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How Rafa Benitez can win over Everton fans
08:01 Tuesday 6th July 2021

Rafa Benitez was warmly welcomed by Everton fans on his arrival. Bedsheets of appreciation adorned Goodison Park, with kind words such as ‘f*** Rafa’ and ‘Benitez not welcome’ lovingly pasted across. In all seriousness,…

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What's not to like about more seats at Anfield?
09:00 Friday 25th June 2021

The last twenty years have seen a number of iconic English football grounds close their turnstiles for the last time, making way for state-of-the-art megastructures typical of the increasingly astronomical investments in the modern game. The…

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Is Carlo Ancelotti looking for a deep-lying midfield playmaker?
09:01 Wednesday 8th January 2020

James Milner, who went off in the tenth minute, was the closest thing to a member of Jurgen Klopp’s preferred XI to start the FA Cup Third Round Merseyside Derby at Anfield on Sunday. Everton still lost to Liverpool’s youngsters.…

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Will Everton dare to appoint Rafa Benitez?
14:01 Sunday 1st December 2019

Marco Silva is under intense pressure at Everton as the Toffees sit 16th in the Premier League. They were been beaten 2-0 at home by Norwich City last weekend. At the time, the Canaries nested in 20th. While the…

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Can Everton throw a spanner in the works for Liverpool?
13:05 Sunday 3rd March 2019

The last time Everton beat Liverpool in a Merseyside derby was in October 2010. Since then, the Reds have dominated; winning nine times and drawing the rest. In fact, under Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool has been untouchable. The Anfield side has…

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Everton revival sets up fascinating Merseyside derby with Liverpool
13:00 Sunday 2nd December 2018

It’s been five years since the last entertaining Merseyside derby. The 3-3 draw in November 2013 was the best this fixture offered up this century. That year, two attacking managers went at each other. Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool were…

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Marco Silva beginning to work his magic at Everton
15:00 Friday 30th November 2018

The courtship was lengthy and problematic but this summer Everton finally secured the manager long wanted to replace Ronald Koeman. In came former Hull City and Watford boss Marco Silva. The relationship did not start well as, despite a whole…

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Everton 0-0 Liverpool: How did Liverpool fare without Mohammed Salah?
17:00 Saturday 7th April 2018

In the 231st Merseyside Derby, third-place Liverpool made the short trip across Stanley Park to Goodison Park to take on ninth-place Everton. In their past 22 league meetings, Everton had only been on the winning side once. Coming off…

Ross Barkley needs to raise his game, immediately
15:00 Monday 3rd April 2017

A few years ago, Ross Barkley broke onto the scene and before long everyone believed he would evolve into the next Frank Lampard or Steven Gerrard. Football fans everywhere expected him to become a fantastic creative midfielder. However, he…

Premier League: Five talking points from week 17 as Liverpool edge Merseyside derby
10:00 Wednesday 21st December 2016

In the last set of Premier League fixtures before Christmas, Manchester City came from behind to defeat Arsenal, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice to secure victory for Manchester United. Here are the main talking points from matchday 17.…

The Merseyside derby: Everton and Liverpool combined XI
19:30 Sunday 18th December 2016

Monday night brings us one of the most eagerly anticipated matches in English football as Everton take on Liverpool in the Merseyside derby. Both sides possess a wealth of talent: Who gets into the combined XI? GoalkeeperSimon MignoletNeither…

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Premier League week 17: Two big games and other things to look out for this weekend
13:09 Thursday 15th December 2016

Well, after the midweek fixtures which caused some upsets, league football will continue to thrill us for the second time in the same week. The Premier League has entered into its busy festive period, and the halfway mark of the season is not…

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Back a Merseyside Derby draw between rivals Liverpool and Everton
13:39 Thursday 25th September 2014

Jack Kitson looks ahead to the weekend and the first of the annual Premier League grudge matches between Liverpool and Everton. Fierce rivals Liverpool and Everton kick-off a stunning Saturday of Premier League football when they lock horns…