On This Day: 09/02
Everton beat Southampton 3-1 in the FA Cup ON THIS DAY in 1901.
The death of Queen Victoria had caused the opening round of the FA Cup to be delayed, so the Blues only got a chance to travel to Southampton in early February.
Southampton were then a Southern League side but the previous season had reached the FA Cup final, only to lose 4-0 to Bury.
Everton, on the other hand, were lying mid-table in the First Division and turned in a superb performance to win at The Dell.
The goalscorers were Settle, Taylor and Turner.
Everton beat Middlesbrough 2-1 ON THIS DAY in 1988.
Normally it would take six games to actually win the FA Cup. However after this match the Blues had already played seven yet had only made it to the Fifth Round!
After taking four games to dispose of Sheffield Wednesday in the Third Round it took three games to beat Middlesbrough before Everton finally won 2-1 at Goodison Park.
A Graeme Sharp strike and an own-goal took the Toffees through to face Liverpool in the next round.