4:16 AM EST, Sat November 26, 2022
Royal Blue Mersey 16 mins ago
Everton News: Godfrey update, Chukwueze & Gyokeres linked again, World Cup How to Watch

Everton News: Godfrey update, Chukwueze & Gyokeres linked again, World Cup How to Watch

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via It’s Day 7 of the global showcase, here’s all the viewing info you need Welcome to Day 7 of the 2022 World Cup! With Premier League action halted for the global showcase, we’re going to pivot to covering the World Cup for the next month or so, with an Everton focus. The Blues are on their tour to Australia so we’ll continue with coverage on that, but we’re also going to have all the viewing information you will need for the tournament in Qatar on a daily basis, with in-depth coverage on some teams of interest - England,...
Royal Blue Mersey 1 hour ago
Everton Women vs Sheffield United: Continental Cup Match Preview

Everton Women vs Sheffield United: Continental Cup Match Preview

Photo by Cameron Smith/ Blues look to get back to winning ways and strengthen qualification bid The World Cup will take a backseat for Everton Women’s fans this weekend as the Blues go in search of their second Continental Cup win of the competition, with Sheffield United standing in the way. The Toffees head to Yorkshire off the back of two WSL defeats to Chelsea and Manchester City, so a break from league football may be just what the doctor ordered for Brian Sorensen’s side. Everton kicked off this season’s cup campaign with a hard-fought victory over Aston...
Royal Blue Mersey 17 hours ago
World Cup Recaps: Qatar 1-3 Senegal | Gana & co. cruise against hosts

World Cup Recaps: Qatar 1-3 Senegal | Gana & co. cruise against hosts

Photo by Stuart Franklin/ Too many blunders at the back doomed Qatar even before the scoring got under way Senegal positioned themselves favorably to get into the next round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup with their 3-1 defeat of hosts Qatar on Friday evening. The home team did not seriously threaten until the final third of the match with the result beyond doubt. Meanwhile, Everton central defensive midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye helped to boss proceedings from a more advanced position - as has already been witnessed in the early stages of this tournament - and the Lions...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 25, 2022
Everton News: Takeover latest, Lampard talks Australia, and World Cup How to Watch

Everton News: Takeover latest, Lampard talks Australia, and World Cup How to Watch

Youngster Ishé Samuels-Smith  | Photo by Emma Simpson - Everton FC/Everton FC via It’s Day 6 of the FIFA World Cup, here’s all the viewing info you need and the best of Everton News Welcome to Day 6 of the 2022 World Cup! With Premier League action halted for the global showcase, we’re going to pivot to covering the World Cup for the next month or so, with an Everton focus. We’re also going to have all the viewing information you will need for the tournament in Qatar on a daily basis, with in-depth coverage on some teams of interest - England, Belgium,...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 24, 2022
Everton’s injury problems continue to mount

Everton’s injury problems continue to mount

Photo by George Wood/ The casualty list grows even when they aren’t playing competitive football Frank Lampard has confirmed midfielder James Garner will be out for around two months with a back injury. The former Manchester United missed the final Premier League game before the World Cup against Bournemouth with the issue and it has now been confirmed he will not return until 2023. There was some better news on Tom Davies. The 24-year-old was sent home from Everton’s tour of Australia early after picking up a knee problem and there were fears he could be out for...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 24, 2022
Isaac Price is right for Everton - How the youngsters did in Australia

Isaac Price is right for Everton - How the youngsters did in Australia

Isaac Price | Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Gordon gets deserved hat-trick but Price steals the show in final game of tour down under It’s quite rare for someone to score three goals and yet still be overshadowed performance-wise but that is what happened on Wednesday in Australia as a re-invigorated display from Anthony Gordon with some great finishing was eclipsed by another young Blue making only his second first team start, midfielder Isaac Price. Everton went on to thump their opponents Western Sydney Wanderers 5-1. So how did the Under 21s sextet of...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 24, 2022
Everton News: Big victory down under, Onana wins, Iwobi contract extension, and World Cup How to Watch

Everton News: Big victory down under, Onana wins, Iwobi contract extension, and World Cup How to Watch

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via It’s Day 5 of the FIFA World Cup, here’s all the viewing info you need and the best of Everton News Welcome to Day 5 of the 2022 World Cup! With Premier League action halted for the global showcase, we’re going to pivot to covering the World Cup for the next month or so, with an Everton focus. The Blues are on their tour to Australia so we’ll continue with coverage on that, but we’re also going to have all the viewing information you will need for the tournament in Qatar on a daily basis, with in-depth coverage on some...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 23, 2022
Gordon hat-trick in big Everton win - Match Recap, Goals & Highlights

