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Eddie Harbour (AKA The Captain)

First Game:

Leeds home 1967 – won 2-0

Why Do I Support Everton:
I like the colour blue! (and all my mates supported EFC)


Favourite Game:

Rapid Vienna ECWC 1985

Favourite Past Player:

Howard Kendall

Favourite Current Player:
Belgian Haired Curly one

 

Tom Carr (AKA Tom Tom Tom)

First Game:
Nottingham Forest 1 v Everton 1 (City Ground Nottingham Div 1 1970)

Why Do I Support Everton:
Coming from Boston Lincolnshire it was due to my mate John Eyes cos when we played footie we were always Everton (1963)

Favourite Game:
Everton v Rapid Vienna (1985 European Cup Winners Cup Final)

Favourite Past Player:
Joe Royle

Favourite Current Player:

 

 

Dave Crossland (AKA Skinny Dave)

 

First Game:

Northampton Town 5-2 win 1965. League game.

 

 Why Do I Support Everton:
 My dad took me to my first match and that was that. I was 9 and never seen so many people in one place before. That was in the old Park End. 

 

Favourite Game:

 1966 FA Cup Final against Sheffield Wednesday, came back from 2 down to win 3-2.

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Alan Ball

 

 Favourite Current Player:
 Leon Osman

James Still

 

 

 

First Game:
Chelsea 1 - 0 Everton 1992 FA cup (Tony Cottee missed penalty)


Why Do I Support Everton:

First game I saw on TV.  Had no idea where Everton was!  Liked Blue. 1984ish

Favourite Game:

Everton 3 - 0 RS

9th September 2006


Favourite Past Player:

Duncan Ferguson

Favourite Current Player:

Leighton Baines

 

Steve Robbo

First Game:

Can't remember my first game; I grew up by the ground and we used to go in at 3/4 time when we were kids, for nothing, but the 1st game that sticks in my memory we beat Cardiff 8-3 in the early 60s and all are five man forward line scored

 

 Why Do I Support Everton:
 Because all my friends did 

 

Favourite Game:

 Rotterdam 1985

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Alex Young

 

 Favourite Current Player:
 

 

Mike Harbour (and Zak)

First Game:

On my own; Palace 1980 W 3.0 Before that cant quite remember Eddie might know. I think it was about 1975ish

 

 Why Do I Support Everton:
 No option but to I suppose big bruv said so, but I never held it against him

 

Favourite Game:

 Too many to mention but I'll plumb for the RS away 1985 I was in the old Anfield road end with my mates, great day

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Graham Sharp

 

 Favourite Current Player:
 

 

 

Ian Welch

First Game:

I was born in Everton (Not Liverpool) plus my first house was Newby Street. Can you get any closer to the ground? Plus my Dad and Granddad were blues just like my son is now.

 

 Why Do I Support Everton:
  Goddison in 1969 versus Saints. We won 4-2 and Joe Royle got a hat trick

 

Favourite Game:

Has to be beating Bayern Munich at home in the cup winners cup. Fiorentina at home this year was amazing and winning the cup in 84 was pretty special

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Mick Lyons

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Leon Osman
 

 

Anthony Beckingham

First Game:

1977 League cup final against Villa, it was a very boring 0-0 draw

 

 Why Do I Support Everton:
  I support Everton because of a selection of a Sun Hat at Weymouth beach at the end of the 60's, i was given a choice and chose the blue Everton one. Loyal ever since

 

Favourite Game:

5-1 win at Goodison against Middlesboro in 1999. I was working in Liverpool and went to my first night game

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Dave Watson

 

 Favourite Current Player:


 

 

Les Beckingham

First Game:

1977 League Cup Final

 

 Why Do I Support Everton:
  I support Everton because my son is such a fan, and i like going to games

 

Favourite Game:

Favourite game is more of a favourite 90 minutes, The 2-0 Win against Fiorentina in March 2008. Great effort and atmosphere

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Kevin Ratcliffe

 

 Favourite Current Player:


 


 

 

Paul Walsh

 

 

First Game:

QPR vs Everton opening day of 76-77 league season. Blues won 4-0 The Latch got two, Mike Bernard and an o.g.


