Although the Premier League season is only five weeks old, its first Merseyside derby is a vital game for both sides, as Liverpool and Everton have both made sluggish starts.
With three defeats already, the hosts have shown few signs that they are about to make another challenge for the title, with the win at Tottenham representing their only consistent display so far. A number of new attacking players are still yet to fully gel with...More
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will give Daniel Sturridge as much time as possible before making a decision on his involvement in the weekend’s Merseyside derby against Everton, Sky Sports has reported.
Sturridge hasn’t featured in September for the Reds after he was injured while away with England, picking up a problem with his hamstring. But speaking to reporters on Thursday, Rodgers suggested Sturridge was close to a comeback a...More
Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes the club’s poor record against Liverpool at Anfield will be added motivation for Saturday’s Merseyside derby, Sky Sports has reported.
Martinez’s first visit to Anfield as Everton manager last season ended in a 4-0 drubbing for the Toffees, the 16th straight game the team has crossed Stanley Park and returned with a defeat. Despite the weight of history - and the poor form on the back of whic...More
Swansea City manager Garry Monk is excited at coming up against Everton counterpart Roberto Martinez when the teams meet in the Capital One Cup, Sky Sports has reported.
Monk played with Martinez during the Spaniard’s time at Swansea and then under Martinez when he returned to the club as manager in his first posting. He later left for Wigan Athletic and then moved on to the Toffees while Monk replaced Michael Laudrup in the Liberty ...More
Everton are hoping to end a fine week both domestically and in Europe by claiming all three points against winless Crystal Palace at Goodison Park.
Two mistakes from West Bromwich Albion undoubtedly aided the Toffees’ cause in their last Premier League game, but their superiority showed for much of the encounter, and it also allowed Romelu Lukaku to score his first goal since his £28m permanent move to the club. They then ruthlessly...More
Leighton Baines believes Everton have to target a lengthy run in the Europa League despite the difficulty of their group, Sky Sports has reported.
The Toffees get their European campaign underway on Thursday with the visit of Bundesliga side Wolfsburg, who, along with Lille and Krasnodar, form what Baines feels is one of the toughest groups of the competition.
“I heard our group described as being like a Champions League group in te...More
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