For all of Martinez’s hand-wringing about giving young players their chance, of transfer market prudence, of progress, the stark facts were as bald as Vinny’s dome. Under the reign of Roberto, Everton were rooted in the bottom half of the table

The talk over a greasy brekkie in The Old Lantern pub in Kilburn on Sunday morning was of revolution. The Everton bastille, in the uneasy command of (...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal celebrates after the final whistle of the  FA Cup win over Everton at Wembley. Photograph: John Walton/PA

Louis van Gaal hailed Manchester United’s “unbelievable” spirit after they beat Everton 2-1 to reach the FA Cup final – before admitting his continued(...)

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial puts his team in the FA Cup final. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Reuters

Manchester United 2 Everton 1 A stoppage-time goal from Anthony Martial sent Manchester United into their first FA Cup final in nine years as they be(...)

Here’s a story about bad lads and Leicester City. Unlikely as it sounds, it concerns Frank O’Farrell and Reggie and Ronnie Kray. O’Farrell, born in (...)

Séamus Coleman has been ruled out of Everton’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United. Photograph: Getty

Roberto Martinez insists Everton will put their league troubles behind them and pull together to try to reach the FA Cup final. The Toffees face Manc(...)

Everton fans are losing patience with the club’s manager Roberto Martinez especially after the listless display against city rivals Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters.

A performance at Wembley persuaded Bill Kenwright to offer Roberto Martinez the Everton job three years ago. In the absence of a performance that app(...)

Roberto Martinez has called Everton’s performance in the Merseyside derby an ‘embarrassment.’ Photograph: Reuters

Roberto Martínez described Everton’s 4-0 defeat in the 226th Merseyside derby as an “embarrassment” as pressure mounted on his position following a sh(...)

Mamadou Sakho scores Liverpool’s second in their 4-0 rout of Everton. Photograph: PA

Liverpool 4 Everton 0 Everton head to Wembley for the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday. Whether Roberto Martínez will accompany them is open to questi(...)

Liverpool and Everton players clash during the last Merseyside derby in October at Goodison Park, which ended in 1-1 draw. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP photo

A mass reception committee awaited the Borussia Dortmund team coach on its return from Jürgen Klopp’s first Ruhr derby victory over Schalke in Septem(...)

Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool encourages Jordon Ibe at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions there are “problems” in his relationship with Jordon Ibe and insisted the young winger has a promising future. (...)