After failing to make any signings on transfer deadline day, South African striker Benni McCarthy reveals that he is extremely disappointed that his move to Everton fell through, due to FC Porto pulling the plug at the last stage of the transfer.
Young defender Anthony Gerrard gets a taste of regular first team football when he joins Accrington Stanley on a month's loan, due to a lack of reserve team fixtures in the month.
An Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders takes place at Goodison Park. Chairman Bill Kenwright confirms the appointment of Keith Wyness as the club's Chief Executive. He also hints of a cash injection from the Fortress Sports Fund.
Everton exorcise ghosts at the City of Manchester Stadium, courtesy of a 1-0 win, with Tim Cahill heading the decisive goal. However, the Aussie midfielder is controversially dismissed for his celebrations.
FIFA boss Sepp Blatter condemns Steve Bennett's decision: "I don't agree with the referee. You should not be expelled just for pulling your shirt over your head after having scored a goal. If he takes off his shirt he should be off. But in other ways he should not."
Twenty-two-year-old Peter Clarke joins Blackpool, initially on a month's loan, but the deal later becomes permanent. The Southport-born defender ends a 12-year association with the club in the process.
The Toffees rise to third in the Premiership with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Middlesbrough. Marcus Bent is the match-winner with a goal three minutes into the second half. He later leaves the field to a standing ovation with a hamstring injury.
Lee Carsley strokes home the decisive penalty as Coca Cola League One side Bristol City take the Blues to a shoot-out in the Carling Cup. Moyes' men were 2-0 ahead at half time, but were pegged back by the plucky Robins.
Cahill is again the match-winner, this time at Fratton Park, as Everton defeat Portsmouth by a single goal to continue the excellent start to the season and keep them in third spot.