Happy Christmas from ToffeeWeb

by | 25/12/2015  90 Comments  [Jump to last]
Best wishes to all of our readers, contributors and advertisers for Christmas and the New Year beyond.

Our thanks as always goes to you for your continued readership and support of the site. ToffeeWeb is, obviously nothing without either.

Here's to we Evertonians having something to truly celebrate in 2016!  


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Mike Hughes
1 Posted 25/12/2015 at 08:06:57
A Happy Christmas to all Blues!

It can only be better than last December and New Year - so onwards and upwards etc.
If they want it badly enough, this season is there for the taking.

Festive goodwill to all (except Kopites and whoever we are playing)

Paul Johnson
2 Posted 25/12/2015 at 08:18:53
Merry Christmas too all fellow Blues around the world. Let's hope Santa has your Xmas wishes covered.
Ian Smitham
3 Posted 25/12/2015 at 08:19:29
May I take this humble chance to pay my annual thanks to Michael and Lyndon for the efforts they put in to the site. Barely a day goes by when I do not visit and review the opinions of the contributors. Do not agree with them all, but that is what forum is all about .

So, a big Thanks to you and I hope that we can all enjoy another year on here.

Lastly, can I implore all readers and contributors to add a few words of support to the guys in acknowledgement of what they put in to what, for me, is the best site around.

Best wishes to all!

Kevin Elliott
4 Posted 25/12/2015 at 08:20:20
Merry Xmas Lyndon & Michael.
Carry on the good work.
Matthew Salem
5 Posted 25/12/2015 at 08:27:33
Thank you Lyndon and Michael for your continued hard work and for making this site the Nr.1 place to go to for all things Everton. I very much appreciate your effort and am grateful for this site. Merry Chrimbo to you both and also to all of my fellow Evertonians . May we win the League Cup, FA Cup and Title in 2016. If that doesn't happen, then let's all keep each other company for another miserable season. We're used to that routine. COYB!!!
Darren Hind
6 Posted 25/12/2015 at 08:30:18
A sincere thanks to Michael and Lyndon.

And a Merry Christmas to Evertonians everywhere.

Robert Elliott
7 Posted 25/12/2015 at 08:49:53
Merry Xmas to all Blues who like me rely on ToffeeWeb for news about all things Everton. Let's hope the festive period this year is a damn sight more enjoyable for Evertonians than last!
Terence Tipler
8 Posted 25/12/2015 at 08:50:35
All the best fellow ToffeeWebers
Derek Thomas
9 Posted 25/12/2015 at 08:54:55
No, thank you guys and best wishes to all.
Dave Abrahams
10 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:08:37
Echo Derek Thomas here, thanks sincerely Lyndon and Michael for your great work throughout the year.
Robin Gomme
11 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:10:19
Merry Christmas to all ToffeeWebbers everywhere.
God moves in mysterious ways......I have followed this team for nearly 50 years and not been to see them nearly enough. Currently holed up in a hotel 100 miles from home as my wife had to go into hospital just before Christmas. I can see a football ground from my hotel room. The hospital is right next to the football ground (how do they get away with that?).......St James Park.....
Andy McNabb
12 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:14:47
Merry Christmas everyone!

Michael and Lyndon - thank you so much once again for your great work, year after year. It really would not be the same without ToffeeWeb!

Stephen Brown
13 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:15:32
Seasons Greetings to Evertonians everywhere.

Thank you to Lyndon and Michael! I really don't know how I'd cope without ToffeeWeb. A superb website! Thanks

Dave Lynch
14 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:23:06
Many thanks Michael and Lyndon, like so many on here I really appreciate the time and effort you put into the site.
Paul Andrews
15 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:27:35
All the best to Lyndon, Michael for your efforts.

And to ALL ToffeeWebbers

Kevin Davies
16 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:38:24
And just to be a killjoy.......... BAH HUMBUG!!!!!!!!!
Trevor Powell
17 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:39:44
As an old codger exiled to the South east, many thanks for all your wonderful work with this website. It helps me to keep in touch with the best football club in the world. My first match was Everton v Ipswich in 1961 and I have seen such wonderful players grace the old blue shirt. Equally, I have loved the supporters for their passion and often great kindness at matches everywhere. Lyndon and Michael, you have produced something much richer than a simple reportage of the the club, you have created a community and conduit for so many! You are modern Toffee heroes in your own rights!
John Atkins
18 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:45:52
Merry Christmas to all you ToffeeWebbers around be world

Thanks to Michael and Lyndon for all your hard work in making this site the best there is

I don't know what I'd do without it !

