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Crystal Palace get first win of the season with come from behind victory against Everton

Yannick Bolasie inspired another smash-and-grab raid on Goodison Park as Crystal Palace came from behind to cling on for their first win of the season. The Congo winger was instrumental in side's surging second-half performance which he capped with the Eagles' final goal in the 69th minute to secure a 3-2 victory. Romelu Lukaku had given Everton a ninth-minute lead, but Mile...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Palace hangs on to beat Everton 3-2

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) �?Crystal Palace came from behind to cling on for its first Premier League win of the season on Sunday, beating Everton 3-2 at Goodison Park. �?Winger Yannick Bolasie was instrumental in his side's surging second-half performance which he capped with the Eagles' final goal in the 69th minute. �?Romelu Lukaku had given Everton a ninth-minute...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Points: Premier League Week 4

In this recurring segment our lead soccer correspondent, Nick Verlaney, takes a look at the Premier League action from the previous week with three big takeaways. 1. Best Eleven: (3-5-2) Goalkeeper: Julian Speroni (Crystal Palace) Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Paul Konchesky (Leicester), Ryan Bertrand (Southampton) Midfielders: Angel Di Maria (Manchester United...
Via No Coast Bias
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Everton open Europa campaign with thrashing win over Wolfsburg

Everton opened their Europa League Group H campaign with a convincing 4-1 win over German side Wolfsburg at Goodison Park. The hosts took the lead on 15 minutes courtesy of helpless Wolfsburg defender Ricardo Rodriguez as Steven Naismith's strike cannoned off him via goalkeeper Diego Benaglio, before Seamus Coleman added a second on the stroke of half-time with a close-range...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Everton leftback Leighton hails new signing Samuel Eto’o

Eto’o joined Everton this summer Everton defender Leighton Baines has praised the impact veteran striker Samuel Eto’o has already had at Goodison Park. The 33-year-old former Cameroon international joined Everton on a two-year deal this summer after his contract at Chelsea expired. Baines told the Liverpool Echo: “From his first training session he looked sharp. “I know it...
Via Afrikan Soccer
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Baines: Eto´o still quality

Everton left-back Leighton Baines is adamant Samuel Eto’o can still perform at the highest level after scoring on debut. Eto’o, […]
Via Soccer News
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Everton ace Leighton Baines back Christian Atsu to explode in Premier League

Christian AtsuEverton left-back Leighton Baines believes that new signing Christian Atsu will be motivated to do well in the Premier League this year.Atsu completed  his loan transfer move from Chelsea to the Goodison Park side after passing a medical last week.Having signed for the Stamford Bridge side in in 2013, the 22-year-old was sent on loan to Dutch outfit Vitesse, where...
Via Ghanasoccernet
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Premier League star says he was right to snub chance to join Manchester United

Premier League star says he was right to snub chance to join Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Leighton Baines has revealed that his decision to snub a chance to join Manchester United was right as he says Everton are heading in the right direction under Roberto Martinez. The Red Devils were long been interested in signing the left-back, with both their former...
Via Soccerlens
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Baines ready despite short break

Everton full-back Leighton Baines says he will be ready for the start of the Premier League, despite only having a […]
Via Soccer News
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brazil ’14: MVP Starting XI

Guess what! The World Cup will be starting in…(checks watch)… tomorrow! Cue the confetti! Cue the shots of the beach! Cue the crazed fans! Cue the Brazilian women in swimsuits that every World Cup ad seems so insistent on including! Okay, enough cueing. As a guide for the tournament, I have made a starting XI based on the most important players for their respective teams. Goalkeeper...
Via isportsweb.com
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Oviedo needed for ´big season´, says Baines

Everton defender Leighton Baines has backed Bryan Oviedo to bounce back from injury and star next season. Costa Rica international […]
Via Soccer News
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Baines: Martinez backs Everton style

Everton left back Leighton Baines said the club’s style under Roberto Martinez has seen them challenge for European honours. Baines’ […]
Via Soccer News
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cole, Baines or Shaw? When England travel to Brazil, who will be ‘left back’ at home?

