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Lampard ‘more positive’ of Everton’s Premier League survival despite…

Everton slipped into the relegation zone with Sunday's 2-0 defeat to Liverpool but manager Frank Lampard said the game had left him "more positive" about the club's chances of Premier League survival. Everton are now 18th and trail Burnley, who have played one game more, by two points. Despite the defeat, Lampard said he was delighted with the attitude of his players and that he was "more positive" about their chances of staying up. "I was pleased with the way we competed in
Leno blunder gifts Everton 1-0 win over Arsenal

Leno blunder gifts Everton 1-0 win over Arsenal

An own goal by Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno gave Everton a 1-0 win in their Premier League clash at The Emirates on Friday (Apr 23), gifting the Toffees three valuable points in their quest for European football next season and damaging their own hopes. Leno bundled Richarlison's low cross into the net in the 76th minute for the only goal to move eighth-placed Everton to 52 points, one behind Liverpool and three behind fourth-placed Chelsea, while the Gunners stay ninth on 46. As
Kane double earns Spurs 2-2 draw at Everton

Kane double earns Spurs 2-2 draw at Everton

LIVERPOOL: Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane moved clear at the top of this season's Premier League scoring charts but his two goals were only good enough for a 2-2 draw away to Everton on Friday (Apr 16). The England captain opened the scoring in the 27th minute with his 20th league goal of the campaign but former Spurs player Gylfi Sigurdsson levelled from the penalty spot. But Kane punished a defensive mistake six minutes later to earn his side a draw. Worryingly for seventh-placed

Richarlison strikes to boost Everton’s top-four bid

LIVERPOOL: Everton boosted their bid to earn a top-four finish in the Premier League as Richarlison sealed a 1-0 win against struggling Southampton on Monday (Mar 1). Carlo Ancelotti's side won for the first time in six home league games thanks to Richarlison's early goal. Everton's last success at Goodison Park had come against Arsenal just before Christmas, but ending a run of three consecutive home league defeats lifted them to within two points of fourth-placed West Ham. The seventh-placed Toffees have a
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Ancelotti keen to be at Everton when new stadium…

LONDON: Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti said he hopes to remain at the Premier League club for "as long as possible" and wants to see the team play in their new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock from the 2024-25 season. Everton's planning application for a new 52,888-capacity stadium was unanimously approved by Liverpool City Council on Tuesday (Feb 23). "The time I spent here is one year and I have felt really good so I would like to stay as long as possible," said Ancelotti,

Everton reached the FA Cup quarter-finals after edging out…

A magnificent contest swung in both teams' favour before Carlo Ancelotti's hosts - showing huge reserves of resolve and fitness - finally struck the decisive blow when substitute Bernard fired home in the seventh minute of extra time. Spurs dominated the early exchanges and were rewarded when Davinson Sanchez headed in from a corner in the third minute before Everton sprang to life with a three-goal burst inside eight minutes before half-time. Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who later went off with what looked like a
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Liverpool stumble on Premier League title march with draw…

Liverpool's march to the Premier League title took a slight wobble as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Everton in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side went into the game, their first competitive match in 103 days, knowing a victory would allow them to secure their first league title in 30 years on Wednesday with a win at home to Crystal Palace. Both teams showed rust in a lacklustre first half that saw James Milner make way for Joe Gomez just

EPL 2019-20: Most Valuable Teenagers This Season

The last English Premier League season saw several teenagers come up through the ranks of club football and display their potential for the clubs they play for. In this article, Sportsmonks will list down 20 of the most valuable teenagers in the league from the data available from Transfermatket. All the players in the list are below 19 years of age. The variables kept in mind while jotting down the players range from the number of matches played to goals scored to assists

EPL 2019-20: Most Overpaid Players This Season

Club football has a lot of money. Be it the English Premier League, La Liga or the Bundesliga, there is a lot of money in this sport. However, there is still parity in payments in the leagues around the world as well. While some players earn more than they deserve, some are paid less despite churning out the best performance for their clubs. From the data available from Spotrac, we at Sportsmonks have tried to enlist 20 most overpaid players for the EPL

Transfer Rumours: All The Top News From European Football…

As the January transfer window approaches, the transfer rumours just keep coming in. The top European clubs are trying their best to add more fire-power in the New Year, and the stories just keep popping up now. Whether these deals happen or not, only time will tell. Despite that, this upcoming transfer window will surely be an active one, and there will be a lot of expectations from it. Here are the top stories from the tabloids at present- Manchester United Target Alex Sandro To

Jurgen Klopp accepts FA charge after running on the…

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has been fined £8,000 after he accepted a Football Association misconduct charge for running on to the pitch in celebration of Divock Origi’s late winner in the Merseyside Derby.  Klopp left his managerial area and celebrated with goalkeeper Allison Becker after the goal in the pitch. A stoppage-time mistake from Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford at Anfield on Sunday allowed substitute Origi to head in a last-gasp goal that earned Liverpool a 1-0 win. Klopp was charged on Monday by the

Divock Origi nets last minute winner as Liverpool wins…

Liverpool snatched a dramatic late win against Merseyside rivals, Everton due to a bizarre 96th-minute goal from Liverpool’s forgotten man Divock Origi. Everton’s goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford's costly blunder allowed out of favor Divock Origi to carve his own piece of Merseyside history with a Liverpool winner deep into added time at Anfield. Both sides had several good chances to score with Everton producing an admirable performance and could have ended their infamous Anfield hoodoo since 1999 had they taken one of their numerous

Cracks begin to appear in Chelsea’s Sarri-Ball

Saturday’s late-night clash in the Premier League saw Maurizio Sarri’s men beaten 3-1 in Wembley by Tottenham Hotspurs. The visitors were all over the ground. Son, Dele Alli and Harry Kane scored for Spurs while substitute Giroud was the only one to find the net for the visitors. Now as we know, Sarri and his preferred style of playing was famous in Napoli due to which Chelsea boss, Roman Abramovich bought Sarri and his playmaker Jorginho to Chelsea. Chelsea had been phenomenal this

The changing shape of the world’s most competitive football…

Considering how often we are told the Premier League is the best, most competitive and most unpredictable league in the world, the table is starting to take on a strikingly unsurprising shape. Before this game week, three teams have reached 12 games with unbeaten records for the first time in the English top flight. The competition has gone serious enough that every team in title contention needs to have a positive performance every game week. It now looks a long time that Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester

Everton’s Masterclass In Negating Jorginho Provides Clubs Blueprint To…

It was a match made in heaven when Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri brought Italian international Jorginho from Napoli. Jorginho joined his former Napoli boss in July this summer and since then he has been pivotal in Chelsea's unbeaten run in the Premier League. On Sunday, when Chelsea hosted Everton, both teams played out a goalless stalemate. Everton boss Marco Silva had his tactics spot on in this match as his players man-marked Jorginho thwarting any attacking threat Chelsea possessed. Stats suggest Jorginho's passes