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Featured Club - Everton

Featured Club - Everton

Featured Club - Everton

Everton's nickname is The Blues or The Toffees and they play at Goodision Park. You can learn all about Everton by looking at our featured club materials.

Video Guide to Everton FC

Watch the video. If it's a little difficult, read the tapescript below when you watch. When you finish, click on the learn tab at the bottom of the page and try the activities there, then try the quiz.

Transcript:

Hi, I’m John Dykes. Welcome to the Premier League’s video guide to Everton football club. Here we’ll take you behind the scenes at the Goodison Park, we’ll also give you an insight into the match-day experience, plus other things to see and do in and around the club.

Situated on the banks of the River Mersey, Liverpool is a vibrant international metropolis boasting a rich diversity of commerce, music and culture and sport. Fans visiting this wonderful city will hit upon a historical waterfront. The once provided the gateway to Britain and is now a designated World Heritage site. The Albert Dock has become the city’s top visitor attraction.

That’s not forgetting Mathew Street, the birthplace of the Beatles. Who develop into one of the most influential bands in the history of popular music.

Footballers are the idols of today and Evertonians support for their boys in blue is amongst the most passionate in the country. They’d have to be as close neighbour Liverpool provides the region with one of the Premier League’s biggest rivalries.

Everton’s home ground since 1892 has been Goodison Park. Everton are located in the heart of a community that lives and breathes football, and any fan is in for a treat when visiting this atmospheric stadium Everton have been at the forefront of English football ever since the club was formed back in 1878 and have played more top-flight league games than any other English team. Along the way, they have also produces some of the greatest stars England has ever seen. Including Everton and England’s prolific striker Dixie Dean. With Evertonians in full voice on match day at Goodison Park, this is an experience for every football fan to savour.

If you’d like to experience the thrill of the Barclays Premier League in person, then why not visit the ticket availability section of premierleague.com or visit the club’s website.

Romelu Lukaku is Everton's record signing.

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Activity 3: In this grammar activity, try to put the preposition (of, in, on) in the correct place to complete sentences.
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Comments

vinikovic
29/01/2013
0
points

Everton fans and FLAMENGO fans have got one thing in common: The pleasure of wining Liverpool.


vinikovic
29/01/2013 22:47


0

Everton fans and FLAMENGO fans have got one thing in common: The pleasure of wining Liverpool.

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aragorn1986
29/10/2015
ME
3527
points

I have maximum respect for this club. They have played so many FA finals and are constantly in the top 6 clubs in the Barclays's PL. Goodison Park lives for the Toffees.


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aragorn1986
29/10/2015 16:35
Montenegro
Arsenal
3527

I have maximum respect for this club. They have played so many FA finals and are constantly in the top 6 clubs in the Barclays's PL. Goodison Park lives for the Toffees.

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almirpereira
30/10/2015
BR
1315
points

EXCELENT


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almirpereira
30/10/2015 16:45
Brazil
Chelsea
1315

EXCELENT

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MUGEMANYI
28/11/2015
RW
2320
points

Indeed, almirpereira


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MUGEMANYI
28/11/2015 14:47
Rwanda
Arsenal
2320

Indeed, almirpereira

knight
02/11/2015
TR
1182
points

it has a lot of exciting information which i dont know before


knight
02/11/2015 21:10
Turkey
Liverpool
1182

it has a lot of exciting information which i dont know before

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Rich
02/11/2015
ES
-4956
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Welcome to Premier Skills English knight! We're happy you have found lots of new information here. Rich - The Premier Skills English Team


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Rich
02/11/2015 21:24
Spain
Liverpool
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Welcome to Premier Skills English knight! We're happy you have found lots of new information here. Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

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MUGEMANYI
14/11/2015
RW
2320
points

"The Toffees" I got new word in my mind. Thank you


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MUGEMANYI
14/11/2015 18:21
Rwanda
Arsenal
2320

"The Toffees" I got new word in my mind. Thank you

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HakanUslu1881
05/03/2016
TR
1761
points

That's fine.


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HakanUslu1881
05/03/2016 21:54
Turkey
Leicester City
1761

That's fine.

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assemjuve
28/03/2016
PS
3553
points

It is good.


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assemjuve
28/03/2016 20:25
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3553

It is good.

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
28/03/2016
PS
3553
points

No,No.


assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
28/03/2016 20:25
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3553

No,No.

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
28/03/2016
PS
3553
points

The fans.


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assemjuve
28/03/2016 20:26
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3553

The fans.

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kwesimanifest
01/07/2016
GH
3903
points

It's an interesting video


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016 08:53
Ghana
Manchester United
3903

It's an interesting video

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016
GH
3903
points

I have never been to Liverpool


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016 08:53
Ghana
Manchester United
3903

I have never been to Liverpool

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016
GH
3903
points

I would love to go to Goodison Park


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016 08:55
Ghana
Manchester United
3903

I would love to go to Goodison Park

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016
GH
3903
points

I would love to go and see the team play and observe the fans as they cheer on the team.


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016 08:57
Ghana
Manchester United
3903

I would love to go and see the team play and observe the fans as they cheer on the team.

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016
GH
3903
points

I was really disappointed when moyes left them for united


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016 08:58
Ghana
Manchester United
3903

I was really disappointed when moyes left them for united

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016
GH
3903
points

Hoping they make top 6 next season


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
01/07/2016 08:58
Ghana
Manchester United
3903

Hoping they make top 6 next season

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Talapker
27/01/2017
KZ
205
points

I was in Liverpool in 2014 and saw Goodison Park


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Talapker
27/01/2017 19:05
Kazakhstan
Manchester City
205

I was in Liverpool in 2014 and saw Goodison Park

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2Arsenal49720
3Chelsea41857
4Liverpool40626
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6Leicester City7626
7Tottenham Hotspur4512
8West Ham United3694
9Everton1642
10Watford1638

Level

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)

Goals

Complete these activities and you will:

• Practise listening.

• Learn some useful vocabulary.

• Learn some interesting facts about Everton. 

 

Tips

Become a better listener

The first time you listen to the video, don't look at the transcript. Try to understand as much as you can from the video alone.

The second time you listen to the video, again don't look at the transcript. Try to understand more detail and have a go at the exercises on the learn tab and the quiz.

If you want to learn more vocabulary from the video or check your understanding, have a look at the transcript the third time you watch. 

Extension

Learn more about the city of Liverpool on the Visit Britain website.