2008–09 Everton F.C. season

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Everton
2008–09 season
Chairman Bill Kenwright
Manager David Moyes
Premier League 5th
FA Cup Runner-up
League Cup Third round
UEFA Cup First Round
Top goalscorer League:
Marouane Fellaini,
Tim Cahill (8)
All:
Marouane Fellaini,
Tim Cahill (9)
Highest home attendance 39,574 v (27 Sept vs Liverpool)
Lowest home attendance 28,312 v (17 Sept vs Standard Liege)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2008–09 Everton F.C. season was Everton's 17th season in the Premier League, and their 55th consecutive season in the top division of English football. The club's kit was provided by Umbro, and the sponsor was Chang beer.

Review and events[edit]

Monthly events[edit]

This is a list of the significant events to occur at the club during the 2008–09 season, presented in chronological order. This list does not include transfers, which are listed in the transfers section below, or match results, which are in the results section. However it does summarise the transfers made by Everton in the summer. It also includes Cup Draws.

July:

August:

Squad Details[edit]

Players information[edit]

No. Name Nat. Place of birth Date of birth Club apps. Club goals Int. caps Int. goals Previous club Date joined Fee
1 Carlo Nash England Bolton 13 September 1973 - - - - Wigan Athletic 1 September 2008 Undisclosed
2 Tony Hibbert England Huyton 20 February 1981 164 - - - N/A 1 August 2000 Trainee
3 Leighton Baines England Kirkby 11 December 1984 24 - - - Wigan Athletic 7 August 2007 £6,000,000
4 Joseph Yobo Nigeria Port Harcourt 6 September 1980 178 6 59 4 Marseille 22 May 2003 £3,500,000
5 Joleon Lescott England Birmingham 16 August 1982 78 12 5 - Wolves 14 June 2006 £5,000,000
6 Phil Jagielka England Manchester 7 August 1982 36 1 1 - Sheffield United 4 July 2007 £4,000,000
7 Andy van der Meyde Netherlands Arnhem 30 September 1979 18 - 18 1 Inter Milan 31 August 2005 £2,000,000
8 Segundo Castillo Ecuador San Lorenzo 15 May 1982 - - 33 2 Red Star Belgrade 28 August 2008 Loan
9 Louis Saha France Paris 8 August 1978 - - 18 4 Manchester United 1 September 2008 Undisclosed
10 Mikel Arteta Spain San Sebastián 26 March 1982 106 13 7 1 Real Sociedad 1 July 2005 £2,500,000
12 Iain Turner Scotland Stirling 26 January 1984 4 - - - Stirling Albion 1 July 2003 £50,000
14 James Vaughan England Birmingham 14 July 1988 26 6 - - N/A 1 July 2004 Trainee
15 Lars Jacobsen Denmark Odense 20 September 1979 - - 16 - FC Nuremberg 26 August 2008 Free
17 Tim Cahill Australia Sydney 6 December 1979 101 29 28 13 Millwall 23 July 2004 £1,500,000
18 Phil Neville England Bury 21 January 1977 108 3 59 - Man United 4 August 2005 £3,500,000
19 Nuno Valente Portugal Lisbon 12 September 1974 45 - 33 1 FC Porto 30 August 2005 £1,500,000
20 Steven Pienaar South Africa Johannesburg 17 March 1982 35 2 34 2 Borussia Dortmund 24 April 2007 £2,000,000
21 Leon Osman England Wigan 17 May 1981 134 18 - - N/A 1 August 2000 Trainee
22 Yakubu Aiyegbeni Nigeria Benin City 22 November 1982 39 22 41 17 Middlesbrough 29 August 2007 £11,250,000
24 Tim Howard United States North Brunswick 6 March 1979 74 - 30 - Man United 14 February 2007 £3,000,000
25 Marouane Fellaini Belgium Etterbeek 22 November 1987 - - 10 1 Standard Liège 1 September 2008 £15,000,000
26 Jack Rodwell England Southport 11 March 1991 5 - - - N/A 1 July 2007 Trainee
27 Lukas Jutkiewicz Poland Southampton England 28 March 1989 - - - - Swindon Town 1 July 2007 £400,000
28 Victor Anichebe Nigeria Lagos 23 April 1988 44 11 4 1 N/A 1 July 2005 Trainee
30 John Ruddy England St. Ives 24 October 1986 1 - - - Cambridge United 20 May 2005 £250,000
32 Dan Gosling England Brixham 2 February 1990 - - - - Plymouth Argyle 15 January 2008 £2,000,000
34 John Irving England Liverpool 17 September 1989 - - - - N/A 1 July 2007 Trainee
35 Kieran Agard England London 10 October 1989 - - - - N/A 1 August 2008 Trainee
36 John Paul Kissock England Liverpool 2 December 1989 - - - - N/A 1 July 2007 Trainee
37 Jose Baxter England Bootle 7 February 1992 - - - - N/A 1 August 2008 Trainee
38 James Wallace England Liverpool 19 December 1991 - - - - N/A 1 August 2008 Trainee

