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League Cup round-up: Premier League sides Man City, Stoke and Everton book places in semi-finals


Three Premier League sides booked their place in the semi-finals of the League Cup with victories over Championship opposition. Kevin De Bruyne’s doubled helped Manuel Pellegrini’s City to a 4-1 victory over Steve Bruce’s Hull at the Etihad. On the day when the Citizens sold a 13% stake in the club to Chinese investors, the hosts took the lead after 12 minutes. Wilfried ...

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West Brom 2-3 Everton: Lukaku inspires Toffees to stunning comeback victory


Romelu Lukaku inspired Everton to a remarkable comeback victory as they overturned a two-goal deficit to win 3-2 against West Brom at the Hawthorns. In a largely uneventful first half the hosts went ahead through Saido Berahino’s second goal in as many games. They extended their lead just after the break through Craig Dawson, before Romelu Lukaku headed home Gerard ...

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Everton and Swansea play out goalless draw


Swansea and Everton emerged with a point apiece from a goalless draw at the Liberty Stadium. Everton had the better of a dull first half, although Swansea’s Bafitimbi Gomis came closest to scoring when skewing wide of Tim Howard’s goal. Both teams improved after the break but Everton striker Romelu Lukaku twice shot over the bar when through on goal. ...

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Chelsea target Stones hands in transfer request at Everton


John Stones has handed in a formal transfer request to Everton as he bids to force through a summer move to Chelsea, Goal understands. Chelsea have already seen offers of £20 million and £26m rejected for the 21-year-old defender this summer but earlier this month Goal reported that the Premier League champions were confident an improved bid of £30m would ...

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Leighton Baines: Everton full-back out for three months

Crocked: Leighton Baines (Image credit: Getty Images)

Everton left-back Leighton Baines will be out for at least three months after having ankle surgery. The 30-year-old was injured in training before the season started after returning from an operation on the same ankle. The England international missed the final two games of last season. Boss Roberto Martinez said he had a “perfect” pre-season and described the injury as ...

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