Cole, Baines or Shaw? When England travel to Brazil, who will be ‘left back’ at home? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comIs it just me, or is this tie getting tighter? It’s always being described as a’ nice problem’ to have; too many players competing for the same position, each with different arguments in their favour. For England manager Roy Hodgson, this is the problem...
Via Soccerlens
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Everton progress past Swansea

On-loan striker Lacina Traore made the perfect start to his Everton debut but it was substitute Steven Naismith who played the pivotal role in their FA Cup victory over an under-strength Swansea . Traore, who joined in January from Monaco, scored after just four minutes but it was his second-half replacement who secured the 3-1 win and safe passage into the quarter-finals. The...
Via Fox Soccer
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Baines pens new Everton deal

Everton defender Leighton Baines has ended speculation that he is set to join former manager David Moyes at Manchester United […]
Via Soccer News
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester United could bid for Atletico Madrid flyer ‘this week’

Manchester United could bid for Atletico Madrid flyer ‘this week’ - originally posted on Soccerlens.comManchester United are set to continue their January spending spree with a move for Atletico Madrid full-back Filipe Luis, with a bid said to be launched as soon as this week. With the news today that Everton defender Leighton Baines has signed a new four-year deal at the club...
Via Soccerlens
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Leighton Baines signs new deal at Everton

England left back Leighton Baines has signed a new four-year contract with Everton, ending Manchester United's hopes of luring the defender to Old Trafford. The 29-year-old Baines has established himself as one of the top attacking full backs in the country and was the subject of two bids from United during the last offseason. Everton manager Roberto Martinez says that keeping...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Baines signs new Everton deal

Everton received a significant boost ahead of the 222nd Merseyside derby at Anfield after Leighton Baines signed a new four-year contract. The England left-back had been a target for Manchester United and former manager David Moyes, who had two bids rejected in the summer. However, Everton have been working behind the scenes for the last couple of months to tie the 29-year-old...
Via Fox Soccer
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester United target Baines signs new Everton deal

Manchester United target Baines signs new Everton deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.comEverton left-back Leighton Baines has signed a new four-year deal at the club, effectively ending Manchester United’s interest in the player.  More to follow… From Soccerlens.com - Football News
Via Soccerlens
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Baines signs new Everton deal

Leighton Baines has signed a new four-year contract at Everton, the club have confirmed. The news of left-back Baines’ new […]
Via Soccer News
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Baines 'close' to new Everton deal

Everton are hopeful of agreeing a contract extension with Leighton Baines by the end of this week, according to Sky Sports sources. Baines has 18 months left on his current contract and Everton boss Roberto Martinez is making the England left-back's new deal one of his top priorities. Baines arrived at Goodison Park from Wigan in 2007 in a deal worth £6m. His former boss...
Via Fox Soccer
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Forget Baines & Coentrao! Manchester United want £18m Chelsea target

Forget Baines & Coentrao! Manchester United want £18m Chelsea target - originally posted on Soccerlens.comWith Leighton Baines on the verge of signing a new deal at Everton, Man Utd have reportedly turned their attention to Sevilla left-back Alberto Moreno. According to the Daily Mirror, David Moyes’ scouts have been watching the 21-year-old over the past few months, with...
Via Soccerlens
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester United target Seville left-back Alberto Moreno as Leighton Baines nears new Everton deal

Manchester United have switched their attentions to Seville left-back Alberto Moreno – with Leighton Baines due to sign a new deal at Everton this week. David Moyes’s scouts have been closely watching the 21-year-old Moreno, who has just broken into Spain’s national team, with a view to a summer bid. Moyes had two offers for England star Baines rejected by his old club in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester United: €14m left-back offered – NOT Baines or Coentrao

Manchester United: €14m left-back offered – NOT Baines or Coentrao - originally posted on Soccerlens.comManchester United are on the hunt for a world class left-back this month, and have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Inter Milan’s Japanese international Yuto Nagatomo. According to the Daily Mail, Nagatomo will be allowed to leave Serie A this month, with United...
Via Soccerlens
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Man Utd target Leighton Baines set to sign new Everton contract

Leighton Baines is reportedly set to sign a new contract at Everton and become the club’s highest paid player in the process. The England left-back has been consistently linked with a move to Manchester United, who made two bids for him last season. But Baines’ representatives have been in talks with the Toffees hierarchy since the transfer window closed at the end of the summer.
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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