Everton Football Club

By: Natalie Halimi

Everton Football Club – English professional football club, located in Liverpool. The club is also known by nicknames “The Toffees”, “The Blues” and “The People’s Club”. Its home colors are blue and white; away colors are white and black. The club’s motto is “Nil Satis Nisi Optimum”, meaning “Nothing but the best is good enough”.

The club was founded in 1878 as Saint Domingo Football Club for the parish of St. Domingo Church. After a year the club was renamed Everton F.C. after the Everton area. In 1888, Everton club founded the Football League and won the first League Championship two years later. The club has won the FA Cup in 1905 and League title in 1914.

Everton is one of the most successful clubs in the history of English football, having played more seasons in the top flight of the game than any other club, giving the Everton fans something to be proud of. Everton has won the League Championship nine times, the FA Cup five times and UEFA Cup Winner’s Cup.

Everton is in constant rivalry with Liverpool Club, which was formed as a separate club after the rent dispute in 1892. As a result of this split the club have been based at Goodison Park, which contains 40, 569 people.

Everton has a large fan base, being one of the oldest clubs in the U.K. and due to long periods of success. Everton fans read Everton news and Everton articles, search Internet trying to find Everton rumors and Everton gossip. The club also has many supporters worldwide, in countries like North America, Australia, and Singapore. Everton supporters sing “It’s a grand old team”, hymn adopted from Celtic supporters. The club usually attracts a large audience, averaging over 36,000 people.

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