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Steven Naismith

28-Year-Old Forward     Everton  Premier


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Birthdate:  October 14, 1986    Birthplace:  Scotland    Nationality:  Scotland    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  159 lbs    

December 18, 2014    Steven Naismith News

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Naismith and Everton agreed to a three-year contract extension the week the forward forward returned to action from a hamstring injury, reports Sky Sports.

Naismith will now be at the club until the summer of 2019. He joined the team in 2012, and has six goals to his credit this season including one on his return to action Monday against Queens Park Rangers.

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December 15, 2014

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Naismith finished off a cross from Aiden Mcgeady with a header to complete a 3-1 win over QPR Monday.

Naismith has been seeing his starts diminishing as of late, but played a full 90 minutes here and finished off a relatively easy header. This is Naismith's fifth goal of the season and he continues to be productive in the minutes he's given. He'll likely feature in the starting XI next weekend when Everton travel to Southampton after looking effective in this match.

October 5, 2014

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Naismith's fine season continued Sunday grabbing a goal in the 2-1 loss to Manchester United Sunday.

This is now four goals on the campaign for Naismith and with the injury to Mirallas, he'll surely be starting for weeks to come. Naismith has been a nice cheap value and he might be a good buy now as the schedule gets very easy in coming weeks facing teams like Burnley, West Ham, Aston Villa, and Sunderland.

August 30, 2014

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Naismith scored again Saturday for back to back weeks in the 6-3 loss to Chelsea.

Naismith is quite the find for Everton and he is a very fun player to watch as well. He's really proven to be a dynamic player for Everton and looks to have secured a starting spot with his fine play. Keep an eye on this situation as Evertons midfield will be in a merry go around as they have too many players for too few spots.

August 23, 2014

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Naismith scored a goal in Everton's 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Saturday.

Naismith looked like the most dangerous player for Everton, getting off two shots and drawing six fouls. He was a menace and has looked to have secured a starting spot for the time being. Keep an eye on this fluid situation, as Everton have built quite the depth at the midfield position.

August 16, 2014

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Naismith started and scored a goal in Everton's 2-2 draw versus Leicester on Saturday.

It was a bit of a surprise to see Naismith in the starting XI, but due to injuries he'll likely be featured there for the time being. Naismith could be a sneaky play in fantasy for a couple months, as it appears Ross Barkley (knee) will miss significant time to injury.

February 22, 2014

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Naismith started and played the full 90 minutes, but finished with zero shot attempts as Everton lost 1-0 at Chelsea on Saturday. Naismith was originally slotted to start the match on the bench, but with Lacina Traore (hamstring) becoming a late scratch, Naismith was called on to start.

Naismith had been starting in place of the injured Romelu Lukaku (ankle), but was initially passed over for Traore on Saturday. With Lukaku expected to return for Everton's next Premier League match, Naismith's fantasy value is expected to drop considerably.

February 17, 2014

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Naismith played the final 30 minutes of Sunday's FA Cup match against Swansea City wonderfully as a substitute. He managed to score a goal and also draw a penalty that led to the final goal of Everton's 3-1 win. After the match, however, he was showing signs of a concussion, Mirror Football reports. The team will monitor him for the next 24 hours before determining his status for Saturday's Premier League match against Chelsea.

Naismith would be in contention for a start Saturday against Chelsea if he is fit to play. Even if Romelu Lukaku (ankle) is able to return, he would be ineligible to play against his parent club and Everton will once again be looking for someone to fill his role.