With Everton’s profile being raised in America due to the loan agreement with US star Landon Donovan, this might be a good time to brush up on some of the club's lesser-known facts.
While some (if not most) of the information will be familiar to the well-read football aficionado, most Americans cannot claim such knowledge. For one thing, did you know that between Everton and Liverpool, the Toffees are the older club? And who came up with the nickname “The Toffees” anyway?
Questions like these need answers, and here you’ll find some. Take a step back from the pitch and savor these bits of Everton trivia. Afterward, you’ll be able to wear your blue Donovan kit with pride.