Here's to a successful 2016 and a trophy come the end of February !

Andy Osborne
19 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:45:55
As an Ex pat Scouser, now living in Australia, this is my "go to" site. Thank you to all who put in their time to make it what it is. Happy Christmas to all. I've just burnt the turkey, so it's "shrimps on the barby" for us!!
Tony Hill
20 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:53:46
Yes, best wishes to you both. An excellent site.
Mike Rees
21 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:59:35
Thanks to Michael and Lyndon organising this site. It's a great site to visit and here's hoping for a bright and successful future for this sometimes maddenly frustrating team of ours! Seasons greetings to all fellow Evertonians...
Richard Reeves
22 Posted 25/12/2015 at 09:59:41
Happy Christmas to all Evertonians and a big thanks for all your good work Michael and Lyndon. Clearly the best and only Everton website for me.
Iakovos Iasonidis
24 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:08:16
Merry Christmas partners in crime. Your desires my wishes.
Mike Powell
25 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:09:29
Merry Christmas to all you blues out there have a good one.
Ciaran Duff
26 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:14:40
Great job Michael and Lyndon.
Merry Christmas from Sydney to all TWers. Don't agree with everyone but it is a great forum for debate.
Tony Abrahams
27 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:18:26
Lyndon and Michael, thanks for making me late everyday. Thanks for me not getting enough sleep, and thanks for giving me my biggest distraction in life!

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU BOTH, AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FANTASTIC WORK YOU DO, IN KEEPING THIS SITE VERY REAL..

Steve Pugh
28 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:20:02
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays one and all and a thanks to Michael and Lyndon for the all year round gift that is ToffeeWeb.
Christine Foster
29 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:22:14
Michael and Lyndon, Ken and other contributors, a very Merry Christmas to you and yours, you have made this site a daily part of people's lives across the planet, amazing stuff. Without ToffeeWeb there would be no stuffing in Everton FC.
A Merry Christmas and a toast to all the Evertonians around the world, remember those in blue who are no longer with us with a smile and let the mighty roar of Goodison live forever in your heart.
Eugene Kearney
30 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:22:55
Mappy Christmas and a Happy New Year to the ToffeeWeb editorial team, to all ToffeeWebbers and all Evertonians everywhere.....

Let's hope that from here on there will be less negativity to read about.....

Nil Satis Nisi Optimum

Kunal Desai
31 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:39:46
Merry xmas to all Evertonians near and a far. Enjoy the festivities and be merry.
Andrew Clare
32 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:44:44
Merry Christmas to all Evertonians around the world and thank you to ToffeeWeb for a great site.
Doug Harris
33 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:51:12
Merry Christmas everybody all the best from Sunny Tenerife, it's 22°C on our front balcony....
Don Alexander
34 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:57:18
Merry Christmas to all the fans.........without us there is no Everton, but a huge thanks to the guys putting this site together. They are immense!
Christopher Timmins
35 Posted 25/12/2015 at 10:59:21
Folks, just finished up, off for a day of relaxation. I have purchased a couple of tickets for the semi against City and am looking forward to visiting the old lady.

Thanks to Lyndon, Paul and everyone else who contributes, have a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

Kieran Fitzgerald
36 Posted 25/12/2015 at 11:16:02
In work from 8am to 4pm today. I'm not sulking too much surprisingly and will probably get to slip out early. I have as always got ToffeeWeb to keep me going on days like this. I'm also off tomorrow so I have our fixture to look forward to. Thanks a

Thanks a million as always to Michael and Lyndon and for everyone who makes ToffeeWeb what it is.

Gerard Carey
37 Posted 25/12/2015 at 11:20:19
Have a great Christmas one and all, New Year wish, new owners maybe!!!!. Or is it the devil we know is better/ safer than the one we don't. My own wish, League Cup silverware would be brill. Thanks Michael, Lyndon, Ken and others for a wonderful site, long may it continue.
Harold Matthews
38 Posted 25/12/2015 at 12:01:34
Merry Christmas to all Evertonians near and far, to Lyndon and Michael and to all the regular TW contributors who truly enrich my life. Many different opinions but everyone a friend.
Ged Simpson
40 Posted 25/12/2015 at 12:03:18
Great site lads.

Happy Xmas all....
We'll argue about the new year later !

