An Evening with Everton legends.
1th September 2022, 7.30pm
The Citadel Theatre, St Helens, WA10 1PX
£17.50pp (Early bird price until 31st December 2021)
Everton Legends Dave Watson, Joe Royle and Kevin Sheedy are heading to St Helens on the 16th September 2022
Join us on Friday 16th September 2022 for an evening with Joe Royle, Dave Watson and Kevin Sheedy. Three icons from Everton FC will be sharing their tales from on and off the pitch at an intimate event described as a must for fans.
To add to the fun, the compere Graeme White (Everton FC official pitch announcer) will be playing music throughout the evening including all your favourite Everton songs.
Joe Royle occupies a huge place in Everton’s history. A magnificent player. An inspirational manager, forever regarded as a true Everton legend. For almost 40 years Royle was the proud holder of the record as the youngest player to figure in the Everton first team following his appearance at the tender age of 16 in 1966. Joe was a crucial member of the 1970 Championship winning side. He made 270 appearances for Everton, scoring 119 times. Joe Royle’s is a true Everton Giant – Royle’s “Dogs of War” earned plenty of admirer’s enjoying FA Cup glory thanks to a sensational Wembley defeat of Manchester United. Royle’s managerial legacy at Goodison will always be the dramatic fashion in which he turned a team from relegation certainties to top-6 challengers for Europe and, of course, the single trophy that Everton won in the 1990s.
Dave Watson Waggy; Captain Marvel
12 England Caps, 7 U-21 Caps, League Cup Winner (’85), Second Division Champion (’86) First Division Champion (’87), FA Cup Finalist (’89) FA Cup Winner (’95)
Watson’s proudest moment as team captain must be without doubt the lifting of the FA Cup in 1995. This victory was above all a tremendous defensive achievement, for which Watson takes a lot of credit. He was the inspirational leader of the complete underdogs – the so-called Dogs of War – and to come out victorious over the imperious Manchester United was a sweet pleasure. Watson, grinning like a Cheshire cat, kept that precious Cup in his grasp all the way back to Merseyside.
Dave Watson always went beyond the call of duty, going out playing with injuries, never letting anyone know. The staff knew, he just got on with it because he was CAPTAIN MARVEL.
Kevin Sheedy The owner of that left foot spent the largest part of his career playing for Everton FC – with whom he won 2 Football League Titles. The European Cup Winners Cup, The FA Cup and 4 Charity Shield Trophies.
Kevin also played 46 times for The Republic Of Ireland scoring 9 goals, including one in the 1990 World Cup against England. Sheedy was capable of moments of match-turning genius, either in open play or from a dead ball. As an Everton midfielder he brought variety and imagination to the Goodison attack – Gary Lineker in particular profited from superbly-timed through-balls over square defences. Sheedy could of course play the passing game and linked up well with the likes of Reid and Bracewell in the all-conquering mid-eighties side, whipping over the kind of crosses that strikers such as Graeme Sharp and Andy Gray thrived on
There will also be a chance for fans to ask questions in the second half of the evening while upgraded ticket holders can even have a signed photo taken with their heroes at a private meet and greet.
Chris Hodgkinson, founder of organisers HC Promotions, said: “I’m sure if you ask any Everton fan, our three legends Joe Royle, Dave Watson & Kevin Sheedy would easily go into the hero’s category and at this night in St Helen’s you can hear a no holds barred, unscripted and honest view from each of them. This is a must for any Everton fan.”
The evening is sponsored by https://vault-fx.com/
Tickets start from £20 .
Doors Open at 6:30PM
Starts at 7:30PM
Chris – HC Promotions ltd