The Goodison Park Encyclopedia: An A-Z of Everton FC
by Dean Hayes
Everton Football Club's motto is NIL SATIS NISI OPTIMUM (nothing but the best is good enough) and they have undoubtedly lived up to it. From being ... Show synopsis Everton Football Club's motto is NIL SATIS NISI OPTIMUM (nothing but the best is good enough) and they have undoubtedly lived up to it. From being founder members of the Football League, they rapidly made their name as one of the game's wealthiest clubs and have gone on to win the League Championship a remarkable nine times. As well as this, they have won the FA Cup on no fewer than five occasions and have been victorious in the European Cup Winners' Cup.No other English club has spent more seasons in the top flight than Everton and Goodison Park has been home to many of the most talented players football has to offer. These include men like Edgar Chadwick, Dixie Dean, Ted Sugar, Joe Mercer, Alex Young, Alan Ball, Andy Gray, Gary Linekar, Kevin Ratcliffe, Neville Southall, Duncan Ferguson and Wayne Rooney. Everton's fame extends far beyond Britain and they are universally recognised as being one of the most prestigious club's in Europe. THE GOODISON PARK ENCYCLOPEDIA is a clear and comprehensive book for all those fans of the club who think they know it all.Now fully revised and updated to include all the key players and statistics up until the end of Season 2003-04, this is a book that no serious Everton fan can do without.