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60 Games That Shook Goodison

Merely mention Goodison Park and my mind whirs like a roulette wheel. Goodison has has been alive for well over a century and during that time she’s created a mountain of memories. All lists like this are subjective by nature, but below are sixty games that shook Goodison. The Old Lady has seen it all, from dirge draws to brilliant victories. These days as we mix with cold-blooded billionaire run teams with Hollywood smiles, we couldn’t be further from our name the Merseyside Millionaires; but I’m proud of our tousled hair, our gappy grin, and of our Goodison…

#1. Dixie’s 60th– May 5th 1928, Everton 3-3 Arsenal

#2. Garrincha The Little Bird Sings in ’66– July 12th 1966, Brazil 2-0 Bulgaria

#3 A Gift from Joseph Yobo– August 13 2005, Everton 0-2 Manchester United

#4 Everton crush a European giant– 24th April 1985, Everton 3-1 Bayern Munich

#5 Everton 4-4 Liverpool– February 21 1991, Everton 4-4 Liverpool

#6. Escape on the last day! – Everton 3-2 Wimbledon. 7th May 1994

#7.Everton vs Leeds “The Battle of Goodison” – Everton 0-1 Leeds. 7th November 1964

#8. North Korea Make It Look Easy – Portugal 5-3 North Korea. 19th July 1966

#9.When Rooney was Blue – Everton 2-1 Arsenal. 19th October 2002

#10.Eusébio vs Pelé – Portugal 3-1 Brazil. 19th July 1966

#11.Everton Win Their Eighth League Title – Everton 2-0 QPR. 6th May 1985

#12.The Cannonball Kid Comes Of Age – Everton 2-1 Man Utd. 14th February 1953

#13. Destroying United – Everton 5-0 Man Utd. 27th October 1984

#14.Danny Cadamarteri & His Bouncing Dreadlocks – Everton 2-0 Liverpool. 18th October 1997

#15.Ten goals shared with Sunderland – Everton 6-4 Sunderland. 30th January 1935

#16.The Golden Vision Levitates – Everton 1-0 Tottenham. 20th April 1963

#17. 78,299 Scouse Sardines Pack Into Goodison – Everton 1-1 Liverpool. 18th September 1948.

#18.Duncan Ferguson Starts A Fire – Everton 2-0 Liverpool. November 21st 1994

#19.Everton take on the Nerazzuri – Everton 0-0 Inter Milan. 18th September 1963

#20.The White Pele Scores – Everton 2-0 West Bromwich Albion. 1st April 1970

#21.Bob’s Thirty – Everton 6-0 Chelsea. 29th April 1978

#22. The Andy King Derby – Everton 1-0 Liverpool. 28th October 1978.

#23.Everton Take on Fiorentina – Everton 2-0 Fiorentina. 12th March 2008

#24.This Team Was Bullet-proof  – Everton 4-1 Fulham. 11th May 1963

#25.Catterick 1-0 Shankly – March 1967

#26.Arteta’s Magical 45 Minutes – Everton 7-1 Sunderland. 24th November 2007

#27.Goodison’s First Game – Everton 4-2 Bolton Wanderers. 2nd September 1892

#28.Baseball At Everton’s Home – Chicago White Sox 16-11 New York Giants. October 23, 1924

#29.An Unforgettable Own Goal – Everton 0-3 Liverpool. December 6, 1969

#30.A Steve Watson Hat-Trick – Everton 4-0 Leeds. September 28, 2003

#31. Dunc’s Last Stand – Everton 2-2 West Bromwich Albion. May 7, 2006

#32. Staying Up On Goal Difference – Everton 1-1 Coventry City. May 10, 1998

#33. David Moyes’ Hot Balls – Everton 1-2 Villarreal. August 9, 2005

#34. Chasing The Champions League – Everton 3-0 Arsenal. April 6, 2014

 

 

#13.Everton 5-0 Manchester United.

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