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Martinez talks up Barkley

Posted Friday, October 16, 2015 by Foxsports.com66 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez says Ross Barkley should be considered an established England international, and be in line for further caps. The 21-year-old midfielder has played in each of his country's last four Euro 2016 qualifiers, scoring twice along the way, but Martinez is hardly surprised given his performances for the Toffees. "I think his best position is on the pitch," the Spani...Full Story »

Roberto Martinez handed huge boost ahead of Manchester United clash

Posted Thursday, October 15, 2015 by hits

JOHN STONES will be available for Everton's game against Manchester United, Roberto Martinez has confirmed. The England centre-back has missed the Toffees' last two games due to a knee injury and didn't feature for Roy Hodgson in the final two Euro 2016 qualifiers. However, Martinez believes he will be in good shape to face United on Saturday (3pm) despite being short of match sharpness. John...Full Story »

Stenhousemuir 2 - 2 Brechin City: Carlos Martinez rescues point for Stenhousemuir against Brechin

Posted Saturday, October 03, 2015 by PA27 hits

Stenhousemuir's Carlos Martinez scored with a minute remaining to earn his side a 2-2 home draw to Brechin in Scottish League One. Brechin had the chance to take the lead after 20 minutes when Stenhousemuir goalkeeper Jamie Barclay conceded a penalty. Barclay had fouled Robert Thompson, and was booked as well, but was able to parry Willie Dyer's spot-kick. The home side made the most of that...Full Story »

Martinez praises centre backs

Posted Monday, September 21, 2015 by Foxsports.com63 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez claims that Phil Jagielka and John Stones make up the finest centre-back pairing in the Premier League. The two England internationals started for the Toffees in their 0-0 draw with Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday, and have only conceded five goals in the league this season when playing together. "I don't think there is a better pair of centre-bac...Full Story »

Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho rages at Roberto Martinez over order of duties

Posted Monday, September 14, 2015 by theguardian.com202 hits

Chelsea's Jose Mourinho, right, walked off shouting an expletive following a post-match confrontation with Everton's Roberto Martinez. Jose Mourinho launched a furious outburst at Roberto Martinez as his frustration at Chelsea’s woeful start to the season erupted at Everton. Mourinho was incensed that Martinez conducted the first post-match press conference in the media room at Goodison ...Full Story »

Everton vs Chelsea FC preview - Martinez does not believe Chelsea's decline is terminal

Posted Saturday, September 12, 2015 by PA128 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes talk of a Chelsea crisis has been over-hyped. The defending champions arrive at Goodison Park on Saturday on the back of a rare home defeat to Crystal Palace before the international break which has left them with just four points from as many matches. There has been much debate about how a number of Jose Mourinho's key players are under-performing but...Full Story »

Martinez unmoved by Stones clause talk

Posted Friday, September 11, 2015 by Goal.com105 hits

Roberto Martinez has responded to reports that John Stones has requested a buy-out clause in his Everton contract. Everton manager Roberto Martinez refused to discuss the prospect that Chelsea's pursuit of John Stones has led to the defender requesting a buy-out clause in any new contract. "Any backlash from transfer window, I'm not going to entertain," he told reporters. "Every player that ...Full Story »

Chesterfield vs Wigan Athletic preview - Spireites stunned by Martinez injury blow ahead of Wigan clash

Posted Saturday, September 05, 2015 by PA42 hits

Chesterfield were dealt a big injury blow ahead of the visit of Wigan with the news that Angel Martinez will miss the next six months with knee ligament damage. The Spanish midfielder, who joined the club last month, ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in training this week. Another change to the team which started the 2-0 win against Millwall last Saturday is necessary as winger Gboly Ari...Full Story »

Sevilla 0 - 3 Atletico de Madrid : Jackson Martinez makes his mark with a first goal for Atletico Madrid

Posted Sunday, August 30, 2015 by PA41 hits

Jackson Martinez came off the bench to score his first Atletico Madrid goal in a 3-0 win over Sevilla at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. The 28-year-old Colombian forward moved to the Spanish capital over the summer after a prolific spell in Portugal with Porto and the South American opened his account with Atleti to cap off a comfortable win for Diego Simeone's men. Spain international Koke prodde...Full Story »

Everton boss Roberto Martinez issues another hands-off warning to Chelsea over John Stones

Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 by hits

EVERTON have rejected John Stones’ request after Roberto Martinez last night issued another firm hands-off warning. Stones is a major transfer target for Chelsea but the wantaway England defender has been told he is not for sale. Everton boss Martinez, who played Stones in last night’s 5-3 Capital Cup extra-time win at Barnsley, said: "We haven’t rejected it yet as we had thi...Full Story »

