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Everton’s Niasse faces two-match ban for diving in a Premier League first

Everton forward Oumar Niasse is the first Premier League player to face retrospective punishment for simulation under new Football Association rules. Niasse won a sixth-minute penalty, converted by Leighton Baines, after Scott Dann was adjudged to have fouled him by referee Anthony Taylor during Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Selhurst Park. …

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Marco Silva backed to take Everton job as hunt for Koeman replacement goes on

Watford manager Marco Silva has emerged as one of the favourites to take over at Everton. After speculation surrounding Sam Allardyce and Burnley boss Sean Dyche, who have both been backed to shorter than even money since Ronald Koeman left the club in October, it now seems that the Toffees …

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‘Zaha is very important for us’ – Crystal Palace’s Cabaye

Yohan Cabaye has stressed the importance of Wilfried Zaha to Crystal Palace. Since the return of the 25-year-old from a knee injury picked on the opening day of the season, the fortunes of the Selhurst Park outfit has improved. Palace 6/4 to beat Everton Related The former Manchester United winger …

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First Stop: Merseyside – Everton legend takes UEFA Europa League Trophy on Tour

Not everyone will be able to get their hands on the famous UEFA Europa League trophy this season. But competition sponsors Enterprise Rent-A-Car are ensuring it will be seen by more than just the victors, after electing to take the trophy on a journey across the continent ahead of the …

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Fantasy Football: Sane steals the show for City and Fantasy teams

Matchweek 10 is now in the books and it was largely a re-establishing of the top six clubs. In fact, the only team from the top six last season that lost this weekend was Tottenham who fell to another top six club (Manchester United), so if you see a lot of …

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Leicester City v Everton Betting: Goalkeepers to have work cut out as Puel makes Foxes bow

Claude Puel will take charge of Leicester City for the first time when the Foxes face Everton in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The Frenchman led Southampton to the League Cup final last season, before guiding the Saints to an eighth place finish in the Premier League; the 56-year-old, …

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WATCH: Fan carrying child gets involved in Everton-Lyon players’ brawl

A fight broke out among several Everton and Lyon players during their Europa League game on Thursday after Ashley Williams pushed Anthony Lopes. The Toffees went down 2-1 to the French side at Goodison Park, a result which puts manager Ronald Koeman’s job in further doubt as their poor start …

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Premier League fixtures & results: TV schedule, live stream & guide to Week 8

Watford leapt above Arsenal in the Premier League table by claiming a dramatic 2-1 win over the Gunners on Saturday evening. Earlier in the day, Manchester United had held Liverpool to an uninspiring 0-0 draw at Anfield to kick off matchday eight of the English top-flight season. Watford double chance …

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Wayne Rooney avoids broken hand, fit to face Burnley

Everton forward Wayne Rooney has been passed fit to face Burnley after a scan ended fears he had broken his hand. Rooney played the whole match and scored as Everton were held to a 2-2 Europa League draw against Apollon Limassol at Goodison Park on Thursday. Rooney FGS 4/1 with dabblebet …

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Premier League Team of the Week: Aguero & Silva lead City charge

LUKASZ FABIANSKI | SWANSEA CITY The Poland international retains his place in goal after impressing once again at the weekend. Fabianski made eight saves in preserving Swansea’s clean sheet at Wembley, and frustrated Tottenham once again in their bid to win at their temporary home.  Swans 17/10 for clean sheet v …

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Atalanta v Everton betting: Flimsy defences ensures goals in Italy

Everton face a testing trip to Atalanta in Europa League Group E on Thursday night. Ronald Koeman’s men came through two qualifying rounds – against MFK Ruzomberok and Hajduk Split respectively – to reach the group stages and the Toffees will be determined to maintain their fine form in the …

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How old is Wayne Rooney? How much does he earn? Your top questions answered

It’s been a whirlwind few months for Wayne Rooney. The 31-year-old has left Manchester United, re-joined Everton and announced his retirement from international football. He has also hit the headlines for the wrong reasons having been arrested for drink driving and accused of infidelity. Related With the help of Google …

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‘I got a lucky one’ – Kane admits first goal was unintended

Harry Kane admitted his first Premier League goal of the season was a fluke, but insisted Tottenham were well-deserving of a 3-0 victory at Everton on Saturday. Kane continued his peculiar scoring drought in August, failing to net in games against Newcastle United, Chelsea and Burnley. Kane 11/4 first scorer …

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Barkley denies claims he snubbed Chelsea after undergoing medical

Everton’s Ross Barkley snubbed a deadline day move to Chelsea but has moved to rubbish reports suggesting that he underwent a medical at Stamford Bridge. The England international travelled to London on Thursday to discuss a potential switch to the reigning Premier League champions. Everton 16/1 to win the Europa …

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Chelsea v Everton Betting: Toffees to provide stern test of champions’ mettle

Chelsea’s title defence has begun in somewhat turbulent fashion, with matters on and off the pitch seemingly a far cry from the stability of last season. The Blues have looked vulnerable in their two matches so far which have brought a 3-2 home defeat by Burnley and a late 2-1 win …

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53 goals & 119 caps – Rooney’s England career in numbers

Wayne Rooney has called time on his international career with immediate effect, retiring whilst topping England’s leading goalscorer charts with 53 strikes. The former Three Lions skipper is beaten only by Peter Shilton in regards to caps for the England national team, with Rooney’s 119 just short of the former goalkeeper’s 125. Rooney 16/5 …

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Rooney joins Shearer in Premier League’s 200 club

Wayne Rooney has joined Alan Shearer in becoming just the second player to net 200 goals in the Premier League with his strike against Manchester City.  The former Manchester United captain finished calmly to put Everton 1-0 up at the Etihad Stadium, marking his second goal in as many games …

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Manchester to play host to fourth annual Football Writing Festival

Manchester will play host to the Football Writing Festival, which returns to the city for a fourth time and will run from Wednesday, August 30 until Thursday, September 7. It is the fourth time the annual event has been held. Numerous events will take place those with a passion for …

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Everton v Hajduk Split Betting: Defences likely to dominate at Goodison Park

Everton will be aiming put themselves on course for a place in the Europa League group stages when they welcome Hajduk Split to Goodison Park for Thursday’s first leg qualifier. Having opened the Premier League season with a 1-0 victory over Stoke City on Saturday, the Toffees are clear 4/17 …

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