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Why it’s time to consider David Silva amongst the Premier League greats

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It's not often home supporters come out of their stadium after a poor result in awe of an opposition player.

Usually, your own side's unsatisfactory performance, a dubious refereeing decision or any kind of subsequent emotional veneer clouds judgement. But Manchester City's David Silva managed to achieve the aforementioned rare feat after his virtuoso effort against Everton in his team's comprehensive 2-0 victory at Goodison Park.

Why it’s time to consider David Silva amongst the Premier League greats

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It's not often home supporters come out of their stadium after a poor result in awe of an opposition player.

Usually, your own side's unsatisfactory performance, a dubious refereeing decision or any kind of subsequent emotional veneer clouds judgement. But Manchester City's David Silva managed to achieve the aforementioned rare feat after his virtuoso effort against Everton in his team's comprehensive 2-0 victory at Goodison Park.

Everton 0-2 Manchester City: Citizens move into top spot [VIDEO]

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Aleksandar Kolarov and Samir Nasri struck in the second half as Manchester City maintained their winning to the season with a 2-0 victory at Everton.

Kolarov drove home from a tight angle to break the deadlock after 60 minutes of a compelling Barclays Premier League encounter at Goodison Park before substitute Nasri wrapped up victory in the closing minutes.

Everton 0-2 Manchester City: Citizens move into top spot [VIDEO]

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Aleksandar Kolarov and Samir Nasri struck in the second half as Manchester City maintained their winning to the season with a 2-0 victory at Everton.

Kolarov drove home from a tight angle to break the deadlock after 60 minutes of a compelling Barclays Premier League encounter at Goodison Park before substitute Nasri wrapped up victory in the closing minutes.

Everton must continue striving for higher standards after Southampton masterclass

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After two rounds of Premier League action, there's no team that's put in a pair of performances quite as contrasting as Everton.

A moribund, stagnant display gave rise to major concerns that had not been learned from the abject showings throughout 2014-15. Coupled with the lack of summer transfer activity, there was a stale atmosphere at Goodison Park for the 2-2 draw with Watford in Week 1.

Everton must continue striving for higher standards after Southampton masterclass

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After two rounds of Premier League action, there's no team that's put in a pair of performances quite as contrasting as Everton.

A moribund, stagnant display gave rise to major concerns that had not been learned from the abject showings throughout 2014-15. Coupled with the lack of summer transfer activity, there was a stale atmosphere at Goodison Park for the 2-2 draw with Watford in Week 1.

Roberto Martinez criticizes ‘pre-season’ Everton performance against Watford

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Everton boss Roberto Martinez accused his team of having been in "pre-season mode" in the first half of their 2-2 draw with Watford.

The promoted visitors took a surprise lead in the 14th minute of the Barclays Premier League opening-day clash at Goodison Park through Miguel Layun, and the Toffees struggled to muster much of a response before the interval.

2015/16 Premier League team preview: Everton

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After one season which yielded so much promise and another which was an unmitigated disaster, the upcoming campaign is a vital one for Everton boss Roberto Martinez.

An appalling pre-season paved the way for a terrible start to 2014-15. The domestic calendar was interspersed with Europa League football at Goodison Park and with regular injuries to key players, the Toffees really struggled to accrue any kind of positive momentum.

2015/16 Premier League team preview: Everton

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After one season which yielded so much promise and another which was an unmitigated disaster, the upcoming campaign is a vital one for Everton boss Roberto Martinez.

An appalling pre-season paved the way for a terrible start to 2014-15. The domestic calendar was interspersed with Europa League football at Goodison Park and with regular injuries to key players, the Toffees really struggled to accrue any kind of positive momentum.

Everton icon Duncan Ferguson deserves his testimonial date at Goodison Park

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Testimonials are typically a time to look back and wistfully reminisce. So after it was announced Everton would be hosting a belated one for former striker Duncan Ferguson against Villarreal, it was no surprise to see a poll running on the club's official website recollecting some of the current first team coach's best moments in a blue shirt.

Everton icon Duncan Ferguson deserves his testimonial date at Goodison Park

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Testimonials are typically a time to look back and wistfully reminisce. So after it was announced Everton would be hosting a belated one for former striker Duncan Ferguson against Villarreal, it was no surprise to see a poll running on the club's official website recollecting some of the current first team coach's best moments in a blue shirt.

