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Category Archive: 60 Greatest Everton Players

60 Greatest Everton Players: #45. Cliff Britton
by Ed Bottomley

(1930-39) 240 appearances, 3 goals Everton signed Britton in 1930 from Bristol Rovers. Three years later the talented midfielder had won the FA Cup and was later to be recognized…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #46. Gary Stevens
by Ed Bottomley

293 appearances, 14 goals Pace. It was all about pace for Stevens, pace that covered cracks in his game, pace that gave him two (even three) opportunities to tackle, pace…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #47. Derek Temple
by Ed Bottomley

“I never fail to hold my breath and pray that Derek Temple will hit the target for the winning goal. He never disappoints.” – Dr. David France, OBE (1956-68) 272 appearances,…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #48. Andy King
by Ed Bottomley

(1976-80, 1982-84) 247 appearances, 68 goals An effervescent and skillful attacking force, Andy King first came to Goodison in 1976 as a £35,000 signing from Luton Town. None of his…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #49. John Hurst
by Peter Bottomley

 (1964-76)]385 appearances, 34 goals A product of Everton’s youth system, Hurst was a key member of the 1970 league championship-winning side, playing at the heart of the defence alongside Brian…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #50. Tim Cahill
by Ed Bottomley

“The only way you can upset a crowd, especially at Anfield, is by scoring. It’s the best feeling ever. Anfield, Goodison Park, the derbies, it’s all about fire.” – Tim…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #51. Martin Dobson
by Ed Bottomley

Martin Dobson (1974-78) 190 appearances, 29 goals “I think you learn more from failure than you do from success. I was and I was totally devastated. You just got a…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #52. Phil Jagielka
by Ed Bottomley

“He cares for this club like no-one else.” – Roberto Martinez  He caught the eye of Arsene Wenger, pissed off Neil Warnock, was Wayne Rooney’s boozy wing-man, has played over…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #53. Tony Cottee
by Ed Bottomley

184 appearances, 72 goals A British record signing when Colin Harvey bought him from West Ham in 1988 – TC scored a hat trick on his debut, bagging the first…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #54. Kevin Campbell
by Ed Bottomley

139 appearances, 51 goals ‘KC’ was rescued from Turkish side Trabzonspor by Walter Smith, after their lunatic President called Campbell a “discoloured cannibal.” The Trabzon President also said of him…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #55. Wayne Rooney
by Ed Bottomley

67 appearances, 15 goals “He’s the biggest English talent I’ve seen since I arrived in England. We were beaten by a special goal from a very special talent.” – Arsenal…read more…

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You’re stranded on a desert island, what footballing memories would you take with you?

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