Youssouf Mulumbu boosted West Brom's hopes of finishing as the Midlands' highest-placed club in the Premier League with a first-half winner against ten-man Everton at the Hawthorns.
Manchester United 1 Hernandez 83 Everton 0
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Harry Redknapp's decision to keep faith with Peter Crouch paid off as the striker scored twice to give Tottenham their first victory in almost two months as Stoke were beaten 3-2 at White Hart Lane.
In today's Rumour Mill: Aberdeen linked with Jennings; Scotland hit by injury worries for Brazil clash; Moyes has open invitation to Weir; plus the rest of the day's football news and gossip.
EVERTON manager David Moyes says he would love to see Rangers captain David Weir take up a coaching role at Goodison Park when he retires as a player.
Birmingham moved out of the Barclays Premier League relegation zone at the expense of West Ham after holding Everton to a draw at Goodison Park.
Everton manager David Moyes believes Mikel Arteta has rediscovered his self-belief after a difficult season for player and club.
Reading captain Matt Mills feels the Championship side still have unfinished business in the FA Cup this year.
Matt Mills struck the only goal as Championship side Reading claimed another notable scalp to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals for a second successive year.
Everton manager David Moyes hopes the recent upturn in his side's results will see negative speculation over the club's financial position disappear.
Chelsea 1 Lampard (104) Everton 1 Banes (119) (after extra time, Everton won 4-3 on penalties)
Long-serving Everton manager David Moyes was left devastated after the defeat by Bolton and said it was the poorest performance by one of his teams since he arrived at Goodison Park.
New signing Fernando Torres was not needed as Nicolas Anelka reminded Chelsea of his potency in a 4-2 win at Sunderland.
Everton 1 Saha 62 Chelsea 1 Kalou 75
Aston Villa have smashed their transfer record in signing Sunderland striker Darren Bent in a deal which could eventually be worth £24 million.
IT WAS not an entirely happy homecoming for Kenny Dalglish on his first match at Anfield since becoming Liverpool manager for the second time but a draw in an entertaining 215th Merseyside derby represented some progress.
EVERTON manager David Moyes believes the gap between his team and Liverpool is now as close as he can remember during his time in charge.
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish insists he has not discussed potential transfer targets for the current window and does not even know whether the subject is up for discussion with principal owner John Henry, who is in town for this weekend's Merseyside derby.
Everton put Tottenham's title aspirations and ambitious plans to sign David Beckham in the shade with victory in a compelling Barclays Premier League encounter.
Carlos Tevez provided Manchester City with some pre-match Christmas cheer but Everton denied them the present they really wanted.