Rooney’s season could be over

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Wayne Rooney's season could be over following the knee injury the Manchester United captain sustained against Everton on Sunday afternoon.

According to the Daily Mirror, United are worried that Rooney, who limped off in the final stages of United's 3-0 defeat at Goodison Park after colliding with Daley Blind, could miss the remaining four league games with what appears to be a rather serious injury problem.

A year after Moyes, United are on their way back

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A year ago yesterday, Manchester United lost 2-0 at Goodison Park, as goals form Kevin Mirallas and Leighton Baines propelled Everton towards a Europa League spot, while United's travelling support watched on aghast.

David Moyes' wretched spell at Unitedhad been brought to an end on the same turf wherethe Scotsman had forged his reputation, one which had convinced his predecessor that he would be the right man for the job.

Sylvester Stallone To Special Deliver Half-Time Motivational Speech At Goodison Park Tonight

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By Chris Wright

Having first visited Goodison parkseemingly of out the blue in 2007 as the guest of a business associate, Everton's least likely celebrity fan, Mr Sylvester Stallone, is to grace the stadium once again tonight alongside one of his latest co-stars, Liverpudlian boxer (and Toffees fan) Tony Belew.

‘Golden Gloves’ Adrian Recalls Moment of Glory for West Ham United

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Adrian was savoring his "best moment" since joining West Ham after the goalkeeper scored the winning penalty in the Hammers' FA Cup third-round replay win over Everton.

Tuesday night's contest went the distance after the two sides could not be separated in the initial tie at Goodison Park seven days previous.

‘Golden Gloves’ Adrian Recalls Moment of Glory for West Ham United

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Adrian was savoring his "best moment" since joining West Ham after the goalkeeper scored the winning penalty in the Hammers' FA Cup third-round replay win over Everton.

Tuesday night's contest went the distance after the two sides could not be separated in the initial tie at Goodison Park seven days previous.

Is Roberto Martinez falling back into old habits?

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With Everton staying in the FA Cup on Tuesday night with an 11th hour escape, Roberto Martinez was spared growing pressure on his job at Goodison Park. Domestically, the Toffees have lost the last four outings, with their last win coming at home versus basement dwellers Queens Park Rangers.

Romelu Lukaku’s Rescue Act The First Step On Everton’s Long Road To Recovery

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Gripped by the elation of a late Romelu Lukaku goal, the humdrum of Everton supporters slinking out of Goodison Park at the end of their third round FA Cup tieheralded a significant moment.

It'd be naive to brand it as a turning point and it certainly won't be a recipe for quick fix, but the Belgian's acrobatic finish capped off a display that could be a vital catalyst for the Toffees' recuperation process.

Romelu Lukaku’s Rescue Act The First Step On Everton’s Long Road To Recovery

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Gripped by the elation of a late Romelu Lukaku goal, the humdrum of Everton supporters slinking out of Goodison Park at the end of their third round FA Cup tieheralded a significant moment.

It'd be naive to brand it as a turning point and it certainly won't be a recipe for quick fix, but the Belgian's acrobatic finish capped off a display that could be a vital catalyst for the Toffees' recuperation process.

Everton vs QPR, Premier League Gameweek 16: TV Times and Open Thread

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The final match of the Premier League weekend kicks off tonight at a chilly Goodison Park where Everton take on Queens Park Rangers.

After Burnley beat Southampton 1-0 on Saturday, The Clarets leapfrogged over the R's, pushing QPR back into the bottom three of the Premier League. But a win or draw tonight for Harry Redknapp's side will push them above Burnley in the race to avoid relegation.

Everton vs QPR, Premier League Gameweek 16: TV Times and Open Thread

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The final match of the Premier League weekend kicks off tonight at a chilly Goodison Park where Everton take on Queens Park Rangers.

After Burnley beat Southampton 1-0 on Saturday, The Clarets leapfrogged over the R's, pushing QPR back into the bottom three of the Premier League. But a win or draw tonight for Harry Redknapp's side will push them above Burnley in the race to avoid relegation.

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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By JUSTIN FERGUSON

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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By JUSTIN FERGUSON

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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By JUSTIN FERGUSON

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.

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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.

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.