Further to the 'Could Everton win the World Cup?' piece by Nick Cowell, I found myself wondering about the various Everton players that have or haven't graced the World Cup Finals over the decades. As a consequnece, in the best armchair fan style, here are a few line-ups to consider/ignore as you choose :-
Firstly my Everton XI who never appeared at a World Cup Finals -
Southall Neville Jones,TG Ratcliffe Jones,TE Kendall Harvey Mercer Young Lawton DeanSecondly, my Everton XI who did appear in the World Cup Finals as Everton players -
Howard Wright Heitinga Labone Wilson Steven Reid Ball Sheedy Sharp LinekerLastly, my XI selected from those who performed at the World Cup Finals either before or after their stint at Everton -
Martyn Neill Gough Materazzi Sansom Whiteside Collins,Bobby Gascoigne Beardsley Rooney SahaPersonally, I reckon the XI that never performed at the World Cup Finals would have the edge over the other two selections.
Dennis Stevens, Posted 11/07/2010 at 23:27:30
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1 Posted 12/07/2010 at 13:54:01
2 Posted 12/07/2010 at 14:23:25
I agree that the never appeared XI is an excellent one, even though some of the players I can only know about through reputation. Can it not do better than Neville though?
3 Posted 12/07/2010 at 15:25:43
4 Posted 12/07/2010 at 15:29:35
Tough call what he will be remembered for Mike!
5 Posted 12/07/2010 at 16:19:31
6 Posted 12/07/2010 at 16:50:10
7 Posted 12/07/2010 at 18:41:24
8 Posted 15/07/2010 at 03:32:30
And if he was there in 1970 he was an Arsenal player, wasn't he?
9 Posted 15/07/2010 at 22:27:35
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