Brent Stephens
41 Posted 25/12/2015 at 12:11:05
Thanks Lyndon and Michael. A site to behold. Great for information, speculation and sheer fun. Season's greetings all!
John Audsley
42 Posted 25/12/2015 at 12:12:29
Happy Christmas people

Hope you all have a great time and we hopefully get 3 points tomorrow

ToffeeWeb is the best site on the Web, a massive thanks to all involved

Ray Roche
43 Posted 25/12/2015 at 12:20:22
A huge thank you to Michael and Lyndon and Best wishes to Blue Boys everywhere, especially those who support from afar. Off out for Christmas Dinner now, Merry Christmas everyone,

COYB

Mark Riding
44 Posted 25/12/2015 at 13:02:24
Happy Christmas to Blues everywhere.
Thanks to Michael and Lyndon as always.

We lost some iconic blue brothers this year, Andy King, Phillip Carter and of course Howard Kendall..

Got a feeling next year will be special for us though..

David Midgley
45 Posted 25/12/2015 at 13:15:43
Thank you M&L and L&M. A true labour of love.

To all the posters , the ones who've made me euphoric,sad,happy,despondent ,hopeful,curious,enraged,soothed and frustrated .

To the gudd and bad spelerz, the narks,the critics and the nit pickers.
I've enjoyed it all --most of the time, it's a bit like S&M.
Thank you all and carry on in the coming year.
I've often thought that following Everton is a bit like that expression about a journey "Sometimes it's better to travel than arrive "


Tom Bowers
46 Posted 25/12/2015 at 13:23:10
Thanks to all for a great website especially on match days.
Great to see the vast disparity of opinion, always interesting.
Hopefully we all have a lot more better things to comment on from now on.
Fintan Spode
47 Posted 25/12/2015 at 13:26:52
Just add my thanks to Michael and Lyndon for hosting this site.......have a true blue Christmas guys...
Dave Ganley
48 Posted 25/12/2015 at 13:43:08
Merry Christmas Michael and Lyndon....you both do excellent stuff with this site and merry blue christmas to all Evertonians
Oliver Molloy
49 Posted 25/12/2015 at 13:45:54
Lyndon and Michael, you two guys deserve the plaudits for the effort,time and commitment alone..

To all people less fortunate than us lot that can maybe sit down for a dinner with their families or loved ones - should you be an Evertonian or not, Merry Christmas...

Bill Kenwright I wish you well whatever the problem is.

Brian Cleveland
50 Posted 25/12/2015 at 13:54:43
Merry Christmas to everyone, and thanks to the dynamic duo for their efforts on the site. As (another) expat on the site, (I think I'm the only in Colombia!), it's where I come first to find out news and the dreaded rumours... almost always way ahead of the official site.

Good luck to everyone for next year and especially our beloved team.

Trevor Peers
51 Posted 25/12/2015 at 14:09:16
Have a great Christmas Lyndon and Michael and all our great fans, TW is my first port of call on the web everyday, for my fix of all things Everton love it.
Barry Pearce
52 Posted 25/12/2015 at 14:12:54
Merry Xmas to all blues everywhere
Keep up the great work on this site. Simply the best.
Minik Hansen
53 Posted 25/12/2015 at 14:38:04
Merry Christmas from the home of Santa! (Well, close enough if not) Toffee from Nuuk, Greenland in the Arctic. Wish you all the best of the last few games in 2015 and our team hitting the ground running in 2016, fulfilling it's potential! Nothing but the Christmas celebrations! #
Frank Wade
54 Posted 25/12/2015 at 14:38:19
Adding my Christmas greetings to Lyndon and Michael and the fantastic ToffeeWeb community. Christine's post in 22 above says everything I would ever hope to say.
Jay Harris
55 Posted 25/12/2015 at 14:57:36
I would like to wish all Blues a very Happy Xmas and a PROSPEROUS New Year.

Special wishes to Michael, Lyndon, Ken, Paul and all who make this site the number one in the world.

All we need now is new owners and management to make the club number one in the world but for now I will settle for 3 points at Newcastle.

Cheers from Florida.

Brian Porter
56 Posted 25/12/2015 at 15:12:24
Happy Christmas to all Evertonians everywhere. Thanks to the guys for keeping ToffeeWeb alive and kicking. Talking of which let's hope the team is full of life and ready for some serious kicking (of the ball of course) tomorrow.
Paul Tran
57 Posted 25/12/2015 at 15:42:18
Thanks and best wishes to Michael and Lyndon for creating the first website I look at every day.

Merry Christmas to all Blues everywhere. We may disagree on plenty, but we all want success for the team and club. Enjoy!

