Homepage Article The Man Who Pushed Water Up a Hill – Howards Way (A Review)


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For some time now there has been a perception amongst Everton supporters that the 1985 League Winning team has not had the credit it is due. It was a team that swept to the League by a then record margin of 13 points (despite losing 3 of it’s final 4 games). This has only subsequently been bettered twice (Manchester United in 2000 and Manchester City in 2018) and neither of those sides did so alongside winning a European trophy in the same season. Even to objective onlookers it deserves to be spoken about as one of the great post war teams and this film has done an enormous amount to begin that conversation which can hopefully reverberate outside of own ranks.

What cannot be doubted is the lack of appreciation or even understanding of what a great side Everton were during this period (with the apex being the 1985 season) is juxtaposed with our supporters consciousness of the team...
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