Martinez confident of Stones stay

Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by Foxsports.com49 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is confident young defender John Stones will remain at the club this season despite intense interest from champions Chelsea. Highly-rated Stones has been one of the Toffees' best players since making his debut in 2013 and has looked impressive once more this campaign, starting all of the club's opening three Premier League games. The 21-year-old's performance...Full Story »

Martinez: John Stones 'is not for sale and that is the end of it'

Posted Friday, August 14, 2015 by Foxsports.com43 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is keen to fend off the advances of Chelsea for John Stones. Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea target John Stones "is not for sale and that is the end of it". An upbeat Martinez spoke at Thursday's pre-match press conference and reiterated his desire to hang on to one of his key players and stated Everton are "not a selling club". Chelsea have made tw...Full Story »

Everton vs Watford preview - Martinez wants better start

Posted Saturday, August 08, 2015 by PA61 hits

Everton boss Roberto Martinez feels the fixture list has been unkind to his side but has stressed the Toffees must get momentum going early in their Barclays Premier League campaign. Martinez's men have to play each of the clubs that finished in last term's top eight within their first 10 games of the new season. It looks a daunting schedule, but the Spaniard is eager for Everton to get points...Full Story »

'We are all in a strange world' - Mourinho hits back at Martinez over Stones pursuit

Posted Wednesday, July 22, 2015 by Goal.com142 hits

The Everton manager has criticised Chelsea's public chase for the English international, with the Blues boss joking that he will now only bid when the transfer window is shut Jose Mourinho has hit back at Roberto Martinez's criticism of Chelsea's pursuit of Everton defender John Stones. Goal understands the Premier League champions are preparing a £28 million offer having seen an initia...Full Story »

Martinez blast for Chelsea

Posted Sunday, July 19, 2015 by Foxsports.com45 hits

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has taken a swipe at Premier League counterparts Chelsea over their public pursuit of defender John Stones. The Londoners had a £20m offer for the 21-year-old centre-back rejected by Everton on Friday but Sky sources understand they are preparing to table an improved bid for the England international. Speaking after the 3-1 defeat by Arsenal in the final of...Full Story »

Everton boss Roberto Martinez claims James McCarthy will not be sold to Man City

Posted Thursday, July 16, 2015 by hits

James McCarthy has emerged as a target for Manchester City but Roberto Martinez has ruled out a sale Manchester City are considering McCarthy, 24, as a potential midfield option after missing out on Aston Villa's Fabian Delph. But Martinez, who also managed McCarthy at Wigan, said: "There are two reasons why James McCarthy is not for sale. "The first is that Everton are a club that has balanc...Full Story »

Jackson Martinez's week

Posted Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by Marca.com144 hits

The Colombian is enjoying the last days of his holidays after taking part in the Copa America and will soon be joining forces with Atletico de Madrid. This is the week in which Jackson Martinez will officially become a member of the 'Rojiblancos'. In a few days' time, the Colombian will arrive in Madrid to then meet up with the Atletico squad in their summer training camp in San Rafael, as w...Full Story »

Porto confirm Martinez deal

Posted Wednesday, July 08, 2015 by Foxsports.com88 hits

Porto have confirmed that Jackson Martinez will join Atletico Madrid in a 24.8million deal. The Portuguese club say Atletico have agreed to meet the release clause set for the Colombia international striker, who was top scorer in the Portuguese league during all three of his seasons there. The 28-year-old looked destined for a switch to AC Milan earlier in the summer before a deal with the S...Full Story »

Porto confirm Jackson Martinez will join Atletico Madrid

Posted Wednesday, July 01, 2015 by Goal.com87 hits

The Portuguese club have confirmed the striker will depart after Atletico agreed to pay his €35 million release clause Porto have confirmed Atletico Madrid have agreed to pay Jackson Martinez's €35 million release clause. The player's agent revealed last week that the 28-year-old would move to the Vicente Calderon after rejecting the chance to join AC Milan. A statement on P...Full Story »

Martinez keen on Singapore trip

Posted Tuesday, June 30, 2015 by Foxsports.com68 hits

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is looking forward to seeing how his side do in the Barclays Asia Trophy in Singapore. They open the tournament against Stoke City on July 15 at the Singapore National Stadium and will then face either Arsenal or a Singapore Select XI on July 18 at the same venue.  Martinez feels that the tournament is the perfect platform to gauge just how ready they wi...Full Story »

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