Peter Mills
58 Posted 25/12/2015 at 15:58:54
Best wishes all round, especially to Michael and Lyndon for their time, effort, tolerance and insight.
Joseph Terrence
59 Posted 25/12/2015 at 16:26:00
Merry Christmas to all blues, but I would like to thank Lyndon and Michael especially! Toffee web is far and away the best team site, official or unofficial, on the Internet and I'm glad I can hear the opinions of all toffees. COYB
Steve Woods
60 Posted 25/12/2015 at 16:42:02
Adding my thanks to all those above. Undoubtedly you have made the best site for all Evertonians to drop in and visit. Wishing you both a very Happy Christmas.
John Daley
61 Posted 25/12/2015 at 16:47:50
Well, it's been a quite phenomenal Xmas day.

Dominated possession during the exchange of pressies, passing parcels safely from side to side (relying mainly on my right hand, it has to be said).

Dropped one, but showed great maturity and a fantastic understanding of the festive spirit to shrug off such an immense setback and display my intent to enjoy the key Christmas moments.

Still went home empty handed though, as I naively left the back door wide open and some ruthless, opportunistic, scrote bastard nipped in and robbed everything at the last second.

All the best for the festive season (and special thanks to Michael and Lyndon......for not banning me years ago).


Santosh Benjamin
62 Posted 25/12/2015 at 16:57:15
Happy Christmas to all ToffeeWebbers from India.Great work LL and MK with the changes in the site not compromising what we stand for on TW.
Its been a sad season so far. The few highs have been drowned out by the lows of inconsistency and awful defending. It reached a peak after the Leicester game with me to be honest and I thought of stopping to watch for a while...after 29 years of following Everton. It made me sad that the players and manager don't take the games as seriously as us fans do. I work long hours and the few things I have to look forward to are my family and football. It really hurts when we lose/draw without showing any fighting spirit. I hated the defeatist attitude under Moyes but this lack of respect for defense is dangerous. Posession doesnt win us games....get that into your head,Roberto.Goals for us and none against us, does win us games. Hope we can get McCarthy back to shore up the midfield. Cleverly doesnt do a good enough job defensively. Jags is badly needed at the back and so is a keeper who can keep goals out! Mirallas needs a run in the team, as does Naismith. Hope the run of festive fixtures is kind to us for once...COYB
Alan Bodell
63 Posted 25/12/2015 at 17:10:21
Got to say Happy Xmas to Lyndon, Michael, Ken and everyone who puts this show together.
It's part of my day so thanks and all the best to all who suffer as we have done for so long, aye aye aye oh.....
David Hallwood
64 Posted 25/12/2015 at 17:10:57
Do twebbers celebrate Christmas ? I thought we were all so miserable that we just sit in a corner screaming humbug!

Seriously merry Christmas to one and all and a big thank you to Michael & Lyndon for creating the best fansite around by a country mile.

Mads Kamp
65 Posted 25/12/2015 at 17:16:15
Lyndon and Michael are the best! Merry Xmas everybody.
David Greenwood
66 Posted 25/12/2015 at 17:17:30
All the best to everyone involved with the site.
Keep up the good work!
Ray Atherton
67 Posted 25/12/2015 at 17:19:42
Merry Christmas all ToffeeWebbers
Lyndon and Michael, thank you for the time
that you put in to our brilliant site.

All have a great day and night.

Alan Bodell
68 Posted 25/12/2015 at 17:21:40
Oliver #41, nice shout mate about Bill.
Jamie Crowley
69 Posted 25/12/2015 at 17:44:03
Santa brought me a front Everton license plate replete with logo.

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Merry Christmas to all and TY MK and LL - greatest website ever.

Gavin McGarvey
70 Posted 25/12/2015 at 18:14:25
Well done for all your hard work MK and LL. Merry Christmas to all Evertonians everywhere and COYB tomorrow.
Paul Ferry
71 Posted 25/12/2015 at 18:35:04
A very Merry Xmas to each and every Evertonian eveywhere. A special Happy Xmas to Lyndon and Michael for making all this possible.
Les Newsham
72 Posted 25/12/2015 at 19:03:13
Happy Christmas to the best Everton website, it's workers and all the contributors. Well done and since I was brought up in Wigan I'll say Keep the Faith!
James Stewart
74 Posted 25/12/2015 at 20:03:12
Merry Christmas fellow ToffeeWebbers! I wish you all good health and festive cheer.

Continued thanks to Michael and Lyndon for maintaining such a fantastic site.

Danny Broderick
75 Posted 25/12/2015 at 20:06:19
Thank you from me. The best EFC website on the net. Merry Christmas to all.
Keith Harrison
76 Posted 25/12/2015 at 20:10:12
MODERATORS, MODERATORS ! Too much positivity on this thread. It's pissing down (again) here in Cumbria. Just bringing some balance.............

