Search results

  1. Eggs

    Song For Calvert-Lewin

    Seems plenty of chat about the need for a Calvert-Lewin song so perhaps this deserves its own thread for a concentrated effort. I’m sure a free GOT mug will be donated to any poster who’s suggestion is sung by the Gwladys St choir. There are some budding Tim Rice types on here & I’m certainly...
  2. Eggs

    Brands Transfers Assessment;

    Thought this might be worth it’s own thread & a useful reference to capture Brands dealings in one place. Ahead of this window, The Echo has analysed his 21 signings and scored them out of 10; Richarlison 9 Digne 9 Virginia 7 Bernard 6 Mina 7 Gomes 6 Zooma 8 Lossl 4 Delph 4 Gbamin 5 Kean 6...
  3. Eggs

    Everton - Founder Members of the Football League

    Posters on here will know I frequently point out our status as one of the founder members of English football is swept under the carpet. It’s such a magnificent achievement, I have suggested that founder member clubs should have permanent insignia on their shirts to commemorate their status in...
  4. Eggs

    PL2 or Central League

    Posters of an older vintage will remember pre-Academy days of Everton A & B teams playing in the Lancashire Leagues and the Reserves in the old Central League. None of this football was age restricted & increasingly I’ve been debating to myself whether PL2 is actually fit for purpose, or whether...
  5. Eggs

    The Eggs Theory

    Seeing as though we are opening daft threads, I’m posting the Eggs Theory: Pre-match team selection fume = really good result. Feel free to post your own theory on this wonderful occasion.
  6. Eggs

    For The Boys in the Royal Blue Jersey.

    There are Evertonians and there are amazingly dedicated Evertonians like Steve Zocek. For those that are not familiar with the name, he’s very well known on this site as @alan ball. Steve has spent years capturing, cataloguing and publishing accounts of Everton players. His works are a must...
  7. Eggs

    Players we virtually all just like;

    I’m not particularly thinking of the best players, but there are some that virtually all of us just like. We are a diverse lot, we hear lots of love for the likes of Duncan McKenzie, Neville Southall or Duncan Ferguson, but others aren’t particularly fond of them. There are, however, a few...
  8. Eggs

    Yannick Bolasie

    Looks like his thread is locked. Regardless, reports suggest Sporting Lisbon have returned to training but Bolasie isn’t with them. The good news is, the Portuguese club are having to pay his salary until the end of June. The bad news is, he does not figure in coach Ruben Amorim’s plans and...
  9. Eggs

    Goals & Goalscorers - comparison & analysis:

    I think it was Mark Twain who spoke about ‘lies, damned lies & statistics’, but whilst goalscoring data might not tell the whole story, i don’t think it lies. Prompted by a discussion with the folk in the Old Pictures thread, I did a quick bit of analysis to determine our true goalscorers. I...
  10. Eggs

    Everton - The Unsung Stars.

    There are players in our history who might not be widely known but who made a significant contribution to our club. I think it would be fitting to highlight them in their own thread. I’m nominating John-Willie Parker. He’s not a player I was particularly aware of and certainly not one I ever...
  11. Eggs

    Everton Academy - Supporting the Football League;

    Following on from the analysis of youngsters breaking into the Everton first team, lots of names were proposed of lads who didn’t make a full appearance for The Toffees but had lengthy careers elsewhere. I’ll often watch a game from the lower leagues and notice an ex-Academy player, or see a...
  12. Eggs

    Which Merseyside district produces most Everton players;

    Plenty of banter on here regarding North and South Liverpool, but I was just discussing with @Dario Terracotta Everton players from his neck of the woods (Southport, Formby etc) and it got me wondering which Merseyside district has produced most Everton players. For starters, Norris...
  13. Eggs

    The Deadwood

    Ahead of the January window opening, I thought it might be worth listing those players who it seems are surplus to requirements. My definition is; players who have been around the first team who no longer appear under consideration; Beni Baningime; Aged 21. Everton contract expires 30.06.22...
  14. Eggs

    Where they’re from;

    Football is such a global game but I think we‘ve come to take this for granted over the years. They end up playing footy in Liverpool 4, but I think it’s fascinating to see images of the places our players were born and raised. Yerry Mina comes from a town in Colombia called Guachene;
  15. Eggs

    Weird and wonderful places youve tuned into an Everton match.

    A post on the Travel thread from @Disgruntledgoat got me thinking. He said he’d be listening to this weekends game whilst cycling up the highest road in the Alps and I wondered what other weird and wonderful places other posters have tuned into an Everton game. GOT is such a global and diverse...
  16. Eggs

    Lewis Gibson

    Well, a few of us have been banging on about this youngster for a while on the youth team thread, but i’m absolutely aware it’s a massive step up to the first team. Saying that, it looks like he’s involved pre-season. He’s got pedigree, bought in from Newcastle and captaining the U23s at 18...
  17. Eggs

    Appreciation and thank-you;

    Well, it’s the end of a long old season and there are a number of posters who provide a great service to this site via regular updates, many of whom go under the radar. Thought it would be nice to show our appreciation in one thread. I’ll kick things off with a few; Many thanks to @atrottel in...
  18. Eggs

    First Everton Goal of Your Life

    You can find out here- Mine was from Derek Mayers in a 2-1 win over Sunderland on 22nd Sept 1956. I have to admit to never having heard of Derek Mayers, but he was a local Liverpool lad who scored 7 goals in 18 appearances for the Toffees between...
  19. Eggs

    Ask Steve Walsh?

    I read posts of incredulity on here every day regarding monies spent, transfers, contracts etc and I thought it would be good to canvass what single question you would like to ask Steve Walsh regarding his tenure at Everton. In the interest of fair play and accountability, it would be great if...
  20. Eggs

    So few games, but such an impact.

    Well, it’s an international break so here’s an international break thread. I always think longevity is a factor in being a true Everton great, but there are many who had a significantly positive impact despite not being at the club very long. Using a maximum of 110 league games as criteria...
AdBlock Detected

Adblocking on an Everton fan site is kopite behaviour! ;)

We understand and appreciate why you use Ad-blocking software, but we ask that you kindly consider disabling your Ad-block for GrandOldTeam. We're a fan site ran by fans, for fans. GrandOldTeam costs over £7,000 per year and we rely on our ad revenue to keep the site sustainable. We work hard to ensure our ads aren't instrusive. If you can't or don't wish to disable your Ad-block, please consider upgrading your account for the cost of a pint a month here. Thank You.

I've Disabled AdBlock    No Thanks