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Blue Kipper - What A Way To End It All

So this is the last article on Blue Kipper. Ernie, Jogger, Lard and Sausage have left it to me to say goodbye, as they say Blue Kipper was "My Baby"15 years of having a laugh! My Dad and hero, Ray Jones said to me early on "Do something you like and if they like it great. If not do it...Read More
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Blue Kipper - How it all began

Today is the last day we will be publishing articles on the site. In this one we are going to look back at when it all started. We had done a few match reports for the pre-season friendlies, but we started with a report and photos of the fans around the ground and in the Park End when we went alo...Read More
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Tom Cleverley and the United link

With Tom Cleverley signing for Roberto Martinez for the second time in his career, what can we expect from him at Everton? By the time next season kicks off, Tom will be 26 years old- a great age which should hopefully see the most productive years of his career in royal blue. A fre...Read More
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Bob Latchford Autobiography

deCoubertin Books are delighted to announce that it will publish Bob Latchford's long-awaited autobiography, A Different Road, in September.Latchford joins fellow Everton Millennium Giants Neville Southall, Dave Hickson and Howard Kendall on the deCoubertin authors' list. He has been ...Read More
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How To Follow Everton Over 15 Years On Blue Kipper

After 15 years on the interweb, Blue Kipper will finish at the end of June.Last season was hard to keep the articles going on a daily basis. We are all getting older and wanting to do other things with our time. So rather than just toddle about playing at it, we are packing it in...Read More
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Dyke Sells the FA Cup

While Greg Dyke was lecturing the world and his wife about corruption at FIFA he managed to slide something under the radar. So far it's been ignored by media. For the next three years the FA Cup won't exist. Dyke and the FA have sold it to an airline. From now on it will be known...Read More
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Everton Musings - Romelu Lukaku

Summer 2004 and Thomasz Radzinski seems certain to be leaving Everton. Not without one or two soundbites in the press, including this little beauty:"I don't think it's a good place to be at the moment because next season we will be fighting anothe...Read More
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Andy King Funeral At St Lukes

The Funeral Of Andy King will take place At St Luke's On Thursday 4th June 2015 at 2.30pm. Andy King joined Everton in April 1976 for a fee of £35,000 from Luton and became a crowd favourite. A skillful midfielder with a knack for scoring goals. Most notably he scor...Read More
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Lukaku Aiming For Twenty Goals

Romelu Lukaku is just one goal away from scoring 20 in a season. Yakubu scored 20 in 2007-08 for Everton....Read More
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Evertonians Remember The 96

Evertonians Remember The 96. 26 years ago today. John Alfred Anderson (62)Colin Mark Ashcroft (19)James Gary Aspinall (18)Kester Roger Marcus Ball (16)Gerard Baron Snr (67)Simon Bell (17)Barry Sidney Bennett (26)David John B...Read More
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Neville Southall in Collaboration with Marvel Comics Artist

deCoubertin Books are delighted to announce publication of a special limited edition version of Neville Southall's acclaimed autobiography, The Binman Chronicles, featuring original cover artwork by Marvel Comics artist, Will Sliney.   Published on the 30th anniversary of Sou...Read More
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Europe With The Fans And Phenomenal Martinez

Chris Beesley from The Liverpool Echo contacted Blue Kipper via Steve Jones on twitter asking would we answer a few questions for the "Everton View from the Gwladys Street" Here are some of the Q&A Given the position the team currently f...Read More
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Does Anybody Care?

Do football fans really care about the business side and ownership of their clubs? Do they only want a billionaire owner who can splash the cash? Or are they only bothered about results, crowing over other fans and getting drunk? Supporters Direct, the organisation that en...Read More
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Help Our Harry Help The Homeless.

  We're all Evertonians together at The Peoples Club. Help our chaplain Harry Ross prove it by supporting the homeless too. Harry is part of the team organising a Sleepout on 26th March run by the Church Urban Fund and Everton in the Community. See:...Read More
Evertonians Invade Switzerland.

It's estimated there'll be about 4,000 Evertonians at the match against Young Boys of Bern later tonight. That's in a stadium of 31,000 capacity. Once again us Blue Noses have invaded Europe in huge numbers. This is in spite of us having a poor league season. This is phenomenal. W...Read More
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Everton In The Money With Premier League Cash Cow

The premier league have announced that the TV rights were sold in a staggering £5.136billion deal starting 2016/17.The phenomenal (as Roberto would say) revenue means each game will bring in £10.2m. It is a rise of more than 70 per cent on the £3.018bn for 2013-16....Read More
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Justice For Jeff Astle At Everton

Nine minutes into Monday's game, my sister Claire and I will unveil a banner reading 'Justice for Jeff' which starts a minute's applause - nine being the famous shirt number our dad wore.Everton fans are more than welcome to join in with the applause if they choose; which we would be ...Read More
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Join The Legends

Everton legends Joe Royle, Ian Snodin, Howard Kendall, Graeme Sharp and Graham Stuart are confirmed guests for the Everton former players foundation supper on Saturday 21st Febuary at Goodison Park. It's a pie and chips supper priced at £20 Henry Mooney, one of the trustees ...Read More
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Everton Legends At St Lukes Before Man City Game

Everton greats Tony Kay and Derek Temple will join author Rob Sawyer for a special charity book signing ahead of Everton's game with Manchester City on Saturday.   The three will be signing copies of Sawyer's acclaimed book, Harry Catterick: The Untold Story of a Football Gre...Read More
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Too Soft

