Everton’s James McCarthy: suffered a hip injury against Bournemouth. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Everton could be without their first-choice central midfield for their  English League Cup quarter-final at Middlesbrough, with Republic of Irel(...)

Junior Stanislas of Bournemouth celebrates scoring against Everton at the Vitality Stadium. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Bournemouth 3 Everton 3 Bournemouth twice recovered from seemingly-lost causes to earn a dramatic 3-3 draw with Everton and rescue a vital(...)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku is to sell his house in Brussels suburb Molenbeek due to terrorism fears. Photograph: PA

The Everton striker Romleu Lukaku has admitted he will sell his house in Molenbeek “as soon as possible” after the Brussels suburb became the centre o(...)

Eden Hazard of Chelsea and Youssouf Mulumbu of Norwich City in action  during the  Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty

Chelsea 1 Norwich City 0 There was something novel about Eden Hazard being able to leave this arena with a smile of satisfaction plastered acr(...)

Everton manager Roberto Martinez: “I’m not worried at all – our best players will not be leaving in January.”  Photograph:Ben Stansall/AFP

Roberto Martinez has moved swiftly to quell renewed speculation over John Stones’ future by insisting Everton’s position on their coveted defender (...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal: “We have to score more goals  . . . but only one more than the opponent.” Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

For Manchester United, defence could prove the best way of mounting an attack on the Premier League title. After 12 games United have conceded (...)

“You can also take these,” said Vinny,  reaching for Socket’s envelope. “Go home to your Ma and tell them you’re going to the match.” Photo credit: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

When Vinny Fitzpatrick appeared in the canteen at Clontarf bus garage on Monday morning, his fellow workers stood to their feet and applauded loudly. (...)

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(...)

 Real Sociedad’s coach, David Moyes, reacts during the primera division liga match against Levante last month. Photograph: EPA

Real Sociedad coach David Moyes does not fear for his future at the club following Friday’s league defeat to Las Palmas, the Scot believing he will be(...)

Mehmed Bazdarevic  hopes his team will continue the strong form shown over the last two months. Photograph: Getty Images

Bosnia and Herzegovina manager Mehmed Bazdarevic is confident that his team will replicate the character shown in turning their pool around by beating(...)