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July 2021

Brazil advance at the Olympics as Richarlison sets up crucial goal

31 July
Brazil moved on to the semi-finals of the Olympic football with a goal created by Richarlison and completed by Matheus Cunha. They will face Mexico on Tuesday.

Kean strikes to give Everton narrow win over Pumas

28 July
Everton ran out 1-0 winners over Pumas of Mexico in Orlando this evening in the second of their two exhibition matches over in the United States.

Coleman commits to a further year at Everton

28 July
Everton have announced that Seamus Coleman has put pen to paper on a one-year extension to his current contract with the club, signing a deal that now runs to the end of the 2022-23 season.

Carlsey appointed new England U21s boss

28 July
Former Everton midfielder Lee Carsley has been named the new head coach of England Under-21s following the departure from the role of Aidy Boothroyd.

Everton launch new third kit

28 July
Everton's array of kits for the 2021-22 season was completed today with the release of a second change strip, a white number that harks back to one from the 1950s and the time of Dave Hickson.

Richarlison brace seals it for Brazil to advance

28 July
Brazil are into the quarter-finals of the men's football at the Tokyo Olympics thanks to a brace of goals from Richarlison.

Baningime makes Hearts move

29 July
Beni Baningime has secured a move to Heart of Midlothian with the deal confirmed by Everton this evening.

Howard and Dr France collect awards at US fan event

25 July
Tim Howard and Dr David France were both honoured at Everton's evening for North American supporters held in Orlando, Florida last night.

Everton Academy hand young Ulster goalie a 3-year contract

14 July
Teenage goalkeeper Dylan Graham has been given a 3-year contract with Everton. The 16-year-old from Ballymena impressed during a week-long trial and has agreed to join the Everton Academy.

U23s play Carlisle Utd in training game

27 July
Everton U23s played Carlisle Utd in a training game this afternoon at Brunton Park.

Everton take ownership of Bramley-Moore Dock

26 July
The projected three-year construction phase of Everton's new ground at Bramley-Moore Dock can officially begin after the club were handed the keys to the dockland site.

Everton win the Florida Cup on penalties

25 July
Everton took on Millonarios in the first pre-season friendly for the honour of claiming the modified Florida Cup tonight in Orlando and triumphed in a penalty shoutout after the game had ended 1-1.

Plans for full vaccination required to attend Premier League games

25 July
The attendance of fans at Premier League games next season could be restricted to those who can show they have are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Everton U18s beat Bolton in pre-season friendly

24 July
Everton U18s beat Bolton U18s 3-0, with goals from Jack Tierney, Isaac Heath, and Coby Ebere

Everton to face Mexico's Pumas in second Florida game

23 July
Everton will now face Pumas of Mexico in their second game of The Florida Cup after Arsenal and Inter Milan pulled out of the competition.

Denise Barrett-Baxendale named Business Woman of the Year

23 July
Everton's Chief Executive Officer, Denise Barrett-Baxendale, MBE, has been named Business Woman of the Year and netted an awards hat-trick at the National Business Women’s Awards 2020.

Richarlison smashes in a first-half hat-trick for Brazil at the Olympics

22 July
Brazil’s Olympic campaign got off to the perfect start on Thursday as they brushed Germany aside 4-2 in Group D, thanks to Richarlison scoring a hat-trick inside the first 30 minutes.

Gray arrives as third Everton signing of the week

22 July
Everton have completed another signing with the confirmation of the capture of winger Demarai Gray from Bayer Leverkusen.

Bernard makes UAE move

22 July
Bernard has left Everton after signing for Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.

Delph to miss winnowed Florida Cup due to self-isolation

21 July
Fabian Delph was not on the plane when Everton’s squad flew out to Orlando today because he has had to self-isolate following possible exposure to the coronavirus and will miss the Florida Cup which is now down to just two teams.

Liverpool Waterfront loses World Heritage status

21 July
In a move that has been anticipated for a while, Unesco, citing years of development for an “irreversible loss” to the historic value of its Victorian docks have removed Liverpool's waterfront of its World Heritage Site status.

And Begovic makes it two new players for Benitez

20 July
Hot on the heels of signing Andros Townsend, Everton have finally confirmed the signing of Asmir Begovic as goalkeeping cover for Jordan Pickford over the coming season.

Townsend announced as the summer's first signing

20 July
Everton have completed the acquisition of Andros Townsend on a free transfer from Crystal Palace, the first signing of Rafael Benitez's tenure as the Blues' manager.

Stanley Mills signs up as a pro for the Academy

6 July
Stanley Mills has signed a first professional contract with Everton, penning a 2-year deal that runs through the end of June 2023.

U23s thrash Bradford on Wednesday evening

21 July
David Unsworth's U23s traveled to Bradford on Wednesday evening and secured a strong 6-1 win in their third pre-season friendly.

Everton suspend first-team player amid police investigation

20 July
Everton have confirmed that they have suspended a first-team player pending an investigation by police.

Reports: Everton close to adding Gray and Townsend to Benitez's squad

18 July
Everton are said to be closing in on the signings of wingers Demarai Gray and Andros Townsend while confirmation of Asmir Begovic's arrival from Bournemouth is expected soon.

