Gavin Buckland is author of ‘Everton, Strange But Blue: Moments That Shocked and Surprised the Fans’ and ‘Never Mind the Toffees: The Ultimate Everton FC Quiz Book’.

He is also Everton’s official statistician, a script consultant for ‘A Question of Sport’, a Radio Merseyside regular and Royal Blue podcaster.

In this episode, Gavin shares his favourite Everton stories from down the years, including one about a dog getting an assist at West Bromwich Albion in the 80s.

Gavin also talks about the level of scrutiny placed on player stats and how some players may even think about them too much.

Other topics include the atmosphere at Goodison during and after the Crystal Palace game and Koeman’s start to life at Goodison.

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