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February 2022

Usmanov added to EU list of sanctioned Russian oligarchs

28 February
Alisher Usmanov, the Uzbek-born billionaire who co-owns two of Everton’s biggest sponsors, has been included on the latest list of Russian oligarchs that are being sanctioned by the European Union in response to the invasion of Ukraine initiated by President Vladimir Putin.

Everton lodge complaint over VAR decisions

28 February
Everton have made an official complaint to the Premier League over the standard of officiating at recent matches.

Everton U23s vs Chelsea postponed

28 February
Everton U23s were due to host Chelsea in tonight's PL2 clash at Haig Avenue in Southport but the match has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch.

Lampard incredulous at VAR decision against City

26 February
Frank Lampard pulled few punches in the aftermath of Everton’s cruel 1-0 defeat to Manchester City this afternoon, branding the decision not to award the Blues a late penalty for handball “incompetence at best”.

City grind dogged Everton down amid controversy at Goodison

26 February
Everton fell to their third Premier League defeat in four matches under Frank Lampard in the cruellest of fashion but the hosts were denied what appeared to be a clear penalty late on

Everton U18s beaten in the micro-derby by Liverpool

26 February
Liverpool U18s ran out 3-1 winners over Everton's youngsters at Finch Farm today.

Pre-match siren expected to be dropped for City clash

26 February
Everton are expected to forego the air-raid siren that has preceded Z-Cars as the players take to the field before kick-off at Goodison today out of consideration for their Ukrainian full-back Vitalii Mykolenko and Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko.

Kevin Thelwell becomes Everton's Director of Football

25 February
Everton have appointed Kevin Thelwell as the club’s new Director of Football, almost 3 months after Marcel Brands left the role following a disagreement over the strategic direction of the football club.

Everton offer clarification regarding US sanctions of USM company

25 February
Everton have moved to clarify that the company bearing the name USM that has been included in the list of Russia-based firms listed for sanction by the United States Treasury is a different entity to the one that sponsors Finch Farm.

Nathan Broadhead set for a return to the action

25 February
Nathan Broadhead is on a season-long loan with Sunderland in League One but his progress has been hampered by injury; on Thursday he returned to training with the Black Cats.

Everton vs Manchester City

25 February
Frank Lampard brings his Everton side back to Goodison Park after another ugly away defeat hoping to make it three home wins on the bounce, but he faces arguably the toughest opponents in the division.

Two April matches moved for TV

23 February
Everton's upcoming games against West Ham and Manchester United in early April have been rescheduled to accommodate live broadcasting.

Doucouré returns to full training

22 February
Abdoulaye Doucouré returned to full training on Wednesday, boosting hopes that he can play a key role in strengthening Everton's midfield on Saturday.

🎙ToffeeWeb Podcast: “All About the Psychology”

23 February
In this week's episode, Ell, Paul and Lyndon review the defeat at Southampton and the mental roadblocks that seem to afflict this Everton side, look ahead to the visit of Manchester City at the weekend and vote for something they'd bring back from football's past. → Listen Now

Everton U23s win at Derby County

21 February
Everton U23s won at Derby County tonight with two goals from Tom Cannon

Lewis Gibson returns to action for The Owls

21 February
Everton U23s defender Lewis Gibson has resumed his season-long loan at Sheffield Wednesday in League One after nearly 4 months out recovering from injuries.

Lampard frustrated by players' mentality and inconsistency

19 February
Frank Lampard expressed concern over Everton’s lack of belief following their shockingly inept performance at Southampton today that condemned them to their 13th defeat of the season and kept them dangerously close to the bottom of the Premier League.

Gbamin makes Moscow loan move

21 February
Updated CSKA Moscow have agreed a loan deal for Jean-Philippe Gbamin who has been frozen out of the Everton first-team for most of the season.

Wretched display puts Everton back in trouble at the bottom

19 February
Everton put in one of their worst performances of a season littered with them as they were comfortably beaten by Southampton without managing a single shot on target

Richarlison wants to realise Champions League dream at Everton

18 February
Richarlison says that he wants to repay the affection he has received from Everton fans by leading the club back onto Europe's biggest stage.

Van de Beek says Everton is perfect fit for him right now

18 February
Donny van de Beek says that he is enjoying a new challenge at Everton whose desire for upward momentum mirrors his own.

Everton confident that Mina won't need an operation

18 February
Yerry Mina remains some weeks away from returning to action for Everton but it does not appear as though he will need to undergo surgery to correct his latest injury.

