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Games That Shook Goodison: 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.

Games That Shook Goodison: 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.

Games That Shook Goodison: 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…

Did The Times & Guardian Copy EFC match reports?
by Ed Bottomley

NB.There is little doubt I’m barking up the wrong tree here. I’m just miffed that after a nice win I couldn’t read two different match reports in two of the…read more…

‘Beautiful’ Swans about to receive a bit of rough handling
by Peter Bottomley

A disenchanted, depressed or just plain cynical Evertonian might be tempted to suggest that their run of ‘bad luck’ amounts to some sort of curse. Legitimate goals ruled offside, opposition…read more…

Desert Island Kicks: Andy Brassell
by Ed Bottomley

“Desert Island Kicks” is a pale imitation of the legendary “Desert Island Discs”. I’m looking to nab answers from footie fans from all corners of the globe and all walks of life.

You’re stranded on a desert island, what footballing memories would you take with you? I want you to pick a game, shirt, goal, player and piece of turf from a stadium to take with you to a desert island, oh and you’re allowed one luxury too.

60 Evertonians: #31. Simon Paul
by Ed Bottomley

Bio: 35 year old who has been going to Goodison for 30 years now and wishes we could be as good as we were in my first 7 years as…read more…

Sitting In The Suburbs Of Success
by Ed Bottomley

How one fan’s cup has gone from half full to smashed on the floor in sheer frustration…

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: Sunday 13 January (14:15); Bournemouth at Goodison

Saturday 19 January (15:00); Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium 





























Goodison Raw

Focus on the facts not the rhetoric

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