Old Everton Pictures

Joey66

Player Valuation: £70m
6th March 1971. Everton winger Jimmy Husband skips around Colchester United goalkeeper Graham Smith to score the Toffees third goal in the FA Cup Quarter Final, at Goodison Park. to progress to the semis -
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banno

Player Valuation: £50m
Things like this bugg me as well . I have had good look around so all blue kit .orange ball .snow on the pitch. The kit King is wearing in the picture is on eBay ? It's says 1978/79 so who we played away when it could be snowing and opposition wear white shorts that season I think it is forest in Jan 78 or Nov 78 that's my guess .
It si doing my head in but I think I have spotted a clue. The player (if I am right and hopefully someone will confirm it) in the background to me looks like neil Robinson. I am assuming it was the 77-78 season (hoping really) and by looking up his appearances that season he only played in 4 league matches so when I am relaxing and doing nothing I am going to go through each game to see what games Robinson played in. lol
 

banno

Player Valuation: £50m
It si doing my head in but I think I have spotted a clue. The player (if I am right and hopefully someone will confirm it) in the background to me looks like neil Robinson. I am assuming it was the 77-78 season (hoping really) and by looking up his appearances that season he only played in 4 league matches so when I am relaxing and doing nothing I am going to go through each game to see what games Robinson played in. lol
Right I have checked and he only played in the last 4 games of the season of which 2 were ta home. The away games he played in was a night match against West Brom and the other was Boro. I went to the West Brom game and don't recall a waterlogged pitch but that just could be my memory fading with very very old age. My money is on Boro.........I can relax now.
 

jaycee

Player Valuation: £60m
Right I have checked and he only played in the last 4 games of the season of which 2 were ta home. The away games he played in was a night match against West Brom and the other was Boro. I went to the West Brom game and don't recall a waterlogged pitch but that just could be my memory fading with very very old age. My money is on Boro.........I can relax now.
WBA was a quite warm sunny night game,I remember hitching to it,BoroI dont recall being wet though getting chased around Boro town centre was more of a concern than the weather
 

mikey 62

Player Valuation: £950k
It si doing my head in but I think I have spotted a clue. The player (if I am right and hopefully someone will confirm it) in the background to me looks like neil Robinson. I am assuming it was the 77-78 season (hoping really) and by looking up his appearances that season he only played in 4 league matches so when I am relaxing and doing nothing I am going to go through each game to see what games Robinson played in. lol
sorry to put a damper on your clue - but to me the other player looks like Mark Higgins , also the badge in 77/78 was the EFC one , the badge on this shirt was first used in 78/79 up to 1982 , I think this is a 78/79 photo ?
funny enough I am adding the hairdo into the equation - Andy and Latch had similar perms done for the 78/79 season :dodgy::)

- I am guessing Bolton 78/79 - could be the postponed game Jan 1st ?
 

trebilcock66

Player Valuation: £8m
4th January 1969 Joe Royle heads home as Everton defeat Ipswich in the Third Round of the FA Cup -in 2-1 win for the blues playing at home in the amber away lit or is it my eyes?........?
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I seem to recall a rule back then that for the FA Cup, a colour clash meant that both teams played in their second kit. There was an FA Cup game a few years earlier against Coventry - we played in white shirts and black shorts.
 

Methuselah

Player Valuation: £8m
14th May 1966. Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Ron Springett consoles team mate Gerry Young following the slip that allowed Everton's Derek Temple to score the winner in the FA Cup Final, at Wembley. -
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That picture of Ron Springett reminded me. Back in 1960, Sheffield Wednesday played Peterborough Utd (non-league at the time) of the Midland League, in the FA Cup 4th round. Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield Utd had teams who played in the Yorkshire League. We were due to play Sheffield Wednesday, in Sheffield but the game was called off. Sheffield Wednesday invited us to Hillsborough to watch the game for free. Anyway, back to Ron Springett. A through ball was being chased by Peterborough's centre forward but Springett just beat him to it. Springett took the ball in his arms on about the penalty spot. The centre forward started to hustle Springett, which is what centre forwards did in those days. No physical contact but 'in his face', making it difficult for him to clear the ball. All of a sudden, Springett clobbered the centre forward with a forearm smash. Knocked him clean out. Everyone in the ground saw it, except it seems, the referee, who just waved play on. In those days, unlike now, referees didn't look after goalies, the goalies looked after themselves.
 

trebilcock66

Player Valuation: £8m
30th November 1968 Gerry Humphreys v Leicester (H) Gerry Humphreys makes Peter Shilton pay for the error of throwing a clearance straight to him by firing it straight back for the Blues third in a 7-1 thumping of them for the blues-
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I was in the Upper Bullens at the Park End to see that goal go in. Rod Fern with their goal? It was a right tonking for Leicester
 

banno

Player Valuation: £50m
sorry to put a damper on your clue - but to me the other player looks like Mark Higgins , also the badge in 77/78 was the EFC one , the badge on this shirt was first used in 78/79 up to 1982 , I think this is a 78/79 photo ?
funny enough I am adding the hairdo into the equation - Andy and Latch had similar perms done for the 78/79 season :dodgy::)

- I am guessing Bolton 78/79 - could be the postponed game Jan 1st ?
Yes you are right on the kit and year so that rules out Boro and west brom 78. Still think that is Neil Robinson though because he had a distinctive gait and always folded over his shorts at the waist which pulled them up even more. If it was in colour then you would see his red hair lol.

Well spotted mate and as there are no records for the postponed game I can't check if robinson or Higgins turned out. That is defo a boys pen in the background though.
 

Eggs

Player Valuation: £70m
That picture of Ron Springett reminded me. Back in 1960, Sheffield Wednesday played Peterborough Utd (non-league at the time) of the Midland League, in the FA Cup 4th round. Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield Utd had teams who played in the Yorkshire League. We were due to play Sheffield Wednesday, in Sheffield but the game was called off. Sheffield Wednesday invited us to Hillsborough to watch the game for free. Anyway, back to Ron Springett. A through ball was being chased by Peterborough's centre forward but Springett just beat him to it. Springett took the ball in his arms on about the penalty spot. The centre forward started to hustle Springett, which is what centre forwards did in those days. No physical contact but 'in his face', making it difficult for him to clear the ball. All of a sudden, Springett clobbered the centre forward with a forearm smash. Knocked him clean out. Everyone in the ground saw it, except it seems, the referee, who just waved play on. In those days, unlike now, referees didn't look after goalies, the goalies looked after themselves.
....great story, funny enough when I saw the picture @Joey66 posted, I looked Ron Springett up and sadly he’s no longer with us. As you say, keepers had to protect themselves and I have a vivid memory of Gordon West constantly coming for crosses with his leg out and his studs showing.

Springett wasn’t the biggest of keepers but he was a terrific shot-stopper, which makes that Temple strike in the final all the more remarkable.
 

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