Séamus Coleman of Everton has been left out of the pre-season tour to Thailand because of injury. Photograph:   Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Everton defender Séamus Coleman will miss their pre-season friendly in Thailand to ensure he does not aggravate a hamstring problem. The Republic of (...)

Filipe Luís: was on standby for Brazil during the recent World Cup. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

José Mourinho’s plan for a full-scale assault on the Premier League title took a step closer to being completed yesterday as Chelsea confirmed the si(...)

Louis van Gaal’s new club Manchester United will face Swansea in the opening match of the new season. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Premier League champions Manchester City will start the new Premier League campaign at Newcastle. The opening weekend of 16 August also sees promoted(...)

As West Ham prepared to take the field against Manchester City, Sky Sports invited Sam Allardyce to share the message he had used to inspire the West (...)

 Darron Gibson could be back in action with the Republic of Ireland team soon. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson is back training with the Everton first team having missed the entire season following cruciate ligament (...)

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 Séamus Coleman (centre) heads the ball into his own net to give Southampton a second goal  at St Mary’s. Photograph:  Chris Ison/PA Wire

Southampton 2 Everton 0 The wheels came off Everton’s charge for Cha(...)

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes (right) and his sucessor at Everton Roberto Martinez (left) prior to the latter’s 2-0 win at Goodison Park. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident predecessor David Moyes will have no problems in getting a new job after being sacked by Manches(...)

 Everton’s Sylvain Distin marshalls Marouane Chamakh of Crystal Palace during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Crystal Palace at Goodison Park. Photograph:   Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Everton manager Roberto Martinez remains confident victory in their final three matches will secure Champions League football despite Arsenal h(...)