Why I support Everton:

 My first football kit was Everton's and was given to me the year we won the league in 69-70


Favourite game:

Spurs vs Everton 1985 We won 2-1 to effectively tie up league title number 8


Favourite former player:

Trevor Steven


Favourite current player:
Leon Osman
 

 

 

Alec Swansborough (AKA Horse)

First Game:

Everton v Manure (11/05/03) - Last match of the season, we lost 2-1, Rooney missed a sitter & MU were presented with the Championship trophy. Saw ESSCA details in a fanzine whilst enjoying the hospitality of a local pub before the match - The rest, as they say, is history

 

 Why Do I Support Everton:
  Alan Ball was my favourite player and he played for Everton, and once you've nailed your colours to the mast you can never change. Thank God my memory doesn't go back beyond '66 - I could be a Blackpool fan!!

 

Favourite Game:

The next one

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 I've just told you! Alan Ball - weren't you concentrating!

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Anyone who wears the Royal Blue Jersey is OK by me. (fence sitter)

 

Chris Cregg

First Game:

Everton v Coventry 26th October 1976 League Cup 4th Round Won 3-0 

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
  1968 FA Cup final Coming from Birmingham originally, I didn't like B'ham City or their fans and they were, even then, a perennial yo yo club. My brother supports the Villa and there was no way I was going to support them.  In short, I felt sorry for Everton after Astle's late goal but I also remember the Everton fans being the noisiest

 

Favourite Game:

Sheffield Wednesday 27th January 1988 FA Cup 3rd Round 3rd replay which we eventually won 5.0 (Watch it on youtube if you've never seen it)  Click Here..

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 60's Gordon West - 70's Mick Lyons - 80's Peter Reid - 90's Neville Southall

 

 Favourite Current Player:


 

 

Carolyn Whitley

First Game:

28 January 1984. Saints 3-1 Everton (Richardson)

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
  I used to get ‘Shoot’ Magazine when I was a kid.  Everton were always bottom of my cardboard league table.  I obviously felt sorry for them, especially as they had Gordon Lee as their Manager

 

Favourite Game:

3 October 1987.  Saints 0-4 Everton.  My dad and I managed to get tickets to watch this match in the Directors Box at The Dell.  I was in 7th heaven as my absolute hero, Graeme Sharp, scored all 4 goals.

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Graeme Sharp. Pure Class

 

 Favourite Current Player:

 

 

 

Abi Whitley

First Game:

8 April 2006.  Charlton 0-0 Everton

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
  No choice really.  My mum has been banging on about The Mighty Blues since the day I was born.

 

Favourite Game:

8 January 2008. Chelsea 2-1 Everton.  First Leg of League Cup semi-final.  Even though we lost right at the end.

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Joseph Yobo

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Phil Jagielka

 

John Dunk

First Game:

Went to Goodison Park with friends around August 1976 to watch a match, although I can’t remember who the opponents were.

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
  Because my daughter, Carolyn, supported Everton, I have spent the last 20 odd years watching Everton with her and now my Grand-daughter, Abi.

 

Favourite Game:

3 October 1987.  Saints 0-4 Everton

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Peter Reid

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Marouanne Fellaini

 

 

Gary Mason

 

First Game:

18 October 1975, Everton 2 Aston Villa 1

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
  Not sure!  Vaguely remember asking for blue trackie for 4th birthday in 1970.  Think I am original glory seeker as Blues won title that year!

 

Favourite Game:

FA Cup semi in 84 versus Southampton at Highbury (beginning of greatness)

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Peter Reid

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Leighton Baines

  

 

Sam Harbour

First Game:

Everton V Newcastle United Lost 2-0 (2000)

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
I didn’t have a choice my dad    (The Captain) made me.

 

Favourite Game:

Everton V Liverpool Won 1-0(2004).

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Wayne Rooney

 

 Favourite Current Player:

 

 

Jason Rees

 

First Game:

Everton v West Ham (5-0)

September 2001

 

Why Do I Support Everton:

All my family are RS fans but I hate the colour Red

 

Favourite Game:

 Everton 3 - 0 RS

9th September 2006

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Big Dunc (Legend)

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Marouane Fellaini

 

 

Chris Brown

First Game:

I think my first game was with my brother 19 58 at home against Preston North End 1st Sept got beat 4-1 (Some things don't change)

 

Why Do I Support Everton:

I support Everton because that's how I was born , my old fella was a red but my mates Blues!

 

Favourite Game:

 The game Alan Ball put the ball past the Flying Pig against the RS 1-0 think it was a cup match in the 60s

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Favourite Game was the game Alan Ball put the ball past the Flying Pig against the RS 1-0 think it was a cup match in the 60s

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Phil Jagielka

 

Mark Hill

 

 

First Game:

Southampton 2 - 0 Everton.  1993

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
Watch my first cup final in 86 chose the blues!!
 

