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Koeman’s Premier League Record Against Mourinho Gives Hope To Everton

Ronald Koeman’s Everton side take on Premier League leaders Manchester United in poor form but the Dutchman remains unbeaten in five meetings with Jose Mourinho and is yet to lose at Old Trafford. Everton’s promising start to the season has been derailed in recent weeks following defeats to Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur while a 3-0 defeat to Italian side Atalanta …

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Everton’s Europa League Campaign Has Started In The Worst Way Possible

Delusion of Everton players after the goal of 1-0 during the UEFA Europa League Group E football match Atalanta vs Everton at The Stadio Città del Tricolore in Reggio Emilia on September 14, 2017.

Everton’s return to European football hasn’t gone at all according to plan. The Toffees were in Europa League action against Atalanta on Thursday evening, but left Italy with their collective tails firmly between their legs after a 3-0 defeat to the Serie A outfit. Manager Ronald Koeman left a number of regulars out of the starting lineup, including the likes …

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Watch: Gylfi Sigurdsson’s First Goal For Everton Is An Absolute Screamer

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Everton’s club-record signing Gylfi Sigurdsson has announced his Goodison arrival in emphatic circumstances. The Icelandic midfielder, a recent £45m arrival from Swansea, scored just 13 seconds into the second half of Everton’s Europa League playoff against Hajduk Split – and what a goal it was too. Spotting Hajduk keeper Dante Stipica off his line, Sigurdsson reacted to some dithering from the …

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Everton Agree Club Record Deal For Swansea’s Gylfi Sigurdsson

Everton have agreed on a deal worth up to £45m for Swansea’s Icelandic playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson. It is understood Sigurdsson will undergo a medical on Wednesday to complete his long drawn out transfer to Goodison Park. The saga has dragged on for most of the summer with The Swans initially valuing the 27-year-old at £50million. However, The Toffees now look set to …

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Premier League Preview Part Four: Can Rafa Benitez Work His Magic On Newcastle?

In the latest part of our series previewing the 2017/18 Premier League season, we assess the chances of Newcastle United, Southampton, Stoke City and Swansea. Can Rafa Benitez keep Newcastle in the Premier League this season? Can Stoke cope with the loss of Marko Arnautovic? Will Southampton stop selling all their best players to Liverpool? We try to answer these and more. …

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Everton’s Summer Spending Set To Rocket Past £70m This Weekend

Davy Klaassen of Ajaxduring the UEFA Europa League final match between Ajax Amsterdam and Manchester United at the Friends Arena on May 24, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Everton are going all out to show they mean business this summer. Just hours after completing a club-record £30m deal to sign Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, the Toffees are set to bolster their attacking options in the coming days. Multiple sources have claimed that both Davy Klaassen and M’Baye Niang were at Finch Farm on Thursday undergoing medicals ahead of …

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Three Iceland Players Who Could Cause Problems For Ireland

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 19: Aron Gunnarsson of Cardiff City in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Sheffield Wednesday at Cardiff City Stadium on October 19, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Ireland welcome Iceland to the Aviva stadium on Tuesday night in a friendly match that sees two of last summer’s Euro 2016 surprise packages clash. Eidur Gudjohnsen is arguably Iceland’s most high profile player, with the former Chelsea man retiring following a dream end to his international career in France. However, a number of players have put their hands up …

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Arsenal Fans React To Another Narrow Win As Xhaka Is Sent Off

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Arsenal recorded yet another narrow victory as they overcame Swansea 3-2, despite Granit Xhaka’s second-half red card. A quickfire brace from on-form Theo Walcott, who is enjoying one of his finest ever seasons in Arsenal colours, gave the Gunners a 2-0 lead, but Gylfi Sigurdsson pulled the Swans back into the encounter. Arsene Wenger’s side looked to have been clear …

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Post-Mortem Continues: Manchester United v Swansea Talking Points

The post-mortem continues as we reflect on Manchester United’s disastrous start to this year’s Premier League campaign, a  2-1 loss at home to Swansea.  1. Lack of pace in attack One of the main problems last year for David Moyes was the lack of pace to stretch teams in behind. With Danny Welbeck the only United attacker who showed he was capable …

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Tottenham Set To Make First Signings Of Window

Tottenham fans must be despairing at new boss Mauricio Pochettino’s lack of activity in the transfer window. With no signings made and just two Swansea City players due to arrive it is difficult to see how Spurs will break into the top four. However, it is not all doom and gloom in North London as rumours of a move for French rising star Antoine …

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Tottenham Set To Get Davies But Miss Out On Lukaku

Spurs fans have not had much to excited about yet in the transfer window and while they would be delighted, if as reported, they have beaten Liverpool for Ben Davies’ signature, they will be expecting Mauricio Pochettino to do a few more deals before the window closes.  Reports in the Telegraph indicate that Tottenham look set to beat Liverpool in the race to sign left back Ben Davies …

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