List of Everton F.C. records and statistics

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This is a list of records for Everton F.C..

Player Records[edit]


  • Youngest Player (All Competitions): Jose Baxter, 16 yrs and 191 days (vs Blackburn Rovers, 16 August 2008)
  • Youngest Player in Europe: Jake Bidwell, 16 yrs and 271 days (vs BATE Borisov, 17 December 2009)
  • Oldest Player: Ted Sagar, 42 yrs and 281 days (vs Plymouth Argyle, 15 November 1952)
  • Most Appearances (All Competitions): Neville Southall, 750
  • Most League Appearances: Neville Southall, 578
  • Most FA Cup Appearances: Neville Southall, 70
  • Most League Cup Appearances: Neville Southall, 65
  • Most European Appearances: Tim Howard, 28
  • Most Substitute Appearances: Victor Anichebe, 95


Clean Sheets[edit]

As of January 2017[2]

# Name Apps Clean Sheets
1 Wales Neville Southall 751 269
2 England Gordon West 402 155
3 United States Tim Howard 414 133
4 England Ted Sagar 497 120
5 Republic of Ireland Billy Scott 289 94
6 England Tom Fern 231 67
7 Republic of Ireland Jimmy O'Neill 213 49
8 Scotland George Wood 126 48
9 England Albert Dunlop 231 47
10 England Dave Lawson 152 45

Transfer records[edit]

Highest transfer fees paid[edit]

Name From Fee Year
1 England Jordan Pickford England Sunderland £30M 2017
2 Belgium Romelu Lukaku England Chelsea £28M 2014
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo Yannick Bolasie England Crystal Palace £25M 2016
4 France Morgan Schneiderlin England Manchester United £24M 2017
5 Netherlands Davy Klaassen Netherlands A.F.C. Ajax £23.6M 2017
6 Belgium Marouane Fellaini Belgium Standard Liège £15M 2008
7 Senegal Oumar Niasse Russia Lokomotiv Moscow £13.5M 2016
8 Republic of Ireland James McCarthy England Wigan Athletic £13M 2013
9 Nigeria Aiyegbeni Yakubu England Middlesbrough £11.25M 2007
10 England Ademola Lookman England Charlton Athletic £11M 2017

Highest transfer fees received[edit]

Name From Fee Date
1 England John Stones England Manchester City £47.5M 2016
2 Belgium Marouane Fellaini England Manchester United £27.5M 2013
3 England Wayne Rooney England Manchester United £25.6M 2004
4 England Joleon Lescott England Manchester City £22M 2009
5 England Jack Rodwell England Manchester City £12M 2012
6 England Andy Johnson England Fulham £10.5M 2008


Managerial Awards[edit]

LMA Manager of the Year
2002–03 Scotland David Moyes
2004–05 Scotland David Moyes
2008–09 Scotland David Moyes

FA Premier League Manager of the Month Award
1997–98 Jan England Howard Kendall
1999-00 Sep Scotland Walter Smith
2002–03 Nov Scotland David Moyes
2004–05 Sep Scotland David Moyes
2005–06 Jan Scotland David Moyes
2007–08 Feb Scotland David Moyes
2008–09 Feb Scotland David Moyes
2009–10 Jan Scotland David Moyes
2009–10 Mar Scotland David Moyes
2010–11 Oct Scotland David Moyes
2012–13 Sep Scotland David Moyes
2012–13 Mar Scotland David Moyes

Player Awards[edit]

European Footballer of the Year (Ballon d'Or)
1986 England Gary Lineker (2nd)

African Footballer of the Year
1996 Nigeria Daniel Amokachi (3rd)

Oceania Player of the Year
2004 Australia Tim Cahill (Winner)

Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year
1985 Wales Neville Southall
1986 England Gary Lineker

PFA Players' Player of the Year
1985 England Peter Reid
1986 England Gary Lineker

PFA Merit Award
1977 Scotland Jack Taylor
1982 England Joe Mercer
1986 England Alan Ball (As 1966 England World Cup Squad)
1986 England Ray Wilson (As 1966 England World Cup Squad)
1994 Northern Ireland Billy Bingham
1997 England Peter Beardsley

