Game of the Day: Everton 4-1 Spurs, 1995

Everton had a problem. Their FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham Hotspur was on a knife-edge with 23 minutes to go, and Paul Rideout was sprawled on the Elland Road grass in considerable pain. The forward had been carrying an injury going into the game, and now Joe Royle had a decision to make. Daniel Amokachi […]

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Game of the Day: Everton 2-0 Watford, 1984

May 19, 1984. To some, just another Saturday. To Evertonians, the start of a glittering run of successes that would mark the club’s greatest period. Howard Kendall, who had survived the sack by the finest of margins, proudly led out his side at Wembley knowing they were favourites to claim domestic honours for the first […]

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Get the Whitesnake on. Here I go again. So, to that shimmering light I see over yonder. Is that the sun setting on the winter of our discontent or just a false dawn? We’re about to find out. There are two ways to look at the two games we’ve played in the last week – […]

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Look, it’s the magic of the Cup! On….a Tuesday! With Goodison half empty! In a classic tie against…er…West Ham! Perhaps I’m being harsh. It may well be the magic of the Cup that saves us. Not that it was a weekend for it. When rank average sides link QPR and Norwich going out constitute the […]

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