11:27 AM EDT, Mon July 04, 2022
Royal Blue Mersey 3 hours ago
Everton are back - Toffees check-in to Finch Farm for start of pre-season

Everton are back - Toffees check-in to Finch Farm for start of pre-season

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Here we go again... Preparations for the 2022-23 campaign have officially begun with the players returning to Finch Farm for the first day of pre-season. Those involved in the end-of-season international matches, such as Jordan Pickford and Anthony Gordon, have been given some more time off. But players such as Ben Godfrey and Tom Davies were among those checking in on Monday morning for fitness tests. James Tarkowski was also among the group after his free transfer move from Burnley was rubber-stamped over the weekend. Click...
Royal Blue Mersey 7 hours ago
Everton news: Takeover talks latest, Brands reveals all, Simms interest

Everton news: Takeover talks latest, Brands reveals all, Simms interest

Photo by Gualter Fatia/ Recapping all the Everton news from the weekend Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours Check in on the latest transfer rumours as Everton will (hopefully) have some cash to spend following Richarlison’s departure. [RBM] “I’m excited to be here. I’m really looking forward to the years ahead and I’m just thankful for the opportunity that I’ve been given,” says new signing James Tarkowski. [RBM] Despite rumours of a potential takeover being put on hold, it seems like the Kenyon Group are still in the race. Everton takeover...
Royal Blue Mersey 22 hours ago
Everton Transfer Rumour Roundup: Lingard, Adams, Rodrigo, Belotti, Dennis and more

Everton Transfer Rumour Roundup: Lingard, Adams, Rodrigo, Belotti, Dennis and more

Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Taking a look at all the names the Blues are being linked with after the signing of Tarkowski Everton are supposedly flush with cash now that Richarlison has been sold for £60 million to Tottenham, though quite how much of that money is actually spent this summer remains to be seen. Defender James Tarkowski has been brought in as a free agent, costing nothing so the Blues should still be able to beef up a couple of critical positions to prevent a repeat of last season’s relegation battle fiasco. As usually happens during the transfer...
Royal Blue Mersey 22 hours ago
Key 2022 summer dates for Everton

Key 2022 summer dates for Everton

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via The transfer window is open, but what are some other important dates for the Blues? While the new football season will not kick off for a few more weeks, the opening of the summer transfer window usually heralds the beginning of the new campaign. With the Premier League transfer window officially opened June 10th, we can be informally considered as already into the new season. Everton are expected to be active in the market as Frank Lampard looks to strengthen the squad he has while the club will attempt to jettison some old...
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 3, 2022
Everton Under-18s: Season Review and Look Ahead

Everton Under-18s: Season Review and Look Ahead

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Similar pattern of results to the rest of the club but room for optimism The 2022/23 season will be all change on the managerial front as, following recent appointments, Paul Tait steps up from his position as Under-18s head coach to take over the Under-21s while club legend Leighton Baines takes charge of the younger group. The familiarity and close relationships that both managers have already forged with their respective age groups will give continuity as well as an injection of much-needed optimism for the coming season. Looking...
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 3, 2022
Two Everton prospects reportedly turn down scholarships as big clubs circle

Two Everton prospects reportedly turn down scholarships as big clubs circle

Photo by Emma Simpson - Everton FC/Everton FC via Major decision time as terms offered to Samuels-Smith and Lawrence have been rejected It’s always a disappointment when one of your team leaves for pastures anew “in search of Champions League football or trophies” etc. We have just lost an established Brazilian international who gave his all in the blue shirt of Everton but ultimately, after he had helped secure Premiership status for the place he called “home”, he was lured to the white shirts of Tottenham Hotspurs. Frustrating as that is it’s...
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 2, 2022
Tarkowski Everton shirt number revealed

Tarkowski Everton shirt number revealed

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via The veteran central defender has picked what number he will wear with the Blues Everton have announced the signing of defender James Tarkowski early on July 1st with his previous contract at Burnley ending yesterday. The centrehalf is the first Blues signing of the summer transfer window. The player has joined from the Clarets as a free agent after having spent six years with them, and will be wearing the #2 shirt for the Toffees. The 29-year-old has previously worn #5 at Burnley, and #26 at both the Clarets and Brentford before...
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 2, 2022
Tarkowski hopes to bring leadership and defensive solidity to Everton

