news that Lucas Digne's suspension for the red card he received at Southampton has been reduced to one match from three.

Ancelotti brands Digne red card 'a joke'

25 October
Carlo Ancelotti has said Everton will appeal the straight red card shown to Lucas Digne in this afternoon’s match at Southampton.

Unbeaten record washed away on the south coast

25 October
Everton’s flying start to 2020-21 came to a shuddering halt at St Mary’s as they were comfortably over-turned by Southampton and had a man sent off for the second week running.

U23s come unstuck at Man Utd

23 October
Manchester United U23s defeated their Everton counterparts with a late penalty to condemn Unsworth's side to a third successive defeat.

Two more Everton games on subscription TV

24 October
Two more of Everton's home Premier League matches have been moved for live television coverage.

Richarlison sends video greetings to Brazil legend Pelé

23 October
Everton's Brazilian forward Richarlison, already a fan favorite on the blue side of the Mersey has sent via Pelegacy's Instagram, a greeting to Pelé to mark his 80th Birthday and the 50th anniversary of his first World Cup.

Southampton vs Everton

23 October
Everton travel to the south coast on Sunday to take on Southampton where they will be looking to build on their unbeaten start to the 2020-21 season.

James set to miss Saints trip

22 October
Everton face being without two of their most important attacking players with the news that James Rodriguez is a major doubt for Sunday's clash with Southampton.

Unsworth: Calvert-Lewin as good as we ever could have imagined

22 October
David Unsworth has spoken of his delight at the progress his former protégé, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, has made at Everton since signing for the club as a raw teenager four years ago.

Everton U18s in mini-derby mauling

24 October
Everton U18s hosted a Liverpool side at USM Finch Farm on Saturday that seemed determined to avenge senior matters from last weekend, destroying the Blues unbeaten start to the U18 Premier League (North) season.

Everton confirm 23-man squad

20 October
Everton have released the official squad for 2020-21 now that both the international and domestic transfer windows have closed.

Everton U23s play out a testy scoreless draw with Spurs

19 October
Everton U23s were held to a scoreless draw against Spurs in Southport on Monday evening, with 5 players shown yellow cards.

Disappointment in the camp that derby wait goes on

17 October
Carlo Ancelotti said he was “really satisfied” with Everton’s performance against Liverpool today even if the result was a little disappointing.

Richarlison issues Alcântara apology

17 October
Richarlison has extended an apology to Thiago Alcântara for the ugly tackle that ended with the Brazilian being shown a straight red card during today’s Merseyside derby and the Spanish midfielder taken to hospital to undergo scans on his injured knee.

Richarlison sees red as VAR ensures eventful derby ends all square

17 October
Everton’s 100% record fell at the fifth hurdle but, by the final whistle, they were counting themselves fortunate to have come away with a point after Jordan Henderson’s stoppage-time winner was ruled out for offside by the slenderest of margins.

'If we beat Liverpool, people will take notice!'  [MEDIA]

17 October
In a rare interview, Everton hero Duncan Ferguson talks Merseyside rivalry, 'wee magician' James Rodriguez, Carlo Ancelotti's revolution and Dominic Calvert-Lewin's emergence as a true Toffees No 9

Carlo Ancelotti would like to talk about Crosby  [MEDIA]

16 October
His Everton squad is leading the Premier League entering Saturday’s Merseyside derby, but a manager who has seen it all has never been single-minded when it comes to soccer.

Connolly moves to Fleetwood

16 October
Everton Under-23s defender Callum Connolly has re-joined Fleetwood Town on a season-long loan.

Everton vs Liverpool

16 October
Exactly 10 years to the day since their last Merseyside derby victory, league leaders Everton will face local rivals Liverpool at Goodison Park on Saturday looking to extend their 100% start to the season.

Atalanta, Bayern... Everton? European soccer's 11 must-see, can't-miss attacking teams  [MEDIA]

16 October
Here are the 11 most enjoyable soccer teams in Europe's Big Five leagues at the moment, plus lots of honourable mentions because you know what? There's always room for more fun.

The making of James Rodriguez: A superstar by 14 and turned down by Manchester United  [MEDIA]

15 October
In this piece buried towards the bottom of The Telegraph's Football page, noted red Chris Bascombe writes that Manchester Utd were not the only club to dismiss the Colombian as a slow youngster - but he is proving them wrong at Everton now

Everton hope to have Gbamin playing again this year

14 October
Jean-Philippe Gbamin could be back in action by the end of November according to an injury update from Carlo Ancelotti who expects to have Allan, Seamus Coleman and André Gomes back in contention for this weekend’s Merseyside derby.

Premier League clubs reject 'Project Big Picture'

14 October
The radical proposals set out by Liverpool, Manchester United and EFL Chairman, Rick Parry, have been slapped down by a majority of the top flight's other clubs.

Pickford keeps his place as England lose to Denmark

14 October
Jordan Pickford was in goal again and Dominic Calvert-Lewin came on as a second-half substitute for England who went down 1-0 to Denmark at Wembley.

Richarlison on target in Brazil victory

14 October
Richarlison and James Rodriguez were in action for their countries tonight as Brazil beat Peru 4-2 and Colombia forced a 2-2 draw in Chile in World Cup qualifying.

Tarashaj finally leaves Everton

13 October
Shani Tarashaj's Everton career is over after a four-year spell with the club that didn't result in him playing a single first-team game.

Calvert-Lewin and Pickford start for England

11 October
Dominic Calvert-Lewin earned his second England cap and Jordan Pickford returned in goal as England beat Belgium in the Nations League.

