Everton in the 80s – The season so far

Our Everton in the 80s feature continues with a look back at the 85-86 season as at the 17th November 1985. Everton’s dramatic win over Ipswich Town closed the gap to leaders Manchester United by two points, but still left Howard Kendall’s Blues in sixth place in the league table.


Having scored 37 goals in their 17 games only Liverpool (39) have more. Won 9 Drawn 3 Lost 5.

League Apps so far:
Southall 16
Stevens 17
Van Den Hauwe 16
Ratcliffe 16
Mountfield 5
Reid 4
Steven 17
Lineker 17
Sharp 15
Bracewell 17
Sheedy 16
Heath 11+4
Marshall 7
Harper 10+1
Atkins 0+1
Richardson 1+1
Bailey 1
Pointon 1
Mimms 1.

Goals so far:
Lineker 9
Sharp 8
Heath 8
Steven 5
Sheedy 3
Mountfield 2
Bracewell 2

Other Football news
17 Nov 85: 2 FA Cup 1st Rd matches today. Notts County beat Scarborough 6-1 and Swindon and Bristol C played out a goalless draw.


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