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60 Greatest Everton Players: #27 Dave Watson
by Ed Bottomley

(1986-2001) 522 appearances, 37 goals When Howard Kendall, aware that Derek Mountfield was waning, made his move for Dave Watson the Norwich City manager Ken Brown said that selling his defender would…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #28. Trevor Steven
by Ed Bottomley

(1983-89)  283 appearances, 58 goals “One of the players that I knew straight away I would do anything to sign was Trevor Steven…He looked an Everton player, and when I…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #29. Mick Lyons
by Ed Bottomley

(1970-82)   434 appearances, 59 goals   Mick Lyons had the misfortune to play during the barren years of gradual decline at Goodison following the 1969/70 title win. Not skilful…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #30. Adrian Heath
by Ed Bottomley

(1981-89) 293 appearances, 89 goals “I looked constantly for what the paying public would consider an ‘Everton type of player’. By that I meant men who liked to go forward,…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #31. Warney Cresswell
by Ed Bottomley

(1927–36) 306 appearances, 1 goal “You cannot beat this side by charging; you can’t get near them to deliver your charge; you must apply brains, and if they beat you, well they…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #32. Bobby Collins
by Ed Bottomley

(1958-62) 147 appearances, 48 goals Collins was only 5ft 4in, his career at Everton was only four years, and yet he made a lasting impression. An inside forward with amazing…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #33. Derek Mountfield
by Ed Bottomley

(1982-88) 148 appearances, 24 goals “…he scored an incredible amount of goals. He was a bit like John Hurst – a magnet – or years later, Joleon Lescott.” – Howard Kendall…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #34. Sam Chedgzoy
by Ed Bottomley

(1910-26) 279 appearances, 33 goals Ellesmere Port born Chedgzoy can claim to be the main catalyst for the corner-kick rules that were highlighted years ago with the corner kick controversy…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #35. Paul Bracewell
by Ed Bottomley

(1984-89) 95 appearances, 7 goals “Brace complemented Peter Reid perfectly. Their understanding was terrific right from the start and you could almost guarantee that if somebody got past Reidy, Paul…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #36. Tommy Wright
by Ed Bottomley

(1964-73) 371 appearances, 4 goals Pugnacious Tommy Wright was a product of Merseyside and had already been recognised as an England schoolboy when he joined Everton. When he wasn’t fiercely…read more…

60 Greatest Everton Players: #37. Gary Lineker OBE
by Ed Bottomley

(1985-86) 52 appearances, 38 goals “There’s no doubt at all that Everton was the best team I ever played in.” For months the Gwladys Street looked upon Andy Gray’s replacement…read more…

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