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Everton Put Wheels In Motion Ahead Of Stadium Move

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The historic Goodison Park has been home to the blue half of Merseyside since 1892 with the ground having hosted more top-flight English football matches than any other, however Everton Football Club yesterday officially outlined plans which will see the club move away from their historic home to a new ground based on the Walton Hall Park site.

Everton 3-6 Chelsea - The goals and report from one hell of a game!

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The English Premier League is quite simply the best league in the world and yesterday at Goodison Park was a fine advert for our game. Two teams fighting for the win, refusing to give up and it turned into a cracker!

I think both sets of supporters headed into the game thinking it would be a tight, tense affair and maybe a goal would win this one.

European Weekend Rewind: Man City top Everton; Levante stun Atletico; and more

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Thanks to some heroics from striker Edin Dzeko, Manchester City are two wins away from an English Premier League title.

Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City team defeated fifth-place Everton, who were eliminated from Champions League contention, on Saturday by a scoreline of 3-2 at Goodison Park.

The Story Behind David Moyes’ Departure From Manchester United

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A grim reaper haunted David Moyes from the stands directly beside the dugout as the Scot returned to Goodison Park to watch his old side Everton host Manchester United on Sunday. A day later, a leak from Old Trafford spread across all media outlets suggesting that Moyes had lost his job. Two days later, Manchester United FC officially confirmed the news.

European Weekend Rewind: Everton defeat Arsenal; Atletico hang on to win; and more

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For the last 16 seasons, Arsene Wenger has managed Arsenal to a top-four, Champions League-qualifying spot in the English Premier League table.

After Sunday's trip to Goodison Park, the Gunners are going to need some outside help if they are to make it 17 straight.

European Weekend Preview: First-place Chelsea host Everton; Barcelona visit Sociedad; and more

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Although Chelsea failed to advance in the FA Cup last weekend, the Blues still hold a narrow lead in the race for the English Premier League title.

But in order to keep that advantage intact through the weekend, Jose Mourinho's men will have to avoid disappointment at Stamford Bridge against a team that beat them earlier in the season.

Everton Sign Winger Aiden McGeady From Spartak Moscow

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Everton have completed the signing of Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady from Spartak Moscow for an undisclosed fee.

The player was paraded at Goodison Park before Everton's match today against Norwich City.

Manager Roberto Martinez tried to sign McGeady when he was in charge at Wigan Athletic, but was unable to get the former Celtic footballer.

Everton Vs Liverpool: Team news, probable Starting XI and Predictions

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Saturday, November 23, 2013
Everton vs Liverpool
Goodison Park
Kick-off: 12.45 GMT

The reds travel to Goodison Park this weekend to face Everton in an exciting Premier League clash with both sides having fantastic starts to the season. Everton are undefeated in their last 14 home matches in the Premier League, with a clean sheet in their last 3 matches in the Premier League.

Moyes takes first step in United shake-up

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Manchester United are set to addthe Premier League's head of elite performance John Murtough to David Moyes' staff at Old Trafford, with Murtough set to be reunited with the former Everton manager, under whom he worked at Goodison Park.

Murtough was in charge of the academy at Everton during David Moyes' tenure on Merseyside, a position he held in two separate spells at Goodison Park.

Tottenham Have A Fine Framework In Place To Build Towards A Promising Future

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There's been a fair bit of criticism for Tottenham following their 0-0 draw with Everton. Second place was there for the taking for either side, but the two teams canceled each other out and a draw was ultimately a fair result.

Focusing solely on the North London outfit, there seems to be a general consensus that a draw was an opportunity missed.

Everton vs Newcastle – Match Preview

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Newcastle face a tough task tonight at Goodison Park, where we rarely do well, although last year we got a good 2-2 draw in the corresponding game, and came from behind twice to come away with the point. Newcastle will be looking for the second away win in the league tonight, and if we can [...]

Pardew – Newcastle Ready For This Game Tonight

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Newcastle have a chance to redeem themselves at Goodison Park tonight after a very poor and inept performance in our last league game at home to Hull City nine days ago, but it's certainly not going to be easy against a strong Everton side. Alan Pardew - we're ready Everton are unbeaten this season, and [.

Unbeaten Everton Already Reaping The Benefits Of Roberto Martinez’s Influence

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It's still there. That Everton spirit. The coveted togetherness that many predicted would cease the second David Moyes walked out of Goodison Park. In fact, it's been more prominent than ever in the past seven days. It's helped Everton to their first two victories of the campaign and of Roberto Martinez's tenure as manager; they remain unbeaten in the opening five games.

