Tag Archives: Everton

Everton 1-5 Atalanta: Toffees endure humiliating night in Europa League


Everton’s season – like their search for a manager – continues to drift apparently rudderless after an insipid display in the 5-1 defeat against Atalanta. There was nothing riding on the Europa League game for the already-eliminated Toffees but the visitors found it all too easy as they secured qualification, even discounting a missed penalty from captain Alejandro Gomez, with ...

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Oumar Niasse: Everton striker banned for two games for diving


Everton striker Oumar Niasse has been banned for two matches after being found guilty of diving. The Senegal forward is the first Premier League player to be punished under the new Football Association laws, which were introduced in May. Niasse won a controversial penalty, under pressure from Scott Dann, during Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace. The 27-year-old will miss ...

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Everton striker Niasse charged for dive against Crystal Palace


Everton striker Oumar Niasse has become the first Premier League player to be charged by the Football Association for “successful deception of a match official”. The Senegal international won a controversial penalty, after minimal contact from Scott Dann, in Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace, with Leighton Baines scoring the penalty. Niasse went on to score the equaliser at Selhurst Park. He ...

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Everton knocked out of Europa League

Gylfi Sigurdsson played in a number nine role for an hour of the match (Image credit: Rex Features)

Ten-man Everton were knocked out of the Europa League with defeat at Lyon as David Unsworth’s hopes of being made their permanent manager were dealt a further blow. The defeat coupled with Atalanta’s 1-1 draw against Apollon Limassol means the Toffees cannot progress from the group stage with two matches remaining. Unsworth, who was promoted from the club’s academy to ...

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“Everton loss increases pressure on me”- Ronald Koeman


Everton boss Ronald Koeman said the 2-1 Europa League defeat at home to Lyon puts his job under greater scrutiny. The Toffees remain bottom of Group E, without a victory in the group stage, and without a win in four games in all competitions. Ashley Williams looked to have earned Everton a draw moments after sparking a scuffle, but Bertrand ...

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Everton “are afraid of playing football”- Ronald Koeman

Nikola Vlasic scored his first goal for Everton (Image credit: Reuters)

Everton manager Ronald Koeman said his team were “afraid to play football” as they conceded a late equaliser against Apollon Limassol in the Europa League. The Toffees have one point from two games after Hector Yuste’s 88th-minute header – just moments after Valentin Roberge had been sent off for the visitors – earned an unlikely point and ensured the Toffees ...

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Wayne Rooney handed two-year driving ban after pleading guilty to drink driving


Wayne Rooney has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to drink driving. The Everton forward was also handed a 12-month community order and 100 hours of unpaid work after appearing at Stockport Magistrates’ Court. In a statement, Rooney said: “Following today’s court hearing I want to publicly apologise for my unforgivable lack of judgement in driving while over ...

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Manchester United 4-0 Everton: Red Devils rout Toffees


Wayne Rooney’s Old Trafford return ended in disappointment as Antonio Valencia’s breath-taking strike set Manchester United on course for a comprehensive victory against Everton. The build-up to Sunday’s encounter revolved around the return of United’s all-time top scorer for the first time since rejoining his boyhood club in the summer after 13 successful years in red. Rooney was given a ...

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Everton boss Ronald Koeman disappointed by Rooney arrest


Ronald Koeman says he is “very disappointed” in Wayne Rooney following the player’s arrest for drink driving but the former England captain will feature against Tottenham on Saturday. The 31-year-old has been charged with drink driving after he was stopped by police at around 2am last Friday. Sky Sports News understands that no club fines or punishment are likely before the legal ...

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Citi FM’s Premier League coverage heads to Celsbrige Pub


This Sunday, the magic of the Premier League will be felt at Celsbridge Pub in Labone when Citi FM heads out for the its first Premier League outdoor event of the new season on August 27. After last week’s thrills of Spurs’ 2-1 loss to Chelsea, another top clash is next on the schedule to excite fans and followers of ...

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