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Everton: 10 Things

Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Sun 4 May 2014
Posted in First Team

1.Everton have only ever spent three season outside of the top division in English football out of 115 years, and have been in the top flight since 1954.

2.The famous tower in the the toffees crest is Prince Rupert’s tower which is a tower in the district within Everton.

3.Everton hold the record for most FA Cup final losses with eight, winning the trophy on five occasions.

4.They have won 9 league titles, which puts them fourth on the all time list of most league championships in England.

5.Dixie Dean is the club’s record goal scorer with 383 between 1925-37.

6.Former goalkeeper Neville Southall has made more appearances for Everton than any player player with 750. He is also Wales’ most capped player with 92 caps in 16 years for his country.

7.The club hold a number of firsts such as, first club to install dugouts and first club to install flood lights to their home ground.

8.Their home ground of Goodison Park was the first major football stadium built in England.

9.Romelu Lukaku is the club’s record transfer costing £28 million in 2014.

10.The Toffees also won the first ever penalty shootout in a European competition, beating Borussia Monchengladbach.

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