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It was a double-header for Everton’s loanees throughout the Football League as the picture for promotion and relegation became clearer following the Easter weekend results.
We start this week’s round-up in the Championship where Shane Duffy completed back-to-back 90 minutes for Yeovil Town.
But it was a desperate weekend for the Glovers who are now all but relegated after taking just...
It was a great weekend for Shane Duffy and Yeovil, whose hopes of avoiding the drop from the Championship were boosted with a vital victory at Blackpool.
The centre-back played the full 90 minutes as the Glovers secured a 2-1 win at Bloomfield Road.
Duffy was in a direct battle with his Blues teammate Apostolos Vellios, who was making his second appearance...
All of Everton’s on-loan youngsters saw action for their temporary clubs last week.
Of the seven players out on loan, six have remained on these shores and of those, four made immediate debuts for their new clubs.
In the Championship, Shane Duffy has been at Yeovil for the season but the Irish centre back was on the receiving end of a...
Player Recovery: Insights From Everton's Nutrition Partner
Everton and nutrition partner THE PROTEIN WORKSTMmade English Football history earlier this year when together they created the first bespoke recovery formula ever used by a Premier League club. But while the exact formulations are very complex and remain a closely guarded secret at Finch Farm, there are some key principles that...
Shane Duffy scored just his second ever goal in senior English football on Saturday afternoon to help Yeovil Town earn a precious point against Reading.
John Lundstram also found the net in the same game – but unfortunately it was his own as the Royals claimed a 1-1 draw in a tasty contest at the Madejski Stadium.
Duffy, making the 25th appearance...
Matthews Pennington and Kennedy helped Tranmere pick up a vital three points before being recalled to Everton. The duo had been on loan at Prenton Park since January but are now back at Finch Farm to aid the Under-21s' league run-in. Both started the 3-1 win at home to Coventry City, with Pennington having a say in the opener. Racing up from right-back,...
Matthew Pennington and Matthew Kennedy were the only two Everton loanees in action over the weekend.
The duo, who are both enjoying spells with Tranmere, played in Rovers’ 2-2 draw away at League One relegation rivals Bristol City on Saturday.
Tranmere showed character, twice fighting back from falling behind to earn a precious point in their battle against the drop.
Central defender Pennington...
Such is his pleasant personality, one would not be hard-pressed to precipitate praise and words of positivity from Roberto Martinez.
But when the Spaniard offered the description of Leighton Baines as an ‘icon’ of Everton this week, he wasn’t producing an overstatement.
Indeed, given the news regarding Baines’ long-term future, and the confirmation of a new four-year contract, there was every right...