Joanne Gaskell

Media and Communications Assistant

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I'm a driven, committed, reliable, enthusiastic and hardworking individual who has a big passion for sport. I'm always willing to learn and try new experiences to improve my skills to ensure I fulfil my dream of becoming an established Sports Journalist.

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Spence Returns As Ladies Boss

Andy Spence has been re-appointed as Everton Ladies manager, returning for a second stint in charge at the club. Spence had stepped down from the role in June after two seasons at the helm, which enabled him to focus his energies on his role as Technical Director of the very successful Blues' Centre of Excellence.

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Everton Under-21s progressed to the semi-finals of the Liverpool Senior Cup after a comprehensive 8-0 victory over Widnes FC on Monday evening. First-half goals from Sam Byrne, Antony Evans, Conor McAleny and a brace from Callum Connolly put the young Blues in full control of the contest before a second-half hat-trick from substitute Calum Dyson completed the scoring.

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Report: Blackburn Rovers U21s 1-2 Everton U21s

Everton Under-21s progressed to the Lancashire Senior Cup semi-finals after coming from behind to secure a 2-1 away win over Blackburn Rovers. John O'Sullivan opened the scoring for the hosts as his strike from outside the box deflected off the head of Jonjoe Kenny and nestled into the back of the net.

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Unsy Hails Young Blues' Character

David Unsworth praised the character shown by his Everton Under-21s side after they came from behind to secure a 2-1 win at Blackburn Rovers and book a place in the Lancashire Senior Cup semi-finals. The young Blues fell behind through John O'Sullivan's second-half deflected strike but substitute Courtney Duffus levelled the tie before David Henen clinched victory with less than 10 minutes remaining.

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Johno Signs Off In Style

Everton Ladies defender Lindsay Johnson capped off her final game in style, scoring a goal and providing three assists to help the Blues secure a final day 5-3 victory over Oxford United. Johnson, who joined the Blues in 2003, announced prior to yesterday's game that she would be calling time on a career that has spanned 15 years.

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Lennon Unfazed By Right-Back Role

Aaron Lennon says he is prepared to play anywhere for Everton after impressing in the unfamiliar role of right-back during the 2-1 win over Reading on Tuesday evening. In his usual position of winger, Lennon has given the Blues a real attacking threat with his pace and trickery since joining, initially on loan, in January.

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Arsenal vs Everton

Roberto Martinez says Tom Cleverley is in contention to return to first team action against Arsenal. The Everton midfielder marked his comeback from an ankle injury with an appearance for the Blues' Under-21s in their Premier League international Cup defeat to Schalke on Tuesday.

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Bet On The Blues

Everton travel to the Emirates to face an in-form Arsenal side this weekend, looking to maintain their unbeaten record on the road this season. Premier League away victories over Southampton and West Bromwich Albion, along with draws against Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City have seen the Blues pick up eight of a possible 13 points away from Goodison so far this campaign.

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Lukaku Sees Promising Signs

Romelu Lukaku believes Everton's performance in Sunday's Merseyside Derby bodes well for the rest of the campaign. Lukaku netted his seventh goal in all competitions to cancel out Danny Ings' opener in the 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Goodison Park. And the Belgian says the Blues can take confidence from a display that showed promising signs for the season ahead.

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Everton Under-18s returned to winning ways with an impressive 3-1 win against league leaders Manchester City at Finch Farm on Saturday morning. Antony Evans gave the young Blues an early lead before Michael Donohue doubled his side's lead on the stroke of half-time.

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Howard Salutes Strongest Squad

Tim Howard has described the current Everton squad as the best he has been a part of during his time at the Club. Howard is now in his 10th season at Goodison Park and has accumulated 394 appearances for the Blues since joining, initially on loan from Manchester United, back in 2006.

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Martinez Hails Goodison Crowd

Roberto Martinez believes the Goodison faithful can play their part when they entertain Premier League champions Chelsea on Saturday. Everton take on Jose Mourinho's side in the Saturday's early kick-off, having won four of their last six Premier League games against Chelsea on Merseyside.

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