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A hat-trick from Tim Cahill helped Everton record a 4-2 victory over Norwich at Carrow Road.

The Australia midfielder had given the Toffees a 2-0 half-time lead, but they came unstuck as Andrew Crofts and Andrew Surman levelled things up for the npower Championship side.

But further goals from Diniyar Bilyaletdinov and Cahill sealed the win.

Fraizer Campbell continued his excellent pre-season form as his goal helped Sunderland to a 2-1 win over Leicester at Walkers Stadium.

Stoke continued their pre-season preparations as they claimed a 2-1 win over Burnley at Huddersfield's Galpharm Stadium.

Carlton Cole bagged his fourth pre-season goal as West Ham picked up a fifth straight success against Ipswich at Portman Road.

Goals from David Murphy and Seb Larsson were enough to give Birmingham a 2-1 win at Derby, Gareth Roberts getting a goal back for the Rams.

Meanwhile, Newcastle recovered from two goals down to draw 2-2 with PSV Eindhoven at St James' Park, Bolton drew a blank on the first match of their mini-tour of Scotland as they were held to a goalless draw by Falkirk, Wolves suffered a 3-1 defeat against Championship outfit Leeds at Elland Road and a Liverpool XI beat Skelmersdale United 3-2.

Meanwhile, Dundee United's Lithuanian trialist Irmantas Zelmikas scored for both sides as the Tannadice men went down 2-1 to Hull in their friendly match at the KC Stadium, while St Johnstone lost 3-2 to a Manchester United XI in Alan Main's testimonial at McDiarmid Park.

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