Everton in the 80s – Everton 1-1 Nottingham Forest

Saturday 23rd November 1985 In front of 27,860 fans at Goodison Park league champions Everton had to settle for a share of the spoils with Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest. After a goalless first half the second half was a lot more entertaining with both sides searching for a vital 3 points to propel them back … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Everton 1-1 Nottingham Forest

Everton in the 80s – Everton begin preparation for the arrival of Clough’s Forest

Our Everton in the 80s feature is focusing on Blues defence of the Division One league title during the 1985-86 season. Everton are right back in the championship race after a hard-fought 4-3 win over Ipswich Town increased the pressure on the teams above them in the league table. There are lots of midweek Milk Cup … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Everton begin preparation for the arrival of Clough’s Forest

Everton 5-0 Nottingham Forest

Our look back to the 1984-85 season continues with a demolition of Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest. As the season approached December, Everton were many people's favourites to win the title, although Tottenham and Manchester United were putting significant pressure on the Blues at the top of the table, and despite enduring a difficult start to … Continue reading Everton 5-0 Nottingham Forest