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60 Greatest Everton Players: #6. Kevin Ratcliffe
by Ed Bottomley

(1979-92) 472 appearances, 2 goals  In American sport-speak, Ratcliffe is the “most winningest” Everton captain ever and he won two league championships, an FA Cup, and the European Cup Winners’…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #7. Brian Labone
by Ed Bottomley

(1957-1972) 530 appearances, 2 goals  “One Evertonian is worth twenty Liverpudlians”  Everton’s consummate defender and captain, Labone was firmly ensconced in the England set up of the 60s; however, ‘the…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #8. Ted Sagar
by Ed Bottomley

(1929-1953) 497 appearances “I tried to make collecting crosses my life’s work, I would practice for hours on end, week in week out, with a couple of lads pushing high…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #9. T.G. Jones
by Ed Bottomley

(1940-49) 178 appearances, 5 goals “Tommy had everything. No coach could ever coach him or teach him anything. He was neater than John Charles, for instance, and could get himself out of trouble…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #10. Colin Harvey
by Ed Bottomley

(1963-75)  384 appearances, 24 goals Colin Harvey was a home-grown talent who made his debut at 18 years of age, playing against Inter in the San Siro in 1963, and…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #11. Roy Vernon
by Ed Bottomley

(1959-65) 200 appearances, 110 goals “There’s Denis Law, there’s Jimmy Greaves, and there’s me…” – Vernon, on being asked to name the top goalscorers of his generation. Cast your mind…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #12. Graeme Sharp
by Ed Bottomley

(1980-91) 432 appearances, 150 goals “Sharp! What a fantastic goal! An unbelievable finish from Graeme Sharp! And the Evertonians have gone berserk!” His Anfield goal will stay in our hearts…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #13. Bob Latchford
by Ed Bottomley

(1974-81) 289 appearances, 138 goals Big Bad Bob was England’s best centre forward during the 70’s – his thirty goals in the 1977-78 season won him £10,000 from the Daily…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #14. Romelu Lukaku
by Ed Bottomley

“I call Romelu the lawyer. He discusses everything, even his socks. It’s important that people know that because sometimes they think the younger generation doesn’t care enough.” – Thierry Henry…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #15. Peter Reid
by Ed Bottomley

(1982-89) 228 appearances, 13 goals “I played against Reidy when I was at Stoke and I thought he was a good player even then. I could see it and I…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #16. Edgar Chadwick
by Ed Bottomley

(1888-1899) 300 appearances, 110 goals A pipsqueak at 5ft 6in, Chadwick was a huge name in football. He joined Everton in the inaugural Football League season of 1888-89, and went…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

Europa League: Thurs 23 Nov (20:05); Atalanta at Goodison

Premier: Sun 26 Nov (13:30); Southampton at St Mary’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goodison Raw

Focus on the facts not the rhetoric

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