Southampton vs Everton

17 February
Everton travel south for this weekend's Premier League clash with Southampton hoping to build on the superb performance against Leeds that handed Frank Lampard his first Premier League victory as the Blues’ manager.

Lampard thrilled with clean sheet versus Leeds

16 February
Frank Lampard has spoken of how Everton’s first clean sheet in 13 matches was the result of an excellent all-round performance from his new team and stressed that that has to be a building block as he looks to push the Blues up the table now that he has his first Premier League win under his belt.

Don't Fall in Love with a Loan Player! – TW Podcast Episode 3

15 February
The lads are back and buzzing from the performance and win over Leeds. They review some top displays across the team, look ahead to this weekend's trip to Southampton, and pick their most underrated Everton players from the Premier League era. Listen Now

New season ticket prices announced for Goodison Park

15 February
Increased season ticket prices have been announced by Everton for the first time since the 2014-15 season, in an effort to improve matchday revenues moving forward and prepare for higher costs of attending games at Bramley-Moore Dock.

Pickford's entourage reportedly involved in pub fight [MEDIA]

15 February
Jordan Pickford has been implicated in a brawl that broke out in a pub on Sunday night but it doesn’t appear as though the Everton goalkeeper was directly involved.

Gordon thriving off Lampard's trust

14 February
Anthony Gordon has spoken of the impact Frank Lampard has had on the Everton team after the new manager picked up his first Premier League win since taking charge at Goodison a fortnight ago.

First look at Everton in the Community’s People’s Place

14 February
Everton in the Community have revealed a first look at its soon-to-be purpose-built mental health and wellbeing hub, The People’s Place.

Everton U18s beat Derby County to go 4th

15 February
Everton Under-18s moved into 4th place in the U18 Premier League (North) with a win over Derby County at Finch Farm on Tuesday afternoon.

“He explained he didn’t particularly want me” – Doucouré on quickly getting Ancelotti onside [MEDIA]

14 February
Abdoulaye Doucouré has given an interview to L’Equipe, where he revealed his transfer from Watford to Everton was not initially requested by Carlo Ancelotti.

Tom Davies can't wait to get fit again and learn from Lampard [MEDIA]

14 February
Following the appointment of Frank Lampard as Everton manager, Tom Davies can't wait to learn from the Premier League legend when he's back fit.

Why Seamus Coleman is the antidote to football's problems [MEDIA]

14 February
"Players like Coleman are often the kind to hang around because they know that experience, consistency and professionalism is still needed at the heart of every dressing room," writes Ian Ladyman in The Mail.

Lampard lauds players for giving him 'everything I wanted'

13 February
Frank Lampard singled out some of Everton’s star performers for praise today after the Blues’ blistering performance against Leeds yielded a first Premier League in more than two months.

Inspired Everton swamp Leeds to arrest downward slide

12 February
Everton beat back the impending panic of a relegation scrap with a brilliant, adrenaline-fuelled performance that blew away Leeds United’s much-vaunted attack at an ebullient Goodison Park.

Everton U18s win at Nottingham Forest

12 February
A single goal before half-time saw Everton U18s prevail over Nottingham Forest in their 14th game of the U18 Premier League (North) season.

Everton U23s lose last group game in PL Cup at Burnley

11 February
Everton Under-23s scored first but gave up goals at the end of each half of their last game in Group D of the Premier League Cup away against Burnley

Mina could be out until April

11 February
Everton have been hit with the news that Yerry Mina is expected to be sidelined for between eight to 10 weeks with the quad injury he sustained at Newcastle on Tuesday.

Everton vs Leeds United

11 February
Everton return to Goodison Park to face Leeds United for what will be Frank Lampard’s third match in charge hoping to quickly atone for Tuesday’s disappointing performance against Newcastle.

Everton welcome FC Highland as club partner

10 February
FC Highland, a thriving youth soccer Academy in Florida, is to join forces with Everton FC in an exciting new partnership.

Date set for Boreham Wood tie

10 February
Everton will play Boreham Wood in the FA Cup Fifth Round on Thursday 3rd March with an 8:15pm kick-off and live coverage on ITV.

The Highs and the Lows – TW Podcast Episode 2

9 February
The lads discuss the high generated by Frank Lampard's first match in charge as Everton comfortably beat Brentford before suffering a harsh reality check at Newcastle. They then look ahead at the challenges the new manager faces, starting with the visit of Leeds on Saturday

U18s crash out of the FA Youth Cup at Old Trafford

9 February
Everton's Under-18s took the lead against Manchester United this evening but ended up getting knocked out of the FA Youth Cup.

