Let’s get this season started. The Gylfi Sigurdsson sage continues to draw itself out as long as possible. Why? No on quite knows the reason, or at least no one is willing to say what is going on. No matter, at this point, Sigurdsson won’t factor into Everton’s plans for the weekend. They will take on Stoke with the lads already in place.
In case you missed it
Everton English Premier League Season Preview: Wingers
Lack of wide players still an issue.
Everton English Premier League Season Preview: Strikers
Questions still remain up top.
Everton English Premier League Season Preview: Defensive Midfielders
Who’s who in Koeman’s engine room.
Baines & Jags: 5 Great Memories - EvertonFC.com
Everton have been fortunate to have the services of Leighton Baines and Phil Jagielka for a decade now. The club's website counted down their five best moments in the blue shirt.
Super Kev On Everton Pyjamas, Rooney and Former Teammates - GrandOldTeam
Kevin Campbell speaks to GOT about the Everton of today and yesterday.
Three things Everton need to fix before the start of the season - The Independent
Questions remain as the Premier League opener approaches.
Olivier Giroud gives update on Arsenal future - Liverpool Echo
The main event: the Frenchman says he is staying put, but only because he has a contract. Yeah. Because that has always meant a lot in football.
Could be a good time for Stoke City to play Everton says Lou Macari - Stoke Sentinel
From behind enemy lines, the Potters are putting a positive spin on catch Everton right out of the gates.
Palace and Everton linked with Newcastle United goalkeeper - Get Surrey
Newcastle United are braced for bids for Warlingham's Freddie Woodman, according to reports.
What to Watch
NWSL: Orlando Pride vs. Washington Spirit, 7:30 p.m. ET, go90
UEFA Super Cup: Real Madrid vs. Manchester United, 2:45 p.m. ET, FS1, ESPN3
Primeira Liga: Marítimo vs. Paços de Ferreira, 11 a.m. ET
EFL Cup: First round, 29 matches, starting at 2:45 p.m. ET
FOOTBALL IS BACK! Sort of. Head to LivesoccerTV.com for full listings