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60 Games That Shook Goodison: #21. Bob’s Thirty
by Ed Bottomley

Like Dixie, Big Bad Bob was a growling muscle car of a striker. The Latchford goal machine roared into this final match of the season on 28 goals – two short of his target and the Daily Express prize – but in this game none of the first three were scored by him…

Relentless Moyes ready for the fight
by Peter Bottomley

David Moyes wore a pale, expressionless mask during the FA Cup replay at Sunderland; cold, determined, unflinching. In public, at his pre-match press-conference, he wears it still, monosyllabic, uncompromising. Moyes…read more…

60 Games That Shook Goodison: #20. The White Pele Scores
by Ed Bottomley

With three games remaining Everton needed just two points to become Champions. The danger, with the team sitting in the departure lounge twiddling their thumbs and waiting for championship lift off, was that nerves would come into play….

60 Games That Shook Goodison: #19. Everton Take On The Nerazzurri
by Ed Bottomley

“As a player, it was terrific for me. There was a wonderful atmosphere in the game we had at Goodison. I think there were over 60,000 at the game and the memory of that night will stay with me for the rest of my life.” – Alex Young

60 Games That Shook Goodison: #18. Duncan Ferguson Starts A Fire
by Ed Bottomley

Everton 2-0 Liverpool. November 21st 1994 — There’s a – surely apocryphal – story about the Oxford University entrance interview. A particularly cantankerous old professor decides to slowly creak open…read more…

60 Games That Shook Goodison: #17. 78,299 Scouse Sardines in Goodison
by Ed Bottomley

78,299 fans crammed like Scouse sardines into Goodison to watch this Merseyside derby. It was an attendance that has never been – and probably never will be eclipsed.

60 Games That Shook Goodison: #16.The Golden Vision Levitates
by Ed Bottomley

#16.Everton 1-0 Tottenham. 20th April 1963. — “Our biggest rival was Tottenham and thanks to the work of Jimmy Gabriel and Tony Kay, we slaughtered them at Goodison. It was…read more…

£6m for Jelavic & Gibson – are you kidding?
by Peter Bottomley

EVERTON 2 (McAuley 18 og, Anichebe 68) – WEST BROMWICH ALBION 0 March, with its glut of crucial games, was always going to be season defining for Everton. However as…read more…

Defending Our Defender Who Can’t Defend…
by Ed Bottomley

Put in single file, Hibbert’s critics would stretch around the world (twice) but they are blind to his successes.

60 Games That Shook Goodison: #15.Everton 6-4 Sunderland
by Ed Bottomley

#15.Everton 6-4 Sunderland. 30th January 1935 — “It was a match of a lifetime; one international player of years gone by told me he had never seen anything to approach…read more…

Swans sunk by slick Everton
by Peter Bottomley

SWANSEA CITY 0 – EVERTON 2 (Baines 59, Jelavic 76) Everton became only the third team to emerge from the Liberty Stadium victorious this season thanks to an impressive second-half…read more…

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Desert Island Kicks

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

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Next Fixtures

PremierLeague: Sat 14 April (15:00); Swansea City at Liberty Stadium

Mon 23 April (20:00); Newcastle at Goodison

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodison Raw

Focus on the facts not the rhetoric

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