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Everton Boss On The Ropes Amid Mirallas Penalty Debacle

Everton’s dull 0-0 draw at home to West Brom continued their woeful form of late but the decision of Kevin Mirallas to disobey team orders and take a first half penalty, which he missed, highlights the lack of leadership on a sinking ship, writes Stephen Loftus. A rather uneventful Monday night game was turned into a nightmare for Roberto Martinez …

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Time For Everton To Shake Off Poor Form

Following Roberto Martinez’s magnificent debut season on Merseyside, the manager is in danger of suffering second season syndrome at Everton. The added demands of European football already seem to be taking their toll on his ambitious side, but is it really all bad news at Everton? With the international break, it’s a good time to asses how the Toffees’ season is …

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Everton: Naismith Proving His Worth Domestically & Internationally

Everton striker Steven Naimsith may not have scored in Scotland’s opening Euro 2016 qualifier last night but he has proved that both domestically and internationally he is very dangerous in front of goal. Ikechi Anya almsot grabbed the headlines last night in Dortmund. His goal would have made it a famous Scotland draw against Germany but Thomas Muller capitalised on some poor Scottish defending to win the …

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Everton – An Enviable Attack?

Everton have invested wisely during this summer’s transfer window and talented forward options are now plentiful at Goodison. The deals are done, the cash has been spent and Roberto Martinez now has a forward dilemma the envy of many a Premier League manager on his hands. The obvious major signing of the transfer window has been Samuel Eto’o. The Cameroon international …

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Can Everton’s Samuel Eto’o Prove Chelsea Boss Wrong?

Colm Hayes discusses the signing of Samuel Eto’o by Everton and the fact that the striker will need no extra motivation when he faces Chelsea at the weekend. Samuel Eto’o has signed a two-year deal with Everton in what looks to be an excellent free signing by the Merseyside club. Despite being the Chelsea striker who bagged the most goals …

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Everton Enter The Running To Sign Manchester United Striker

Strikers look to be what Roberto Martinez needs as the final week of the transfer window begins, with rumours of a move for not just Samuel Eto’o, but now also Danny Welbeck, according to The Telegraph.  A move for Samuel Eto’o has been touted for a while now but signing Danny Welbeck could be another surprise buy should the Toffees pull …

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Premier League’s Five Biggest Summer Transfers

As the transfer window nears its conclusion, Andrew Dolan discusses the five biggest Premier League acquisitions thus far. 1. Diego Costa to Chelsea – £32.5m  The 2012/13 season for Atletico Madrid will be remembered largely for three things; a Europa League win, the crazy but charismatic Diego Simeone and the best centre forward in the world, Radamel Falcao. When Falcao …

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Eto’o And Song for Everton?

Everton may not be finished shopping yet as reports linking them to Cameroon duo Samuel Eto’o and Alex Song do the rounds. Meanwhile boss Roberto Martinez  has categorically denied that Everton is the junior partner in the burgeoning relationship with Chelsea.  Latest rumours suggest that Cameroon inernational Samuel Eto’o, who is available on a free transfer, may line out for …

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Roberto Martinez, Romelu Lukaku and Everton’s Bright Future

Everton enjoyed a successful season last year, but ultimately fell short in their quest to qualify for the Champions League. Brian Bowler discusses the bright future of the club and believes they will not suffer second-season syndrome under Roberto Martinez. There are a number of reasons why so many supposed “second tier” clubs often struggle to break into the elite group …

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Everton Close To Signing Belgian Youngster

Everton are close to signing promising Anderlecht striker David Henen form under the noses of Premier League rivals Arsenal. The Belgian frontman is believed to have agreed a deal to move to Everton and should be confirmed this week. Arsenal had been linked with a move for the 18-year-old, but Everton have agreed of around £1 million for the pacy player. …

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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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Promising England Defender Linked With Tottenham

Tottenham haven’t been the most active of traders in the summer transfer window but manager Mauricio Pochettino is pursuing a number of targets, including a highly rated young English defender. New Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino hasn’t done much in the transfer window thus far and has been frustrated in his attempts to sign Belgian international Romelu Lukaku. The striker is looking for a move away from Chelsea but has balked at a …

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Chelsea – Monday’s Transfer News

Chelsea have already completed the signings of Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa and their transfer activity is not due to end there. The main Chelsea story in the news on Monday is regarding the departure of their defender Ashley Cole. It had already been confirmed that Cole was due to leave Stamford Bridge. He was surplus to requirements last season …

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How Did Belgium Create Their Golden Generation?

Belgium are currently listed as the eighth favourites to win this year’s World Cup at odds of 22/1 with Paddy Power. They are currently sitting above the likes of England, Portugal and Uruguay in the bookies  as their young and talented squad have increased the expectations of the Belgian fans. This increase in big name stars and young talent has …

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Spain Downfall Could Pave Way for Strikers’ World Cup

In a World Cup with an unusual dearth of talented top-class strikers, the remaining few could prove the vital difference in the top nations’ quest for glory. The last decade of international football has been dominated by the midfield generation, epitomised by the likes of Spain’s Andres Iniesta, Xabi Alonso and Xavi Hernandez. The writing does seem to be on …

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Everton Have to Sell to Keep

Everton enjoyed a great season last year, with many people pointing to the arrival of Roberto Martinez as a key factor in their success. Following David Moyes’s appointment as manager of Manchester United, Roberto Martinez was appointed as his successor. Martinez began by adapting the style he had with Wigan and implementing it at Everton. This was a great success with Everton …

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Top Five Young Players To Watch At The World Cup

Paul Pogba

The football eyes of the world will shift to Brazil in under three weeks time as the 2014 World Cup gets under way in earnest. We are all well aware of the likes of Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar et al. However, it is often the case that the public’s attention is drawn to the performances of a young starlet who perhaps …

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