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Royal Blue Mersey 13 hours ago
BREAKING: Everton Manager Search | Lampard to be the next manager

BREAKING: Everton Manager Search | Lampard to be the next manager

Photo by Ian Walton/ The Toffees are looking to appoint their sixth permanent manager in six years Friday, 28th Jan, 9:15pm BST It’s done! Frank Lampard will be the next permanent manager of Everton! NEW Frank Lampard offered Everton job this evening. Story with colleague @Matt_Law_DT https://t.co/KNOSqmOx7G— Sam Wallace (@SamWallaceTel) January 28, 2022 Frank Lampard set to be become Everton manager as per @SamWallaceTel— paul joyce (@_pauljoyce) January 28, 2022 After a frantic week with many ups and downs, Everton and Frank Lampard have finally...
Royal Blue Mersey 20 hours ago
Everton New Manager Search Live | Decision day? Moshiri, Cahill arrive

Everton New Manager Search Live | Decision day? Moshiri, Cahill arrive

Photo by Barrington Coombs - PA Images via The Toffees are looking to appoint their sixth permanent manager in six years Friday, 28th Jan, 2:00pm BST Could we have a decision today on Everton’s new manager? It’s down to three - current interim manager Duncan Ferguson, Vitor Pereira (who Bill Kenwright has stayed in touch with for years now), and former Chelsea player and manager Frank Lampard. Other interesting news - Tim Cahill had been rumoured to be acting in some sort of executive capacity for the club, likely due to the fact that former Director of Football...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 28, 2022
Everton news: Lampard in ‘advanced negotiations’, Doucoure and Delph injuries, Gbamin rumours

Everton news: Lampard in ‘advanced negotiations’, Doucoure and Delph injuries, Gbamin rumours

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Recapping all the Everton news from yesterday  Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours Stay up to date with all the latest rumblings surrounding Everton’s new manager search. [RBM] ICYMI: Youngster Lewis Dobbin signs new deal. [RBM] Watch the big man’s full interview below. Legend! You Ask, I Deliver. #2025 pic.twitter.com/7elYKroH1j— Lewis Dobbin (@LewisDobbin) January 27, 2022 Everton Women set to face off against Huddersfield Town on Sunday, looking to get back on track. [EFC] Oohhhh. ‘Advanced...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 27, 2022
Everton New Manager Search Live | Lampard second interview, Moshiri flying in

Everton New Manager Search Live | Lampard second interview, Moshiri flying in

Photo by Clive Brunskill/ The Toffees are looking to appoint their sixth permanent manager in six years Thursday, 27th Jan, 6:00pm BST Well, who’s left at this point? Frank Lampard that’s who! The former Chelsea midfielder and manager is apparently the frontrunner now and reportedly met with the Everton leadership again on Thursday for his second interview and Farhad Moshiri flies in on Friday to confirm the appointment, whoever it might be. Everton to do latest interviews on Friday as manager process continues. #EFC owner Farhad Moshiri coming to UK to...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 27, 2022
CONFIRMED: Everton youngster signs new deal

CONFIRMED: Everton youngster signs new deal

Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Lewis Dobbin signs on until summer 2025, completing a key piece of business for the Blues Everton fans will remember last summer when promising young left back Thierry Small rejected an offer — a very good one by all accounts — to sign his first professional contract with the Blues. A little over two years ago, promising forward Lewis Dobbin did in fact sign his first contract with the Blues but worryingly a serious knee injury suffered in training a year later stalled his progress. Although he had impressed during 2021...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 27, 2022
Everton news: Muller, Thiaw & Broja linked, Simms plays first game after loan confirmed

Everton news: Muller, Thiaw & Broja linked, Simms plays first game after loan confirmed

Photo by Rob Casey/SNS Group via Recapping all the Everton news from yesterday Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours “A few years ago, I remember the time of [Phil] Jagielka, [Leighton] Baines, [Seamus] Coleman, [Tim] Howard, and I remember Goodison Park as a fortress, and the passion of the supporters. This is what appeals [to] me in this club. I think this is a historic club and the challenge for me is to approach the club to the fans, to get again that kind of spirit and fire on the pitch, [like] what I watched a few years ago.” - Managerial candidate...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 26, 2022
Interview with Everton manager candidate Vitor Pereira

Interview with Everton manager candidate Vitor Pereira

Photo by VCG/VCG via Sky Sports spoke to the Portuguese manager in an unprecedented phone interview Can you imagine stepping out of a job interview - multiple interviews actually, if the candidate is to be believed - and then being interviewed by the media about how said job interview went? The divine comedy (aka parody theatre) that Everton Football Club has degenerated into saw its latest act play out today on televisions countrywide as managerial candidate Vitor Pereira called in to Sky Sports to talk about his application for the vacancy at the club. Reports from...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 26, 2022
Everton New Manager Search Live | Fans protest outside Goodison Park

