Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has confirmed that he was delighted with new signing Jack Rodwell’s performance on his Black Cats debut. Rodwell played for well over an hour in the 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns.
It was the news that all Evertonians didn’t want to hear but it has been confirmed by everyone but the club that Ross Barkley is injured and will miss the start of the Premier League season.
Off the pitch things had been going great this summer, contract extensions for the manager and players including Ross himself, record breaking signings as well as excellent young prospects secured but this injury is a massive blow to the Blues.
Toffee TV, the Everton Fan Channel hosted by Peter McPartland and Barry Cass which started in May, have launched a new website, www.toffeetv.net. The site has been created as a home for their videos and will carry the full catalogue of TTV shows. #EFCTV is broadcast via Youtube and is a weekly show and is free to subscribe.
So that’s it, the pre-season regime is over for Everton and we enter the final build up to the Premier League kick off next weekend. To say that results wise it’s been a pre-season to forget for Everton is probably somewhat of an understatement, but should it mean that we are downbeat for the big kick off? No it does not.
Everton’s striking new third kit was given its debut on Saturday when Roberto Martinez’s men faced SC Paderborn in Germany.
The Blues wore the white, blackberry and yellow playing strip for their final pre-season friendly ahead of the 2014/15 Premier League campaign.
Everton are urging supporters to buy their tickets for Leon Osman’s testimonial in plenty of time to avoid queues at the Box Office – and also to save money.The Club is expecting a large walk-up on Sunday (3 August) for the fixture against FC Porto so to avoid queues at the box office and turnstiles, supporters are strongly advised to purchase their tickets in advance and arrive early.