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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...

7 Reasons Why Everton Are the Best Club in the World

Can't convince your mates that Everton are the best club in the world? We've compiled 9 reasons why The Toffees are truly one of a kind. From Everton's fascinating history and unrivalled sense of community to the club's best ever players, take a read below... Everton Have Been There Since the Beginning Football officially became a professional sport in 1885. ...

Some of the Most Famous Footballers in the 200 Club

Last weekend, Sergio Agüero impressively scored his 200th goal for Manchester City in the Community Shield game against Chelsea. The goals mean he is now part of a select group to have notched a double ton for a single club in English football, joining a host of legends from the beautiful game affectionately known as the 200 club. Take a look...

Everton Firsts: A Fascinating Look at the Innovative Everton FC

There's a lot more to Everton than the star players that have graced the pitch at Goodison and the shiny trophies in the cabinet, the Toffees have been hugely influential and innovative in the footballing world. From always striving to be the best, to establishing new rules, becoming one of the founder members of the League and being the original...

From Dixie Dean to Daniel Craig: Famous Faces from The Wirral

The 15 mile-long Wirral Peninsula has been the birthplace and home of millions of proud Northerners for thousands of years. But it seems there’s something in the water of the Merseyside borough, with a number of notable names claiming the area as their home. From the iconic footballer Dixie Dean, to world-renowned actor Daniel Craig, the celebrity count of The...

Some of the Best Footballers’ Nicknames and Their Origins

If you're a fan of the beautiful game, you'll know that a fair few players are known by another name. So, we thought we would find some of the very best footballers' nicknames and investigate their fascinating origins. It seems these days that the majority of players and managers alike have been given one kind of nickname or other, however, some...

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