Found January 03, 2012 on New York Times Sports:
As Landon Donovan begins his second stint with Everton, he will inevitably be measured against another American — Clint Dempsey — who has already proved himself in England’s Premier League.

Landon Donovan starts for Everton

Landon Donovan has returned to the Everton lineup, starting a Premier League match against Bolton in his first game eligible following a loan from Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy. The 29-year-old midfielder, who scored two goals in 13 matches during a loan to Everton from January to March 2010, was in the starting lineup for Wednesday night's home game along with...

Donovan set to be involved for Everton

Everton boss David Moyes is looking forward to seeing over the next few weeks if Landon Donovan can reproduce the form that made him so popular during his first spell at Goodison Park. Donovan is available for selection for Wednesday night's home match against Bolton - the first time the United States international has been eligible since it was announced in December that he...

Everton Club Focus - Toffees prepare for second coming of Donovan

Everton host Bolton Wanderers on Wednesday night with a squad bolstered by the return of Landon Donovan and off the back of a hard-won three points against West Bromwich Albion in the Toffees’ last Premier League outing. The on-loan LA Galaxy forward will then be tasked with helping Everton maintain the momentum generated by the Hawthorns victory. The Everton Donovan joins in...

McLeish wants Keane on loan

McLeish admits his chances of landing Keane are "more than 50-50". If all goes to plan, Keane could make his debut against Everton on January 14 when he would face his Galaxy team-mate Landon Donovan. McLeish said: "Robbie has got massive experience as a striker. That's first and foremost. He is a great character as well. "Players can enlighten the dressing...

Goal: Landon Donovan Could Return for Everton Today

Landon Donovan, starting his second off-season loan in England in two years, could make his first appearance for Everton on Wednesday.

Everton v Bolton preview

Everton manager David Moyes will be able to call on Landon Donovan for the game. It was announced in December that Donovan was rejoining the Toffees on a two-month loan deal from the Los Angeles Galaxy and the United States international is now available for selection. Moyes, who was without Marouane Fellaini (abductor), Seamus Coleman (thigh) and Royston Drenthe (unwell) for Sunday...

Podcast: Donovan's Everton return could be bumpy (Yahoo! Sports)

Galaxy star Landon Donovan is headed to an EPL team that has fallen on hard times since his last stint there.

McCarthy's Musings: Landon Donovan must battle the expectation game as he starts his loan spell with Everton (

His previous success with the Toffees raises the bar for this two-month trip to Merseyside, but the American international possesses the necessary tools to vault it anyways.

Robbie Keane keen on Villa loan, McLeish says

Teammates with Landon Donovan on the Los Angeles Galaxy, Robbie Keane could soon be playing against the American in an English Premier League match. Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish said Thursday that his club has opened talks with Keane with a view to signing the 31-year-old forward on loan until March, when the Major League Soccer season begins. If the Ireland captain completes...

Moyes wary of Trotters shock

New Year's Eve saw big guns Manchester United and Chelsea suffer shock defeats at home to Blackburn and Aston Villa respectively, before league leaders Manchester City were beaten by a last-gasp goal at Sunderland 24 hours later. Everton, meanwhile, extended their unbeaten run to four games with a 1-0 win at West Brom and the odds look good for them continuing the sequence with...

Tim Howard scores for Everton

Tim Howard became the fourth goalkeeper to score in the Premier League when the American put in a wind-blown punt for Everton during Wednesday night's game against Bolton. The American, playing his 250th club match in England, put Everton ahead in the 63rd minute at Goodison Park. His right-footed punt from his own penalty area bounced about 25-30 yards from the Bolton goal...
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