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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool Echo
Charlotte Coates

Demarai Gray sends honest message to fans as Ellis Simms handed new Everton task

Your Everton evening headlines for Monday, March 20.

Demarai Gray explains Everton dressing room view that players 'owe' the fans

Demarai Gray hailed Everton’s travelling support and declared “we owe them these type of performances” after the battling draw at Chelsea.

Almost 3,000 Blues made the journey down to west London on Saturday. They were left celebrating at the final whistle after a late Ellis Simms goal secured a point that could be vital to Everton’s hopes of staying in the Premier League.

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It was a second consecutive point on the road and another hint the fans who travel in such vast numbers could buy into the Sean Dyche-led survival project.

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Ellis Simms 'next step' is clear after Everton show new side against Chelsea

Everton’s late equaliser at Chelsea was a brilliant moment for Ellis Simms, I’m absolutely made up for him to get his first Premier League goal.

Given his age, he’ll have been really frustrated trying to break into the first team and after being sent out on loan a few times he’s come back to the club and probably hasn’t had the number of minutes that he’d have been hoping for.

Just to get the goal and getting that box ticked will be great for his confidence but the manner of the way he did it will ensure he’ll be flying high at Finch Farm this week. He’s had to work hard, he’s had to be patient and do all the ugly stuff that fans don’t see.

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