Everton’s chance to regain status

THIRTY years ago, if you named the top six clubs in England, Everton would have been among them, despite the era belonging to their neighbours Liverpool. Traditionally, Everton were one of the blue riband institutions, but in the Premier League era, they have been unable to compete for major honours. In fact, the last piece of silverware won by the Goodison Park-based club was in … Continue reading Everton’s chance to regain status

We are the Champions: 1986-87 – Everton

AFTER finishing runners-up to Liverpool in both the Football League championship and the FA Cup in 1985-86, thus relinquishing the title they won in 1985, Everton bounced back to become champions for the second time in three seasons. This was a significant achievement given they lost their leading forward Gary Lineker to Barcelona after a summer in which the England forward had finished top scorer … Continue reading We are the Champions: 1986-87 – Everton

Toffees still trying to move the earth

EVERTON’S GOODISON PARK is one of football’s ancient homes. It has played host to some fine games, including memorable scenes in the 1966 World Cup. Furthermore, it has hosted more top flight football than any other ground in England. But over the past few days, there are signs that the club may, at last, be on the move. It won’t be for a few years, … Continue reading Toffees still trying to move the earth