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Sam Allardyce needs to stop talking about Everton

Not only does he come off as sour and petty, he just has no idea what he’s talking about.<p>After such a promising performance on Saturday, it feels wrong to even consider looking back on the disappointing 2017-18 season, but recent events have necessitated one more look at an aspect of last …

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Raheem Sterling Answers Critics on the Pitch

Manchester City Winger Puts World Cup Criticism Behind Him<p>Raheem Sterling would easily take home the prize for England’s most criticised player of the last few years. From being labelled a twenty-year-old spoiled brat when he chose to leave Liverpool for Manchester City in 2015 to bringing little …

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Four lines of attack for media looking to defend Mike Ashley and use against Newcastle United fans

The media seems to be full of talking heads leaping to the defence of our poor embattled owner, Mike Ashley, who isn’t really doing a lot wrong, if …

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United and Mourinho still kings of Matchweek 1

Man Utd have won 18 of their 27 opening-weekend fixtures while their manager's unbeaten run is now 10 matches<p>Manchester United's win over Leicester …

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Everton new boys Bernard and Kurt Zouma train with new team-mates for the first time as Marco Silva prepares squad for Southampton... but there's still no sign of £28.5m man Yerry Mina

There were two new faces in Everton training on Tuesday as Bernard and Kurt Zouma linked up with their team-mates at Finch Farm for the first …

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Wednesday’s Toffee Bites: Mina not at Everton training yesterday

Everton preparing for home opener against Saints at Goodison Park<p><i>Your daily dose of</i> <i>Everton</i> <i>news and rumours</i><p>We’re halfway through the week and looking ahead to the visit of Southampton to Goodison Park this weekend.<p>However, the big news of the day was mega-bazillionaire Alisher Usmanov, recently …

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Everton have been here before - but this time the 2018/19 season feels different

Fans would be forgiven for experiencing déjà vu given the sense of the familiar around the narrative behind Everton’s opening day draw with …

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Sam Allardyce Slams Unai Emery's 'Rubbish' Tactics in Manchester City Loss

Former Everton boss Sam Allardyce has slammed Arsenal manager Unai Emery for his tactical approach in the 2-0 loss against Manchester City, referring to his style of play as "stupid" and "utter rubbish."<p>Appearing on talkSPORT (h/t <i>Evening Standard</i>'s Alex Young), he didn't hold back one bit:<p><i>"What do</i> …

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'West Ham should never have attacked Liverpool' – Allardyce warns Pellegrini to get it right... quickly

A former Irons boss has issued a warning to their newest manager, stating that time is not on the Chilean's side<p>Manuel Pellegrini has been warned by Sam Allardyce that he must start delivering results quickly or face the chop at West Ham.<p>Pellegrini oversaw a summer of big changes at London Stadium, …

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Ian Wright names the two positives from Arsenal’s humbling defeat to Manchester City

Ian Wright has identified two positives from Arsenal’s humbling defeat to Manchester City.<p>In Unai Emery’s first game in charge since replacing Arsene …

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Sam Allardyce Reveals Sir Alex Ferguson's Post-Recovery Return Date to Old Trafford

Manchester United's ​legendary former manager ​Sir Alex Ferguson last month gave a positive update about his recovery from brain hemorrhage last …

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Sam Allardyce Reveals He Knew Everton Sacking Was Coming Two Months Before the Axe

Sam Allardyce has claimed he knew he was set for the ​Everton sack around two months before he departed the club.<p>Following a slow start after a …

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Hello Mr W. Anker, you are an extreme W. Anker

The reaction to our opening day defeat has, in my experience at least, been pleasingly measured for the most part. I know we can all cultivate our …

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Premier League Transfer Gossip: England challenge for Stoke City number one and D-day for Chelsea midfielder

Gareth Southgate spreading goalkeeping net

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Seamus Coleman opens up on Marco Silva's new system - and why Richarlison is a proper Everton player

