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Tuesday’s Everton News: Kenwright remembered, Onana speaks, striker linked

Recapping all the Everton news from yesterday.

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Bill Kenwright Memorial Service

Bill Kenwright Memorial Service

The memorial service for Bill Kenwright took place yesterday with many paying tribute to Everton’s longest serving Chairman. [EFC]

A number of Everton legends were in attendance for the service, including Adrian Heath:

“He always kept in touch - as soon as you left Everton you were never forgotten, as far as Bill was concerned. I went to one (a show) in New York with him and he invited me and my wife. I remember him telling Joan Rivers for about three hours how good I was, so he made me feel good. He never let us forget who we played for. As I say, he’s going to be sorely missed by a lot of people.” [Echo]

Major figures from football and the arts celebrated the life of a man hailed as a giant of both worlds. [Echo]

Here’s Tim Cahill with his thoughts -

Other News

With the improved performances comes more attention, of course.

Sean Dyche spoke to evertontv following Everton’s impressive 2-0 win at Burnley. [EFC]

I spoke to the players and we commend them as staff because the strength of the group, often, is the strength of the people outside of the main starting XI at the current time. It’s hard to put into words but the respect I have for that group looking after themselves and us... it’s basically common sense but it’s not easy when you’re not playing to just absolutely stick to your task - train right, look after yourself - because when your chance comes, you have to go in and play well.

Everton in the Community has secured significant funding from the Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund delivered by The National Lottery Community Fund to develop its Blue Base Pantry which tackles financial hardship in North Liverpool. [EFC]

Michael Keane made it into the Alan Shearer Team of the Week.

What is the plan for Jack Harrison when his loan deal ends? [Leeds All Over]

Everton are interested in signing former Sheffield United forward Iliman Ndiaye, but the Senegalese striker has no intention of leaving Marseille. [Foot Mercato]

Amadou Onana recognises that Everton are benefitting from a “healthier” mentality amongst the squad and believes his side’s strong form is helped by an “extra push” provided by Evertonians - both at home and away. [EFC]

Sean Dyche is using Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United as inspiration to fight on all fronts as he looks to end Everton’s 28-year trophy drought. [Daily Mail]

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Catch up on the Everton players who are currently out on loan including a fine performance from Stanley Mills. [EFC]

The latest edition of “My Everton” is now available to read. [EFC]

Burnley have launched an investigation after an Everton fan gatecrashed their coaches’ room before Saturday’s clash at Turf Moor. [Daily Mail]

Bill Kenwright Memorial Service

Marco Silva has given his team update ahead of the Carabao Cup match at Goodison Park on Tuesday. []

Michael Ball conceded that he has been critical of this Everton team in the past, but the best thing about them at the moment is that they continue to prove him wrong. [Echo]

Got to love this one:

What to Watch

Carabao Cup quarter finals start with Everton taking on Fulham at Goodison along with Port Vale hosting Middlesborough and Chelsea taking on Newcastle United.

Full schedule of games here.

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