Everton in the 80s – Returning Reid fires Everton top

Our regular Everton in the 80s feature continues with a look back at the 1985-86 season. The Blues had endured a difficult start to their defence of the First Division Championship, but had out a fantastic string of results together to propel the team back into title contention. Gary Lineker was enjoying a tremendous season … Continue reading Everton in the 80s – Returning Reid fires Everton top

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

How Kendall built his Champions

The great Everton team of the 1980's was sensational, built by legendary manager Howard Kendall, they went on to the most successful side in the history of the club. In his recently published autobiography, Kendall described how he built his all-conquering team, transforming left wingers to right backs and extended the careers of hugely influential … Continue reading How Kendall built his Champions

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

Remembering the 80’s with Reidy

Back in 1985 Everton were the greatest team in the world. Champions of England and winners of the European Cup Winners Cup, Everton had the footballing world at their feet. Everton legend, Peter Reid has been reflecting on that glorious period in an interview for Sky Sports. In 85, Reid was voted as the PFA … Continue reading Remembering the 80’s with Reidy