Ademola Lookman's brace ensured a youthful Everton side did not miss Sam Allardyce's presence in Cyprus as they finished their woeful Europa League campaign with a victory.
A pre-arranged medical appointment meant new boss Allardyce was not in Nicosia to witness the 3-0 win over Apollon Limassol, the Toffees' first of the group stage, but he will receive a positive assessment of his fringe players and youngsters from stand-in manager Craig Shakespeare.
The most glowing review will be reserved for...
Everton's poor start in the Europa League continued as they were held to a 2-2 draw at Goodison Park by Cypriot outfit Apollon Limassol, who finished the game with 10 men.
A fortnight on from the woeful 3-0 away defeat to Atalanta in their Group E opener, Everton fell behind in the 13th minute when Adrian Sardinero netted following a mistake by Ashley Williams.
Eight minutes later they capitalised on an error from Apollon's Hector Yuste, with Wayne Rooney stroking in his first European goal for...
Liverpool midfielder Allan has joined Cypriot club Apollon Limassol on loan for the season, while winger Ryan Kent will play for Freiburg.
Allan, 20, joined Liverpool in 2015 and was on loan at German club Hertha Berlin last season.
Towards the end of that campaign, Hertha sporting executive Michael Preetzsaid the club hoped to keep the Brazilian for another season.
Allan has yet to make a senior appearance for Liverpool and has also had loan clubs with Finnish side SJK and Sint-Truiden in...
Former Colorado Rapids defender Shane O'Neill has signed for Dutch Eredivisie club Excelsior Rotterdam.
O'Neill, a former Homegrown player at Colorado, played four seasons with the club, appearing in 52 matches.
He then joined Cyprus' Apollon Limassol in August of 2015 before moving being sent on loan to England, Belgium and Dutch second-division side NAC Breda last summer.
A United States youth international, O'Neill represented his country at the 2013 FIFA Under-20 World Cup.