On This Day: 06/10
Tommy Lawton was born in Bolton ON THIS DAY in 1919.
One of the greatest goalscorers of his or any age, he began his career with Burnley and moved to Everton as an eventual replacement for Dixie Dean in March 1937 for £6,500.
He helped the club win the League title in 1939.
Lawton made a total of 95 appearances for the Blues scoring a total of 70 goals.
In November 1945 Lawton joined Chelsea for £11,500.
Everton recorded an 8-5 aggregate win ON THIS DAY in 1993.
The Blues beat Lincoln City 4-2 at Goodison Park to qualify for the Third Round of the Coca-Cola Cup.
Two goals from Tony Cottee and one each from Paul Rideout and Ian Snodin sealed a comfortable victory for the Toffees.