Chelsea's Jose Mourinho Contradicts Himself in Post Match Comments

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Chelsea lost their first match of the season yesterday, as Everton proved to be too much for the London side at Goodison Park. Though the Blues certainly had their chances, they were unable to convert any of them and paid the price when Everton scored just at the end of the first half.

"We made a mistake in the last minute of the first half where we lost the ball in a strange situation and we conceded a goal.

Manchester United new boy Marouane Fellaini: ‘I want to win trophies’

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Marouane Fellaini says he has joined Manchester United because he wants to win trophies. The Belgium international was aware that former club Everton were keen for him to stay. But after five years at Goodison Park the 25-year-old felt it was time to move on to pursue his ambitions of winning silverware and playing in [.

Liverpool aim to snatch Everton target Guilherme Siqueira

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Liverpool are hoping to pip Merseyside rivals Everton to the signing of Guilherme Siqueira. The Toffees have reportedly had an agreement in place to sign the Granada left-back for most of the summer. But the Spanish outfit and the player both know that the move is conditional on Leighton Baines joining Manchester United.

Everton Exploring Site For Potential New Stadium ‘Close’ to Goodison Park: Nightly Soccer Report

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Everton Football Club are exploring options to build a new ground near Goodison Park in Liverpool.

"We have identified a site close to Goodison and we have a [Liverpool] council at the moment who are extremely positive in their desire to help us," said Everton chairman Bill Kenwright. "If we take forward what we're looking at now, I think you would be happier than sharing with the Reds.

Roberto Martinez confirmed as new Everton manager

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Everton have confirmed that Roberto Martinez is their new manager. The FA Cup-winning (and relegated) Wigan boss will be officially unveiled as a press conference this afternoon. A statement on the Toffees' website reads: "Everton Football Club is today delighted to confirm the appointment of Roberto Martinez as its next manager.

Roberto Martinez Appointed Everton Manager On Four-Year Deal

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Roberto Martinez has been appointed as manager of Everton Football Club on a four-year deal to replace David Moyes at Goodison Park.

"Everton Football Club is today delighted to confirm the appointment of Roberto Martinez as its next manager," said a statement by Everton FC. "The 39-year-old Spaniard joins from Wigan Athletic and has signed a four-year contract at Goodison Park.

Roberto Martinez Appointed Everton Manager On Four-Year Deal

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Roberto Martinez has been appointed as manager of Everton Football Club on a four-year deal to replace David Moyes at Goodison Park.

"Everton Football Club is today delighted to confirm the appointment of Roberto Martinez as its next manager," said a statement by Everton FC. "The 39-year-old Spaniard joins from Wigan Athletic and has signed a four-year contract at Goodison Park.

Moyes may move for Fellaini – and why he’s the right player for United

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David Moyes has taken the toughest job in world football replacing the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford. The former Everton boss inherits a Premier League winning squad full of talent and a transfer kitty that he has never been used to at Goodison Park. With the aim for next season sure to be retaining the Premier League title, and putting a challenge in for the Champions League, smart moves in the transfer market are needed this summer.

Everton Have Much to Be Positive About Despite David Moyes Departure

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As an Everton supporter, it's a peculiar feeling knowing that the next time David Moyes sets foot in Goodison Park, he will make his way to the opposition dugout.

Even then, despite the fact he will sporting a red tie, Moyes will be welcomed back to Goodison Park. For his reign will certainly be looked back upon fondly.

GIF It: Everton legend Duncan Ferguson suggestively pops a mint in his mouth while talking to David Moyes’ dad

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At least we assume it's a mint. Otherwise Big Dunc and Moyes' dad decided to pop some pills in the stands to guarantee the atmosphere was buzzing for David's Goodison Park send-off.

Everton confirm David Moyes will leave at the end of the season and that he wants to join Man Utd

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Everton have confirmed that manager David Moyes will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the season. Moyes has told the club that he wants to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. A Toffees statement reads: "Everton can confirm that David Moyes will leave the club at the end of [.

Everton Transfer News: Phil Neville Set to Depart Goodison Park This Summer

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Phil Neville and Everton will part ways this summer for what has been a mutually rewarding experience since 2005/06 for both club and player. The former Manchester United man recently announced he would be moving on from Goodison Park this summer in hopes of continuing to feature in first team football.

Video: Lee Nelson’s Well Good Pitch Invasion (Everton vs Manchester City)

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Comedian Simon Brodkin was arrested after invading the Goodison Park pitch in full Manchester City training kit ahead of Saturday's match against Everton. Brodkin, best known for his BBC Three show in the guise of his comic creation Lee Nelson, joined City players for their warm-up ahead of the match dressed as his footballing alter [.