Seriously, may BK have a peaceful and pain-free Christmas, and I hope all fellow blues enjoy good health in the following year. Thank you very much Lyndon and Michael, even when you've banned me.

See you tomorrow at the Skunks game. COYB.

Phil Bellis
77 Posted 25/12/2015 at 20:22:10
'Twas Christmas Day in the jailhouse
The Toffee was sat in his cell
"Put out yer puddin for Christmas"
He heard the warder yell
"If yer want treacle on yer puddin
Put it out without delay..."
So the Toffee put out his puddin
And the warder took it away

'Twas ever thus
Sweetheart! get me coat, please
All best wishes to Blues everywhere

Tony Draper
78 Posted 25/12/2015 at 20:40:43
Michael & Lyndon, as so many have already said, Thank You Both Very Much Indeed.

If, for just one second, I could sincerely believe that the future of Everton FC was as bright as the debate here on ToffeeWeb then I would be a VERY chuffed Toffee indeed.

Thanks to all contributors, whether we agree, disagree, amuse, inform , take the piss, or simply make each other think, because We were blessed by the Holy Trinity when we were Born A Blue !

Link

(I will continue to plug this magnificent tribute to our club by the Great Evertonian, founder of "The La's" and Rockabilly Legend that is, Mike Badger)

Merry Xmas Evertonians !

Patrick Carty
79 Posted 25/12/2015 at 21:44:23
Thank you ToffeeWeb from me in County Wexford, Ireland.
Rob Hooton
80 Posted 25/12/2015 at 21:48:05
Thanks a mill Michael and Lyndon and to all who make me smile on here, ToffeeWeb feels like my family and I have to get my daily fix! Always look forward to Kens reports too, completely ignore the rags now as they could never tell it like you do.

Merry Christmas one and all, COYB!!

Danny O'Neill
81 Posted 25/12/2015 at 22:07:18
Lyndon, Michael,

Best wishes and thank you for the time and effort you out in to providing us with one of the best forums in football for debating our beloved blues and football in general.

Regardless of our viewpoint and opinion, best wishes to all fellow blues out there. Ultimately we all want the same thing, we just have differing views on how that will be realised.....as long as it is, who cares who was right?!!

Eddie Dunn
82 Posted 25/12/2015 at 23:20:53
Just time for me to add my good wishes to all of you that make this place so special. I look forward to hearing the varied views on all things Everton and enjoy all of the conjecture and speculation. Thanks to the chaps who put so much of their time into keeping it all going, Michael, Lyndon, and Ken etc. Cheers!
Finlay Robin
83 Posted 25/12/2015 at 23:48:31
Cracking site. Cheers lads
Freddy Maldonado
84 Posted 26/12/2015 at 00:03:23
Happy Holidays, Blues! Thank you for the site-it keeps me sane throughout the year.
Gordon Crawford
85 Posted 26/12/2015 at 02:15:08
Happy Christmas to everyone too. :)
Gordon Roberts
86 Posted 26/12/2015 at 07:49:05
Merry Christmas one and all
Sean Kelly
87 Posted 26/12/2015 at 09:49:10
Best wishes Michael and Lyndon for Xmas and 2016. Thanks for all your great efforts in producing he best fans network available.
Best wishes also to my fellow ToffeeWebbers... The most passionate football supporters around.
Sam Morrison
88 Posted 26/12/2015 at 10:34:27
best wishes to Michael and Lyndon and all Evertonians out there. Hoping for a late present from St James' today...
Ian Hollingworth
90 Posted 26/12/2015 at 10:40:46
Best wishes and thanks to Lyndon and Michael for all the hard work with ToffeeWeb and best wishes to all Evertonians.
Tony Onslow
91 Posted 26/12/2015 at 12:25:27
Best Wishes Michael and Lyndon and thanks for all your hard work.
Ian Hollingworth
92 Posted 26/12/2015 at 13:25:12
Best wishes and thanks to Lyndon and Michael for all the hard work with ToffeeWeb and best wishes to all Evertonians
Tim Greeley
93 Posted 26/12/2015 at 13:34:33
Cheers!! Merry Boxing Day from the Jersey Shore. Where its like 70 degrees.....

Addictive website, great job by the dudes. Despite the Everton players and managers seemingly intent on making me stop caring about this club, as long as TW is here I will be on it following these damned Blues!

Now beat Newcastle...

Michael Polley
94 Posted 27/12/2015 at 17:58:10
Hopefully 2016 will be a good year for all Evertonians everywhere

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