FOUNDER members of the Football League, the first club on Merseyside and more seasons spent in England’s top division than any other team. Everton Football Club has a proud and distinguished history.
The Official Autobiography of Everton Football Club is being published to celebrate the Blues’ 120th year at Goodison Park.
All the great events from 1892 to 2012 are featured, from Dixie Dean’s record-breaking 60-goal haul of 1928 to the famous 1966 FA Cup triumph, the unforgettable European Cup-Winners’ Cup success of 1985 and the celebrated 1995 FA Cup victory.
Alongside these achievements are the iconic names that bring a shiver to any Evertonian’s spine. Sandy Young, Tommy Lawton, Dave Hickson, Golden Vision Alex Young, the Holy Trinity of Ball, Harvey and Kendall, Seventies hitman Bob Latchford, Eighties legends Southall, Ratcliffe, Reid and Sharp, not to mention modern day heroes like Duncan Ferguson and Tim Cahill.
Then there are the less obvious happenings which complete the picture. From the magic of Z-Cars as the club’s tune to the changing face of Goodison itself.
The story is brought up to date with the rise of the Blues under David Moyes.
The book is presented chronologically and can be read cover to cover or dipped into as a treasured and unique collection of entertaining, informative and inspirational stories about one of the country’s proudest football clubs.
Think you know your history? This book will make you think again.