Lampard: Everton’s problems won’t be solved overnight

8 February
The manager says that the crisis of confidence in his new team's ranks is one of the key issues that he and his coaching staff will need to work on but stressed that as a club no one should get too down

Everton wilt on Tyneside as Newcastle's revival continues

8 February
Everton’s optimism from the weekend slammed headlong into harsh reality at St James’s Park as injuries claimed two more important players and Newcastle beat them convincingly to pitch the Blues into a relegation dogfight in the lower reaches of the Premier League.

Newcastle United vs Everton

7 February
Everton are in the North East on Tuesday evening for a fixture that assumed huge importance in the context of the relegation picture in recent weeks as the Blues’ dreadful Premier League form dragged on under Rafael Benitez.

Holgate: We need to prove we're good enough

7 February
Mason Holgate says that Everton’s players need to prove their quality by putting points on the board after Saturday’s impressive FA Cup win over Brentford signalled a possible revival in the team’s fortunes under new manager, Frank Lampard.

Boreham Wood's Kane Smith gets dream Goodison tie

6 February
Everton will face Boreham Wood in the FA Cup Fifth Round following the non-league club's giant-killing act on Bournemouth and it's an especially plumb tie for one of their players.

FA Cup 5th Round Draw

6 February
In the 5th Round of the FA Cup, Everton have been drawn at home to non-league giant-killers Boreham Wood, who defeated Bournemouth in fine FA Cup style this evening.

Lampard lauds players' reaction and thanks fans after debut win

5 February
Frank Lampard has thanked Everton’s fans, not only for the terrific reception they gave him today for his first match in charge but all week since he was appointed as the club’s new manager.

Godfrey injury mars FA Cup win over Brentford

5 February
Updated Ben Godfrey left Goodison Park on crutches after the win over Brentford and is expected to be out of action for "4 to 5 weeks" with a torn hamstring following scans on the injury at Finch Farm.

Lampard off to a flyer as Everton power into the last 16

5 February
Frank Lampard's reign at Everton began with a flurry of goals and a first win as the Blues swept Brentford aside to progress to the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Everton U23s undone by Leicester City in Southport

4 February
Leicester City U23s came from behind to end a seven-game unbeaten run for David Unsworth's U23s in Southport his evening.

Introducing the ToffeeWeb Podcast

4 February
The web's longest-running Everton website now has a podcast! In the first episode, three TW contributors look back at a wild few months at Everton that saw Benitez hired and fired, chat about new manager Frank Lampard and his deadline signings, before looking ahead to Brentford and Newcastle.

Everton vs Brentford

3 February
Frank Lampard takes charge of his first match since being appointed as the new Everton manager, an FA Cup Fourth Round tie against Premier League opposition in the form of Brentford.

The Rise and Fall of Dele Alli [MEDIA]

3 February
Dele Alli was once deemed a key figure at Tottenham but left in a cloud of poor form, writes Jack Bezants. At 25-years-old, he has many years ahead of him to recapture his finest form.

In search of Tony Hibbert – the Everton enigma who wants to be left alone [MEDIA]

2 February
Sam Carroll of the Liverpool Echo set out in 2020 to interview former Everton defender Tony Hibbert and this is what happened

Joondalup City reaping rewards from Everton link-up

2 February
Joondalup City is a football club going from strength to strength thanks to their ongoing partnership with English Premier League side Everton.

Upper Bullens seats made available for Brentford tie

2 February
Additional tickets for Everton's FA Cup Fourth Round tie with Brentford on Saturday 5 February have become available after the Bees chose not to take up their full allocation for the fixture.

Dele: I can’t wait to get going

2 February
Dele Alli was at USM Finch Farm for the first time today after completing a headline-grabbing deadline-day move from Tottenham Hotspur to Everton and spoke glowingly of his new club and manager.

Everton add Cole to Lampard's backroom team

3 February
Ashley Cole has been added to Frank Lampard's coaching staff at Everton with the club hopeful of bringing him on board while Tim Cahill is in line for a part-time role.

Tim Cahill – 'Opportunity Seeker' [MEDIA]

1 February
Tim Cahill spent eight seasons as a player under David Moyes at Everton. As he embarks on his own coaching career, he looks back on his time at Goodison Park

Mykolenko missed Villa defeat with back complaint

1 February
Vitalii Mykolenko has explained his absence from what would have been his first home game as an eligible Everton player as being down to a minor back problem.

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