Seamus Coleman has had his say on Marco Silva's new system at Everton - and has saved praise for one of the new manager's signings in …

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Gareth Southgate faces goalkeeper dilemma for England's upcoming Uefa Nations League fixtures

Gareth Southgate has been forced to re-think his goalkeeping plans as he prepares for England’s first post-World Cup games against Spain and Switzerland.<p>England face two Uefa Nations League games in September, against Spain and Switzerland, and Southgate is facing a dilemma over his …

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5 Telling Stats from Everton’s Draw at Wolves

What did we learn from Marco Silva’s first game in charge?<p>Having left over half of our transfer dealings until deadline day (and even the day after that in Zouma’s case), Everton were left to field pretty much the same side that lost 3-2 to Valencia in the final pre-season game, with just Jordan …

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Sam Allardyce blasts Everton FC over sacking

Sam Allardyce says he knew he would be giving his marching orders by Everton TWO MONTHS before he was.<p>The axed Blues boss says he always thought he …

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I Would Have Been Criticised for 'Blocking it up' Against Croatia, Says Sam Allardyce

Former England manager Sam Allardyce believes he would have been criticised<p>for taking a defensive approach against Croatia in the World Cup …

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Sarri finds unique way around sideline cigarette ban

Good thing he smokes filtered ciggies<p>It’s not as if Chelsea have never had a manager who smokes before. Carlo Ancelotti enjoys firing one up. Other current and former Premier League managers, like Jurgen Klopp, Sam Allardyce and Arsene Wenger (when he was younger) also indulged.<p>But Maurizio Sarri …

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Yannick Bolasie staying at Everton gives Marco Silva a problem, says Sam Allardyce

The fact Yannick Bolasie is still an Everton player as things stand gives Marco Silva a problem, says the club's former boss Sam Allardyce.<p>Bolasie …

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Veteran Journalist Sends Sobering Message to West Ham Fans About Deadline Day Signing

West Ham United have enjoyed a successful summer transfer window, signing nine new players. However, a highly regarded journalist has warned the …

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Wolves vs Everton Match Preview: Classic Encounter, Team News, Predictions & More

Wolves and Everton kick off their 2018/19 Premier League campaigns on Saturday as they face off at Molineux.<p>The home side are making their long …

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Everton set for new era of stability: chief executive

LONDON (AFP) -<p>Marco Silva can spearhead a welcome period of stability for English Premier League side Everton after they went through five managers in the past five years, according to the club's chief executive.<p>Denise Barrett-Baxendale -- who stepped into the role of chief executive the day …

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Premier League 2018-19 previews

The three teams to come up from the Championship are all on different paths, but all look capable of staying up and maybe doing a lot more besides<p>Published: 6:00 AM<p>Javi Gracia is a rare recent Watford manager who starts a new campaign having ended the last one, but his side lack firepower and have …

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Premier League Transfer Window: Winners and Losers of the Summer

The first EPL transfer window is done and dusted as clubs spent more than $1.5 billion searching for players. Liverpool asserted itself by spending …

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Silva: Lookman is Everton’s present and future

Manager insists that the 20-year-old has equal claim to a starting role in his team as any of the new signings

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Fantasy Football Premier League deadline: When you need to pick YOUR team by

The Premier League transfer Deadline Day may have been on Thursday but the Fantasy Football deadline is still to come.<p>Don't end up like Manchester …

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Signings, managers, stadiums & rule changes – Guide to what’s new in the Premier League in 2018/19

The 2018/19 Premier League season gets started on Friday evening, but what’s new to look forward to once the action […]

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Silva excited to work with Lookman

New manager called winger Everton’s ‘present and future’ in Friday’s pre-Wolves press conference<p>Marco Silva quashed speculation surrounding Ademola Lookman’s Everton future by confirming he is a big part of his plans.<p>Lookman, 20, arrived from Charlton Athletic in January 2017 for a fee rising up to …

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