Premier League: A-Z: Everton

Premier League: A-Z: Everton

We look at our 2020/21 opponents.

Leeds United are returning to the Premier League for the 2020/21 season after being crowned Sky Bet Championship champions.

There is much anticipation, with the Whites heading back into the top-flight for the first time in 16 years.

Ahead of the campaign, which is due to begin on 12th September,  we take a closer look at our Premier League opponents in our A-Z.

 

 

 

Name: Everton

 

Nickname: The Toffees

 

Founded: 1878

 

Manager/head coach: Carlo Ancelotti

 

Major Honours:

First Division winners (9): 1890–91, 1914–15, 1927–28, 1931–32, 1938–39, 1962–63, 1969–70, 1984–85, 1986–87

FA Cup winners (5): 1905–06, 1932–33, 1965–66, 1983–84, 1994–95

League Cup winners (2): 1976–77, 1983–84

FA Charity/Community Shield winners (9): 1928, 1932, 1963, 1970, 1984, 1985, 1986 (shared), 1987, 1995

European Cup Winners' Cup winners (1): 1984–85

 

Ground: Goodison Park

Goodison Park

 

Stadium capacity: 39,414

 

Distance from Elland Road: 72 miles

 

2019/20 league position: 12th (Premier League)

 

2019/20 top league goal scorer: Dominic Calvert-Lewin / Richarlison (13)

 

2020/21 Premier League title odds: 150/1

 

2020/21 Premier League relegation odds: 25/1

 

Previous encounters: 116

 

Leeds United wins: 51

 

Draws: 32

 

Everton wins: 33

 

Last time at home:

Tuesday 25th September 2012

League Cup third round

Leeds United 2 (White 4, Austin 70)

Everton 1 (Distin 81)

Diouf

 

Last time away:

Sunday 28th September 2003

Premier League

Everton 4 (Watson 27, 37, 52, Ferguson 39)

Leeds United 0

Alan Smith & Nigel Martyn

 

Did you know? 

- Everton have played top-flight football since 1954, and were founding members of the Premier League in 1992

- The tower in Everton’s crest is Prince Rupert’s Tower, located in the Everton district of Liverpool

- In the 1927/28 season, Dixie Dean scored a record 60 league goals

 

From the photo archive:

Paul MadeleySaturday 25th August 1973- The great Paul Madeley in action against Everton

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