Everton

7th Premier League | 14-7-8
  • Goals For
    6th
    51 GF
  • Assists
    3rd
    37 GA
  • Shots
    9th
    228 Shots
  • Saves
    14th
    71 SAV
  • Gerard Deulofeu calls early Messi comparisons “detrimental”
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    Gerard Deulofeu calls early Messi comparisons “detrimental”

    Players often like to brush off speculation or criticism in the moment by claiming they don’t read stories written about themselves, but we all know better. Former Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu confirmed that sentiment by citing specific comparisons he remembers as a youth with Barcelona, citing stories that compared him to Lionel Messi. Now 23 years old, Deulofeu reflects on those early comparisons and wishes the media wasn’t so quick to jump to conclusions about his career. “In the end, [the comparisons] were more detrimental than beneficial,” he told weekly magazine Forza Milan. “Normally I don’t read newspapers, but that headline I remember well. It created too much expectation among Barcelona

  • Rapinoe won’t back down on social issues despite U.S. Soccer policy
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    Rapinoe won’t back down on social issues despite U.S. Soccer policy

    Megan Rapinoe recently earned her spot back in the U.S. Women’s National Team squad ahead of next month’s friendlies against Russia, but the veteran won’t remain silent when it comes to her stance on the social climate of America. The 31-year-old was scrutinized for joining NFL player Colin Kaepernick in 2016 when they knelt during their respective sporting events, along with dozens of other athletes across the United States. While Rapinoe admits that the form of protest is up for discussion, she also states that social inequality issues in the U.S. go far beyond that. It’s really obvious that we have very serious inequality in this country across many different spectrums,” Rapinoe told the Guardian.

  • Chastain, MacMillan inducted into US Soccer Hall of Fame
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    Chastain, MacMillan inducted into US Soccer Hall of Fame

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Brandi Chastain looked at the assembled crowd in a tent under the rain and addressed former coach Tony DiCicco, who had just introduced her at the induction ceremony for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. “Thank you, not just for today but for every day that you gave me the chance to play for the women’s national team, and for having the confidence in me and the guts to tell me I wasn’t going to be a forward,” she said. Chastain, a forward on the 1991 World Cup champions and a left back whose penalty kick won a shootout for the 1999 title, was inducted Friday night along with midfielder Shannon MacMillan, a 1996 Olympic gold medalist and World Cup champion three years