Gordon hat-trick in big Everton win - Match Recap, Goals & Highlights

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via The Blues end their Australia tour on a positive note with a 5-1 win over Western Sydney Wanderers Everton ran out comfortable 5-1 winners over hosts Western Sydney Wanderers to end their two-game Australian tour unbeaten after a win on penalties over Scottish side Celtic on Sunday. The Blues got a hat-trick from forward Anthony Gordon along with scores from Neal Maupay and a first senior goal for youngster Tom Cannon as well. The Blues started in a 4-3-3 formation with Isaac Price once again playing a starring role in the middle...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 23, 2022
Everton News: Cole talks tour, Onana on Lampard influence, World Cup How to Watch

Everton News: Cole talks tour, Onana on Lampard influence, World Cup How to Watch

Photo by Christopher Furlong/ It’s Day 4 of the FIFA World Cup, here’s all the viewing info you need and the best of Everton News Welcome to Day 4 of the 2022 World Cup! With Premier League action halted for the global showcase, we’re going to pivot to covering the World Cup for the next month or so, with an Everton focus. The Blues are on their tour to Australia so we’ll continue with coverage on that, but we’re also going to have all the viewing information you will need for the tournament in Qatar on a daily basis, with in-depth coverage on some teams of...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 23, 2022
World Cup Recaps: England 6-2 Iran | Pickford Beaten Twice in Dominant Victory

World Cup Recaps: England 6-2 Iran | Pickford Beaten Twice in Dominant Victory

Everton’s Jordan Pickford is beaten by Mehdi Taremi | Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP via The Three Lions get off to a roaring start Gareth Southgate’s England side got off to an almost perfect start to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with a resounding 6-2 dismissal of an underequipped Iran. The underdogs would have been aware that The Three Lions presented the sternest challenge in Group B, but coach Carlos Queiroz would have hoped for a less damaging result than what he ended up witnessing on Monday. Southgate, as is sometimes his wont against lesser opponents,...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 22, 2022
Crowds keep growing but Everton Women stars remain grounded

Crowds keep growing but Everton Women stars remain grounded

Photo by Emma Simpson - Everton FC/Everton FC via The friendly atmosphere and accessibility to players is a big draw for the women’s game Royal Blue Mersey recently chatted with Evertonian Lauren Williams about her love for her team. While the 22-year-old relishes being part of the Goodison Park atmosphere, the atmosphere of Walton Hall Park and her passion for Everton Women, was the topic of this discussion, With the World Cup now in full swing and causing a hiatus in the men’s game, WSL action continues as the women’s game enjoys more exposure than ever before,...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 22, 2022
Everton v Western Sydney Wanderers - Match Preview: Toffees wrap up Australia tour against A-League side

Everton v Western Sydney Wanderers - Match Preview: Toffees wrap up Australia tour against A-League side

Photo by Scott Gardiner/ Frank Lampard’s side will look to build on that shootout win over Celtic Everton wrap up their Australia mid-season tour with a match against A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers at the Commbank Stadium on Wednesday. The Toffees have already claimed the Sydney Super Cup courtesy of their penalty shootout victory over Celtic on Sunday, though the goalless draw that proceeded the shootout will do little to ease concerns about Everton’s lack of attacking threat. Photo by DAVID GRAY/AFP via The biggest positive was a man...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 22, 2022
Everton News: Geiger linked, Price interview and World Cup How to Watch

Everton News: Geiger linked, Price interview and World Cup How to Watch

Photo by Alex Pantling/ It’s Day 3 of the FIFA World Cup, here’s all the viewing info you need and the best of Everton News Welcome to Day 3 of the 2022 World Cup! With Premier League action halted for the global showcase, we’re going to pivot to covering the World Cup for the next month or so, with an Everton focus. The Blues are on their tour to Australia so we’ll continue with coverage on that, but we’re also going to have all the viewing information you will need for the tournament in Qatar on a daily basis, with in-depth coverage on some teams of...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 21, 2022
Everton News: Kudus on Blues interest, Gordon and Kean rumours, and World Cup How to Watch

Everton News: Kudus on Blues interest, Gordon and Kean rumours, and World Cup How to Watch

Photo by Clive Brunskill/ It’s Day 2 of the global showcase, here’s all the viewing info you need Welcome to Day 2 of the 2022 World Cup! With Premier League action halted for the global showcase, we’re going to pivot to covering the World Cup for the next month or so, with an Everton focus. The Blues are on their tour to Australia so we’ll continue with coverage on that, but we’re also going to have all the viewing information you will need for the tournament in Qatar on a daily basis, with in-depth coverage on some teams of interest - England, Belgium,...
Royal Blue Mersey Nov 21, 2022
World Cup Previews: England vs Iran | An Easy Start For Everton’s Jordan Pickford?

World Cup Previews: England vs Iran | An Easy Start For Everton’s Jordan Pickford?

Blues stalwart Jordan Pickford will be the man guarding the England net in Qatar | Photo by Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Will Conor Coady get his big chance against the World Cup minnows? England commence may what may end up as Gareth Southgate’s last tilt at winning a major tournament in Monday’s early afternoon 2022 World Cup match. The national manager has a contract that runs for another two years, but he will surely be judged by how his team performs in Qatar. The former Middlesbrough boss has his admirers - and critics - so the heat will be on as he attempts...