Category: Everton

Everton: Toffees boss slams ref in defeat

The Dutch tactician made five changes to his starting line-up for the Group E clash, leaving out a number of experienced players, and it was youngster Mason Holgate who naively slid in on Fernando Marcal to concede a penalty which Nabil Fekir converted on six minutes. Ashley Williams looked to have earned Everton a

Everton 1 Lyon 2: Toffees’ latest setback leaves Ronald Koeman nearly out for count

But Traore’s cute finish meant it was another bad night for Koeman. EVERTON (4-2-3-1): Pickford; Holgate, Keane, Williams, Martina; Schneiderlin, Davies; Vlasic, Klaassen, Mirallas; Calvert-Lewin. Subs: Stekelenburg, Baines, Sandro, Gueye, Sigurdsson, Besic, Lookman. LYON (4-2-3-1): Lopes; Tete, Marcelo, Diakhaby, Marcal; Tousart, Aouar; Traore, Fekir, Depay; Maolida. Subs: Gorgelin, Yanga-Mbiwa, Rafael, Ferri, Cornet, Ndombele, Owusu. Referee:

Match Reports: Everton 1-2 Lyon

Ashley Williams looked to have earned a point for the home side when he cancelled out Nebul Fekir’s early opener. But former Chelsea forward Traore’s close-range finish inflicted Everton’s second group stage defeat. It leaves the Toffees bottom of Group E and with virtually no chance of reaching the knockout stages. With Everton also

Everton 1 Lyon 2 LIVE: Europa League updates from Goodison Park

But Traore’s cute finish meant it was another bad night for Koeman. EVERTON (4-2-3-1): Pickford; Holgate, Keane, Williams, Martina; Schneiderlin, Davies; Vlasic, Klaassen, Mirallas; Calvert-Lewin. Subs: Stekelenburg, Baines, Sandro, Gueye, Sigurdsson, Besic, Lookman. LYON (4-2-3-1): Lopes; Tete, Marcelo, Diakhaby, Marcal; Tousart, Aouar; Traore, Fekir, Depay; Maolida. Subs: Gorgelin, Yanga-Mbiwa, Rafael, Ferri, Cornet, Ndombele, Owusu. Referee:

The greatest displays of sportsmanship in football, including Robbie Fowler at Highbury and Di Canio at Goodison Park

Amid the ridiculousness of teams wearing tribute shirts to players who pick up injuries, there are displays of sportsmanship well worth mentioning. In the most recent of examples, Nemanja Matic and Romelu Lukaku were seen consoling Benfica’s Mile Svilar at full-time in the Champions League mid-week, with the young goalkeeper visibly upset by his error that saw Manchester United win 1-0

Everton: Onyekuru set for summer return

The Toffees have been struggling for goals in the Premier League this season and there were suggestions summer signing Onyekuru could return early from his loan spell with Belgium side Anderlecht. However, there is no break clause in the 20-year-old’s deal on the continent and Onyekuru’s agent has revealed the Nigerian forward will not