Everton in the 80s – “We shall not be moved”

Our Everton in the 80s feature continues to look back exactly 28 years to the 1985-86 season. Everton had won the Division One Championship the year before and after a poor start to the season were fighting their way back into title contention on the back of a rush of goals for Gary Lineker and … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – “We shall not be moved”

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Everton in the 80s – On the march with Kendall’s army

Our Everton in the 80s feature continues to look back on the 1985-86 season. Everton under Howard Kendall had built a team which was full of goals, unfortunately they were shipping them in at the other end as well which meant that going into the festive period the Blues were looking up at the main … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – On the march with Kendall’s army

Stoke City vs Everton – Match Preview

Everton start 2014 with a trip to the Potteries to take on Stoke City looking to strengthen their grasp on fourth place in the Premier League and at the same time put pressure on the teams above them in the table. Everton have experienced a mixed festive period, with a surprise loss to Sunderland, before … Continue reading Stoke City vs Everton – Match Preview

Everton in the 80s – Everton blow title race wide open

Our look back at the 1985-86 season continues with the Boxing Day fixture at home to Manchester United. That seasons title race was the tightest for sometime (probably until this season), with eight or nine teams in contention for much of the campaign. Everton had endured a difficult start to the season but were powering … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Everton blow title race wide open

Everton in the 80s – The title is on!?!

Our look back at the 1985-86 season and Everton's defence of the title continues with a fantastic away win to put the Blues within touching distance of the teams at the top. Coventry City 1-3 Everton Everton made it four away wins in a row with an impressive 3-1 win at Highfield Road. A crowd … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – The title is on!?!

Top 5 Comical (Everton-Liverpool) Merseyside derby goals

After we brought you our top ten Merseyside goals yesterday, we continue the build up to Saturday's derby with a look back at the best five comical goals from previous encounters between Everton and Liverpool. The derby is a highly charged game and the pressure is intense, sometimes that pressure can lead to catastrophic mistakes. … Continue reading Top 5 Comical (Everton-Liverpool) Merseyside derby goals

Top 10 (Everton-Liverpool) Merseyside Derby goals – Part 2

Ahead of Saturday’s Merseyside derby we have looked back through our video archive to bring you our 10 favourite goals from previous encounters between Everton and Liverpool. In part one we bought you some classic goals from Cahill, Ferguson, Kanchelsis, Cottee and Dacourt. Part two features some of the greatest strikes in the history of … Continue reading Top 10 (Everton-Liverpool) Merseyside Derby goals – Part 2

Everton beat Newcastle in seven goal thriller

The Full Members Cup was a much maligned competition that looked to fill the gap during the European ban in the mid to late 1980s. Everton enjoyed mixed success in the competition, reaching the final on two occasions, but losing on both trips to Wembley. The supporters failed to fall in love with the tournament, … Continue reading Everton beat Newcastle in seven goal thriller

Match Preview: First Goodison outing for Roberto’s Blue Army

Everton vs West Bromwich Albion As Roberto Martinez perfectly explained in his pre-match press conference, the weekend sees a shift in focus, as energy moves away from whose coming and whose going, towards full concentration on the upcoming ninety minutes and ensuring that Everton secure three precious Premier League points. It is has been another … Continue reading Match Preview: First Goodison outing for Roberto’s Blue Army

Everton 4-0 Manchester City (1985/86)

1985-86, the season of the TV blackout and one that will be forever remembered as one of the most painful in the history of Everton Football Club. Not only did Everton manage to throw away a significant lead at the top of Division One to gift Liverpool the title, they also suffered FA Cup heartbreak … Continue reading Everton 4-0 Manchester City (1985/86)