Tarkowski hopes to bring leadership and defensive solidity to Everton

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via The veteran centre back’s first comments after completing his transfer to the Toffees James Tarkowski has been confirmed as Everton’s first summer signing. The 29-year-old central defender has now officially joined the Toffees with the expiry of his previous contract with Burnley yesterday. Since he became an impending free agent after the completion of the 2021/22 campaign, the Blues have led the pack chasing the defender’s signature and the deal was done nearly three weeks ago as soon as the transfer window opened....
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 2, 2022
CONFIRMED: Everton sign James Tarkowski

CONFIRMED: Everton sign James Tarkowski

The veteran defender joins the club on a four-year contract Everton have signed defender James Tarkowski on a four-year contract. The defender will be free to join the club on July 1st after his current deal with Burnley expires on June 30th. The 29-year-old underwent his medical with the Blue early on the morning of June 8th after returning from holiday with the contract signed soon after. First signing of the summer: ✅ pic.twitter.com/Zy3Jg2jGq2— Everton (@Everton) July 2, 2022 In the days leading up to his signing manager Frank Lampard had been rumoured to have...
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 2, 2022
Everton’s Transfer Priorities for the summer of 2022

Everton’s Transfer Priorities for the summer of 2022

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Just what areas does the club need to strengthen to avoid a repeat of last season’s woes? On June 30th Everton released several players whose contracts have expired and are expected to announce soon the acquisition of Burnley’s James Tarkowski on a free transfer. The addition of the experienced centre back will be a boost to the club’s defensive options, but if the Blues are to avoid anything resembling a rerun of last season’s traumatic brush with relegation, then they will certainly need to address other weak areas of the...
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 1, 2022
Kenyon-led consortium’s Everton takeover falls through

Kenyon-led consortium’s Everton takeover falls through

Photo by Malcolm Couzens/ Moshiri will not be selling the Toffees to the US group leading the way so far Former Chelsea and Manchester United executive Peter Kenyon has been leading a United States-based group’s attempt to purchase Everton outright for the last few weeks, but it now appears their period of exclusivity has expired and will not be renewed, and their bid has fallen through. Multiple reliable media sources are claiming the news even as it had originally been understood that the group were satisfied with majority shareowner Farhad Moshiri’s £1 billion...
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 1, 2022
Richarlison bids emotional farewell to Everton fans

Richarlison bids emotional farewell to Everton fans

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via The popular forward has completed his transfer to Tottenham Richarlison’s departure from Everton was confirmed earlier today with the popular Brazilian forward completing his transfer to Tottenham for a reported The 25-year-old is much loved by Evertonians for the way he played his game. Never giving up on the pitch, Richy — as he is popularly known — gave his all for the shirt and goes with the best wishes of most fans. He had expressed his desire to play in the top levels of European competition to go along with his...
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 1, 2022
CONFIRMED: Everton sell Richarlison to Tottenham

CONFIRMED: Everton sell Richarlison to Tottenham

Photo by James Gill - Danehouse/ Good luck, Richy Tottenham have confirmed the signing of Richarlison from Everton on a five-year-deal for a reported initial £50m rising to £60m with add-ons. The Brazilian departs after four seasons at Goodison where he scored 53 goals and 14 assists in 152 appearances. Richarlison has completed a transfer to Tottenham Hotspur for an undisclosed fee.Thank you for your service and commitment, Richy.— Everton (@Everton) July 1, 2022 The former Watford man won over the hearts of Toffees fans with his fearlessly passionate...
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 1, 2022
Everton and hummel unveil new home kit for 2022-23 season

Everton and hummel unveil new home kit for 2022-23 season

There will be a new shirt sponsor this season as well after a deal was signed with Stake Everton are in the last year of a three-year contract with Danish sportswear firm hummel. The last two years of kits were mostly well-received, and now with gambling firm Stake as the new shirt sponsor coming onboard, today we got a look at what the new kits for the upcoming 2022-23 season will look like. Yesterday both the club and the kitmaker teased the Prince Rupert’s Tower imagery which looked like it would form the background for the new home kit. We'll just leave this here......
Royal Blue Mersey Jul 1, 2022
Everton News: New home kit release, Tarkowski announcement, Madueke & Toure linked

Everton News: New home kit release, Tarkowski announcement, Madueke & Toure linked

Photo by Alex Livesey/ Recapping all the Everton news from yesterday  Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours “Nowadays, the word ‘captain’ doesn’t mean as much as it used to. It’s more about wearing the armband and shouting a bit on the pitch. But Seamus, on and off the pitch, Monday to Friday, really is the captain. He’s not worried about upsetting people or making friends. If something needs to be said, he will say it,” says Andros Townsend on captain Seamus Coleman. [EFC] Everton are reportedly no longer pursuing Harry Winks. [RBM] Everton Women...