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Wednesday Toffee Bites: Sigurdsson scores but Iceland out of World Cup

Another day, another set of Everton transfer rumours

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Iceland v Croatia: Group D - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours

One of Everton’s three players at the global football showcase will not continue into the knockout stages.

  • Gylfi Sigurdsson quickly exorcised his penalty demons scoring a spotkick with a flourish yesterday, but couldn’t save Iceland. [EFC]
  • Meanwhile, Jordan Pickford is putting in the hard work ahead of England’s key clash against Belgium. [Daily Mail]
  • Everton’s preseason schedule is taking shape, with the Blues traveling to Portugal for the Algarve Cup. [RBM]
  • It looks like we’ll know more about Ademola Lookman’s future after this week. [RBM]

Another day brought another set of transfer rumours to the fore, though some of the names have been mentioned before.

  • Croatian defender Domagoj Vida was an unfancied name who has come good during the World Cup. [TalkSport]
  • Journeyman midfielder Clement Grenier has also been linked with the Blues. [L’Equipe]
  • Young winger Jarrod Bowen has been in the news since January. [RBM]
  • Peru’s Andre Carillo, seen here scoring yesterday, is being linked with a Marco Silva reunion. [SportWitness]
  • Also, apparently Newcastle were about to sign Sandro Ramirez when Everton hijacked that deal. [Chronicle]

What To Watch

The World Cup is on and there should be nothing else you are watching on TV. You can find a full TV schedule for the World Cup here, with direct links to legal streams (in Spanish) below.

Halfway through Matchday 3, and it’s Group F then E that will be decided today.

  • Mexico vs. Sweden, 10am - FOX, Telemundo; 3pm - BBC Two (Streaming: FOX Sports Go, fuboTV (Free Trial))
  • South Korea vs. Germany, 10am - FS1, Universo; 3pm - BBC One (Streaming: FOX Sports Go, fuboTV (Free Trial))
  • Serbia vs. Brazil, 2pm - FOX, Telemundo; 7pm - ITV1 (Streaming: FOX Sports Go, fuboTV (Free Trial))
  • Switzerland vs. Costa Rica, 2pm - FS1, Universo; 7pm - ITV4 (Streaming: FOX Sports Go, fuboTV (Free Trial))

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