FA Premier League Player of the Month Award
1994–95 Feb Scotland Duncan Ferguson
1995–96 Apr Russia Andrei Kanchelskis
1998-98 Apr England Kevin Campbell
2006–07 Sep England Andy Johnson
2008–09 Feb England Phil Jagielka
2011–12 Apr Croatia Nikica Jelavić
2012–13 Nov Belgium Marouane Fellaini

2016–17 Mar Belgium Romelu Lukaku

BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year Award
1995 Wales Neville Southall

BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award
2003 England Wayne Rooney

U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year
2014 United States Tim Howard player awards[edit]

Season Everton Player
of the Season
Players' Player
of the Season
Young Player
of the Season
Reserve / U21 Player
of the Season
Academy Player
of the Season
Goal of the Season
2005/06 Spain Mikel Arteta Spain Mikel Arteta Scotland James McFadden Nigeria Victor Anichebe England Scott Phelan England James Beattie vs. Fulham
2006/07 Spain Mikel Arteta England Joleon Lescott England James Vaughan England John Irving England Shaun Densmore Scotland James McFadden vs. Charlton Athletic
2007/08 England Joleon Lescott England Joleon Lescott Nigeria Victor Anichebe England John Irving England Jack Rodwell England Leon Osman vs. Larissa
2008/09 England Phil Jagielka England Phil Jagielka Belgium Marouane Fellaini England Kieran Agard England James McCarten England Dan Gosling vs. Liverpool
2009/10 South Africa Steven Pienaar England Leighton Baines England Jack Rodwell Republic of Ireland Shane Duffy England Adam Davies Russia Diniyar Bilyaletdinov vs. Manchester United
2010/11 England Leighton Baines England Leighton Baines Republic of Ireland Seamus Coleman England Jose Baxter England Jake Bidwell England Leighton Baines vs. Chelsea
2011/12 Netherlands John Heitinga France Sylvain Distin Greece Apostolos Vellios England Adam Forshaw England Hallam Hope England Phil Neville vs. West Bromwich Albion
2012/13 England Leighton Baines England Leighton Baines England Ross Barkley
England Chris Long Belgium Kevin Mirallas vs Stoke City
2013/14 Republic of Ireland Seamus Coleman Republic of Ireland Seamus Coleman England Ross Barkley England Tyias Browning England Ryan Ledson England Ross Barkley vs. Manchester City
2014/15 England Phil Jagielka England Phil Jagielka England John Stones England Brendan Galloway Republic of Ireland Harry Charsley England Phil Jagielka vs. Liverpool
2015/16 England Gareth Barry England Gareth Barry Belgium Romelu Lukaku England Joe Williams - Belgium Romelu Lukaku vs. Chelsea
2016/17 Belgium Romelu Lukaku Belgium Romelu Lukaku England Tom Davies England Jonjoe Kenny - England Tom Davies vs. Manchester City

Club records[edit]







Record wins[edit]

  • Record League Victory: 9–1 v Manchester City, 3 September 1906; v Plymouth Argyle, 27 December 1930 (W Dean & J Stein both scored 4, a first for Everton)
  • Record FA Cup Victory: 11–2 v Derby County, FA Cup, 5th Round, 18 January 1890 (Hat-tricks from Fred Geary, Alec Brady and Alf Milward)[4]
  • Record League Cup Victory: 8–0 v Wimbledon, League Cup, 2nd Round, 29 August 1978
  • Record Aggregate League Cup Victory: 11–0 v Wrexham, League Cup, 2nd Round, 1990
  • Record European Victory: 6–1 v SK Brann, UEFA CUP, Round of 32, 21 February 2008
  • Record Aggregate European Victory: 10–0 v Finn Harps, UEFA CUP, 1st Round, 1978

Record away wins[edit]

  • Record League Victory: 7–0 v Charlton Athletic, 7 February 1931
  • Record FA Cup Victory: 6–0 v Crystal Palace, 4 January 1931
  • Record Top Flight Victory: 6–1 v Derby County, 5 November 1892
  • Record League Cup Victory: 5–0 v Wrexham, League Cup, 2nd Round 1st Leg, 25 September 1990
  • Record European Victory: 5-0 v Finn Harps, UEFA Cup, 1st Round 1st Leg, 12 September 1978