Everton Supporters’ Clubs launch North America All Stars awards

17 July
Members of Everton Supporters’ Clubs across North America are set to choose the first ever ‘Everton North American All Star’ this month after launching the new awards to celebrate the Club’s historic and present ties with the continent.

Another Dobbin hat-trick for Everton U23s

17 July
Everton U23s saw another hat-trick from Lewis Dobbin secure a win in their second pre-season friendly, this one against Guiseley at Nethermoor Park.

Simms may be out for a while after groin surgery

15 July
Ellis Simms missed the League One playoff final that came at the end of his very successful loan spell with Blackpool last season after he picked up a groin injury.

Benitez's first press conference: 'I want to win'

14 July
Rafael Benitez held his first press conference since being confirmed as Everton manager and he spoke of his confidence in being able to improve on last season and ultimately make the fans happy.

Everton announce additions to its Board of Directors

14 July
Everton have confirmed the appointment of Sarvar Ismailov and Grant Ingles to its Board of Directors.

Everton U23s start pre-season with a friendly win

13 July
Everton U23s began their pre-season friendlies with a win over Warrington Rylands at Finch Farm this evening, with a hat-trick from Lewis Dobbin. Tom Cannon.

Small goes AWOL as Everton contract hopes fade

13 July
Fears appear to be growing at Everton that they will not be able to convince young prospect Thierry Small to remain at the club as he prepares to sign his first professional contract

Pickford penalty saves not enough for heart-broken England

11 July
England endured yet more penalty agony as Italy triumphed in a shootout after the European Championship Final had ended level at 1-1 after extra-time.

Richarlison and Brazil forced to cede spotlight on Messi’s night

11 July
Lionel Messi won his first ever major international trophy as Argentina made history by denying Brazil a sixth successive Copa America title as hosts of the tournament.

Jimmy Gabriel has died at the age of 80

10 July
Jimmy Gabriel, former Everton player, coach, and caretaker manager, has died at the age of 80.

Everton launch 2021-22 home kit

9 July
Everton have unveiled the new home kit for the 2021/22 season with the dazzle-camouflage inspired strip available to pre-order from today.

Pickford helps England to first final since 1966

7 July
Jordan Pickford was beaten for the first time in Euro 2020 but England eventually overcame Denmark in extra-time, their efforts rewarded with a somewhat soft penalty that Harry Kane converted on the rebound.

No repeat heroics from Mina as Colombia exit on penalties

6 July
Yerry Mina was foiled from the penalty spot by Emiliano Martinez as Colombia were beaten by Argentina in a shootout that decided the second of the semi-finals of the Copa America, one of the games of the tournament.

Richarlison back in the Copa America final with Brazil

5 July
Brazil will contest the Copa America final for the second successive time as they bid to make it six titles out of six when hosting the competition after edging Peru in tonight’s semi-final.

Two games in September rescheduled for live TV in the UK

5 July
Everton's first Premier Leagues matches of the new season that have been scheduled for Live TV in the UK are in September against Burnley and Aston Villa

Pre-season training under Benitez starts for Everton first-team

5 July
Most of the Everton first-team squad are returning to Finch Farm to begin pre-season training under the new Everton manager, Rafael Benitez.

Yerry Mina into the Copa America semi-finals

3 July
Yerry Mina’s Copa America adventure continues after the Everton defender helped Colombia beat Uruguay in a penalty shoot-out in Brasilia to join Richarlison's Brazil in the final four.

Rafa Benítez’s arrival is a step in the right direction for stepping-stone club Everton  [MEDIA]

4 July
He distrusts individual inspiration, which can bring conflict with bigger egos, but that’s an approach that seems more logically suited to a club of Everton’s status than Ancelotti’s ever did. Benítez’s biggest successes have come with clubs on the fringes of the elite – Valencia, Liverpool (as they were) and Napoli – where the organisation he attempts to instil, uninhibited by the egos of stars, elevates players to compete with more obvious starry names.

Everton duo and England into the last four

3 July
Jordan Pickford made history and Dominic Calvert-Lewin made another cameo as England booked their place in the semi-finals of the European Championships with a thumping win over Ukraine in Rome.

Richarlison gets his Olympics wish

2 July
Richarlison appears to have convinced Everton to grant him leave to represent his country at the Olympic Games in Japan next month even though it means he could miss the start of the Premier League season.

Ryan Astley signs up for two more years at Everton

2 July
Everton Under-23s defender Ryan Astley has signed a new two-year contract with the club.

Everton announce start date for new stadium construction

1 July
Everton have confirmed that the start date for construction work at Bramley-Moore Dock will be Monday, 26 July. Main contractors Laing O’Rourke will immediately begin the first phase of the project to construct the club's new 52,888-seater stadium.

“We didn’t find anyone with his knowledge and passion for football”  [MEDIA]

1 July
Farhad Moshiri explains in more direct terms to TalkSport why he chose Benitez to be Everton's new manager, irrespective of opposition from many Everton fans.

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