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September 2020

Everton Women march on to Wembley

30 September
Everton Women secured their place in the FA Cup Final with a comprehensive 3-0 win at Birmingham City this evening.

Ancelotti hopeful over injuries to key players

30 September
Carlo Ancelotti has suggested that the injuries sustained by Richarlison and Allan during tonight's romp past West Ham might not be as serious as first feared.

Everton's goal machine rolls over the Hammers in cup rout

30 September
Everton booked their place in the last eight of the Carabao Cup as Dominic Calvert-Lewin grabbed his second hat-trick of the nascent season to propel the Toffees to another handsome win.

Everton vs West Ham United

29 September
Everton’s Carabao Cup journey continues with their most difficult assignment in the competition thus far in 2020-21 as West Ham United come to Goodison Park.

Under-23s score handsome win over Derby

28 September
Everton's Under-23s enjoyed a comprehensive victory at the Merseyrail Community Stadium in Southport as they beat Derby County 4-1.

Everton Women shock Chelsea to advance to WFA Cup semi-finals

27 September
Everton Women came from behind to stun free-scoring Chelsea in the last eight of the Women’s FA Cup.

U18s in solid win over Stoke

26 September
Everton Under-18s maintained their strong start to the season with a 4-0 victory over Stoke City at USM Finch Farm

Evertonians take 'Spirit of the Blues' to the top of iTunes charts

27 September
A groundswell on social media has propelled the catchy Everton anthem 'Spirit of the Blues' to Number 1 on the UK iTunes charts tonight.

Ancelotti maintains 'Davies is important to us'

26 September
Carlo Ancelotti has played down speculation that Tom Davies could be allowed to leave the club before the transfer deadline, either on loan or in a permanent transfer, insisting that the midfielder is part of his plans.

Ancelotti pleased with 'fantastic' start to the season

26 September
Carlo Ancelotti has praised the spirit of his Everton team and the start they have made to the new season, one which has yielded five wins from five in all competitions thus far.

Solid Everton grind out another victory

26 September
Everton extended their 100% start to the new season with a hard-fought win at Selhurst Park that was secured by a controversial penalty late in the first half.

Pickford gets vote of confidence from Ancelotti

25 September
Carlo Ancelotti has given his backing to under-fire goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford, and dismissed speculation that he is actively looking to sign competition for the England international before the transfer deadline

Adeniran joins Wycombe for the season

25 September
Everton Under-23 midfielder Dennis Adeniran has signed for Championship newcomers, Wycombe Wanderers on a season-long loan.

Crystal Palace vs Everton

25 September
Everton’s second away fixture of the new Premier league season takes them back to the Capital to face Crystal Palace.

James Rodríguez Is Here to Entertain You  [MEDIA]

24 September
Rory Smith writes, "Don’t think about the economics at play in the Colombian’s arrival at Everton. Just enjoy it."

Additional stadium consultation process opens

24 September
The latest public consultation on Everton's modified Bramley-Moore Dock stadium proposals is now open and runs until 11:59 pm on Thursday 22 October.

Everton’s quality prevails against plucky Fleetwood

23 September
Richarlison scored his first goals of the season while Alex Iwobi and Bernard also got off the mark as Everton saw off the challenge of Joey Barton’s Fleetwood.

Neymar presents Richarlison with Everton award

23 September
Richarlison received a virtual hand-over of his Player of the Season award for 2019-20 when his Brazil international team-mate Neymar presented it to him via video.

Joey Barton: Things got so bad at Everton my son started supporting Liverpool  [MEDIA]

23 September
Fleetwood head coach Joey Barton admits things got so bad at boyhood club Everton his own son began supporting Liverpool.

Fleetwood Town vs Everton

22 September
Everton take their next step in what is a compressed start to the 2020-21 edition of the Carabao Cup when they travel to Fleetwood Town on Wednesday evening.

Unsworth predicts five U23 players could be loaned out

22 September
David Unsworth says that he expects a number of his Under-23 side to head out on loan this season.

Virginia pens new long-term deal with the Blues

22 September
Everton have underlined their belief in goalkeeper Joao Virginia by handing the 20-year-old a new four-year contract at the club.

U23s too good for Leicester this evening

21 September
David Unsworth’s Under-23s side took on Leicester City at Southport FC’s Pure Stadium at 7 pm on Monday evening following a Merseyside derby defeat in their opening game of the season last weekend.

Gibson's Reading loan confirmed

22 September
Lewis Gibson has joined Reading on a season-long loan.

Everton recover from early scare to power past 10-man West Brom

19 September
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored his first hat-trick for Everton and James Rodriguez got off the mark for his new club as the Toffees battled back from conceding an early goal to eventually run out comfortable winners over West Bromwich Albion.

U18s draw at Manchester City this afternoon

19 September
Paul Tait's Under-18 side secured a draw at Manchester City in their second game of the season.

Gareth Barry talks about leaving Everton  [MEDIA]

19 September
Gareth Barry has been talking about leaving Everton in 2017:

"I kept seeing my name linked with other teams and getting involved in player deals coming in and I felt that I wasn't wanted as much. Now Ronald [Koeman] has come out and said he was desperate to keep me, so I'm not sure if it was him or the hierarchy above him that were feeling my time was up."

