Everton’s team line-up tweet for Newcastle match is going viral

Everton have enjoyed mixed success under Carlo Ancelotti.

The Toffees have won three of their six games with the Italian in charge, with their two losses coming against Liverpool and Manchester City.

They suffered disappointment on the weekend, though, as they could only take a point in their match against West Ham.

Everton are looking to get back to winning ways for their match against Newcastle at Goodison Park on Tuesday evening.

As always, Everton’s Twitter account posted the team news an hour before kick-off. But this week, there was a twist.

Instead of using normal graphics for the players, Everton decided to use images designed by school kids from Linacre Primary school.

And the result is brilliant. View the images created by the youngsters below:

That is gold. Our personal favourite is the drawing of Bernard, although every one of them is great.

Everton explained why they used this graphic on their official website.

“Portraits of Everton players created by local children will be shown on stadium screens at the Blues’ home game against Newcastle United on Tuesday – helping to raise awareness of the importance of positive mental health among young people,” their website read.

“Club partner USM invited Year 4 pupils from Linacre Primary School to visit Everton’s USM Finch Farm training ground to take part in a drawing session, with their player portraits set to make a very special appearance at Goodison Park on Tuesday night.

“The portraits will replace the in-match player graphics for the Premier League encounter with Newcastle on the stadium screens for the team announcement and substitutions.

“They will also be used in the matchday programme and, away from the ground, the images will be visible across Everton’s official matchday social media and website output.

“The activity is part of USM’s Unlock The Potential campaign and is in support of Everton in the Community’s award-winning Tackling the Blues programme.

“Linacre Primary School is one of a number of schools participating in Tackling the Blues, which aims to teach young people strategies for good mental and physical health, promote emotional literacy and improve self-esteem and confidence.

“The programme has engaged with more than 850 young people aged six to 16-years-old in the past three years.”

The pupils have also been invited to the game against Newcastle to see their drawings come to life across Goodison Park.

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