• United boss Mourinho blasts Everton as long-ball team

    United boss Mourinho blasts Everton as long-ball team

    Jose Mourinho gave an ill-tempered press conference after Manchester United suffered a late equaliser against Everton, dismissing the opposition as a long-ball side, claiming to have missed key moments in the game and citing double standards in the media.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s finessed first-half finish, a long-range lob over the advancing Maarten Stekelenburg, looked to have settled the points, but Leighton Baines made it 1-1 from the penalty spot after a last-gasp trip from Marouane Fellaini.

    Mourinho’s post-match assessment was brief but withering.

    Asked […]

  • Ibrahimovic reveals why he kicked Coleman in the head

    Ibrahimovic reveals why he kicked Coleman in the head

    The Manchester United striker has attempted to play down his clash with the Everton defender in Sunday’s fixture.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic has explained why he kicked Seamus Coleman in the head during Manchester United’s draw at Everton, insisting it wasn’t a deliberate incident.

    The 35-year-old scored the visitors’ goal at Goodison Park with a brilliant first-half lob, but was frustrated when Leighton Baines claimed a point for Ronald Koeman’s side with a penalty one minute from time.

    Sunday’s match also saw Ibrahimovic involved in […]

  • Everton 1-1 Manchester United: Last-minute Baines penalty pegs back visitors

    Everton 1-1 Manchester United: Last-minute Baines penalty pegs back visitors

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic appeared to have sent his club on the way to victory with a first-half lob, but the away team paid dearly for Fellaini’s mistake against his old club.

    Leighton Baines scored a penalty with one minute remaining to deny Manchester United a much-needed Premier League win as Everton snatched a 1-1 draw at Goodison Park.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s audacious lob from outside the penalty area gave United the lead shortly before half-time, his sixth goal in five matches.

    And it looked like […]

  • Ibrahimovic facing retrospective ban for Coleman kick

    Ibrahimovic facing retrospective ban for Coleman kick

    The Manchester United striker appeared to kick his Everton opponent in the face during their Premier League match on Sunday, though the incident was not noticed at the time.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to face a retrospective ban for appearing to kick Everton defender Seamus Coleman in the face.

    The incident was not noticed by any of the officials at the time, meaning that the Manchester United striker could face action after full-time that would rule him out of upcoming Premier League […]

  • Jose Mourinho slams Ronald Koeman for publicly discussing Memphis Depay loan interest

    Jose Mourinho slams Ronald Koeman for publicly discussing Memphis Depay loan interest

    The Netherlands forward has failed to make an impact since moving to Old Trafford but his manager was displeased to see his future discussed by a rival.

    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has reacted angrily to Everton manager Ronald Koeman’s public interest in Memphis Depay.

    The Netherlands international has failed to deliver on a consistent basis since moving to Old Trafford from PSV in the summer of 2015.

    But despite his limited playing time, Mourinho was unhappy to learn of a rival boss […]

  • Memphis Depay wants Everton transfer as Man Utd exit looks inevitable

    Memphis Depay wants Everton transfer as Man Utd exit looks inevitable

    Ronald Koeman has admitted he wants the attacker, who is believed to be open to a transfer to Goodison Park.

    Memphis Depay has refused to rule out a possible move to Everton as a Manchester United exit in January looks increasingly inevitable.

    ‘Everton tease fans with strange Depay tweet’

    The 22-year-old has been heavily linked with the Merseysiders in recent days and Ronald Koeman fuelled the speculation after admitting he would “love” to have Memphis among his ranks .

    An opportunity to work under […]

  • Confirmed: Everton boss Koeman reveals he wants to sign Man United star

    Confirmed: Everton boss Koeman reveals he wants to sign Man United star

    Manchester United winger Memphis Depay is a target for Everton in the January transfer window, Ronald Koeman has confirmed.

    Depay’s yet to start a league match under Jose Mourinho and has been confined to EFL Cup and Europa League appearances so far this term.

    The 22-year-old arrived at Old Trafford in 2015 on a £25million deal from PSV Eindhoven, scoring seven times in 45 appearances for the Red Devils.

    With so much competition at the Theatre of Dreams, Depay’s situation is unlikely to […]

  • REVEALED: Abramovich buzzing after Chelsea thrashing of Everton

    REVEALED: Abramovich buzzing after Chelsea thrashing of Everton

    Chelsea hero Pat Nevin has revealed Roman Abramovich loved their victory over Everton.

    Chelsea were in irresistible form as they notched up their fifth consecutive Premier League victory by smashing five past the helpless Toffees at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

    He told the club’s official website: “After the game I watched Roman Abramovich walk across the field with the biggest grin you are ever likely to see from him.

    “We didn’t win anything on Saturday but the man who has put so much […]

  • Chelsea star David Luiz made Everton look like an Under-11 side

    Chelsea star David Luiz made Everton look like an Under-11 side

    David Luiz was famously once described by Gary Neville as like a player ‘being controlled by a 10-year-old on a PlayStation’.

    But such has been the turnaround in the Chelsea defender’s form since he returned to Stamford Bridge he’s now making his opponents look like Under-11s.

    That’s the view of Chelsea legend Pat Nevin after witnessing Chelsea’s 5-0 demolition of Everton on Saturday.

    The victory was Chelsea’s fifth Premier League win in a row and saw them extend their run without conceding a […]

  • HISTORY: Chelsea’s 5-0 mauling of Everton is the best performance in Premier League

    HISTORY: Chelsea’s 5-0 mauling of Everton is the best performance in Premier League

    Chelsea’s 5-0 slaughtering of Everton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday is the finest performance in Premier League history.

    That’s the opinion BBC commentator John Motson who believes Antonio Conte’s side produced the best football he’s ever seen in England.

    Antonio Conte’s side briefly went top of the table after battering Ronald Koeman’s side and the Dutchman was full of praise for his opponents’ 3-4-3 system after the game.

    The Italian’s side have scored 16 goals and kept five clean sheets since Conte switched […]

  • Four Chelsea fans lavish almost N100,000 on drinks in celebration of Everton rout

    Four Chelsea fans lavish almost N100,000 on drinks in celebration of Everton rout

    Four Chelsea fans in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, lavished N98,000 on compatriots while celebrating the club’s 5-0 routing of Everton in Saturday’s English Premier League match.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Chelsea recorded its biggest win of the season with a brace from Eden Hazard and one goal each from Diego Costa, Marcos Alonso and Pedro Rodriguez.

    The win moved the Blues to the top of EPL table pending the outcome of matches involving Arsenal and Liverpool on Sunday.

    A […]