Born in 1960, my first TV game was the World Cup Final 1966. I'd support England and since that date I like (or love !) the English football. The first time I heard the name Everton was in 1970 with the Championship win. Later that year I'd seen the European Cup game against Moenchen-Gladbach on the German TV ( I live in France near the German border). Since that game I support Everton.
On Sundays the first thing I'd look for in the newspaper was the Everton result ! Today it's very easy to support and follow a football team with the web and satellite TV, but in the seventies I' d only the well know french weekly France-Football for Everton news. In the late seventies the French TV began to show European Goals (England, Italy, Germany..) and the best goal I'd seen in that period was the famous Andy King's strike in the Merseyside derby. Year after year I support the Toffees in the good seventies, the better eighties and the bad nineties. In the last years progress is coming and I think that Everton is back on winnings ways.
I have seen three games at Goodison Park, the first versus West Ham in 2003 (0-0), the second vs Blackburn in 2005 (0-1) and third time lucky vs Aston Villa in 2006 with the 4-1 victory. The next game ? Perhaps next season I think the call is too strong! One life - one team, the Everton crest was the only choice for my tattoo!
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