“The Magic of the FA Cup” is a phrase you hear tossed around the world of English football. And sometimes that magic is real — especially around early January’s Third Round. This year, as in all years, we had big clubs being upset, little clubs playing on big stages, enormous crowds making big impressions, drama […]
Read All About Everton FC
Here's everything I've written about Everton -- the stadium, the club, the city, and matches I've seen them play.
Back at the start of this season, I helped a blog reader named Josh see a Premier League game at Everton FC in Liverpool. As it happens, though, this wasn’t just any old game. This was the return of Mr. Wayne Rooney, former Evertonian, then Manchester United and England legend, and now back home at […]
Some day they are going to tear down Goodison Park at Everton Football Club, and they will replace it with something bigger, more modern, more comfortable, and for me, undoubtedly less charming. The new one won’t have the wooden seats, or the church in the corner, or be in the middle of a residential neighborhood, […]
Reader Dean from Canada, who previously went for some VIP treatment at Fleetwood Town, returned recently to check out an Everton game at Goodison Park in Liverpool. First, some of our back-and-forth leading up to his trip. Dean: My son and I will be staying in Garstang, Lancashire for friday and saturday night and hoping to […]
The first thing I heard about watching a game at Burnley FC was from a Sunderland fan – and it wasn’t completely positive. I had just told her, during a game at The Stadium of Light, that I like the old grounds, such as Everton’s Goodison Park, and she said, “Yeah, that’s like going back […]