Friday's newspapers look ahead to the weekend's Premier League action, with Everton's game at Aston Villa covered at large in the Liverpool Echo.
In today’s local read, Roberto Martinez insists Gareth Barry won't be scrutinised by referees following last weekend's win over Hull City.
Tigers boss Steve Bruce was unhappy with the midfielder's tackle on striker Sone Aluko and claimed the loanee should have received a red card.
There are also pictures of the Blues supporting Breast Cancer Campaign's Wear It Pink day by donning pink socks for training at Finch Farm. Find out more here.
Finally, Howard Kendall's weekly column includes the former Everton manager's build-up to the game at Villa Park, a salute to Martinez for the timing of his substitutions against Hull last weekend and also a tip for Kevin Sheedy to become the next Everton Giant.