Everton FC - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Everton FC Big decisions for players, coaches in EPL offseason LONDON (AP) — Few will be able to choreograph their farewells like Chelsea captain John Terry. Many players and managers in the English Premier League are in for messier departures in the close season. Nowhere in the league is there more uncertainty than at Arsenal, a club at a crossroads and out of the Champions League for the first time in two decades. ... Mon, 22 May 2017 15:38:00 GMT 2017-05-22T15:38:00Z Arsenal, Wenger fail to make Champions League after 20 years LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger's proud record is over: Arsenal has failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. Arsenal's hope of squeezing into the Premier League top four relied on Liverpool or Manchester City slipping up, but they both won easily on Sunday to join Chelsea and Tottenham in entering the Champions League. ... Sun, 21 May 2017 19:51:00 GMT 2017-05-21T19:51:00Z Arsenal's Champions League bid fails in 1st time in 20 years LONDON (AP) — Arsenal will be missing from the Champions League next season for the first time in 20 years after failing to squeeze into the Premier League's top four despite beating Everton 3-1 with 10 men in Sunday's finale. Comfortable victories for Manchester City and Liverpool prevented Arsene Wenger from maintaining a proud record of having steered ... Sun, 21 May 2017 16:01:00 GMT 2017-05-21T16:01:00Z Wenger gives little away as Arsenal faces top-4 exclusion LONDON (AP) — If Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is troubled about his future, he's not showing it. Approaching Sunday's Premier League season finale against Everton, which could determine whether Arsenal will play in the Champions League next season, Wenger again gave little away. Wenger's contract is up at the end of the season, so this... Fri, 19 May 2017 15:31:00 GMT 2017-05-19T15:31:00Z Kane scores 4 as EPL runner-up Tottenham routs Leicester 6-1 LEICESTER, England (AP) — Harry Kane scored four goals in Tottenham's 6-1 rout of Leicester on Thursday, ensuring the Premier League runner-up is closing out the season with a swagger despite missing out on the title. Kane will enter the final day of the season on Sunday in pole position to finish as top scorer, with the striker now on 26 league goals — t... Thu, 18 May 2017 22:14:00 GMT 2017-05-18T22:14:00Z What to watch in Europe's leagues as season reaches climax What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend as season ends in England, Spain, Germany and France: SPAIN The final round is spread across three days, culminating in the title deciders on Sunday evening. Real Madrid needs only a draw to secure its first league title since 2012... Thu, 18 May 2017 16:19:00 GMT 2017-05-18T16:19:00Z Arsenal keeps Champions League qualification hopes alive LONDON (AP) — Alexis Sanchez kept Arsenal's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League alive heading to the final day of the English Premier League after scoring twice to beat Sunderland 2-0 on Tuesday. Arsenal remained fifth in the standings, a point behind Liverpool and three adrift of Manchester City. Arsene Wenger will be relying on Liverpool or Man... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:16:00 GMT 2017-05-16T21:16:00Z Month-by-month: How Chelsea won the English Premier League LONDON (AP) — A look at Chelsea's path to the English Premier League title: AUGUST Antonio Conte's reign began with a 2-1 win over West Ham as the first of three Premier League wins in the month. Watford was beaten 2-1 and Burnley 3-0. Month league record: Played three, won three. League position: Second, behind Manch... Fri, 12 May 2017 21:45:00 GMT 2017-05-12T21:45:00Z Barkley scores as Everton beats Watford 1-0 in EPL LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Ross Barkley gave Everton one more reason to try and keep him as the attacking midfielder scored in a 1-0 win against Watford in the English Premier League on Friday. Given far too much space to receive Tom Davies' pass, the England midfielder advanced before hitting a low, dipping shot in the 56th minute. Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes may have ... Fri, 12 May 2017 21:25:00 GMT 2017-05-12T21:25:00Z Chelsea takes wild ride back to summit of English soccer WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Chelsea is back at the summit of English soccer, completing a wild roller-coaster ride over the past three years. After cruising to the Premier League trophy by eight points in 2015, the London club finished in 10th place the following year in the worst title defense in league history. On Friday, Chelsea re... Fri, 12 May 2017 21:22:00 GMT 2017-05-12T21:22:00Z Everton coach Koeman gives ultimatum to Barkley LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — England midfielder Ross Barkley has a 10-day deadline