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Marcel Brands has expressed his interest in keeping Séamus Coleman around in a coaching role after his playing career is over. [RBM]
“Spurs are a good side but, if we put that effort into the rest of our games, we’ll have a right chance [of qualifying for Europe]. That’s the type of performance we need to keep putting in. It’s seven games and they are like seven finals. It’s just about us performing, training hard every day and going into the games and being prepared. We’ve got to give it our all until the end of the season,” says Pickford. [EFC]
Everton Women defeat Durham 2-1. [EFC]
You will have no doubt already heard about this Super League that twelve large clubs have decided to break away and form. Here’s more details on what it is and what it means for Everton and the game as a whole. [RBM]
With news of the Super League approval, Everton seemingly will be faced with less competition in domestic cup games moving forward as teams participating in the new League will reportedly be unable to participate in English competitions. While exact details are still a little murky, the beautiful game may soon be beautiful no more.
Official statement.— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) April 18, 2021
"Three more clubs are expected to join as Founding Clubs before the inaugural season, which is expected to start as soon as possible.
In the future, the Founding Clubs look forward to consulting with UEFA and FIFA in order to work together". #SuperLeague
After months of questions and theories, it looks like James’ Everton move has finally been confirmed as a free transfer. [Marca]
Jonas Lössl claims he was close to regular playing time for Everton shortly before Marco Silva got sacked. [Sport Witness via Tipsbladet]
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