Joe Royle returns to Everton

Former Everton manager Joe Royle has rejoined the staff at Goodison Park as part of Roberto Martinez's backroom team.

Lukaku 'does not back Anelka views'

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has stressed Romelu Lukaku does not support Nicolas Anelka's controversial 'quenelle' celebration.

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Lukaku to make Everton return

Romelu Lukaku Credit: PA

Everton's on-loan striker Romelu Lukaku is set to return from an ankle injury for the visit of West Ham after spending a month on the sidelines.

Toffees captain Phil Jagielka has been ruled out for a fortnight with a hamstring injury so John Stones is likely to deputise in defence.

Fellow centre-back Antolin Alcaraz is fit again and comes back into the squad after spending four weeks out but on-loan striker Lacina Traore (hamstring) is unavailable.

Malaysian fan gets Everton experience after game is called off

Life-long Everton fan Richard Wee travelled all the way from Malaysia to watch his team for the first time only to see the game called off an hour before kick-off.

Well Everton have gone out of their way to ensure it wasn't a wasted trip.

Last night he met the manager Roberto Martinez and the players.

Today they've treated him to a tour of Goodison Park in the company of Blues legend Graeme Sharp.

Richard clearly enjoyed his 15 minutes of fame in front of the cameras and was even presented with his own replica shirt.


Martinez pays tribute to Everton FC's heritage

The Lock-Up in Everton Park, north Liverpool Credit: PA

Roberto Martinez visited Everton Park to shed light on Everton Football Club's illustrious heritage.

The tower, which forms the centrepiece of Everton Football Club’s crest, has been permanently turned blue, with the manager himself pressing the switch.

The 235-year-old lock-up, known locally in north Liverpool as PrinceRupert’s Tower, sits on a triangular piece of ground in Everton Park between Netherfield Road South and Everton Brow.

The launch event was also attended by the Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, and the Friends of Everton Park, and is the culmination of a year-long project to light up the tower and highlight the association between the Club and the community.

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