Everton New Manager Search Live | Fans protest outside Goodison Park

Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via The Toffees are looking to appoint their sixth permanent manager in six years Wednesday, 26th Jan, 9:00pm BST The planned protest this evening at Goodison Park has taken place with a good number of supporters gathering with banners protesting the goings-on at the club. pic.twitter.com/C1YteHzTRO— EvertonBlue99 (@EBlue99) January 26, 2022 ✊ ✊ ✊ ✊ pic.twitter.com/GUVm7NQMDZ— Han's Tours (@Hanstours) January 26, 2022 There has unfortunately been some vandalism going on as well, with graffiti being painted onto the...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 26, 2022
Everton New Manager Search Live | Fan backlash pushes off Pereira appointment

Everton New Manager Search Live | Fan backlash pushes off Pereira appointment

Photo by ARIS MESSINIS/AFP via The Toffees are looking to appoint their sixth permanent manager in six years Wednesday, 26th Jan, 3:00pm BST You thought it was over and that Vitor Pereira was about to be named the new Everton manager? Think again! Multiple media sources are now saying that Farhad Moshiri is heeding the fan backlash that has seen messages scrawled on the walls of Goodison Park and a protest planned for tonight. In fact, it looks like Pereira himself is not willing to walk into the toxic situation this would create and is backing out [MailSport]. ...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 26, 2022
Everton news: Tottenham duo linked, Simms interest, Calvert-Lewin waits

Everton news: Tottenham duo linked, Simms interest, Calvert-Lewin waits

Photo by Emma Simpson - Everton FC/Everton FC via Recapping all the Everton news from yesterday Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours The Everton Under-18s next test in the FA Youth Cup will be against Manchester United on Wednesday, February 9th. [EFC] “We are the greatest club in the world. We love it so much, don’t we? That is why the fans are so passionate, they are local people and love their club. This is an attractive club for somebody. But the first thing we need is to get results,” says Duncan Ferguson. [EFC] Sigh... looks like Vitor Pereira will...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 26, 2022
Everton New Manager Search Live | Moshiri picks manager, goes against Board

Everton New Manager Search Live | Moshiri picks manager, goes against Board

Photo by Yifan Ding/ The Toffees are looking to appoint their sixth permanent manager in six years Wednesday, 26th Jan, 6:00am BST This saga is getting tiresome now. It appears Farhad Moshiri has gone against the Board and decided Vitor Pereira is his man following a second interview yesterday. The turmoil behind the scenes at Everton continues unabated. More drama at #EFC - Pereira now expected to be confirmed as new boss... *Moshiri's preferred choice after 2nd interview*Likely appointed before end of week*Lampard 2nd interview but ruled out *Rooney thought too...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 25, 2022
Three Thoughts from Everton’s 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa

Three Thoughts from Everton’s 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa

Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/ A game of two halves as the Blues once more have to play catch-up but fall short again Back to Basics Everton’s dismal failure against a Norwich City side that were, at the time of kick-off, propping up the table in 20th position and without a goal in six matches, proved the final straw for beleaguered manager Rafa Benitez. The Spanish veteran, never a popular appointment, was out of ideas - unable to turn the tide of negative results for the Blues and his sacking was, in truth long overdue. Stepping into the breach, as the club...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 25, 2022
Everton New Manager Search Live | Lampard next, Favre open

Everton New Manager Search Live | Lampard next, Favre open

Photo by Clive Brunskill/ The Toffees are looking to appoint their sixth permanent manager in six years Tuesday, 25th Jan, 3:00pm BST Today’s updates seem to indicate that Vitor Pereira is by no means the frontrunner for the position, with a number of candidates still on the lengthy shortlist. Per Alan Myers, Frank Lampard is yet to hold talks with the club, and that might be the next move. Everton latest:•Pereira to have further discussions in next 2 days following initial talks with Moshiri •Lampard to discuss role this week•No Rooney contact •Martinez...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 25, 2022
Everton News: New manager latest - Pereira, Garcia & Kovac updates, Kulusevski linked again

Everton News: New manager latest - Pereira, Garcia & Kovac updates, Kulusevski linked again

Vitor Pereira | Photo by Alex Grimm/ Recapping all the Everton news from yesterday Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours “The energy was there, we can’t fault our spirit or determination, but we lacked the quality. We’ve got to keep working on it and, hopefully, we’ll start picking up points.“We know the position we are in. It is difficult for the players and for the fans and for the Club, in general. As a group, it’s obviously not a good feeling. But we have no excuses and need to dig deep.”Demarai Gray admits the players need to do more to break...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 24, 2022
Everton vs Aston Villa: Tactical Review | Hard work no substitute for creativity

Everton vs Aston Villa: Tactical Review | Hard work no substitute for creativity

Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/ Sometimes workrate simply isn’t enough, especially at this level Despite the notable increase in fight, determination and organisation, Duncan Ferguson couldn’t get anything out of the first game of his second spell as interim manager for Everton. Understanding is that a new manager will be appointed by the time of the next fixture and whether the new manager will want to keep Big Dunc remains to be seen. Back to the football, though, there was a clear resurgence in the Everton performance, and we saw a lot more hard work and...