Football - Moyes hoping for more festive joy

Everton boss David Moyes is already happy with his side's Christmas return - but has no intention of easing up.

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The Toffees recorded their second win of the festive season - and extended their unbeaten Barclays Premier League run to seven games - with a 2-1 Boxing Day victory over Wigan at Goodison Park.

It kept them joint fourth in the table, just two points behind third-placed Chelsea, their opponents on Sunday.

Moyes said: "Over the Christmas period you are just trying to win the games and come out of the other end of it in no worse a position.

"We have six points from the two games and we might have settled for that at the start but we have now got another couple of games - Chelsea at home and then Newcastle away - and then you are probably talking about the Christmas period being over.

"We will try to take some points from them and keep moving up."

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