A brand-new feature-length documentary release about Everton's greatest ever manager and the success he oversaw in the 1980s is soon to be released at the cinema and on home entertainment in November.
“Everton — Howard's Way” tells the definitive story of Everton FC at the very peak of their powers in the mid-1980s.
After a decade of struggle and misfortune Everton became the best side in the land. Even better than their all-conquering neighbours, Liverpool! They won the FA Cup, thrashed Man Utd 5-0, beat Liverpool, home and away, and then strolled to the league title with a record amount of points.
They steamrollered the great Bayern Munich and won a first ever European trophy and, for a time, were probably the best side in Europe. We will never know for sure because they couldn't prove it...
This is more than the tale of Howard Kendall, a man with Everton in his blood. It is the story of a team intent on greatness and a city united in defiance. A story told by all the heroes of the day — the men that made history.
Produced by an award-winning team led by producer/director, and lifelong Everton supporter, Rob Sloman, “Everton — Howard's Way” features brand new interviews with the key players of the time, including Andy Gray, Kevin Ratcliffe, Peter Reid, Graeme Sharp, and Neville Southall.
To celebrate the release, all of the players from the team are being reunited at a Special Presentation on Monday 11th November.
The film is also receiving a Gala Presentation at the Liverpool Film Festival 2019 on Saturday 2nd November, followed by an exclusive cinema run at the FACT Liverpool cinema from Friday 8th November.
It will then be released on all home entertainment formats, including DVD, Blu Ray and digital, on Monday 11th November.
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1 Posted 23/09/2019 at 18:49:38
Its everything that's missing from the team we currently have but I'm looking forward to showing my lads what growing up as a kid supporting the blues was like in the 80s.
I thought it would never end.
2 Posted 23/09/2019 at 20:54:06
3 Posted 23/09/2019 at 22:29:04
Not being able to play in the European Cup was the biggest travesty.
4 Posted 23/09/2019 at 22:42:06
Trip after trip to Wembley. Always felt it would never end but then, as always, the RS put the mockers on us.
Let's hope the young supporters get at least a taste of that in their lifetime.
5 Posted 23/09/2019 at 23:01:51
So this film captures the years of the long-awaited resurrection... those brief clips instantaneously bring/ brought back all those past times in an instant. The voices... images... scenes... god it's as if it was 5 years ago... instead I'm not 28 anymore but 63...where does the time go?
I believe this club wallows too much... far far too much in yesteryears past achievements but...unlike 1968-70 we have the film... the images... the voices to bring it all back home...not for old romantics like me...but for those youngsters who dread that they will never see such events in their lifetimes. Please god they do because you know what... there's nothing bloody well like it when it happens.
So... although I'm against us living in the past and look forward to the new order eventually... I'm going to try see this in the big screen...if only to remind myself that we WERE big once... and for others we will be once again!!!!!
(And then. just...just for one sweet moment I'm getting positively optimistic again... fucking Duncan Ferguson appears... off Uncle Cyril's handlebars... to crash all those warm cozy feelings and remind us of the horrid present like to pop my bubble of positive waves)
Now I've woken up again!!!! Ah shit!!!!
6 Posted 24/09/2019 at 01:24:26
Yes, great for those who lived through it but the absolute dross that has followed is a homage to mediocrity and those fans who enjoyed the good times are partially to blame for the bad.
It was a garbage atmosphere at Goodison on Saturday. Fans nervous and hostile when we kept possession at the back and easy to see why the players get affected. No passion and an empty stadium at 0-2 down to a pub team with 10 mins to go.
7 Posted 24/09/2019 at 03:36:32
8 Posted 24/09/2019 at 04:18:03
25 years of mediocrity and suffering while he trousers 40m and still runs his trainset.
9 Posted 24/09/2019 at 12:39:44
10 Posted 24/09/2019 at 14:13:00
11 Posted 24/09/2019 at 16:04:57
12 Posted 24/09/2019 at 18:21:05
13 Posted 24/09/2019 at 21:17:54
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