Moyes still dreaming of beating the financial odds

These are supposed to be the weeks when Everton are reminded of the hopelessness of their deepest ambitions, when they are weighed down by the reality of a field that sometimes seems so uneven in might be located somewhere deep in the Alps.

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James Lawton: David Moyes' Everton can still dream that resolve may upset the odds against vast wealth

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David Moyes looking to find more transfer bargains for Everton

Seamus Coleman, signed for £60,000, has signed a new long-term deal

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Carlton Cole is shown a red card

More red-card challenges likely after victory for Cole and Gibson

Pair were sent off in Everton's 2-1 win over West Ham

Roberto Martinez confident Wigan can match Everton

Wigan manager Roberto Martinez believes Everton “tick every box” but is confident his team can provide more than a match for them in their Boxing Day clash at Goodison Park.

Everton defender Leighton Baines

Selling Leighton Baines could fund Everton's Champions League push suggests Neville Southall

Left-back has been consistently linked with Manchester United

Kenwyne Jones (left) does battle with Everton's Phil Jagielka
Gylfi Sigurdsson and Sylvain Distin

Sylvain Distin hails fighting spirit of Everton following victory over Tottenham

Toffees scored two late goals to thwart Spurs

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Manchester City 1 Everton 1

Match Report: Sebastian Bassong puts Everton on the back foot

Everton 1 Norwich City 0: Home fans greet late equaliser with jeers as European ambitions continue to unravel

Clattenburg cleared by FA as union calls for Chelsea apology

Mark Clattenburg's union, Prospect, has called upon Chelsea to apologise to the referee and pay him compensation after the Football Association decided that he had no case to answer over allegations of racist abuse.

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I'm English, honest! England in race to secure clearance for Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson

Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson will be drafted into the England squad for next week's friendly with Sweden, if they can get clearance from Fifa.

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