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Was this the Birthplace of Everton Football Club?

The year was 1874 and the Midland Railway Company had, eventually, managed to lay their track in to the town centre of Liverpool where they opened a terminal station. The location, which they named Liverpool Central, was designed to handle both passenger and goods traffic. The Midland Railway nex...Read More
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Everton Pay Tribute To Sandy Young

Congratulations to Paul Wharton and the Everton Heritage Society, who saw there work finally come to fruition yesterday. Everton legend, Alex 'Sandy' Young scored 127 goals in 314 appearances between 1901 and 1911 including the only goal of the game in the 1906 FA Cup final in Ev...Read More
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Everton Heritage Society Pay Tribute To Alex "Sandy" Young

On Wednesday 3rd September 2014 12:30pm, at Seafield Cemetery Edinburgh Seafield Road EH6 7LD, The EFC Heritage Society, together with Everton Football Club, will pay tribute to one of Scotland's great Centre Forwards, Alex "Sandy" Young. Alex started his football career with Slamann...Read More
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Who Was 'Goodison Park' Named After?

How did Goodison Park come to be called 'Goodison Park'? The Echo ran the story last year after Tony Onslow had detailed the story in a Bootle FC programme: 'HE'S the man who gave Everton FC's home ground Goodison Park its name - yet little has ever been recorded ab...Read More
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You Maybe Great Messi But Dixie Is Still The Goal King

Lionel Messi has broke all kinds of goalscoring records this season, but he was still 10 short of Dixie Dean's record of scoring 60 league goals in a season, which he achieved in 1927/28. Below is an article which appeared on BLUE KIPPER IN 2003. DIXIE ...Read More
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Bitter Evertonians?

  While our researcher was going through the Everton Collection Charitable Trust website recently he came on the following (transcribed) cutting taken from The Athletic News issue of 17th April 1922. Its Collection reference number is 796 EFC/20/2/13. Unfo...Read More
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The Original William McGregor

The Original William McGregor By Paul Wharton Its Tuesday 20th December 2011, I am travelling to Villa Park, Birmingham. No I haven't gone mad and travelled a month early for our league game, this trip is more important than one or three points needed. ...Read More
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Everton History

Everyone who matters in the world of football knows Everton Football Club are our city's first club. Those who don't know, don't matter. We know too our nickname "The Toffees" comes from Mother Noblett's Toffee Shop that was located not far from Everton Brow in the nineteenth century....Read More
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The Everton Time Line

The clue is in the song, '...and if you know yer history', well us as Blues certainly pride ourselves in that fact. We were founder Members of the Football League, The Premiership, we have held a World Cup Semi Final at Goodison, won nine League Titles, FA Cup's galore, European success, ...Read More
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Twenty Five Years On

Who can believe it but it is twenty five years ago today (May 6th), that The Rat lifted The Canon League Championship after a 2-0 win against QPR. It had been fifteen long hard years since the Blues were last Champions of England, but with the likes of Neville Southall, Kevin Ratcliffe, T...Read More
Everton's Historical Facts

FOUNDER MEMBERS OF THE FOOTBALL LEAGUEFOUNDER MEMBERS OF THE PREMIER LEAGUEFIRST CLUB TO BE PRESENTED WITH THE LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHYFIRST CLUB TO PRESENT MEDALS FOR WINNING THE CHAMPIONSHIPFIRST CLUB TO STAGE AN F.A. C...Read More