Matches[edit]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

Premier League[edit]

UEFA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2008–09 UEFA Cup

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2008–09 FA Cup

Season statistics[edit]

Starts and goals[edit]

No. Nat Pos Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup UEFA Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 England GK Carlo Nash 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 England DF Tony Hibbert 24 0 16+1 0 6 0 0 0 1 0
3 England DF Leighton Baines 39 1 26+5 1 7 0 0 0 1 0
4 Nigeria DF Joseph Yobo 33 1 26+1 1 3 0 1 0 2 0
5 England DF Joleon Lescott 46 5 35+1 4 7 1 1 0 2 0
6 England DF Phil Jagielka 43 1 33+1 0 6 0 1 0 2 1
7 Netherlands MF Andy van der Meyde 3 0 0+2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Ecuador MF Segundo Castillo (on loan from Red Star Belgrade) 13 1 5+4 0 2 0 1 0 1 1
9 France FW Louis Saha 29 8 10+14 6 3 2 1 0 1 0
10 Spain MF Mikel Arteta 31 7 26 6 3 1 0 0 2 0
11 Brazil FW 12 5 11+1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Scotland GK Iain Turner 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 England FW James Vaughan 17 0 1+12 0 2 0 1 0 1 0
15 Denmark DF Lars Jacobsen 6 0 4+1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 Australia MF Tim Cahill 40 9 28+2 8 7 1 1 0 2 0
18 England DF Phil Neville 47 0 36+1 0 7 0 1 0 2 0
19 Portugal DF Nuno Valente 2 0 1+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 South Africa MF Steven Pienaar 35 3 27+1 3 6 0 0 0 1 0
21 England MF Leon Osman 43 7 32+2 6 6 1 1 0 2 0
22 Nigeria FW Yakubu Aiyegbeni 17 5 14 4 0 0 1 0 2 1
24 United States GK Tim Howard 48 0 38 0 7 0 1 0 2 0
25 Belgium MF Marouane Fellaini 35 9 28+2 8 4 1 1 0 0 0
26 England DF Jack Rodwell 25 1 9+10 0 5 1 1 0 0 0
27 Poland FW Lukas Jutkiewicz 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Nigeria FW Victor Anichebe 22 1 5+12 1 3 0 0 0 2 0
30 England GK John Ruddy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 England MF Dan Gosling 17 3 6+5 2 6 1 0 0 0 0
34 England DF John Irving 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 England FW Kieran Agard 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 England MF John Paul Kissock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 England FW Jose Baxter 4 0 1+2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
38 England MF James Wallace 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Notes:

  • Appearances as subs are included.

Goalscorers[edit]

Name Premier League League Cup FA Cup UEFA Cup Total
Cahill, TimTim Cahill 8 0 1 0 Goal 9
Fellaini, MarouaneMarouane Fellaini 8 0 1 0 Goal 9
Saha, LouisLouis Saha 6 0 2 0 Goal 8
Arteta, MikelMikel Arteta 6 0 1 0 Goal 7
Osman, LeonLeon Osman 6 0 1 0 Goal 7
, Jô 5 0 0 0 Goal 5
Aiyegbeni, YakubuYakubu Aiyegbeni 4 0 0 1 Goal 5
Lescott, JoleonJoleon Lescott 4 0 1 0 Goal 5
Pienaar, StevenSteven Pienaar 3 0 0 0 Goal 3
Gosling, DanDan Gosling 2 0 1 0 Goal 3
Anichebe, VictorVictor Anichebe 1 0 0 0 Goal 1
Baines, LeightonLeighton Baines 1 0 0 0 Goal 1
Castillo, SegundoSegundo Castillo 0 0 0 1 Goal 1
Jagielka, PhilPhil Jagielka 0 0 0 1 Goal 1
Yobo, JosephJoseph Yobo 1 0 0 0 Goal 1
Goal, OwnOwn Goal 1 0 0 0 Goal 1