'Project Big Picture' — Manchester United and Liverpool driving radical overhaul of Premier League power structure

11 October
A one-off rescue package and hugely increased ongoing funding of EFL clubs in exchange for an 18-team Premier League and consolidated voting power among England's biggest clubs are among a raft of proposals in a 'Revitalisation' document seen by The Telegraph.

Richarlison plays bit part in Brazil romp

10 October
Richarlison returned to action when he came on as a second-half substitute in Brazil's 5-0 drubbing of Bolivia and both of the Blues' Colombian stars featured in a 3-0 win over Venezuela in World Cup qualifying last night.

Everton duo take September awards

9 October
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been recognised for his scoring exploits last month by being named the Premier League Player of the Month for September and Carlo Ancelotti is Manager of the Month.

Everton in the Community and Steve Morgan Foundation Partner On £4m Project

9 October
Everton in the Community and Steve Morgan Foundation will work together on a major £4m project to deliver early intervention programmes in Speke-Garston to specifically tackle the barriers facing young people in attaining a good education and subsequent employment.

Calvert-Lewin scores on his England debut

8 October
Dominic Calvert-Lewin took the field as a fully-fledged England player this evening in a friendly against Wales and grabbed his first goal with a typical first-half header.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin: “At 20 I wasn't ready but I never stopped believing”  [MEDIA]

8 October
Striker felt the weight of expectation when he joined Everton but is delivering for his club and senses a chance with England

Cheating death and learning scouse: the incredible story of Jacob Viera  [MEDIA]

7 October
The story of Jacob Viera, a Kenyan refugee who came to England after an awful episode of gang-related retribution to try and make it as a footballer. After having a trial with Newcastle, seeing another with Tottenham snatched away and time spent training with Everton's U18s, Jacob is now on the track to become a professional referee.

Scout Report: Ben Godfrey  [MEDIA]

7 October
Everton added another centre-back on transfer deadline day. Here's what he can bring to the Toffees.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin: From non-league loan to England call-up  [MEDIA]

07 October
Good piece on Dominic Calvert-Lewin at BBC Sport, detailing his switch from a midfield player to centre forward and how a spell in non-league football contributed to his progress.

Josh Bowler out for the next 3 months

7 October
Everton U-23 player Josh Bowler will be out of action for the next 3 months as he recovers from surgery following an injury picked up in training.

Luke Butterfield signs professional contract

6 October
Everton academy midfielder, Luke Butterfield, has signed a 3-year professional deal with the Blues that runs until the end of June 2023.

Richarlison's blue-sky thinking for club and country

6 October
Richarlison has been speaking of his Champions League and World Cup dreams this month as he reveals the impact Carlo Ancelotti has had on his continued development at Everton.

Sandro leaves Everton for Huesca

5 October
Sandro Ramirez's frustrating three-year spell at Everton is over with the news that he has secured a move to SD Huesca in his native Spain.

Walcott seals Southampton return

5 October
Theo Walcott is back at the club where he started his career after completing a season-long loan move back to Southampton.

Everton bring keeper Olsen in loan

5 October
Everton have completed their second deal of Transfer Deadline Day with the acquisition of Swedish international goalkeeper Robin Olsen.

Everton announce signing of Ben Godfrey

5 October
Everton have confirmed their fifth signing of the summer after completing the formalities for the transfer of Ben Godfrey from Norwich City.

Transfer Deadline Day

5 October
Everton saw two come in and two go out on what was a fairly eventful deadline day as Ben Godfrey completed his move from Norwich and Robin Olsen was drafted in on loan from Roma.

U23s lose to very late Man City penalty

4 October
Everton Under-23s suffered a late reverse, losing 2-1 to Manchester City on Sunday after a last-minute penalty proved decisive.

U18s go top with win at Burnley

3 October
Everton's Under-18s pulled off an impressive fightback to beat Burnley.

PSG finalise Kean loan

4 October
Moise Kean has joined French giants Paris Saint-Germain on a season-long loan following a successful medical.

James double helps Everton preserve 100% start

3 October
Everton made it four straight wins to start the Premier League season as they rattled in another four goals to see off an enterprising but ultimately helpless Brighton side.

By Mocking the Excitement of Evertonians the Joke is on Us  [MEDIA]

2 October
Ste Tudor pens a terrific piece on the "endearing" joie de vivre that Evertonians have been exhibiting in recent weeks. After decades of misery and mediocrity, he says that deriding Blues fans "illustrate[s] where we are right now in a cynical, tribal world. Depressingly and pathetically, it is not allowed anymore for football supporters to be excited in the moment."

Three games this month are rescheduled

2 October
The Merseyside derby will now be a 12:30pm kick-off on Saturday the 17th of October while the trip to Southampton has been moved to Sunday the 25th.

Everton vs Brighton & Hove Albion

2 October
Everton are bidding to extend their 100% start to the season as they play Brighton at Goodison Park in their final game of a busy three-week period prior to the first international break.

Everton draw Manchester United at home

1 October
Everton have been handed another home tie against top-flight opposition in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup, this time against the Red Devils.

Everton agree fee with Norwich for Godfrey

1 October
Everton have moved significantly closer to signing Ben Godfrey from Norwich City after an agreement over a £25m transfer was reached with the East Anglia club.

Calvert-Lewin gets first England call-up

1 October
Dominic Calvert-Lewin's electric start to the new season has earned him inclusion in the senior England squad for the first time.

Everton sign Swedish youngster

4 October
Updated Everton have concluded a £1.3m deal with BK Häcken for teenager, Imam Jagne, with whom they had been linked this month.
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