to decide on his future at Everton. Everton manager Ronald Koeman said Thursday that Barkley must sign a new deal at the Premier League club by the final day of the season or he will be sold. "We don't wait till August," Koeman said. "Next weekend, we need a... Thu, 11 May 2017 18:07:00 GMT 2017-05-11T18:07:00Z Swansea the big winner as EPL relegation fight heats up With an arm draped around one of his players, Swansea manager Paul Clement walked toward the team's celebrating fans and held up two of his fingers. Two games to secure English Premier League survival. And this relegation battle could go right to the wire. Swansea was the big winner on Saturday as the fight to stay in the world's riches... Sat, 06 May 2017 19:34:00 GMT 2017-05-06T19:34:00Z Swansea beats Everton 1-0, out of EPL relegation zone SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Swansea moved out of the English Premier League relegation zone by beating Everton 1-0 thanks to Fernando Llorente's first-half goal on Saturday. The striker bundled in a far-post cross with his left shoulder in the 29th minute for his 13th goal of the season, allowing Swansea to climb above Hull and out of the bottom three with two games remaining. Hul... Sat, 06 May 2017 18:26:00 GMT 2017-05-06T18:26:00Z Everton says Lennon being treated for stress-related illness LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton says winger Aaron Lennon is receiving treatment for a "stress-related illness," following reports that he was detained by police amid concerns for his welfare. The Premier League club said Wednesday that it was supporting the 30-year-old Lennon through his issues. Greater Manchester Police said in a sta... Wed, 03 May 2017 09:58:00 GMT 2017-05-03T09:58:00Z David Moyes: The 'Chosen One' hits rock bottom at Sunderland MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Exactly four years ago, David Moyes received the phone call that would change his life. It was from Alex Ferguson, who was about to announce his retirement as Manchester United manager after nearly 27 years at England's biggest club. He wanted to speak face to face with Moyes, then in charge of Everton, and would ask him to be his successor at Old ... Tue, 02 May 2017 15:51:00 GMT 2017-05-02T15:51:00Z Chelsea keeps Tottenham 4 points behind in title pursuit LONDON (AP) — Chelsea passed the toughest test of the title run-in to keep Tottenham at arm's length. Antonio Conte's side took 66 minutes to break through Everton's resistance on Sunday before winning 3-0 to remain four points ahead of Tottenham. Even if Tottenham cannot overhaul Chelsea in the final four games to win the title for the... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:08:00 GMT 2017-04-30T21:08:00Z Chelsea beats Everton to close in on Premier League title LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Pedro Rodriguez scored an eye-catching long-range goal as Chelsea closed in on the Premier League title by beating Everton 3-0 on Sunday. Chelsea stayed four points ahead of Tottenham, which beat Arsenal 2-0 in the north London derby. Antonio Conte will be guaranteed the trophy in his first season in charge of Chelsea if the leaders win three of the... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:58:00 GMT 2017-04-30T19:58:00Z Conte looking to make Chelsea impenetrable again LONDON (AP) — Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is no fan of statistics. Still, the Italian cannot ignore one numerical fact: his team, four points ahead of Tottenham at the top of the Premier League with five games to play, has not kept a clean sheet in 11 league games. "I don't like stats a lot, but it's important to know. Sometimes the s... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:32:00 GMT 2017-04-28T15:32:00Z Spurs ready to end 22 years of pain and finish above Arsenal LONDON (AP) — For 22 years, there has been one certainty in the English Premier League: Arsenal finishing above Tottenham. Arsenal fans have even coined a term to celebrate the point in the season when their team cannot be overtaken in the standings by Tottenham: St. Totteringham's Day . Even when Tottenham entered the final day of last... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:27:00 GMT 2017-04-27T17:27:00Z Troubled career of banned soccer player Joey Barton LONDON (AP) — Joey Barton has been suspended from all football activity for 18 months with immediate effect after the Burnley midfielder admitted to a Football Association misconduct charge related to betting. It is the latest incident in the 34-year-old Barton's troubled career: Dec. 2004: While at Manchester City, Barton stubs lit cigar in the eye of te... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:18:00 GMT 2017-04-26T15:18:00Z Europa-chasing Everton held by West Ham in Premier League LONDON (AP) — West Ham held Europa League-chasing Everton to a dull 0-0 Premier League draw on Saturday. In a game of half-chances, Manuel Lanzini's goalbound second-half effort for West Ham was the closest any of the two sides came to finding a goal. The point takes Everton above Arsenal into sixth place but the north London club has t... