On This Day: 29/01
Everton beat Swindon 5-1 ON THIS DAY in 1963.
Swindon were battling for promotion from the Third Division, with their home form in particular being one of the keys to their success, as they entertained the Toffees at the County Ground in the FA Cup Fourth Round tie.
Everton were in the top reaches of the First Division however, and made light work of the Robins.
Roy Vernon netted twice with the other goals coming from Billy Bingham, Jimmy Gabriel and John Morrissey.
Everton beat Northampton 2-0 ON THIS DAY in 1966.
The Blues visited Northampton’s County Ground for the only time in a League match and returned home with both points thanks to goals from Derek Temple and Alex Scott.
ON THIS DAY in 2005, Everton beat Sunderland 3-0 in the FA Cup 4th round. Goals from James Beattie, Tim Cahill and James McFadden saw the Blues progress.
McFadden opened the scoring after being set up Kevin Kilbane, while James Beattie added the second with his first goal for Everton following his £6million move from Southampton. Cahill rounded off the victory with a header 10 minutes from time.
Former Everton goalkeeper Thomas Myhre was between the posts for Sunderland.
Also ON THIS DAY, the Blues traveled to Northampton Town for the first and only League match between the sides in 1966.
Everton came away with a 0-2 win thanks to goals from Derek Temple and Alex Scott.
ON THIS DAY in 1963, Everton faced Third Divison Swindon Town in the F.A Cup 4th round. Everton avoided the upset and came through as 5-1 winners, with goals from Billy Bingham, John Morrissey, Jimmy Gabriel and two for Roy Vernon.