Sport Virals: Tweet highlights angry Everton response to major PL news
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Everton fan and Sky Sports journalist Alan Myers has taken to Twitter to share both his thoughts and some revealing facts after Everton came back from a goal down to snatch a point away from home. Taking on Manchester United at Old Trafford, a driven shot from Andros Townsend was enough to seal a result for the Blues following an incisive counterattack spearheaded by the likes of Demarai Gray and Abdoulaye Doucoure. Townsend even mimicked Cristiano Ronaldo as he imitated his trademark goal celebration upon firing a goal of his own beyond the powers of David de Gea, with his goal having positive implications for the Toffees.
Onefan page has shared news surrounding Everton’s reaction to the successful takeover of Newcastle United by a Saudi investment fund-backed consortium.
As shared by popular Everton fan account Everton Blue Army (@EvertonBlueArmy) on Twitter, the account covered claims made in theover the Blues’ formal response in a Premier League meeting to the takeover.
Everton were said to have been ‘one of the most angry and vocal clubs’ during a meeting with the Premier League to explain the decision to approve the takeover of Newcastle United by a consortium led by the Saudi Arabian Government’s Public Investment Fund.
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One top-flight executive had toldthat the disgust stems from the ‘green-eyed monster’ of envy and ‘self-interest’, with Newcastle’s owners promising significant investment in their pursuit of silverware following their acquisition of the club.
According to the source, ‘insiders’ have said that United, Spurs and Everton were the most vocal on the call as they opposed the increased competition for European footballing places – in particular, the Champions League.
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Such an unsavoury reaction to the takeover is not a good look for Everton’s owners – but there is a clear positive to take from the news.
It is certainly a fine testament to Everton and their Champions League aspirations that their opposition to the takeover stems from increased competition.
Although there is a hotbed of discontent, clubs surely have to accept and get used to the new powerhouse at Newcastle now that the new owners are in place.
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Everton attacker Andros Townsend has taken to social media to reveal why he was seen in conversation with Cristiano Ronaldo after his club’s draw with Manchester United. The former Newcastle and Crystal Palace winger managed to secure the renowned forward’s shirt after the game, with Townsend taking to Instagram to showcase his securing of a match-worn CR7 jersey. Townsend went viral for imitating the forward’s trademark celebration when he slotted beyond the United defence to secure an equaliser in the 1-1 draw but made clear that he has the utmost respect for Ronaldo.