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Koeman The Only Choice To Awaken The Sleeping Giant That Is Everton

Towards the end of a distinguished playing career he was pictured trying the shirt on for size – now, 20 years later, it seems Everton are the perfect fit for Ronald Koeman. Even before his first official press conference as Everton manager, Dutchman Koeman had already spoken in glowing terms about the history and potential of his new club. But …

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Analysis: What Are England’s Options If Hodgson Fails Again?

Raheem Sterling

Fingers, toes and and all other traversable body parts will be well and truly crossed at the FA as England begin a third international tournament under Roy Hodgson. Not necessarily in the hope of victory but certainly in the hope that failure, for the first time, is avoided. What can be deemed success at a tournament where only eight of 24 teams will …

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Everton Reportedly Close To Appointing New Manager

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Ronald Koeman manager of Southampton looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Aston Villa at St Mary's Stadium on May 16, 2015 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Everton’s pursuit of Southampton manager Ronald Koeman appeared overly ambitious at first, but looks as though it may actually pay dividends. The BBC were last night reporting that both clubs had entered into talks regarding the former Dutch international, while Rob Draper of the Mail broke the news this morning that Koeman himself had agreed terms to join the club. …

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Why Everton Should Appoint Manuel Pellegrini


With Everton announcing the inevitable with the sacking of Roberto Martinez after three years in the job, Everton should look no further than Manchester City for their next manager. Manuel Pellegrini is leaving Manchester City this weekend after serving three years in the job. The Chilean has made no secret of his desire to stay in the Premier League, and …

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Everton Sack Manager Roberto Martínez

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 13: Roberto Martinez, manager of Everton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Everton at Selhurst Park on April 13, 2016 in London, England.(Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

In a move that should surprise absolutely nobody, Everton have today sacked manager Roberto Martínez. News had broke earlier on Thursday that a compensation package was yet to be thrashed out in a move that would see the Spaniard become the eighth Premier League manager to lose his job since October. #BREAKING Roberto Martínez sacked as Everton manager #EFC More to follow …

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Liverpool V Everton: A Merseyside Derby XI Based On Stats

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool and Aaron Lennon of Everton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on October 4, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Tonight sees Liverpool and Everton do battle at Anfield in the 226th Merseyside Derby. Although matches between these two are always special, the low-key build up to this fixture suggests that both have other things on their mind – namely the respective Europa League and FA Cup semi finals. While Liverpool will be hoping to finish to finish in the Europa …

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Opinion: Roberto Martínez Is Fighting For His Everton Future

HULL, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Manager Roberto Martinez of Everton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Everton at KC Stadium on May 11, 2014 in Hull, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Win the Merseyside derby and book a place at Wembley for the FA Cup Final, and Everton fans will no doubt celebrate. Not a bad week in football for the toffee fans, however if Everton do go on to win this evening’s derby with Liverpool and beat Manchester United at tea-time on Saturday these victories will not paper over the cracks …

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Football Fourfold: Turn €10 Into €500 With This Promising Punt

football SWANSEA, WALES - FEBRUARY 13: Shane Long of Southampton celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Southampton at Liberty Stadium on February 13, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Football fans face a financially challenging summer (although we’re not complaining). Following your country across France for Euro 2016 is the dream ticket for any self-respecting supporter, but such an expedition does come at a cost. Campervans, as many of you may have realised by now, do not come cheap but we are Pundit Arena are here to help. The bookies’ have …

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The Premier League Bosses Earning The Most Cash

(FILE PHOTO - Image Numbers 502929048 (L) and 456637674) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool and Manuel Pellegrini, manager of Manchester City. Liverpool and Manchester City meet in the Capital One Cup Final at Wembley Stadium on February 28, 2016 in London,England. ***LEFT IMAGE*** SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 30: Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Liverpool at Stadium of Light on December 30, 2015 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Manuel Pellegrini, manager of Manchester City looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on October 4, 2014 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

The imminent arrival of Pep Guardiola at Manchester City and, reportedly, José Mourinho at Manchester United will come with huge price tags. We all know that the Premier league is one of the richest in the world and its stars are paid handsomely. Many make more in one week than the rest of us make in a year. No, we’re …

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Roberto Martínez Goes A Bit Overboard In His Praise For Tom Cleverley

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - JULY 26 : Tom Cleverley of Everton in action during a pre season friendly match between Heart of Midlothian and Everton FC at Tynecastle Stadium on July 26, 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Everton manager Roberto Martínez is renowned for having an ultra-positive outlook – gratingly so at times. He has a determination about him to look for the bright spark where all around him can only see the clouds. (His seeming disdain for organising a defence can also be incredibly frustrating, but that’s another issue.) Martínez was subjected to a bit of …

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Listen: Rep. Of Ireland Winger On Why He Had To Leave Everton

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 14: A defeated Aiden McGeady of the Republic of Ireland applauds the crowd after the EURO 2016 Group D Qualifier match between Scotland and Republic of Ireland at Celtic Park on November 14, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Aiden McGeady has spoken out about his decision to leave Everton on loan to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday during the January transfer window. McGeady has been limited to a solitary appearance for Roberto Martínez’s side this season – 45 minutes of a 5-3 victory at Barnsley way back in August – but will now be hoping to get his season back on …

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Are Everton And Roberto Martinez Underachieving?

With a game against Manchester City on Wednesday night followed by a visit to Stamford Bridge to face the rejuvenated Chelsea, Everton lie outside of the top 10, languishing in 11th place. They are three points behind Merseyside rivals Liverpool, six points behind the out of form Manchester United, nine points behind fourth placed Tottenham, and fifteen points behind league leaders …

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