Shankly and Catterick

Shankly and Catterick

There’s a strong feeling of déjà vu in the air about Everton and Liverpool football clubs this season. With Everton’s resurgence and Liverpool’s dominance, both clubs could be heading for a new decade of shared glory. It could be just like the 1960s and early 1970s...
Steve Coppell

Steve Coppell

Life had probably settled into a reasonable routine for future England international Steve Coppell in early 1975. He was 19, playing regularly for Third Division Tranmere Rovers and studying for a degree in economic history at the University of Liverpool. He was even...
Merseyside League Cups

Merseyside League Cups

Tranmere Rovers were destined to make a little bit of Wembley history when they fought their way through to the League Cup Final 20 years ago. Their match against Leicester City was destined to be the last League Cup showpiece in the old stadium before the final moved...
United League Cups

United League Cups

There was a foretaste of history when teams were drawn out of the hat to play the Fifth Round of the 1991-2 Football League Cup. For picking the balls from the famous cloth bag was none other than future US president Donald Trump! The event took place at Trump Tower...
Charlton Testimonial

Charlton Testimonial

Former Manchester City forward Wyn Davies couldn’t have picked a bigger night to make his debut for local rivals United on Monday September 18th 1972. The Welsh international had transferred from the Blues for £60,000 just four days earlier and was keen to start his...
Played for Liverpool and Everton

Played for Liverpool and Everton

You could almost name a squad of footballers who’ve played for both Everton and Liverpool – but few were as ferocious as centre forward Dave Hickson. Coached by Everton legend Dixie Dean, Hickson gave no quarter, and was frequently in trouble with referees for his...