Enjoy a Newspaper History of the Toffees
Everton FC is one of the most successful clubs in English football. The Toffees have won numerous FA Cups and league championships, as well as the European Cup Winners’ Cup. Everton was a founder member of the Football League back in 1888. The Toffees won five top flight titles by the outbreak of the Second World War and the club won its sixth title in 1961 under Harry Catterick. Everton won the FA Cup for the third time in 1966 and another league trophy in 1970. During this golden decade, the Toffees became the first British team to play in Europe for five successive seasons. Everton won the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1985 and the club has enjoyed several appearances in the UEFA Cup in recent years. The Toffees also continue to push the “big four" sides in the Premier League.
Personalised Everton Football Books - Inspired Gifts
An Everton Gift Book can be an inspired present for a fan of the Toffees. It is unique, smartly presented and filled with fascinating newspaper reports on the history of the club. Being able to personalise this Everton Football Book makes the gift even more special and shows the thought that has gone into buying it. The present will also prove to be a terrific addition to a supporter’s Everton memorabilia collection.
Everton Football Book Coverage
This Everton Football Book opens with the Toffees’ 1-0 FA Cup win over Newcastle in 1906. It goes on to cover a selection of great games through the decades of the Twentieth Century and highlights from the present era.
Memorable stories in the Everton Football Books include becoming Division One Champions in 1915 and winning numerous other league titles, such as the club’s ninth league trophy in 1987. The Gift Book features the FA Cup victories of 1933, 1966, 1984 and 1995, plus a report on Everton winning the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1985. You can read about the signing of Tony Cottee in 1988 and Peter Beardsley in 1991. The Everton Books additionally contain reports on Howard Kendall’s appointment as manager for the third time in 1997. A range of convincing wins are included, like the 6-0 thrashing of West Ham in 1999. The Toffees’ resurgence under David Moyes - since his appointment in 2002 - is also covered in these Everton Gift Books, including a number of the memorable wins against local rivals, Liverpool.
Newspaper coverage continues right up to the end of last season. This unique insight into Everton’s history makes these books truly memorable gifts and a great addition for a collector of Everton memorabilia.
If you are a collector of Everton memorabilia or looking for other Everton gifts, why not consider our Everton Calendar or Everton Diary? Each month features a newspaper headline on one of the Toffees’ key games. The presents can be personalised with the recipient’s name to make them even more special and both items make great gifts for Everton fans. Other Everton presents include Framed Newspaper Reprints and unique Everton Mugs.
Finally – Did You Know?
- Everton formed in 1870 under the name St. Domingos.
- Everton played at Anfield Stadium between 1884 and 1892. The side eventually moved to Goodison Park due to a dispute over rent. Liverpool was founded as a result of this disagreement and Anfield became their home ground.
- Everton won the FA Cup for the first time in 1906.
- Famous club striker Dixie Dean scored a record sixty goals in one season for the club. His overall goal tally was 377.
- The Toffees won the league title a total of eight times in the twentieth century.
- Everton have played in the top flight for over one hundred seasons, longer than any other football club in Britain.