David Unsworth on managing loans and player development

18 September
After a disappointing opening day fixture for the Under-23s, in which an older and more experienced line-up featuring a number of players who had been out on loan, lost to a surprise early goal from Liverpool last weekend, David Unsworth spoke to The Echo on the wider implications of his job and how he is always looking for the best ways to give each individual player what they need to succeed.

Everton vs West Bromwich Albion

18 September
Everton hope to build on their impressive start to the new season when newly-promoted West Bromwich Albion visit Goodison Park for the Saturday lunchtime kick-off in the Premier League.

Blues to face West Ham or Hull if they beat Fleetwood

17 September
David Moyes could be in line for a return to Goodison Park if Everton beat Fleetwood and West Ham knock Hull City out of the Carabao Cup next week.

Rodriguez's former club upset by terms of player's move to Everton

17 September
The president of Banfield, where James Rodriguez spent a season before making his move to Porto in 2010, is claiming that the Colombian's switch to Goodison Park was effectively a free transfer.

Whitaker signs pro forms

17 September
Charlie Whitaker is the latest Academy player to sign a professional contract for Everton after he agreed a three-year deal with the club.

Premier League strikes one-year China streaming deal

17 September
Premier League football will be broadcast on Chinese TV after all this season after a deal was agreed with the media giant Tencent Sports.

Everton and Cazoo launch ‘Goals for Good’ initiative

17 September
The Blues' new shirt sponsor and principal partner have announced that they will donate £1,000 for every Everton goal scored in the Premier League this season to Everton in the Community.

Neville Southall: 'You don’t expect loose cannons to take over your own country'  [MEDIA]

15 September
The former Everton keeper takes aim at Boris Johnson and JK Rowling and reveals how helping marginalised groups leaves little time to himself

Branthwaite adds to Ancelotti’s defensive headaches

16 September
Everton face an anxious wait to see the extent of the injury that Jarrad Branthwaite sustained in this evening’s cup win over Salford City as Carlo Ancelotti admits the club will sign a new centre-back if they can find one.

Under-strength Blues have enough to beat Salford

16 September
Everton progressed to the third round of the Carabao Cup and a date at Fleetwood Town next week with a comfortable victory over League Two Salford City at Goodison Park.

Everton vs Salford City

15 September
Everton continue their busy start to the new season with the first step of what they hope will be a long journey in the Carabao Cup as they host Salford City

Dreams have been the luxury of others; James helps change that for Everton  [MEDIA]

15 September
Daniel Storey writes that James Rodriguez's Premier League debut proved he has still got it. The Colombian will be the competition's most intriguing sideshow as Everton fans dare to dream again.

Everton to launch new hummel Alan Ball trainer

15 September
Everton and hummel are to launch a limited-edition Alan Ball trainer to mark 50 years since the Goodison legend wore his iconic white hummel boots.

Fratelli Beretta agree to continued Everton sponsorship

14 September
Everton have secured an extension to their sponsor partnership with Italian food giant Fratelli Beretta.

Everton: Stadium consultation process has been thorough and received widespread backing

14 September
Everton’s Director of Marketing, Communications & Community, Richard Kenyon, has highlighted the club’s extensive consultation process vis-a-vis the historic nature of the Bramley-Moore Dock site in the wake of objections to the proposed stadium from heritage bodies.

Silky Rodríguez gives reason for Everton fans' imagination to run riot  [MEDIA]

14 September
It may be opening weekend optimism, but the Colombian lifted Carlo Ancelotti’s side and left Tottenham in the dust

Samuel: This felt like a leap forward for Everton  [MEDIA]

14 September
Just being able to field players of the calibre of James Rodriguez and Allan shows they are on their way under Carlo Ancelotti

Ancelotti hails 'brilliant' display at Spurs

13 September
Carlo Ancelotti expressed his satisfaction with Everton’s impressive win at Tottenham this afternoon, saying that the players did exactly what was expected of them.

Calvert-Lewin bullet gets new-look Blues off to a flyer

13 September
Everton beat Tottenham for the first time since 2012 with a hugely uplifting performance in North London to get the new season off to a terrific start.

U23s lose opening match to local rivals

13 September
David Unsworth's Under-23s side kicked off their PL2 campaign today with a visit down the road to the Liverpool Academy, falling behind to an early goal that won the game

U18s start with a win over Blackburn

12 September
Everton's young Blues recovered from a shock early goal against to come back and win their first U18 Premier League game of the season at Finch Farm.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Everton

12 September
Everton open the season at Tottenham where three new players could make their debuts after signing last week.

U18s striker Kouyate signs pro deal

11 September
Katia Kouyate has signed his first professional contract for Everton with a three-year contract that would keep him at the club until June 2023.

