Friday, December 3, 2021

Everton

Who are Everton?

Everton Football Club, simply known as Everton, is an English club that competes in the Premier League. Everton, nicknamed ”Toffees”, was established in 1878 and play their home matches at Goodison Park, which has a seating capacity of 39,414.

Toffees are a founding member of the Football League and have competed in the highest league for a record 118 years since the Football League’s creation.

Everton have won 9 league trophies, 5 FA Cups and one European Cup Winners’ Cup. Neville Southall has the record for the most appearances as he played 751 games for the Toffees between 1981 and 1997.

Dixie Dean holds the record for the most goals as he scored 383 goals in all tournaments for Everton. Marco Silva was named the Toffees coach in May 2018.

The Portuguese manager led Everton to finish 8th in his first campaign in charge, but after a terrible start to the following season, Silva was sacked on 5 December 2019.

Rafael Benítez was appointed coach of the Toffees on a three-year deal in June 2021, replacing Carlo Ancelotti, who left Everton to join Real Madrid after six years.

The Spanish manager is just the second coach to manage both Liverpool and Everton since William Edward Barclay in the 1890s.

The Toffees’ biggest rivalry is with Liverpool, against whom Everton contests the Merseyside derby.

What are Everton’s predictions for next season?

Everton had a poor season as they finished the Premier League in 10th place. Carlo Ancelotti left the Merseyside club and joined Real Madrid. Rafael Benítez was appointed as new Toffees manager.

The Spanish coach wants to bolster the squad during this summer transfer window. Everton heavily linked with Bayer Leverkusen winger Demarai Gray and Norwich City defender Max Aarons.

Real Madrid keep a close eye on Richarlison as Carlo Ancelotti wants to add Brazil international this summer. Dominic Calvert-Lewin had an impressive season as he played 40 games, scored 21 goals and provided 4 assists in all tournaments.

On August 14, Toffees will host Southampton at Goodison Park on the opening day of the new Premier League campaign.

2021-22 Premier League Odds

Manchester City -139
Chelsea +500
Liverpool +500
Manchester United +650
Leicester +4000
Tottenham +4000
Arsenal +8000
Everton +10000
Aston Villa +15000
Leeds +15000
West Ham +15000
Brighton +20000
Wolves +20000
Newcastle +30000
Southampton +30000
Burnley +50000
Crystal Palace +50000
Norwich +100000
Watford +100000

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