THERE were few more satisfying sights this week than a mustachioed Leon Osman looking every inch the seasoned international on his England debut.
As ever – and despite ITV’s lame commentary – the new-boy was ably supported by Leighton Baines, as Everton’s left-back also baby-sat Steven Caulker in Stockholm.
But spare some praise also for Seamus Coleman, who was terrific for the Republic of Ireland against Greece in Dublin, making a mockery of his exclusion from Giovanni Trapattoni’s Euro 2012 squad. Coleman is growing into the right-back role at Everton nicely, maturing as a defender with each passing game.
As one of the original founder members of the Football League, Everton are a club steeped in history and tradition and have played more seasons in the top flight of English football than any other club. Their association with the greatest cup competition in the world has thus conjured some wonderful moments, and this offering from Sport Media celebrates a century of memories since their first FA Cup success in 1906. Celebrate a century of memories with 'Everton's FA Cup 100'. Read