Baines takes coaching role at Everton

11 September
Leighton Baines's association with Everton will continue beyond his playing days with the announcement that the ex-defender has become the club's first professional development coach.

Squad numbers confirmed for 2020-21

11 September
Everton have released their official squad numbers for the new season.

Holgate to miss Spurs trip

10 September
As expected, Mason Holgate has been ruled out of Everton’s season-opening clash with Tottenham Hotspur but Carlo Ancelotti says that André Gomes and Yerry Mina are available.

Tosun plays down talk of Turkey return

9 September
Cenk Tosun says he won't be going anywhere this transfer window, insisting that even if he weren't injured, he's not ready to return to his homeland.

Heritage body recommends that Bramley-Moore Dock plan be called in

8 September
Historic England, a public heritage body that seeks to preserve and care for “England’s historic environment” have called on the Government to scrutinise Everton’s plans to build a new stadium on Liverpool’s derelict north docks.

Doucouré signs on to bolster Everton's midfield

8 September
Abdoulaye Doucouré officially became Everton’s third signing of the close season today when his £20m move from Watford was confirmed by the club.

Everton announce arrival of James Rodriguez

7 September
Everton have finally confirmed the signing of Colombian star James Rodriguez from Real Madrid on an initial two-year contract in a deal worth just shy of £20m.

Gomes leaves Portugal camp with injury

7 September
Andre Gomes has been sent back to England by Portugal after picking up an injury that rules him out of today's Nations League fixture against Sweden.

Ancelotti expecting big impact from Allan

7 September
Carlo Ancelotti has predicted that Everton fans will love what new signing Allan will bring to the team and says that next season promises to be much better than the last.

Everton draw Salford City in the Carabao Cup

6 September
Everton have been drawn against Salford City at home in the Second Round of the Carabao Cup, with the winners facing Fleetwood Town or Port Vale.

Evertonians await confirmation of Rodriguez move

6 September
With all indications suggesting the deal has been agreed and his contract has been inked, Everton are expected to imminently unveil James Rodriguez as their latest signing.

Holgate an injury doubt ahead of Spurs clash

5 September
Mason Holgate's readiness for the new season suffered a blow during the first half of Everton's pre-season friendly with Preston this afternoon, with the defender's injury to be assessed.

Pickford keeps England place against Iceland

5 September
Jordan Pickford started and Michael Keane was on the bench as England narrowly beat Iceland in the Uefa Nations League this evening.

Allan first through the door as Everton confirm capture of Brazilian

5 September
Everton have sealed the transfer of Allan Marques from Napoli in a deal worth £21m

Davies lays on two goals in England U21s rout

4 September
Tom Davies, Moise Kean and Muhamed Besic were all in international action this evening.

Youngsters shine in comfortable friendly win over Preston

5 September
Goalkeeper Harry Tyrer and left-back Niels Nkounkou stood out as the Blues coasted to a 2-0 win thanks to goals by Jonjoe Kenny and Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Premier League eases financial rules in light of pandemic

4 September
The financial fair play restrictions on Premier League clubs will be relaxed to reflect the economic uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic report The Times.

Allan expected to lead midfield influx

4 September
Brazilian international Allan is believed to be at Finch Farm to complete the formalities on his £21m move from Napoli, the first of three signings Everton hope to wrap up in the next day or so

Scout Report: James Rodriguez  [MEDIA]

4 September
In his second deep-dive of the week, Michael Greenall assesses what James Rodriguez could bring to Everton if, as is expected, he signs from Real Madrid.

Scout Report: Allan  [MEDIA]

2 September
On the Toffee Analysis blog, Michael Greenall takes an in-depth look at Everton's imminent signing from Napoli.

Top-flight clubs vote down five-subs rule

3 September
The Premier League's 20 clubs have elected not to carry forward the regulation that permitted the use of up to five substitutes into the 2020-21 season.

Premier League forced to cancel sizeable Chinese broadcast contract

3 September
The most lucrative of the overseas television rights deals has been scrapped by the Premier League.

Sigurdsson heads list of players Everton would sell this summer

3 September
Everton will listen to offers for a few first-team regulars as well as fringe players who spent last season on loan as the club continues its preparations for the new campaign.

Doucouré set to complete Goodison switch

2 September
Everton and Watford have come to an agreement over a fee for Abdoulaye Doucouré, paving the way for the Frenchman to join Everton, possibly before the end of the week.

Cadamarteri says fast-tracking at Everton cost his development  [MEDIA]

2 September
In this interview at Planet Football, Danny Cadmarteri says his development as a Premier League player with Everton was fast-tracked to the point where it was detrimental.

Reports: Rodriguez and Allan transfers are almost done

2 September
Updated Everton are on track to wrap up deals for James Rodriguez and Allan Marques on Thursday with the Colombian set to undergo a medical tomorrow after the Brazilian completed his today.

Rising star Gordon handed new contract by Everton

1 September
Everton's young attacking midfielder, Anthony Gordon, has underlined his breakthrough season by agreeing a new 5-year contract with Everton.

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