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Roberto Martinez

Roberto Martinez to treat Everton in Europa League as an 'interesting experiment'

The Spaniard will be taking a side into Europe for the first time

Everton’s new signing Samuel Eto’o (right) displays his shirt with manager Roberto Martinez at their Finch Farm training base

Samuel Eto'o: I have no problem with Jose Mourinho and will shake his hand

33-year-old ready to prove he's still a force

Samuel Eto'o joins Everton: Roberto Martinez impressed by 'hunger' striker still has

Former Chelsea and Barcelona forward has joined on a two-year deal

Steaua Bucharest defender Iasmin Latovlevici (right) battles with Chelsea's Samuel Eto'o (left)

Samuel Eto'o latest: Everton close to sealing two-year deal for the former Chelsea striker

33-year-old had been linked with a move to Liverpool

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere pictured in the 2-2 draw with Everton

Everton vs Arsenal reaction: Jack Wilshere says Gunners will take 'great confidence' into Besiktas match after draw

The Gunners came from two goals down to claim a point at Goodison Park

Everton vs Arsenal: Mathieu Flamini hails Gunners spirit after fighting back from two down

Midfielder says Gunners are finally showing tough spirit

Olivier Giroud celebrates after his late goal saved Arsenal a point at Goodison Park
Mesut Özil trains this week ahead of a possible return to Arsenal’s squad to face Everton

Everton vs Arsenal team news: Mesut Ozil and Per Mertesacker return as Arsene Wenger makes five changes

Roberto Martinez makes two changes to his side

Tim Howard, the Everton goalkeeper, will be trying to repeat last season’s victory over Arsenal today

Tim Howard: I’m an old dog. I don’t get too excited

The Everton and US goalkeeper was such a star at the World Cup that the American President phoned to congratulate him... not that he knows what the fuss is all about

Romelu Lukaku fires in Everton’s second goal at Goodison Park last season as Arsenal fell to a 3-0 defeat

Arsenal vs Everton match preview: Arsenal have ghos ts of the pas t to lay at Goodison Park

Question marks hang over Wenger’s defence as they visit an Everton side exhibiting signs of a growing ambition

Aaron Ramsey celebrates his late winner against Crystal Palace

Premier League: Everton vs Arsenal match preview

A look ahead to Saturday evening’s Premier League clash at Goodison Park

Everton vs Arsenal: Return of Per Mertesacker, Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski makes Arsenal 'incredible'

Mathieu Debuchy excited by return of World Cup winners

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Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

Despite the result, this is the end of the status quo

Boyd Tonkin on the fall-out from the Scottish referendum
Manolo Blahnik: The high priest of heels talks flats, Englishness, and why he loves Mary Beard

Manolo Blahnik: Flats, Englishness, and Mary Beard

The shoe designer who has been dubbed 'the patron saint of the stiletto'
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written

Scrambled eggs and LSD

Behind The Beatles' lyrics - thanks to Hunter Davis's original manuscript copies
'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

'Normcore': Blending in is the new standing out

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates
Dance’s new leading ladies fight back: How female vocalists are now writing their own hits

New leading ladies of dance fight back

How female vocalists are now writing their own hits
Mystery of the Ground Zero wedding photo

A shot in the dark

Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
His life, the universe and everything

His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

From pools to football pitches, rooftop living is looking up
These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam