Everton edge Chelsea to keep survival hopes alive

With an unbroken run in England’s top flight stretching back to 1954, Everton aren’t about to give up their status among the elite without a fight. Their critical 1-0 win over Chelsea was a full-blooded football spectacle, with fireworks and smoke bombs playing cameo roles. But aside from Richarlison’s winner, the leading star was Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford thanks to…

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Everton edge Manchester United to keep survival hopes alive

Everton secured what could prove a priceless victory in their battle to avoid relegation as lacklustre Manchester United were beaten at Goodison Park. Frank Lampard’s side were plunged into even deeper crisis when they lost at fellow strugglers Burnley in midweek to leave them facing the prospect of dropping into the bottom three this weekend if results went against them.…

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Everton lose appeals for Allan’s red card

Everton have had two appeals against midfielder Allan’s red card in the 1-0 win over Newcastle rejected. The Brazilian was shown a yellow card by referee Craig Pawson after bringing down Allan Saint-Maximin on Thursday. But, after the video assistant referee (VAR) told him to review the foul on a monitor, Pawson upgraded it to red. Everton said their “request to overturn…

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Everton receive apology over Man City handball

Everton have received an apology from the head of the professional referees body Mike Riley. This came after the Toffees were denied a penalty in the 1-0 defeat by Manchester City on Saturday. The Toffees wrote to the Premier League to complain about the decision when Manchester City midfielder Rodri seemed to use his arm to control the ball. Neither…

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Virgil van Dijk – I will be back stronger

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has vowed to come back better than ever before. This is after Liverpool confirmed the defender needs knee ligament surgery following his injury at Everton. The Dutch centre-back collided with Toffees goalkeeper Jordan Pickford just six minutes into the Merseyside Derby on Saturday afternoon. Though the England shot stopper was not punished for what looked like a reckless challenge. …

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