Everton in the 80s – Everton come from behind to edge 7 goal thriller

Our daily Everton in the 80s feature looks back on this day in the 1985-86 season. Howard Kendall's side were looking to defend their Division One Championship, but after a difficult start to the season the Blues find themselves battling to catch Manchester United and Liverpool at the top of the table. Everton edge a … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Everton come from behind to edge 7 goal thriller

Everton in the 80s – Reid and Mountfield missing for trip to Ipswich

Our daily Everton in the 80s feature continues to look back at the 85-86 season with a focus on the team news ahead of the weekend trip to Ipswich. With Manchester United opening a significant gap at the top of the table and with Liverpool managed by Kenny Dalglish in second, Everton will know that … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Reid and Mountfield missing for trip to Ipswich

Everton in the 80s – Can 6th placed Everton ignite title bid

Our Everton in the 80s feature continues to look back on the 1985-86 season. After getting the final World Cup qualifier out-of-the-way, Bobby Robson's squad, which had featured four Evertonians, returned to their clubs ahead of the weekend's action. Everton were looking to continue the defence of their title with a trip to Suffolk to … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Can 6th placed Everton ignite title bid

Everton in the 80s – TV Blackout keeps the Champions off the screen

Welcome to our new regular feature tracking Everton in the 1980s. Our latest contributor is Daniel Wood, author of the @Footballint80s Twitter account. Daniel will be posting regular updates from this day in 1985. This retro look at Everton and 80s football in general is sure to bring back some fantastic memories. 12 Nov 85: … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – TV Blackout keeps the Champions off the screen

Twice taken Sheedy free kick too good for Ipswich

The FA Cup 6th Round often serves up some of the competitions greatest moments and some of my abiding memories of bygone years come from the Quarter Final stage. With Wigan visiting Goodison on Saturday lunchtime, we continue our build up with a look back at some classic matches. Today we go back to 1985 … Continue reading Twice taken Sheedy free kick too good for Ipswich