Favourite Game:

Everton 3-0 Liverpool what a good day that was!!
 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Gary Lineker / Peter Reid
 

 Favourite Current Player:

 

 

Clint Whitfield

 

First Game:

Not sure as I got passed over the turnstile for free as I was just a nipper, might have been Swansea

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
When you come from Liverpool who else is there!?!   My cousin put a blue shirt on me when I was about 4

 

 Favourite Game:

 Bayern M, (Europe) Sunderland at home 4-1 (League) 2 great diving Gray 'eaders

 

Favourite Past Player:

Peter Reid

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Leighton Baines

 

  

 

John Evans

 

 

First Game:

Too young to remember, dad took me as a very young child

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
Born a Blue

 

Favourite Game:

Nuremberg Away 2007 - (what I remember of it)

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Big Dunc
 

 Favourite Current Player:

 

 

 

  

 

 

Fred Armstrong (AKA The Legend)

 

 

First Game:

V Portsmouth, 1954

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
Born a Blue

 

Favourite Game:

4-0 v's RS at Anfield

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Brian Labone
 

 Favourite Current Player:

 

 

 

Kym Carr

 

 

First Game:

Everton 3 v Crystal Palace 1 on 10 April 2005

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
With my son Jody and husband Tom both supporting the blues it leaves me little choice

 

Favourite Game:

My first game, when James Vaughan scored his first senior goal, I thought the roof was going to come off Goodison Park

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Gary Lineker
 

 Favourite Current Player:

 

 

 

Cameron Everton McDonald

 

 

 

First Game:

Exeter City 1999 (won 5-0)

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
Dad gave me no choice if I wanted to go see live matches, it was Everton or nothing!!!

 

Favourite Game:

06/07 Everton beat Liverpool 3-0

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Duncan Ferguson
 

 Favourite Current Player:

 

 

 

Paul McDonald

 

 

First Game:

Southampton away 1978/79 – lost 0-3

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
Growing up in Pompey I had watched them a few times, but after that first match in 78/79, I was hooked despite the defeat. There is something very special about our great club and supporters.

 

Favourite Game:

ECWC Bayern Munich semi final 2nd leg 1985

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Tricky Trev
 

 Favourite Current Player:

Leon Osman (Mr 100%) 

 

 

Trevor Davies

 

 

First Game:

A long time ago, but the 1966 FA cup final, 3-2 against Sheff Wed is still vivid in my memory. Along with all the games from the days of the Dell and Saints.

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
IWith my Father coming from Knotty Ash, in a family of blue and reds, I only had one choice.

 

Favourite Game:

Every game we win

 

 Favourite Past Player:

 Duncan Ferguson
 

 Favourite Current Player:

  

 

 

Andy Warren

 

 

First Game:

Burnley at home 1968

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
Born and bred in Liverpool

 

Favourite Game:

League Cup Final v Villa 1977. Awful game 0-0 but I will never forget the lengths my Dad went to, to get a ticket.

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Ball. When he went to Arsenal it was like someone had died in our house!

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Tony Hibbert. Not for his silky skills.

 

 

Wendy Warren

 

 

First Game:

Bologna at home 2002

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
My husbands infectious enthusiasm

 

Favourite Game:

FA Cup Semi Final v Man Utd

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Andrew Johnson. I love baldy blokes called Andrew

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Tim Howard. Sex on legs

 

 

Tom Cheetham (AKA Cheets)

 

 

First Game:

EVERTON 2 VILLA 2 (1994/1995 Season) John Fashanu was playing!

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
All my family are from Liverpool. And there are only two teams on Merseyside, Everton, and Everton reserves, so I had no choice on who to support!

 

Favourite Game:

Chelsea 1 v 1 EFC in 2007. Overhead kick in the last minute from Cahill!

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Big Dunc

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Phil Jagielka

 

Grey Dave

 

 

First Game:

Everton 3 Arsenal 3 (Dixie 3) Dixie scores his 60th goal

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
'What a silly question .... because I'm a BLUE !!

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Dereck Temple

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Phil Jagielka

 

Stef Myszkowski

 

 

First Game:

Everton 4 Bar Codes 0 (Goodison Park. Bullens Stand. 12th January 1984/85 Season. I went for my Birthday!)

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
Born a Blue in Oxford Street Hospital, Liverpool - Followed my Dad)

 

Favourite Game:

I've got 2. 

3rd October 1987 The Dell. Saint 0-4. First year I moved down and my dad arranged for me to meet the team in the dressing room before the game! All my favourites were there! Including a naked Peter Reid who showed me around!

