Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
Quiz yourself on the Blues’ 2011-12 season. [RBM]
“When you know you have nine games left, you want to get on with it and be playing. If teams above us drop points we want to be the ones taking advantage and moving into the European spots. The only way that can happen is to concentrate on ourselves and win as many of those nine games as possible,” says Mason Holgate. [EFC]
Watch some more clips from the Blues in training as they prepare for the league return.
“With Everton I had one year left on my contract and I think Everton wanted not a massive amount of money but they wanted me gone,” says Aiden McGeady. [Sunderland Echo]
Everton International Academy partner with American side Columbus United. [ABC 6]
“I’m really looking after myself at Burnley. England is so far away, even though being the No 1 is something that I want. It’s a real dream of mine to play at Wembley and to represent England as many times as possible,” says Nick Pope on challenging Jordan Pickford. [The Guardian]
Leon Osman and Steven Pienaar test their knowledge.
“I’ve taken great pride in trying to help younger lads as I’ve got older because I had some great older players to learn from. Phil Neville was fantastic with me. Leighton Baines isn’t that much older than me, but he’s been great. It’s important to take the new players under your wing as quickly as you can and try to understand more about them as people. You’ve got to understand that everyone’s different, and it takes different things to motivate different players,” says Séamus Coleman. [EFC]
Jonjoe Kenny and rumoured target Jean-Clair Todibo both featured in Schalke’s 1-0 loss on Saturday.
What To Watch
FC Köln face RB Leipzig in Bundesliga action.
Full schedule of games here.