July 2009 Archives
DAVID MOYES today set Tim Howard the challenge of becoming the best keeper in the Premier League after his flying start to pre-season.
DAVID MOYES has confidently predicted the best is yet to come from Joseph Yobo - as he urged him to follow the example of two great Everton warriors.
EVERTON have accepted Louis Saha's request for a transfer - from the number nine shirt to number eight.
TYPICAL. You wait an eternity for a penalty shoot-out victory then, just like those fabled London buses, two come along at once.
THE Toffees come back from the United States after the usual sort of results as we invariably won narrowly against weaker opposition and got beat by some wily South Americans, in this case River Plate.
PHIL NEVILLE today hailed Joleon Lescott's "outstanding" attitude on Everton's American tour - then turned his ire on Manchester City's irritating pursuit of the defender.
IT has been said on many occasions that David Moyes has transformed Everton's fortunes but here is the ultimate proof - the Blues have won their last two penalty shootouts.
DAVID MOYES lifted his first piece of silverware of the season this morning - but admitted that he would give it back in a flash for a win against Arsenal.
EVERTON last night rejected an improved ÃÂ£18million offer from Manchester City for Joleon Lescott.
TIM HOWARD was the hero as Everton ended their tour of the United States on a high.
YAKUBU has vowed to banish the memory of his injury misery by breaking the 20-goal barrier again and helping Everton to another cup final this season.
EVERTON will rebuff Manchester City's second attempt to sign Joleon Lescott - as they again stressed the England international is not for sale.
IT happened in the blink of an eye, a move so quick that it took the breath away and left Jack Rodwell wondering what on earth had happened.
DAVID MOYES has urged his players to end their American tour on a high - by inflicting a first defeat on the MLS All-Stars.
EVERTON are bracing themselves for an improved offer from Manchester City for Joleon Lescott today.
FREDDIE LJUNGBERG is one of life's chirpier characters, a maverick who plays football with a smile on his face, but at this moment in time he is worried.
EVERTON'S preparations for the new campaign have been given a sizeable boost as Ayegbeni Yakubu has taken another major step towards a return.
THERE is a theory that has been swirling around football supporters for so long now, it has become accepted as the norm.
EVERTON Ladies kick off their first UEFA Champions League campaign in Croatia on Thursday with confidence sky high - after a quartet of Blues stars and coach Mo Marley helped guide England to a first European Under-19 Championship triumph in Belarus on Saturday.
STEVEN PIENAAR has moved to allay fears he is set to leave Everton - despite admitting initial contract talks had failed to reach an agreement.
MISCHIEF is never far away when Leon Osman has time on his hands but there has been a break from the norm during this current trip to America.
EVERTON Ladies kick-off their first UEFA Champions League campaign in Croatia on Thursday with confidence sky high - after a quartet of Blues stars and coach Mo Marley helped guide England to a first European Under-19 Championship triumph in Belarus on Saturday.
I COULD almost hear the collective groan from the blue half of Merseyside when John Terry committed his future to Chelsea.
CARLO NASH has vowed to keep putting in the hard yards - in the hope that it will bring him a step closer to fulfilling his boyhood dream.
AND who said Everton would find it hard to get to another cup final this season?
EVERTON Reserves survived a tricky encounter with non-league Southport who were left to rue a number of missed chances.
IT'S hard to decide what irked David Moyes more: the shabby pitch, the shocking penalty decision - or the fact he was made manager of 'England' for the night.
DAVID MOYES has taken heart that Everton's preparations for the new campaign are moving in the right direction - as he promised not to ask too much of his players too soon.
EVERTON Reserves survived a tricky encounter with Southport who were left to rue a number of missed opportunities on Saturday afternoon.