Record defeats[edit]

  • Record League Defeat: 0–7 v Sunderland, Football League Div 1, 26 December 1934; v Wolves, Football League Div 1, 22 February 1939; v Arsenal, Premier League, 11 May 2005[5]
  • Record FA Cup Defeat: 0–6 v Crystal Palace, FA Cup, 1st Round, 7


  • Highest League Attendance 78,299 v Liverpool, 18 September 1948
  • Highest FA Cup Attendance 77,902 v Manchester United, FA Cup, 5th Round, 14 February 1953
  • Highest League Cup Attendance 54,032 v Bolton, League Cup, Semi Final, 1st Leg, 18 January 1977
  • Highest European Attendance 62,408 v Internazionale Milano, European Cup, 1st Round, 1st Leg, 18 September 1963
  • Lowest League Attendance 7,802 v Sheffield Wednesday, 1 May 1934
  • Lowest FA Cup Attendance 15,293 v Wimbledon, FA Cup, 3rd Round Replay, 12 January 1993
  • Lowest League Cup Attendance 7,415 v Wrexham, League Cup, 2nd Round, 2nd Leg, 9 October 1990

National records[edit]

  • Goodison Park was the world's first purpose made and designed dedicated football ground.
  • Goodison Park is the only club ground to have hosted a world cup semi-final.
  • Goodison Park was the venue for England v Republic of Ireland 21 September 1949. England lost 2–0 & this was their first home defeat to a non-UK country. Everton's Peter Farrell scored.
  • Everton were the first English club to appear in European competitions five seasons running (1962–63 to 1966–67).
  • Everton have played in more top flight seasons than any other club.[6]
  • They have scored and conceded more goals in the top division than any other club.[6]
  • Everton have both drawn and lost more top flight matches than any other side.[6]
  • They hold the unusual distinction of being reigning League champions for the longest time. They won the championship in 1915 and thus remained reigning champions until the 1919–20 season due to the World War I league cancellation. They were also champions in 1939, and again remained reigning champions until the league resumed in 1946-7 after World War II.
  • First club to be presented with the League Championship trophy and medals.
  • First club to have the youngest Premiership goalscorer in two consecutive seasons with two different players
  • First club to play 4000 top-flight games
  • First club to amass 5000 League points
  • First club to win the League Championship on two different grounds.
  • First club to stage an FA Cup final
  • First English club to install dugouts
  • First English club to be invited to train at the Italian training HQ at Coverciano.
  • First club to win the FA Cup Final after being 2–0 down.
  • First club to appear in 4 consecutive Charity Shields at Wembley 1984-7.
  • Jack Southworth's six goals v West Bromwich Albion, 30 December 1893, was the first such instance in Football League history.
  • Most disciplinary points received in the Premier League (2 points for a red card, one for a yellow): 1252 [7]

Continental records[edit]

  • Goodison Park, built in 1892, was the world's first complete purpose-built football ground.
  • Everton were the first club to install undersoil heating in their stadium.
  • First club to win a penalty shoot-out in the European Cup – 1970 v Borussia Mönchengladbach
  • First club to issue a regular match programme for home fixtures.
  • First club to have a four-sided stadium with two tier stands
  • First club to have a stadium with a three-tier stand

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Most Appearances for Everton - European Matches". Everton Results. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Most Clean Sheets for Everton - All Competitions". Everton Results. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Everton originally drew Rangers F.C. in 1886 but only played it as a friendly as they had ineligible players. Although they beat Bolton in a replay, they didn't go through as they fielded 7 ineligible players. The game itself was a replay as the first game was declared void after Bolton had fielded an ineligible player.
  4. ^ "Everton 11 – Derby County 2; 18 January 1890 (Match summary)". Retrieved 30 March 2010. 
  5. ^ Brodkin, Jon (12 May 2005). "Rampant Gunners in seventh heaven". The Guardian. London. 
  6. ^ a b c England – First Level All-Time Tables
  7. ^ Official Site of the Premier League | Statistics Archived 30 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine.

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