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Martinez accepts the blame for Everton's recent slump

Posted Saturday, April 23, 2016 by Goal.com72 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez admits the criticism against him during the side's slump has been justified as they prepare for their biggest game of the season. Martinez and Co. head to Wembley on Saturday for an FA Cup semi-final against Premier League counterparts Manchester United. However, Everton are coming off a 4-0 thumping at the hands of local rivals Liverpool and are winless in...Full Story »

Everton vs Manchester United - Martinez positive ahead of crucial FA Cup semi-final

Posted Saturday, April 23, 2016 by PA67 hits

Roberto Martinez insists he has faced more difficult times as a manager as he prepares for an FA Cup semi-final labelled make or break for his tenure at Everton. The growing anger among Toffees fans at the club's form reached a peak on Wednesday as Everton were trounced 4-0 by Liverpool in the Merseyside derby. With their hopes of achieving anything significant in the league long since gone, t...Full Story »

Liverpool 4 - 0 Everton: Liverpool turn up the heat on Roberto Martinez with ruthless derby victory

Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by PA64 hits

Liverpool added to the growing pressure on Everton manager Roberto Martinez with a 4-0 victory which was as embarrassing for the visitors as it was comfortable for the hosts in the 226th Merseyside derby. Defender Ramiro Funes Mori also added to the Spaniard's woes ahead of Saturday's FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United with this fixture's 21st red card in the last 47 Premier League e...Full Story »

Martinez not daunted by trip to Anfield

Posted Thursday, April 21, 2016 by Foxsports.com35 hits

Ahead of Thursday night's Merseyside derby at Anfield, Everton boss Roberto Martinez says his team has little fear about playing away from home. The Spainiard used Borussia Dortmund's recent capitulation at Anfield as an example of what teams need to bear in mind when playing important matches away from home. "They were two minutes away from being disqualified from Europe," Martinez said of ...Full Story »

Everton 1-1 Southampton: Mane equaliser maintains pressure on Martinez

Posted Sunday, April 17, 2016 by Goal.com68 hits

The Toffees have now gone six Premier League games without a win, despite taking the lead through Ramiro Funes Mori, as Ronald Koeman's side grabbed a deserved point Everton failed to arrest their poor run of form at home as they once again let a lead slip, with Sadio Mane's goal earning a 1-1 Premier League draw for Southampton at Goodison Park. Roberto Martinez needed a victory to relieve ...Full Story »

Everton vs Arsenal - Roberto Martinez wowed by Gareth Barry's endurance

Posted Saturday, March 19, 2016 by PA80 hits

Roberto Martinez knew Everton would miss Gareth Barry's presence against Arsenal this weekend, but even he was surprised by just how influential he has been in the Toffees' engine room. The 35-year-old midfielder will sit out both the Gunners' visit to Goodison Park on Saturday lunchtime and the trip to Manchester United after the international break having been dismissed for the second time th...Full Story »

Everton vs Chelsea FC - Martinez: Judge Everton at the end of the season

Posted Saturday, March 12, 2016 by PA60 hits

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has reiterated his belief the club's season should only be assessed once it has come to an end. Martinez has faced, and rejected, accusations this term his side are underachieving. But last weekend's 3-2 home loss to West Ham appeared only to add further validity to such criticism of the Toffees, who are 12th with 10 games left in the Barclays Premier League and w...Full Story »

Everton vs West Ham United - Martinez looks to home comforts as Everton try to find consistency

Posted Saturday, March 05, 2016 by PA51 hits

Everton boss Roberto Martinez is relishing the run of three straight home games his side have ahead - and the challenge they face of trying to replicate some of their away form at Goodison Park. Everton have won five of their last six matches in all competitions, with four of those victories coming on the road. And that is in keeping with their entire season, their 2015-16 Barclays Premier Lea...Full Story »

Martinez: Rest has done Stones good

Posted Friday, February 19, 2016 by foxsportsasia.com23 hits

The England international attracted a lot criticism for his inconsistent displays prior to his injury, playing in a backline that has conceded a Premier League-high 23 goals at home this season. "John started with the group on Monday and has benefited a lot from the break," Martinez told reporters on Thursday. "I expect him to be part of the squad and to have a very strong ending to the season...Full Story »

Wolves vs Preston North End - Emiliano Martinez could make Wolves comeback against Preston

Posted Saturday, February 13, 2016 by PA21 hits

Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez could return to the Wolves side for the first time in three months against Preston. The Argentinian, on loan from Portuguese side Nacional, has been sidelined by a thigh injury, with Carl Ikeme performing well in his place. Mike Williamson (hamstring) is closing in on a first appearance since joining the club permanently last month but is not quite ready. Fellow d...Full Story »

