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From West Derby to New South Wales: The Footballing Odyssey of Ian Hillsdon

Rob Sawyer
Some rejected teenage footballers quietly slip out of the game, whilst others have a second chance at a lower league club. An intrepid few go further afield to fulfil their footballing dreams. A prime example of the latter category is Ian Hillsdon.
13/03/2015

Tony Cottee My Everton Years

Rob Sawyer
Rob Sawyer in conversation with Tony Cottee
06/03/2015

The Enterprising Mr Sawyer

Rob Sawyer
William James Sawyer was a significant figure on the North West football landscape in the first half of the Twentieth Century.
24/02/2015

Jack Earp The Gentleman Amateur

Rob Sawyer
The story of Jack Earp who played for the Blues between 1891 and 1892 before winning the FA Cup with Sheffield Wednesday in 1896.
30/12/2014

Tommy Eggleston Remembered

Rob Sawyer
Beside virtually every great manager there is a great right-hand man. In Harry Catterick’s case he enjoyed the vital support of Tom “Tommy” Eggleston.
17/11/2014

A Tribute to Matt Woods

Rob Sawyer
Remembering Matt Woods, a centre-half who was on the Blues' books in the 1950s, who recently passed away aged 82.
14/10/2014

Buck Mick Buckley Remembered

Rob Sawyer
On the one-year anniversary of his passing, Rob Sawyer of the Heritage Society looks back at the life and career of Mick Buckley who played for the Blues 135 times in the 1970s.
07/10/2014

Charlie Gee: Stockport, Everton and England

Rob Sawyer
The story of Charlie Gee, whom Everton signed from Stockport in 1930 and who played a key role in the Everton career of one Harry Catterick.
09/09/2014

Diamonds Are For Everton - The Story of Umbro and Everton

Rob  Sawyer
Charting the history of Everton's association with kit manufacturer, Umbro, the past half-century
13/08/2014

The Story of Jacob Lewin: Everton's First Foreign Player?

Rob Sawyer
EFC Heritage society attempt to pick up the trail of Swede, Jacob Lewin, whose appearances for Everton's A team just before WWI perhaps make him the club's first Jewish and foreign player.
09/07/2014

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