Everton’s Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring against West Ham with Ross Barkley. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Roberto Martinez insists he has no concerns about his young Everton stars being targeted by other clubs in January. Striker Romelu Lukaku, who has sco(...)

Everton’s predicament this season has been bothering Vinny. Seamus Coleman has been a wonder going forward but if Vinny was in charge he’d remind him of his primary duty – defending. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

The walk along the Clontarf promenade from the wooden bridge to the garda station and back measured six kilometres, for which Vinny Fitzpatrick’s pers(...)

 Leighton Baines will also miss Tuesday’s friendly against Scotland at Parkhead. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Roy Hodgson has fallen foul of new Uefa regulations which demand national federations submit match-day squads the day before a qualifying game afte(...)

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(...)

England’s Leighton Baines was left badly exposed at times against Italy in England’s opening World Cup Group D game in Manaus. Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

The grilling Wayne Rooney has received from the English media since Saturday’s defeat by Italy must have been welcome in at least one part of the Engl(...)

Edin Dzeko  scores  Manchester City’s  second goal during the  Premier League match against Everton  at Goodison Park. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Everton 2 Manchester City 3: Manchester City assumed pole position in the title race with a 3-2 win but Everton gave the conspiracy theories short shr(...)

Everton manager Roberto Martinez: “There is not even a question mark about us.”  Photograph:  Chris Ison/PA Wire.

Roberto Martinez has vowed Manchester City will face their toughest away fixture of the season at Goodison Park, as he rebuked the conspiracy that Eve(...)

Everton’s Kevin Mirallas scores his side’s  second goal past Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea during the  Premier League match at Goodison Park. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Everton 2 Manchester United 0 This dismal Man(...)

Wayne Rooney is fit to face Everton following a recent foot problem. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

David Moyes has said that Everton’s successful season is “not a surprise” given the legacy Roberto Martinez inherited from him(...)

Manchester United is expected to be given £150 million to recruit players this summer.  Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

To tempt an elite player into joining next season’s rebuilding at Manchester United, the prospect of the Europa League (or no European football at (...)