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Opening Date Set for Dixie Dean Hotel in Liverpool

We’re excited to announce that the date is set for the grand Dixie Dean Hotel opening. Officially taking place on Friday 5th July, everyone is invited to come along and join in the fun! Commemorating the outstanding life and footballing career of Everton legend Dixie Dean, this brand-new hotel will offer fans an atmospheric space to meet, stay, drink and dine....

World Football Transfers: The Most Controversial Transfer Deals

With the 2019 summer transfer window well and truly open until 8 August, we thought we'd take a look back over some of the most controversial football transfers of all time. Many of the greatest clubs in football history have had at least one transfer move that has either defined the club's path to greatness, caused upset or made the headlines...

The 7 Best Everton Matches Ever

Emblazoned on the ironclad paneling that surrounds Goodison is a maxim that epitomises an array of Everton matches. Nil Satis Nisi Optimum avows that nothing, but unparalleled greatness is good enough. Throughout their 138 turbulent years of existence, Everton have been involved in a slew of memorable, adrenaline-charged matches that no Evertonian could overlook. We’ve assembled a selection of some...

Everton FC: Discover Some Fascinating Goodison Park History

Goodison Park, or The Grand Old Lady as it’s affectionately known, has been the home of the Toffees for more than 120 years. First opened on 24 August 1892, this revered ground was the first major football stadium built in England. From being the first league venue to be visited by a royal monarch, to the revolutionary features such as...

The Fascinating Lost History of Football on Christmas Day

All football fans know that the Christmas period is a wonderful time for watching football. Christmas Day, however, is a football free zone, with supporters having to find entertainment in cracker jokes and the Queens speech instead. However, back in the Victorian times and up until the 1950s, football on Christmas Day went hand in hand, like pigs in blankets...

7 Facts to Know About Everton Goalie Jordan Pickford

Everton's very own Jordan Pickford was England's hero this year in the World Cup. And the rise of the young player is certainly proving to be exciting to watch. So, for Everton fans blown away by the keepers skilful saves and on-pitch charisma, we thought we'd gather some fascinating and funny Jordan Pickford facts. Pickford Is From Sunderland, UK [caption...

A Lasting Legacy: The Best Quotes About Dixie Dean

To celebrate the legacy of one of the greatest footballers the world has seen, we take a look at some of the best quotes about Dixie Dean. Having signed for Everton in 1925, Dixie Dean scored a total of 383 goals in 433 appearances for the team, an exceptional strike-rate which includes 37 hat-tricks. A true gentleman on and off the field,...

The Most Incredible Goals of Dixie Dean

Still the owner of countless records and trophies, Dixie Dean was known for his outstanding skill at scoring goals with his head and his service to football. Scoring a staggering 60 goals for Everton in just one season, he is remembered today as one of the greatest goal scorers ever to grace the English game. Before each match, Dixie would...