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Benjamin Howard-Baker: Goalkeeper, Olympian, Corinthian

Rob Sawyer
02/06/2018

Blazing a trail for Everton goalkeepers to represent England was the remarkable Benjamin Howard-Baker. If Brian Labone was “The Last of the Great Corinthians”, then Benjamin Howard-Baker was one of Everton’s first.

“60 at 90” – A Night to Remember William Ralph “Dixie” Dean

Rob Sawyer
08/05/2018

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of William Ralph Dean's record-breaking 60th league goal, Blues of all ages gathered at the People’s Club Lounge in the Park End stand last Friday evening.

Frank Sugg – A Great Sporting All-Rounder

Rob Sawyer
24/04/2018

The story of the cricketer turned footballer who played for Everton in the inaugural Football League season

Le Coq Sportif: Spectacular in Action – Sensational in Style

Rob Sawyer
25/03/2018

Everton have never worn an Adidas team kit...or have they? Not appreciated by many is that the Gallic marque, which burned brightly but briefly on these shores, was a branch of the German sporting behemoth.

The Life of Charlie Parry

Rob Sawyer
27/02/2018

Charlie Parry enjoyed 6 years with Everton, over two spells, winning the club's first Football League title and becoming only the third Everton player to represent Wales (after Job Wildling and Joe Davies).

Jack Humphreys – Blue Dragon

Rob Sawyer
13/11/2017

The story of the Welsh centre-half who at one time was keeping Goodison great T.G. Jones out of the Everton team.

T.G. Jones at 100

Rob Sawyer
12/10/2017

12 October 2017 marks the centenary of the birth of Thomas George Ronald Jones in Queensferry, Flintshire. The tall, quiet son of a Connah’s Quay coal merchant would find his footballing feet at Wrexham F.C. but he would achieve immortality at Goodison Park.

The Life of Smart Arridge – The Welshman from Sunderland

Rob Sawyer
08/09/2017

The wonderfully named Smart Atkinson Arridge was one of Everton’s first Welsh international players

'Jack O’ Both Sides' – The Life and Times of Jack Sharp (1878-1938)

Rob Sawyer
31/07/2017

Jack Sharp sits in exalted company as one of England’s few dual cricket and football internationals. To Evertonians he is much more than that – an iconic player, captain, FA Cup winner, club director and founder of Liverpool’s best known sports outfitters.


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