The Final that Refused to End: The 1977 League Cup final between Aston Villa and Everton

Everton and Aston Villa have the longest running rivalry in football. Both clubs were founder members of the original Football league in 1888 and have played more top flight matches against each other than any other team, a total which currently stands at 202. They are also the two teams that hold the record for […]

The Golden Vision

“What’s your Daddy do? Plays football. Who for? Everton. Is he good? Yes. What’s his name Alex Young” Golden Vision. BBC Play for Today. 1968 Like most Everton fans, I was devastated to hear the sad news of the death of The Golden Vision himself, Alex Young. He had just recently celebrated his eightieth birthday. […]

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