“People think football was invented in 1992, but my '85 Everton team could pass with the best of today”
"I suppose Leonardo Da Vinci or Picasso didn't quite understand what they were doing till they were finished and this was the same. We could beat anybody and play several different ways and it was lovely looking back with people who shared it with you – my old team-mates and the fans too. It was like watching a DVD with 650 members of your family."
Having watched the gala premiere of the new film 'Howard's Way', Neville Southall waxes lyrical about the mid-80s side that was poised to take Europe by storm before the Heysel ban intervened.
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1 Posted 16/11/2019 at 19:05:05
2 Posted 16/11/2019 at 19:12:49
I watched it today and lost count of how many times I welled up. So many happy memories enhanced by those of our heroes.
I'll always be grateful that I was a daft gobby student during those years, able to travel all over the place to watch that great side.
Ill say no more, Steve. You'll love it!
3 Posted 16/11/2019 at 19:17:29
4 Posted 16/11/2019 at 19:39:54
They for me were the halcyon days of my time, so many adventures, home and away, and preseason tours for holidays.
They were the greatest and you never thought wed lose or if we were down wed more times than most come back and win.
Fate and history these last 3 decades have not been good but perhaps this is a sign, a hope to take heart and spirit from that team, for the present.
Lets hope this can inspire the current squad to salvage and win a trophy this season.
5 Posted 16/11/2019 at 19:52:18
Doe s anyone know it there is a downlaod option ? I have a long haul coming up and this would be an excellent way of passing the time.
6 Posted 16/11/2019 at 20:08:11
7 Posted 16/11/2019 at 20:18:35
8 Posted 16/11/2019 at 20:43:09
9 Posted 16/11/2019 at 20:48:43
It's not the same as actually speaking with him, but it's as good as it gets for now. I'm sure you could do that too.
10 Posted 17/11/2019 at 10:25:20
First sign of madness? - it works for me!!
Steve- how do I get the film on my IPad?
11 Posted 17/11/2019 at 22:34:33
12 Posted 18/11/2019 at 01:20:58
As a kid I never thought it would end, the cup finals, the good football. Ah well.
The musical score in this is transcendent and immediately made me feel like it was yesterday, Keith Mullin expertly joined the music with the tenner of the times.
Cant help but feel angry too, the political climate and all the things we and many families had to suffer.
A very fitting tribute to a great man and his team. NSNO.
13 Posted 19/11/2019 at 09:38:06
14 Posted 21/11/2019 at 05:21:51
Cheers to all blues who enjoy going down memory lane.
15 Posted 21/11/2019 at 05:27:00
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