 

And

 

16th Nov 1996 Goodison Everton V's Saints 7-1. Went in a minibus full of Saints - They left at half time and had to wait just for me! Legendary!

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Tim Cahill

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Nikica Jelavic

 

 

John Linford

 

 

First Game:

April the 11th 1981 at Goodison against Norwich, a 2-0 defeat with an ageing Joe Royle playing for Norwich

 

Why Do I Support Everton:
Because my dad, uncles, brothers etc are all blues, so I was also born a blue

 

Favourite Game:

Many great times, but nothing tops Nuremburg last season

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Kevin Sheedy, Trevor Steven

 

 Favourite Current Player:

 

 

 

 

Jody Carr

 

First Game:
Saints 1 v Everton 1 (11th February 1989)

Why Do I Support Everton:
My Dad (Tom Tom Tom) put me in a blue shirt at 3 years old.

Favourite Game:
Saints 2 v Everton 2 (5th March 1997). Met Duncan Ferguson before the game in the tunnel, he said he'd score a goal for me - after 11 minutes he did!

Favourite Past Player:
Duncan Ferguson

Favourite Current Player:
Phil 'You'll never beat' Jagielka
 

 

Martin Plant (AKA Planty)

 

First Game:
Man City (Home) '96. My birthday got announced over the tannoy and we won 2-0

Why Do I Support Everton:
As a kid my best friend's Dad was a Blue and Everton seemed exotic. By rights I should have been a Stokie but Everton was always going to be the club for me.

Favourite Game:
The 2009 FA Cup Semi-Final VS Man Utd at Wembley. It just went off when Jags put that penalty away - don't think I've ever been happier

Favourite Past Player:
Duncan Ferguson

Favourite Current Player:
 

 

 

Chris Dunning

 

 

First Game:

Everton 3 Nottingham Forest 0
February 1996
 

Why Do I Support Everton:
Who else would I support?

 

Favourite Game:

Either 'Everton 7 Southampton 1 - November 1996' or 'Everton 7 Sunderland 1 - 11 years later'

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Either Kanchelskis or Big Dunc

 

 Favourite Current Player:

 

 

 

Martin McKenna

 

 

First Game:

Me dad tells me, I was 18 months old, it was nil nil v wolves I think, and I fell akip in me grandads arms after about 10 minutes
 

Why Do I Support Everton:
Come from a very long line of blues!

 

Favourite Game:

Same as Stef, 4-0 v Saints at the dell, first away match on me bill!

 

 Favourite Past Player:

Neville Southall

 

 Favourite Current Player:

Hibbo, because he's blue all the way!

 

 

 

 

Paul Ridout

First Everton game - Southampton 2-2 Everton (/03/96)


Why Do I Support Everton - My name looks suspiciously similar to a former player who was playing for the club when I was a kid, stuck like a true toffee ever since!!

Favourite Game - Everton 7-1 Southampton (16/11/96) nothing like getting one over your mates at school

Favourite Past Player - Paul Rideout

Favourite Current Player - Marouane Fellaini

 

 

Chloe Smith

 

First Everton game:
 2-2 at the Dell against Southampton. I was quite young and remember wearing my Everton shirt with pride in the home end!
 
Why Do I Support Everton:
 It was inflicted from an early age, but soon fully embraced.
 
Favourite Game:
 2-1 away to Man City 2010, it was -10 that night and we hadn't won in the last 7 league games. If Cahill and Baines hadnt scored within the first 20 mins and warmed us all up we may have frozen to death!
 
Favourite Past Player:
 Duncan Ferguson. My first real Everton hero
 
Favourite Current Player:
 Leighton Baines. Local lad and loyal!

 

 

Sophie Smith

 

 

First Everton game -
Everton vs Southampton many years ago, at The Dell. Finished 2-2.

Why do I support Everton -
Because my Dad gave me no choice, and I wouldn't want one!

Favourite Game -
Lee Carsley's derby. My first derby win and our first in many years...worth the wait!

Favourite past player -
Andre Kanchelskis, especially when he scored against Liverpool!

Favourite current player -
Fellaini...dominates nearly every game he plays in, and his hair is pretty impressive too!
 

 

 

 

Izzy Whitley

 

 

First game

4th August 2007 Crystal Palace 0 - Everton 0, pre season friendly


Why do I support Everton?

because of my mum


Favourite game

23rd October 2011 Fulham 1 - Everton 3


Favourite past player

Mikel Arteta


Favourite current player

Leighton Baines