Jackson Martinez leaves Atletico Madrid in big-money Guangzhou move

Posted Wednesday, February 03, 2016 by ESPN117 hits

Atletico Madrid striker Jackson Martinez has joined Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande in a stunning €42 million deal. The Colombian international has struggled to make an impact at the Vicente Calderon since joining the club from Porto last summer, and could be about to make a premature exit after scoring just two goals in 15 La Liga appearances. The 29-year-old becomes the latest big n...Full Story »

Everton vs Newcastle - Martinez backs Stones to bounce back

Posted Wednesday, February 03, 2016 by PA71 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has backed John Stones to bounce back quickly from his first real shaky spell at the club. The England centre-back has endured a tough January by his usually high standards with a number of noticeable errors and lapses. He was withdrawn after 77 minutes of their Capital One Cup semi-final exit to Manchester City after a lapse of concentration allowed Sergio Agu...Full Story »

Bayern Munich 2 - 0 Hoffenheim: Bayern beat Hoffenheim after defender Javi Martinez suffers injury

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2016 by PA45 hits

Bayern Munich's 2-0 win over Hoffenheim was overshadowed by the news that Javi Martinez faces a spell on the sidelines with a knee injury. Two goals from Robert Lewandowski saw the Bavarians re-establish their eight-point advantage over Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga, while Hoffenheim are rooted to the bottom. But with key league and cup fixtures on the horizon, the loss of ano...Full Story »

Everton vs Swansea - Martinez will not let his key men leave Everton in this transfer window

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2016 by PA45 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is adamant none of his key players will be allowed to leave this month, despite new speculation about the futures of Romelu Lukaku, Ross Barkley and John Stones. Lukaku, their 19-goal top scorer, is set to make his 100th start for the club in Sunday's visit of Swansea but there were claims this week the Toffees had put a B£65million price tag on his head. ...Full Story »

Everton vs Dagenham and Redbridge - Roberto Martinez wary of FA Cup upset as he considers changes

Posted Saturday, January 09, 2016 by PA36 hits

Roberto Martinez guided Wigan to their only ever FA Cup triumph but the Everton manager insists it is not an achievement which he spends much time reliving. The Spaniard masterminded a shock Wembley win over the much-fancied Manchester City in 2013 shortly before he moved to Goodison Park. But as he begins his involvement again with a third-round tie at home to League Two's Dagenham & Redb...Full Story »

Everton vs Leicester City - Martinez confident the rewards will come for their open approach

Posted Saturday, December 19, 2015 by PA37 hits

Roberto Martinez admits Everton are conceding goals too easily but is confident they will get the rewards their play deserves. The Toffees are unbeaten in six Barclays Premier League games and have only lost three times all season, but eight draws mean they do not have the points haul they would have hoped for. Everton sat 10th going into the weekend, six points off the top four and 12 adrift ...Full Story »

Wolves vs Nottingham Forest - Goalkeeper Emi Martinez remains sidelined for Wolves

Posted Friday, December 11, 2015 by PA52 hits

Emi Martinez remains out for Wolves as they prepare to host Nottingham Forest at Molineux. The on-loan Arsenal goalkeeper's thigh problem means he may not return until the New Year and Carl Ikeme will continue to deputise. Defender Kortney Hause is struggling with a hamstring injury which has kept him out since October. Benik Afobe is pushing for a return to the starting XI after being droppe...Full Story »

Everton vs Crystal Palace - Everton manager Roberto Martinez strives for "perfection"

Posted Monday, December 07, 2015 by PA71 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is not content with receiving plaudits for the style of his football and will continue to strive for perfection ahead of Crystal Palace's visit on Monday. The attacking talent of Romelu Lukaku, Ross Barkley and Gerard Deulofeu, combined with the Spaniard's insistence his side play the ball out from the back, has made the Toffees one of the most attractive sides ...Full Story »

Roberto Martinez and Everton players star in hammy half season ticket advert

Posted Thursday, November 26, 2015 by 101 GREAT GOALS144 hits

It’s that time of the year again. The time when Everton players wear fashionably awful Christmas jumpers and ham it up in a festive advertisement campaign aiming to shift half season tickets. See Ross Barkley, Tim Howard and Leon Osman munch into chocolate bars as though they were opponents (that simile will kind of make sense after you watch the advertisement). That’s before Rob...Full Story »

Everton vs Aston Villa - Roberto Martinez relishes run of fixtures

Posted Saturday, November 21, 2015 by PA46 hits

Everton boss Roberto Martinez is relishing his side tackling the "incredible block of fixtures" ahead that starts on Saturday and will go a long way towards determining how their season pans out. The international break just concluded was the third so far in 2015-16, but the next one is not until March. And between now and then, Martinez's men are scheduled to play 19 Barclays Premier League m...Full Story »

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