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Real Footballers' Wives – Dolly Sagar

Becky Tallentire
09/06/2021

The next installment of Real Footballers' Wives features Dolly Sagar, wife of Everton's longest-serving player, goalkeeper Ted Sagar who spent 24 years with the club.

John Murray – Everton’s First Boy Mascot

Becky Tallentire
28/04/2021

In one of the monochrome mementos that I post to Twitter once in a while, Roy Vernon stands in the tunnel at West Ham alongside a young lad with a beaming smile. Some of these youngsters look overwhelmed and some are painfully shy but this one looked like it was the job he was born to do. This is the story of Everton’s first ‘boy mascot’, John Murray.

'Music Was My Heartbeat'

Becky Tallentire
08/02/2021

The latest installment of Real Footballers' Wives features Ann West, wife of one of Everton's most popular ever players, goalkeeping star Gordon West.

“Nothing Really Daunted Us”

Becky Tallentire
15/12/2020

This chapter from Becky Tallentire's 2004 book featuring the stories of the women behind some of Everton's greatest ever players features Carole Dobson, wife of 1970s favourite Martin


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