Your daily dose of Everton news and rumours
Watch the highlights from the Under-21s 1-0 win over Athletic Club U21s. [EFC]
Take a look at the latest stadium progress.
“It was definitely a proud moment. To captain England wherever it’s at is a privilege for me. It was a proud moment for me and my family, and especially being at home at Goodison. It made it even more special, so it was a really good night and a great result...I remember for the first game I played for Everton this season. It was against Wolves, and there was a big cheer when they read my name out. It was the same again tonight,” says Branthwaite. [EFC]
Sky Sports could mute crowd noise or play pre-recorded noise during Everton’s match on Sunday due to fears of protests. [Daily Mail]
Get a behind-the-scenes look at Everton’s sports science department.
“I’ve played in a lot of games against United at Goodison, and the atmosphere is always incredible. I expect the weekend to be no different – if not, more electric...we were off on the international break when the [10 point deduction] news broke, but coming back in this week, I don’t feel like it’s fazed us players. We know, as a group, we can’t affect that. All we can affect is what’s in front of us, and that’s the game on Sunday, so we’re looking forward to that,” says Dominic Calvert-Lewin. [RBM]
Read up on how Abdoulaye Doucoure has been vital to Dyche’s side this season. [Sky Sports]
Oumar Niasse signs for non-league side Macclesfield. [MFC]
What to Watch
Some La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and Championship action on today.
Full schedule of games here.