Showing posts with label Everton. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Everton. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Mourinho sees off Eto’o and Everton

Chelsea and Everton played out a nine-goal Premier League thriller at Goodison Park on Saturday with the Blues eventually emerging as 6-3 winners.

The visitors got off to the perfect start with two goals in the first three minutes as Diego Costa and Branislav Ivanovic set the Blues on their way to victory.

However, Roberto Martinez’s side rallied in the second half with Samuel Eto’o scoring against his former side, but it was not enough to defeat Jose Mourinho’s men.
Sunday, 31 August 2014 14:17

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Chaos of the Premier League is back for another season

It's finally here. After 97 days, a Premier League ball will be kicked in anger once again.

Saturday sees 14 of the top-flight's 20 sides in action with Louis van Gaal's Manchester United taking on Swansea. Later, Tottenham head to West Ham for Mauricio Pochettino's first game in charge of Spurs and Arsenal host managerless Crystal Palace.

With the likes of Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera brought to England over the summer, this Premier League season feels like no other.
Saturday, 16 August 2014 10:10

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Man City move ahead in title race

Manchester City moved into pole position in the title race after beating Everton 3-2 at Goodison Park on Saturday.

Manuel Pellegrini’s men were forced to come from behind to secure the win but did enough to claim all three points that takes them top of the table on goal difference.

Chelsea’s title hopes faded into the distance on Sunday, however, after they were held to a 0-0 draw at Norwich, while Liverpool will hope to keep pace as they face Crystal Palace on Monday.
Sunday, May 4, 2014 20:51

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Grim Reaper visits Moyes on Everton return

David Moyes endured a miserable return to Goodison Park on Sunday as his Manchester United side were beaten 2-0 in a dismal display by the Red Devils.

Goals from Leighton Baines and Kevin Mirallas did the damage as Roberto Martinez's men cruised to a comfortable victory and handed Moyes an 11th Premier League defeat of the season.

The Scot was booed on his first return to Everton and also had to cope with a visit from the Grim Reaper with a supporter dressed as Death sitting right behind the away dugout.
Monday, 21 April 2014 11:53

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Moyes set for Everton return

David Moyes returns to Goodison Park for the first time on Sunday as Manchester United take on Everton.

The Red Devils go into the game nine points behind the Toffees and with Roberto Martinez calling for the home fans to produce a hostile atmosphere.

Moyes, meanwhile, says he deserves respect from the Everton fans after they booed him when the two sides met at Old Trafford in December.
Saturday, April 19, 2014 08:14

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Wenger surrenders as Arsenal are put to the sword

Sunday's encounter between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park was expected to be an evenly matched contest between two sides battling to claim Champions League football – instead it turned out to be a procession.

Arsene Wenger and his men were vanquished with relative ease, outmatched in almost every department and virtually unfurling the white flag before the referee had even called time on the first half.

Goals from Steven Naismith and Romelu Lukaku handed Everton a first-half advantage, before Mikel Arteta netted a killer own goal on the hour mark, as the Toffees' devastating attacking put Arsenal, and their meek resistance, to the sword.

Everton, now a point behind Arsenal but with a game in hand on the north Londoners, are firmly in the driving seat to clinch fourth place.

For Wenger, it might not be the only time he is forced to surrender to Martinez; the Frenchman is under increased pressure at the Emirates Stadium and there is a growing campaign – recently voiced by club legend Ian Wright – to see the Spaniard replace him.
Monday, April 7, 2014 09:00

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Merseyside gears up for demolition derby

Everton host Liverpool on Saturday lunchtime in what is sure to be a feisty affair.

Last season, Luis Suarez was credited with two goals and celebrated by diving in front of the Toffees' then manager David Moyes. The Uruguayan then had a last-minute winner incorrectly ruled out to leave the Reds furious.

Both sides have started the current campaign in fine form, and victory would mean third place for Everton or first place for Liverpool - ahead of the 3pm kick-offs, anyway.

With so much at stake, it's sure to be chaotic.
Saturday, November 23, 2013 08:30

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Deadline day dominoes ready to topple

Arsene Wenger puts it as only he can: "It’s a little bit a domino game and maybe something will happen in the last 24 hours." We think it's fair to say something WILL happen on transfer deadline day.

With Gareth Bale having completed his world-record move to Real Madrid from Tottenham, the starter's pistol has truly been fired. 

Can Arsenal pick off Mesut Ozil and Angel Di Maria as Madrid look to recoup some funds? Will Manchester United join the race, or will they focus on Maroaune Fellaini and Ander Herrera? Could Luis Suarez finally get his move to Madrid?

Whatever happens, you can keep up-to-date with the latest rumours and confirmed deals on our LIVE blog and Done Deals section.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Moyes keen to grab Fabregas after failed Thiago pursuit

After spending much of the summer chasing unsettled Barcelona starlet Thiago only to be trumped by Bayern Munich and Pep Guardiola's sudden charm offensive, Manchester United need a transfer rethink.

A midfield playmaker remains a priority and Cesc Fabregas, Thiago's former team-mate at Camp Nou and another long-term United target, has risen to the top of the wanted list.

Barcelona are currently considering a £25.9 million bid from the Red Devils and, while it is unlikely to be accepted, it surely signals just the start of David Moyes' formal pursuit of the disillusioned Catalan.

There are, however, numerous obstacles to a deal. The Spanish champions are unlikely to simply jettison a player they fought so hard to prise from Arsenal, while the Gunners enjoy first option on any move.

Tito Vilanova revealed on Tuesday that Fabregas is happy at the Camp Nou, leaving United facing another difficult - and possibly fruitless - battle in the transfer market. 

Friday, June 7, 2013

Martinez escapes plummeting Wigan to join Everton

Despite Wigan Athletic's relegation from the Premier League last season, Roberto Martinez convinced Everton chairman Bill Kenwright that he was the right man to succeed David Moyes at Goodison Park.

The Everton chief claimed his decision to appoint Martinez took just 45 seconds after they held talks, and now all the 39-year-old has to do is follow up his promise of securing Champions League football. No pressure, then. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Liverpool set for summer holidays as top four scrap continues

After Arsenal and Everton both recorded wins on Saturday, the race to finish in the Premier League top four has taken another twist.

Tottenham - who do not play this weekend - have dropped to fifth as the Gunners moved up the table and closed in on Chelsea, who are in FA Cup action against Manchester City on Sunday.

Liverpool, meanwhile, look set for an early summer holiday after another goalless draw, this time against Reading, thanks to some heroic goalkeeping from Alex McCarthy. 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Fellaini foils Manchester United

All attention turned to Manchester United last night as Sir Alex Ferguson's side took on Everton in their first game of the new Premier League season.
New signing Shinji Kagawa started while Robin van Persie was on the bench and introduced in the second half, but neither could make a significant impact in their competitive debuts for the club.

Instead, the star of the show was Marouane Fellaini, who terrorised the Manchester United defence and scored the decisive goal in a surprise 1-0 victory for David Moyes' men.