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Friday’s Toffee Bites: Rooney’s farewell message, and Baines’ replacement linked

TGIF! A break in World Cup action to focus on Everton news.

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Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours

Everton bid farewell to Wayne Rooney yesterday, finally ending the speculation that started with the 2017-18 season drawing to a close.

  • Official confirmation that Rooney will be joining D.C. United in the MLS. [RBM]
  • Some thoughts on Rooney’s comeback and eventual departure - left too soon, returned too late. [RBM]
  • Here is the full timeline of when his dissatisfaction started, including Marco Silva deeming him surplus to requirements, leading to his eventual exit. [RBM]
  • No matter the circumstances, we’ll always remember Rooney fondly. [EFC]

Yesterday also saw another exit, but from the World Cup in Russia this time.

  • Idrissa Gueye and Senegal were unfortunate to become the first side eliminated on fair play points. [EFC]
  • Jordan Pickford and England lost to Belgium, but stay in the tournament after qualifying for the Round of 16. [EFC]

We have a break from the World Cup for a single day before the knockout rounds start tomorrow.

The biggest transfer rumour of the day -

  • Are Everton going to poach Celtic’s Kieran Tierney to replace Leighton Baines? [Mirror]

What To Watch

You can find a full TV schedule for the World Cup here, with direct links to legal streams (in Spanish) below.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

France vs Argentina (Round of 16), 10am - FOX, Telemundo; 3pm - BBC (Streaming: FOX Sports Go, fuboTV (Free Trial))

Uruguay vs Portugal (Round of 16), 2pm - FOX, Telemundo; 7pm - ITV (Streaming: FOX Sports Go, fuboTV (Free Trial))

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Spain vs Russia (Round of 16), 10am - FOX, Telemundo; 3pm - BBC (Streaming: FOX Sports Go, fuboTV (Free Trial))

Croatia vs Denmark (Round of 16), 2pm - FOX, Telemundo; 7pm - ITV (Streaming: FOX Sports Go, fuboTV (Free Trial))

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