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Michael Ball reflects on the recent defeat to Wolves in part one of his weekly Everton column. [Echo]
With one year to go before the completion of the Everton Stadium, here is a look back and a look forward including the commitment to honour Michael Jones.
“The project has become a benchmark for delivering stadiums efficiently using modern methods of construction, and to be on schedule after two-and-a-half years of technical, logistical and global influencing problems is a fantastic achievement.
The successes of the project will, however, forever go hand-in-hand with consideration of the devastating loss of our colleague Michael Jones earlier this year. Everything we achieve as a team is done for Michael, his family and the Club and all we can do is our best to make them proud.” [EFC]
James Tarkowski said a quieter fixture list in January only had some benefits because what his Everton team-mates really want is more games so they can get back to winning ways. [Echo]
Everton are showing interest in Olympique Marseille forward Iliman Ndiaye as they hope to bolster their attack this winter. [4th Official]
Maybe when a game ends and you decide to lay into a player, like they’ve some how wronged you and you think calling them a c*nt is acceptable.— Forever Everton // Rob (@F0reverEvert0n) December 31, 2023
Remember they might be dealing with something bigger than football. pic.twitter.com/ySjcVyG6rG
Disappointing news as Dele Alli‘s Instagram account says that he has had a setback in his recovery and this will likely push his return out by a few more weeks. [RBM]
It’s anticipated that Everton’s transfer window could be a quiet one after the club’s director of football, Kevin Thelwell, stated that the team is unlikely to sign any players as “financial prudence is crucial.” [Echo]
Three takeaways from the loss to Wolves according to our own Kevin Dyer. [RBM]
What to Watch
The 20th round of Premier League matches ends with West Ham hosting Brighton.
Full schedule of games here.