On This Day: 06/12
Terry Darracott was born in Liverpool ON THIS DAY in 1950.
A hard tackling defender who would die for the cause he made his debut aged 17 against Arsenal.
On one occasion he played on after biting through his lip in a collision. The wound was so gory that team-mate Andy King fainted!
After making 176 appearances for Everton he turned down the offer of youth team coach to ply his trade in America.
Twice more he returned to Goodison, first helping the youngsters, then serving as assistant to Colin Harvey.
In 1991 he became the youth coach at Manchester City.
Dixie Dean scored four goals ON THIS DAY in 1930.
Everton beat Oldham Athletic in the Second Division at Goodison.
A crowd of 22,421 saw 10 goals in a 6-4 win for the Blues.
The other scorers were Ted Critchley and Jimmy Dunn.