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‘It’s ridiculous to put a lot of pressure on the team’ – Ronald Koeman continues to play down Everton’s top four chances

21 Sep

Ronald Koeman stressed he has plenty of ambition but is also a realist after branding any suggestion Everton should finish in the Premier League’s top four this term as “ridiculous”. Last Sunday the Toffees boss called for some realism in response to Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho’s comment that Everton, having spent over £140million during […]

Carabao Cup round-up: Chelsea make light work of Nottingham Forest, Everton beat Sunderland

21 Sep

talkSPORT’s full round-up of Wednesday’s Carabao Cup action Arsenal 1-0 Doncaster Rovers Arsenal made heavy weather of seeing off Doncaster to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with Theo Walcott scoring the only goal on a night where the returning Jack Wilshere stood out for the Gunners. Arsene Wenger made 11 changes from […]

Wayne Rooney: Striker fined by Everton after being found guilty of drink-driving

20 Sep

Everton striker Wayne Rooney’s club fine after being found guilty of drink-driving will be used to benefit the local community. It is understood the former England captain’s punishment of two weeks’ wages (about £300,000) has been donated to the Toffees’ own charity Everton in the Community. Rooney was banned from driving for two years and […]

Wayne Rooney: Striker fined by Everton after being found guilty of drink-driving

20 Sep

Everton striker Wayne Rooney’s club fine after being found guilty of drink-driving will be used to benefit the local community. It is understood the former England captain’s punishment of two weeks’ wages (about £300,000) has been donated to the Toffees’ own charity Everton in the Community. Rooney was banned from driving for two years and […]

Premier League table: How Mark Lawrenson’s predictions this season compare to actual standings

20 Sep

Predicting Premier League results is a tricky business, as players of talkSPORT Predictor will tell you. And Mark Lawrenson, who sticks his neck out every week to hazard a guess over the scoreline of the action, will no doubt agree. So, while we might only be five games into the 2017/18 season, talkSPORT.com couldn’t resist having a […]

Premier League table: How Mark Lawrenson’s predictions this season compare to actual standings

19 Sep

Predicting Premier League results is a tricky business, as players of talkSPORT Predictor will tell you. And Mark Lawrenson, who sticks his neck out every week to hazard a guess over the scoreline of the action, will no doubt agree. So, while we might only be five games into the 2017/18 season, talkSPORT.com couldn’t resist having a […]

Sunderland and Everton players to wear Bradley Lowery Foundation logo on shirts during Carabao Cup tie

18 Sep

Sunderland and Everton players will wear the logo of the Bradley Lowery Foundation on their shirts for Wednesday night’s Carabao Cup third-round clash between the clubs. The shirts will be signed and auctioned after the game at Goodison Park to raise funds for the Foundation, which has been formed by parents Gemma and Carl Lowery […]

‘Be realistic!’ – Ronald Koeman plays down top four chances as Everton fall to another defeat at Manchester United

18 Sep

Ronald Koeman has called for people to ‘be realistic’ about Everton’s top four chances after the struggling Toffees fell to a 4-0 defeat against Manchester United. Following a much-lauded summer transfer window – with a host of big-money signings incoming – Koeman’s side have flattered to deceive so far. Everton have lost their last three […]

Manchester United v Everton confirmed teams: Marouane Fellaini and Ashley Young START as Wayne Rooney returns

17 Sep

Everton striker Wayne Rooney returns to Old Trafford for the first time since his summer departure as the struggling Toffees look to upset the odds against Manchester United. Jose Mourinho’s side will take to the field for the first time since losing Paul Pogba to a hamstring injury but the Portuguese boss was adament this […]

Manchester United FC news: Keane reveals why he joined Everton during summer transfer window

16 Sep

Michael Keane has revealed why he chose to sign for Everton instead of boyhood club Man United in the summer. Jose Mourinho wanted the 24-year-old to re-join the club he left Burnley for three years earlier, but Keane explained he believed there was more chance of playing regularly at Everton than at Old Trafford. “I […]