Yellow cards[edit]

Name Premier League League Cup FA Cup UEFA Cup Total
Fellaini, MarouaneMarouane Fellaini 10 0 0 0 Booked 10
Yobo, JosephJoseph Yobo 1 0 0 0 Booked 1
Aiyegbeni, YakubuYakubu Aiyegbeni 1 0 0 0 Booked 1
Osman, LeonLeon Osman 1 0 0 0 Booked 1
Baines, LeightonLeighton Baines 1 0 0 0 Booked 1

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Player From Date Fee
Denmark Lars Jacobsen Germany 1. FC Nuremberg 26 August 2008 Free[8]
France Louis Saha Manchester United 1 September 2008 Undisclosed[9]
England Carlo Nash Wigan Athletic 1 September 2008 Undisclosed[10]
Belgium Marouane Fellaini Belgium Standard Liège 1 September 2008 £15,000,000[11]

Transfers out[edit]

Player To Date Fee
Scotland Patrick Boyle Released 1 May 2008 Free
Iceland Bjarni Viðarsson Netherlands FC Twente 14 May 2008 Free[12]
Republic of Ireland Lee Carsley Birmingham City 3 June 2008 Free[13]
Germany Stefan Wessels Germany VfL Osnabrück 25 June 2008 Free[14]
Republic of Ireland Darren Dennehy Wales Cardiff City 28 June 2008 Free[15]
England Jamie Jones Leyton Orient 2 July 2008 Free[16]
Republic of Ireland Aidan Downes Yeovil Town 1 August 2008 Free[17]
England Andrew Johnson Fulham 7 August 2008 £10,500,000[18]

Loans in[edit]

Player From Date From Date Till
Ecuador Segundo Castillo Serbia Red Star Belgrade 28 August 2008 30 May 2009[19]
Brazil Manchester City 31 January 2009 1 June 2009

Loans out[edit]

Player To Date From Date Till

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.evertonfc.com/news/archive/round-signs.html
  2. ^ Scott, Matt (10 July 2008). "Everton mortgage future but still plan to move". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2 May 2010. 
  3. ^ http://www.evertonfc.com/news/archive/egm-petition-received.html
  4. ^ "Neville extends Everton contract". BBC News. 25 July 2008. Retrieved 2 May 2010. 
  5. ^ http://sport.setanta.com/en/Sport/News/Football/2008/07/27/Premier-League-Sporting-statement-on-Moutinho/
  6. ^ "Everton chief executive resigns". BBC News. 30 July 2008. Retrieved 2 May 2010. 
  7. ^ http://www.evertonfc.com/news/archive/29701/club-statement.html
  8. ^ "Everton confirm Jacobsen switch". BBC Sport. 2008-08-26. 
  9. ^ "Saha completes Everton switch". SkySports. 2008-09-01. 
  10. ^ "Everton snap up Nash". SkySports. 2008-09-01. 
  11. ^ "Fellaini ends Moyes' frustration". SkySports. 2008-09-01. 
  12. ^ "Twente try out Toffee". SkySports. 2008-05-14. 
  13. ^ "Carsley passes Birmingham medical". BBC Sport. 2008-06-03. 
  14. ^ "Wessels set for Osnabruck". The World Game. 2008-06-22. 
  15. ^ "Cardiff add McCormack and Dennehy". BBC Sport. 2008-06-28. 
  16. ^ "Two more sign for Leyton Orient". BBC Sport. 2008-07-01. 
  17. ^ "Downes deal for Yeovil". SkySports. 2008-08-01. 
  18. ^ "Fulham sign Johnson from Everton". BBC Sport. 2008-08-07. 
  19. ^ "Everton complete Castillo signing". BBC Sport. 2008-08-28. 

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