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:26:00 GMT 2017-04-22T16:26:00Z Firmino grabs another winner, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0 WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Roberto Firmino scored a winning goal for the second straight game as Liverpool beat West Bromwich Albion 1-0 in the Premier League on Sunday to cement its place in the Champions League qualification positions. The Brazil forward headed home at a free kick in first-half stoppage time to lift Liverpool back above Manchester Ci... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 14:30:00 GMT 2017-04-16T14:30:00Z Barkley inspires Everton to win vs Burnley after tricky week LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Ross Barkley inspired Everton to an eighth successive Premier League home success by beating Burnley 3-1 on Saturday at the end of a tricky week for the midfielder. Barkley was allegedly punched on a night out and was then inadvertently embroiled in a dispute which saw The Sun newspaper banned from the club after derogatory comments about him from c... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 16:33:00 GMT 2017-04-15T16:33:00Z Everton midfielder Barkley assaulted, lawyers say LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Ross Barkley's lawyers say the Everton midfielder was attacked by a stranger during a night out. A Liverpool police force is investigating the incident, footage of which appeared on social media showing Barkley getting punched in the face. Law firm Himsworths Legal says in a statement that "Ross was the victim ... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:21:00 GMT 2017-04-10T14:21:00Z Lukaku double helps Everton end Leicester's winning run LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Two goals from Romelu Lukaku ensured Everton ended Craig Shakespeare's perfect record as Leicester manager with an entertaining 4-2 victory in the Premier League on Sunday. There were four goals in the opening 23 minutes, with teenager Tom Davies giving Everton the lead after just 30 seconds. Islam Slimani and Marc Albrighton hit back for the champi... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 18:39:00 GMT 2017-04-09T18:39:00Z Ibrahimovic inspiration keeps Man United in top-four race LONDON (AP) — After 30 minutes of Sunday's Premier League game against Sunderland, Manchester United appeared in danger of meandering its way to another disappointing result. Thankfully for manager Jose Mourinho, Zlatan Ibrahimovic had other ideas. The Swedish forward demanded the ball be played to him on the edge of the penalty area, a... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 18:11:00 GMT 2017-04-09T18:11:00Z Liverpool forward Mane set for knee surgery, out for season LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is to undergo surgery on a left knee injury and has been ruled out for the rest of the season. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says the need for surgery means "it's clear, season over." Mane, Liverpool's top scorer this season with 13 league goals, limped off after hurting his knee ... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:29:00 GMT 2017-04-07T11:29:00Z Soccer weekend: What to watch in Europe's main leagues What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: SPAIN Real Madrid will have the Spanish league lead on the line when it hosts Atletico Madrid in the city derby on Saturday. Madrid will be defending its two-point lead over Barcelona against an Atletico team in its best spell of ... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 11:41:00 GMT 2017-04-06T11:41:00Z Late equalizer provides little solace for Man United in EPL MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Winning the Europa League is looking increasingly like Manchester United's best chance of getting back in the Champions League for next season. It's 20 Premier League games without defeat for United after Zlatan Ibrahimovic, back from suspension, converted a stoppage-time penalty to salvage a 1-1 draw against Everton at Old Trafford on Tuesday. ... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 05:58:00 GMT 2017-04-05T05:58:00Z Late Ibrahimovic penalty salvages United 1-1 draw vs Everton MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic converted a penalty in the fourth minute of stoppage time as Manchester United salvaged a 1-1 draw against Everton to extend its unbeaten run in the Premier League to 20 matches on Tuesday. In a dramatic finish, Everton defender Ashley Williams blocked a shot by United substitute Luke Shaw with his hand — earn... 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