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Top 60 Everton Players:#21.Kevin Sheedy
by Ed Bottomley

  21. Kevin Sheedy (1982-92)

 349 appearances, 93 goals

 Sheedy’s talent lay fallow at Liverpool, until Kendall took him to Goodison for £100,000 – it speaks volumes that Bob Paisley was both against the deal and unhappy with the tribunal-set price. Blessed with a left foot that was responsible for countless perfect passes – aiding and abetting Gary Lineker during the striker’s smash-and-grab tenure at Goodison – and wonderful free kicks, he was a vital part of Everton’s heady mid-eighties success. Look beyond his left foot – I know it’s hard – and you see an excellent 97 goals in 368 appearances. Another genius signing by Kendall, he gave the two-fingered salute to the Kop after scoring, pushing him higher up this list.

Written by Ed Bottomley

Everton fan exiled in Michigan. Duncan Ferguson obsessive, history buff, optimist. Follow me on Twitter @DixiesSixty

1 Comment

what can you say about sheeds .not only did he have the best left peg of all time.he also had the best left hand wave of all time kop end 87 cheers kevin

by tom schumacher on May 22, 2010 at 2:09 pm

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