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Does the Liver Building Belong to Everton?

It is rumoured that the Liver Birds oversee separate sections of Liverpool. One looks inwards and watches over the locals, while the second statue stares outwards and watches over the Scouse sailors. However, it is also rumoured that the two seabirds are an argumentative couple, facing away from each other because of an ongoing dispute. It is this fable that...

The Ultimate Everton Gift Guide

Ah, Christmas. The season of generosity. Whether it is for your husband, neighbour, sister or secret Santa, you’ll almost certainly have an Evertonian to buy for this Christmas. And, if you’re anything like us, you’ll be stampeding through Liverpool ONE asking yourself whether or not your brother would wear something he most certainly wouldn't. But don’t worry. Whether you’re looking...

Everton’s Exclusive Screening of Creed II

Football is a release in which the routine mundanities of life are urged to be forgotten. Football, rather than urging people to forget should, however, urge them to talk. The People’s Place – Everton’s overarching purpose-built mental health hub – is aiming to deconstruct the taboo surrounding feelings of anxiousness, inadequateness and depression. On Thursday 6th December, Everton in the...

Everton and the 232nd Merseyside Derby

The days when both Merseyside clubs dominated English football seems a lifetime ago, but that will not diminish the occasion at Anfield on Sunday afternoon, nor will either set of supporters be feeling particularly confident. However, Marco Silva’s initial attempt at ending a vicennial winless record at Anfield looks set to deliver an unforgettable encounter. The 2017/18 Anfield encounter saw...

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...

Dixie Dean: World Class Footballer, Pub Landlord and . . . Editor

You might think that a world class footballer wouldn’t have much time on his hands whilst scoring 60 goals in a single season, but Dixie Dean wasn’t your average world class footballer, now was he? "The Pilot" Guide to Better Football In October 1935, presented with the first issue of "The Pilot", Dixie Dean edited a 100-page booklet that had...

Discover the History and Symbolism of the Everton Crest

It’s an image emblazed across every Blues fans’ chest and the sight of it can bring a tear to even the most hardened Toffee’s eyes. The royal blue Everton crest dates back almost 100 years and, despite changes to its outwards appearance, has always stood for the spirit of Everton F.C. Symbolizing everything the club strives towards, there’s no other...

“The Song of the Marines”: Traditional Songs Sung in Football Changing Rooms

The inside of a football teams changing room is a mysterious place. Fans don't get a look in and of course, there are some unknown rituals, pep talks and traditions that take place inside that are known to only team members. One ritual that often has unknown origins is the traditional songs sung before each and every match. The strangest...

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