For the first time in a long time, it feels like Everton have a good chance to win in the league this weekend. It’s a tough away match, and a lot depends on the lineup that David Unsworth trots out against Leicester City, but this whole “being hopeful” thing is kinda cool.
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Friday’s Toffee Bites
Everton's next manager will face big obstacles turning season around - SBNation
Ronald Koeman’s departure from Goodison Park has left the club in an awkward position. Where do they go from here?
Mayor Joe: we're making progress on Bramley Moore Dock stadium - Liverpool Echo
Mayor reassures people that waterfront ground and finance plans are advancing.
Unsworth hoping for permanent go in Everton hot seat - The Straits Times
Everton caretaker manager David Unsworth will meet the club's owner Farhad Moshiri today on the back of inspiring a good performance.
Sean Dyche is 'flattered', but distances himself from Everton - The Independent
Sean Dyche has distanced himself from the vacant Everton job but admits he is flattered for having his achievements recognized.
Carlo Ancelotti won't want to become Everton manager - Liverpool Echo
Echo columnist and Everton legend Kevin Ratcliffe believes Blues have made the right decision handing the reins to David Unsworth for now.
Siri Hoping Inside Knowledge Helps Ladies - EvertonFC.com
Everton will have the inside track on four of Arsenal’s key players on Sunday when the Gunners visit the Select Security Stadium.
Mirallas: Renewed Confidence Can Spark Points Rush - EvertonFC.com
Kevin Mirallas is backing Everton to “win a lot of points” if they continue to perform with the “confidence and passion” that saw David Unsworth’s side run Chelsea close on Wednesday night.
What and How to Watch
Bundesliga: Mainz 05 vs Eintracht Frankfurt, 2:30 p.m. ET, FS2
Ligue 1: Paris St. Germain vs Nice, 2:45 p.m. ET, beIN Sports
Primeira Liga: Benfica vs Feirense, 2 p.m. ET, GOLTV
Rio Ave vs Sporting CP, 4 p.m. ET, GOLTV
Liga MX: Puebla vs Pumas UNAM, 8 p.m. ET, fuboTV
Championship: Leeds United vs Sheffield United, 2:45 p.m. ET, ESPN3
MLB: Dodgers at Astros, 8 p.m. ET, FOX (Game 3, series tied 1-1)