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“Without a doubt, clean sheets or conceding can sometimes be looked on as something for defenders and the goalkeeper but it is a team thing; Can we keep our opponents far away from our goal and win the ball high up the pitch? Yes, we certainly did that.” - Frank Lampard took a lot of joy from Everton’s defending performance on Saturday. [EFC]
Everton have announced some price increases for the 2022/23 season tickets, the first time since 2014/15. [EFC]
Niko Kovac insists his name had never come up in the running to take over at Everton after the sacking of Rafa Benitez. [HITC]
| “It was an amazing day and a good start for me."@Donny_beek6 on his full debut, the Goodison atmosphere and his versatility in the middle of the park.— Everton (@Everton) February 15, 2022
“The fans really made the difference. The atmosphere was so amazing and I enjoyed that. I am happy to play my first game – but it is not about me, it is about winning games for the Club and the team and I am here to help.” - Donny van de Beek reflects on his first Everton start at Goodison Park. [EFC]
More praise for Alex Iwobi after a stellar showing against Leeds United. [ESPN]
Turkish side Besiktas and Saudi Arabian team Al-Hilal are dueling it out to grab Cenk Tosun after his contract at Everton expires this summer. [Takvim, via Football Transfer Tavern]
Southampton could have veteran Nathan Redmond back for the Everton game this weekend. [Hampshire Live]
17 players in the Everton Women’s squad will be in action during international break for their various national teams. Here’s the full schedule. [EFC]
What To Watch
All eyes on the Champions League as the competition enters the Round of 16 stage.
Full schedule of games worldwide here.