Seamus Coleman  celebrates with team mate Ross Barkley after scoring Everton’s  second  goal against BSC Young Boys. Thomas Hodel/Reuters

Young Boys 1 Everton 4 Everton look as good as assured of a place in the last 16 of the Europa League after a fine performance against Young Boys on t(...)

 Chelsea’s Willian (left) celebrates with teammates after scoring the winner against Everton  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Gerry Penny / EPA

Chelsea 1 Everton 0Every season, there are always the standout moments in the title race, when everything falls into place for the team that will even(...)

Everton manager  Roberto Martinez gesticulates on the sidelines during the Premier League game against  Hull City  at KC Stadium. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Goals from Ahmed Elmohamady and Nikica Jelavic ensured Everton’s festive flop continued with a fourth straight defeat at stru(...)

 Steven Naismith of Everton celebrates scoring their third goal against  Queens Park Rangers at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Everton 3 QPR 1Everton turned their final home game before Christmas into a yuletide celebration with a Salvation Army brass band playing carols at ha(...)

Manchester City  Sergio Aguero leaves the field with a knee injury  during the  Premier League match against Everton at Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Sergio Agüero faces a lengthy layoff due to the knee ligament damage suffered during Saturday’s 1-0 win over Everton, though Manchester City are hopef(...)

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet and Everton manager Roberton Martínez on the sideline at the Stadium of Light. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Maybe Everton’s post-Europa League fatigue was to blame? Perhaps Adam Johnson’s enduring struggle to recapture his form should be held partly responsi(...)

Jonathan Walters  scores Stoke City’s  second goal during the  Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur  at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Tottenham’s woes at White Hart Lane took another turn for the worse as Mauricio Pochettino’s side slumped to a 2-1 defeat at (...)

Leon Osman  scores Everton’s first goal during the Europa League Group H match against Lille at Goodison Park. Photo: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Everton 3 Lille 0 A starting role is no longer guaranteed at Everton for Leon Osman but he has not been kept at the club on sentiment. The one-club(...)

 Samuel Eto’o scored Everton’s equaliser in their Europa League  game away to FK Krasnodar in Europa League Group H. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Krasnodar 1 Everton 1Everton striker Samuel Eto’o marked his return to Russia with a late equaliser as his side snatched a 1-1 draw at FK Krasnodar in(...)

Fraizer Campbell of Crystal Palace celebrates after scoring his team’s second goal during the  Premier League match against  Everton at Goodison Park. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Everton 2 Crystal Palace 3Crystal Palace and Europe do not combine well for Everton. Five months on from a 3-2 win that edged Tony Pulis’s team toward(...)