Everton vs. Manchester City: Questions at Goodison Park Before Kick Off

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Grey clouds of uncertainty now surround Goodison Park, and they come as no surprise after the disappointment in Everton's loss to Wigan Athletic last weekend.

For the team to overcome such frustration, some questions require further explanation.

Top five conclusions: FA Cup quarter-final weekend

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1. A 5-0 win plus a replay between Manchester United and Chelsea: Manchester City were the undoubted winners of the weekend. 2. United can thank David De Gea's big toe for preventing them exiting two cup competitions in a week. 3. Wigan's Callum McManaman is probably no longer welcome on the Goodison Park terraces after [.

Everton Push Ahead in FA Cup with 3-1 Victory over Oldham Athletic

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Although it proved a testy affair at Goodison Park, Everton eventually overwhelmed a spirited Oldham Athletic 3-1 to book a meeting in the FA Cup quarterfinals with Wigan Athletic.

David Moyes' side struggled at times to penetrate the League One strugglers, but a clinical finish from Belgian winger Kevin Mirallas set the tone in the 15th minute of the replay.

Everton vs. Oldham Athletic: Players to Watch in FA Cup Fifth Round Replay

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Everton and Oldham Athletic meet in the replay of their FA Cup fifth round fixture on Tuesday. In the initial encounter, both sides were locked in a 2-2 thrilling stalemate.

Now, Everton manager David Moyes will expect a better performance from his side in order to advance further in the competition, following recent disappointments in the league.

Moyes won’t commit his future at Everton right now

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Everton manager David Moyes is just one month away from completing his 11th anniversary at the Merseyside club but wants to wait until the end of the season before resolving his future.

Moyes will decide his future after the end of the season.

QPR joins the race for Man City’s Joleon Lescott

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Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott could be on his way out of the club in the January transfer window as QPR boss Harry Redknapp is ready to meet his £90,000 per week wage demands.

Jolean Lescott was an integral part of manager Roberto Mancini's plan last season as City went on to lift the Barclays Premier League title for the first time in 44 years.

Everton Report Annual Loss of £9.1m, Unlikely to Move in January Transfer Window

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After David Moyes released the same statement he makes every time he is pestered by the media about Everton's transfer prospects, the accounts released by the club showing an annual loss of£9.1m further cemented the opinion that the Toffees will not be making any major moves in January.

Everton vs. Chelsea Reaction: Injury Problems Finally Come Back to Haunt Toffees in Blues Loss

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After only one minute played in their home fixture against a resurgent Chelsea under Rafael Benitez, it all seemed like good news for Everton.

Following a headed effort from Victor Anichebe that struck the post, midfielder Steven Pienaar fired in the rebound and the Toffees found themselves 1-0 up and quickly in control of the match.

Everton vs Chelsea: 4 Players to Watch at Goodison Park

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Two well established squads in Chelsea and Everton clash this weekend at Goodison Park. Chelsea and Everton both have experienced exceptional form as of late with Chelsea reaching 3rd place in the Premier League (10-5-3) on 35 points, 11 behind leaders Manchester United.

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With no further news of injuries, the main question is over formation ahead of Sunday's game at Goodison Park. Emmanuel Adebayor is available again after suspension so will Andre Villas-Boas pair Ade with Jermain Defoe up front or will the coach choose a more defensive 4-2-3-1 away from home?

In defence, injuries mean that it's likely to be either Gallas and Caulker in the centre with Vertonghen switching to the left or alternatively, Kyle Naughton may fill in at left back with Jan moving back to the centre.

English Premier League

English Football Weekly: Arsenal’s Resurgence; The Loan Market; Week 4 Recap

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In this weekly column, I take a look back at the weekend's English Premier League and domestic cup action and the talking points that it throws up, as well as any significant news related to English football at large. Follow me @vincetalksfooty for regular updates throughout the week.

Top 10 conclusions: Premier League weekend, 8-9 December

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1. It's well known that Manchester City have money to throw around, but coppers aimed at Rio Ferdinand's eye is taking things a bit too far. Bound to fall foul of the Financial Fair Play regulations. 2. Fernando Torres is scoring goals and smiling. That makes at least one person at Stamford Bridge who's delighted [.

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RoM Reads

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Scott writes for Bleacher Report about the key battles at Goodison Park.

Scott writes for The Metro about Gundogan's contract extension.

The Telegraph reckons Moyes won't get a good reception on Sunday.

Pride of all Europe looks at the young players that can join the first team next season.

First women’s soccer team in Philly, 1922

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Women's soccer has come a long way. In Philadelphia in 1922, it came all the way from England.