Everton... but not as we know it.

by   |   02/08/2017  15 Comments  [Jump to last]

Just returned from my summer hols in Italy (yes, very nice, thank you). I must have visited the country dozens of times in the last 20 years, but this is a new one on me: Everton - purveyors of fine teas. I stumbled across a packet in a bar, and further research revealed....

http://www.evertonspa.it/en/about-us/


Didn't our lawyers come down like a ton of bricks a few years ago on some farm shop in Yorkshire for using the name?

Mind you, our PR department could take a leaf our of their book (sorry) when it comes to slogans:

"To preserve what is old and golden and to nourish what is new and radical "

Though perhaps not:

"Welcome to Everton- enjoy every moment".

Anyway - if we need an official Tea supplier to USM Finch Farm, the search is over...


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Marcus Choo
1 Posted 03/08/2017 at 03:35:42
I can smell trouble brewing...
Ant Sorvoja
2 Posted 03/08/2017 at 04:01:40
I really want them to sponsor us instead of the current mob. This is the best logo ever:

I would buy both home and away kits.

Eric Myles
3 Posted 03/08/2017 at 05:05:39
Well Michael, if the Club didn't know about it before... they do now! I expect the lawyers to be right onto it.
Sue Brown
4 Posted 03/08/2017 at 08:38:57
"To preserve what is old and golden and to nourish what is new and radical."

Everton that something brewing?

Will Mabon
5 Posted 04/08/2017 at 04:27:00
Tea, by Coffey.
Bob Parrington
6 Posted 04/08/2017 at 09:04:23
Well spotted, Will!!

It would be great if we could lift a cup or two!

Dermot O'Brien
7 Posted 05/08/2017 at 15:09:41
Haha brilliant. I love tea and I love Everton!
Ray Roche
8 Posted 05/08/2017 at 15:35:54
I'm straining to find a pun for this one...
James Morgan
9 Posted 05/08/2017 at 16:51:10
This could cause a stir...
Terry Underwood
10 Posted 05/08/2017 at 17:59:28
I heard that Everton tea company were founded in 1655. They have instructed their lawyers to take action to force EFC into a name change.
Andy Walker
11 Posted 05/08/2017 at 18:26:24
Think of all the cups we'd be in. I'll get me coat...
Eric Myles
12 Posted 06/08/2017 at 05:08:49
Terry #10, it's just a storm in a tea cup.
John Sagar
13 Posted 09/08/2017 at 11:28:45
Camomile, you lot – calm down. Blue Ribbon biscuit, anyone!
Julian Wait
14 Posted 10/08/2017 at 06:12:00
Could be a cosey relationship .
Mike Hughes
15 Posted 10/08/2017 at 07:47:19
Typical pre-season – people stewing over this kind of thing and spouting rubbish.

Leave it out lads! (Unless you don't urn enough and are getting paid for posting.)

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