People always have something to say especially when things don't go the right way. Ex Everton hero Andy Gray believes Everton have gone too soft. He may have a point. Once Macca went off and with no Mo against Newcastle, we don't seem to have anybody who can stamp their authority on the g...Read More
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Happy Blue Kippermas

Merry Christmas to all Everton fans from all at Blue Kipper.Have a good one and go easy on the ale today.Got to get up for the Boxing Day game.Here's to 3 points tomorrow against the Potters. All the best from Ernie, Jogger, Kipper, Lard, Mickey B...Read More
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LUKAKU STUNS INSPIRATIONAL HANNAH

An inspirational teenager whose passion for Everton drove her to make a difference in the Walton community was given a festive surprise by Romelu Lukaku when she was named Everton's latest Blue Hero.   Hannah McLellan, of Huyton, spent an afternoon in the company of fellow Ev...Read More
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A Footballing Christmas, 1914

All long term fans know football can bring out the best and worst in people. Examples of the best are Everton's Blue Crimbo Programme, Everton in the Community and similar efforts by other professional clubs. All of them help to relegate extreme chauvinism to its proper place at the tail ...Read More
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FREEBET v QPR

On Monday night next week, the Toffees take on Teflon Harry's QPR in the live SKY televised game at Goodison, kick off 8pm. This is a 'must win' game for both teams, The Hoops are on a bit of a roll and will want to continue to pull themselves away from the relegation zone whereas ...Read More
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TV Football

Without genuine football supporters the professional game is nothing. Empty stadia or reduced attendances mean the sport will die as a spectacle. You only have to see the rows of empty seats in the corporate section of Wembley. Quite rightly, fans who regularly pay and attend matches have...Read More
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What Future?

What is the future of Everton Football Club as a major national and international name in the sport? The shite have just announced construction will begin in the near future to expand analfield to a capacity of 59,000. Meanwhile we're stuck in an out of date ground with a capacity...Read More
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New Local TV Station

Here in our beloved city we know all about the hypocrisy and lies of mainstream media and its journalists. They are again exposed daily at the ongoing Hillsborough inquest in Warrington. The "Liverpool" Echo isn't even printed in the city anymore, but thirty miles away in Manchester. Well...Read More
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Everton Fans Support All Together Now

The only Evertonian in The Farm, Keith Mullin sang the lead vocals in the Everton version of "All Together Now" in 1995 when Everton won t...Read More
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Fastest Player Award Puts A Smile On Jagielka

Phil Jagielka is the fastest player in the Premier League.So not a bad few weeks for the Everton captain. Scoring a 30 yarder at the kop end in the Derby - scoring h...Read More
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Everton Fans Ready To Show Europe How To Support A Team

Only just over 5,000 tickets were sold to Everton fans, but upwards of 10,000 maybe on their way to watch Everton take on Lille in Northern France. The exedus could be as big as ...Read More
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Play For Everton At Goodison Park

How would you like to 'Live The Dream' by running out at Goodison Park and taking part in a truly memorable 90 minute match on the hallowed turf?   Well now's your chance as Everton FC have once again joined forces with Football Aid -   ...Read More
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Everton Heritage Society At St Lukes Before The Villa Game

Get down to St Lukes before the game tomorrow to see some great Everton memorabillia. Plus The Everton Heritage Society will have some great bits and bobs for sale. * Raffle draw for Goodison park Stadium Tour Tickets for £1 each from upstairs at st lukes and drawn tomorrow....Read More
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Everton Still Likely To Get Into Europe Spots

Former Everton star Pat Nevin has said he's not concerned that Everton currently lie fourth from bottom in the Premier League.The respected commentator believes that once the injured players are back in the team, Everton will climb the table and could still get in the Champions league...Read More
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Visit to Cold Trafford

Sunday's match at the Yankified Cold Trafford brand reminds us of our record there. In the Premier League era there we have played 22, won 2, drawn 4, lost 16, goals for 17, goals against 45. In the same period our record against them at Goodison isn't much better. Prior to last s...Read More
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Everton Fans On The March To Russia

Around 500 Everton fans will be flying out today and tomorrow to support The Blues in Russia.Blue Kipper will be with them and report on the trip to Krasnodar in Southern Russia. Most like us will be flying to Moscow, which takes 4 to 7 hours and then take the train, ...Read More
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WIN A Copy Of The New Book "In Search Of Duncan Ferguson"

Blue Kipper has three copies of "In Search Of Duncan Ferguson" the new biography about Big Dunc by Alan Pattullo. There are 3 ways to try and win. 1. e-mail your name and address to fun@bluekipper.com with "Big Dunc" as the subject in your e-mail. ...Read More
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In Search of Duncan Ferguson

In Search of Duncan Ferguson: The Life and Crimes of a Footballing EnigmaThe first-ever biography of one of British football's most intriguing figures. Alan Pattullo, the books author, spent 6 years researching and interviewing people, fans, players a...Read More
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Merseyside United Over Ticket Prices

Earlier this month members of the Spirit of Shankly and the Blue Union joined many other supporters at a march to the Premier League HQ in London. The message was clear - we are no longer prepared to accept the disgraceful prices that have been set in order to support our teams.Ahead ...Read More