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Bailey, John

Apps: 220 | Goals: 3 | Pos: LB | Debut: 1979/80

Left back and court jester of the Kendall glory days

Bain, David

Apps: 43 | Goals: 3 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1924/25

Forward turned defender who provided cover in the early Dixie Dean era

Bakayoko, Ibrahima

Apps: 20 | Goals: 7 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1998/99

Misfiring striker of mysterious origins

Ball, Alan

Apps: 250 | Goals: 79 | Pos: MF | Debut: 1966/67

World Cup winning midfielder who belongs to the highest pantheon of Everton greats

Ball, Michael

Apps: 116 | Goals: 8 | Pos: DF | Debut: 1996/97

Outstanding young prospect who fell foul of Walter Smith

Balmer, Robert

Apps: 188 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FB | Debut: 1902/03

Full back brothers who kept opposing wingers in check during careers marked by fraternal excellence

Balmer, William

Apps: 331 | Goals: 1 | Pos: FB | Debut: 1897/98

Full back brothers who kept opposing wingers in check during careers marked by fraternal excellence

Banks, Herbert Ernest ‘Bert’, Herbert Ernest ‘Bert’

Apps: 2 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1896/97

Seaforth Highlander turned professional footballer

Barber, Arthur

Apps: 2 | Goals: 0 | Pos: W | Debut: 1938/39

Home-grown winger who made a League Championship-season cameo

Bardsley, John

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: LB | Debut: 1909/10

Left back who made a solitary first-team appearance

Barker, George

Apps: 10 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FB | Debut: 1896/97

Deputy full back in the late 1890s

Barlow, George

Apps: 42 | Goals: 6 | Pos: W | Debut: 1908/09

Amateur winger who was part of Great Britain’s 1908 Olympic gold medal-winning squad

Barlow, John

Apps: 4 | Goals: 0 | Pos: W | Debut: 1897/98

Reserve winger who had a fleeting late-Victorian era career

Barlow, Stuart

Apps: 31 | Goals: 14 | Pos: ST | Debut: 1990/91

Fleet-footed striker noted for his profligacy in front of goal

Barmby, Nick

Apps: 119 | Goals: 24 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1996/97

Underachieving prodigy of questionable loyalty

Barnett, Geoff

Apps: 10 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1965/66

England under-23 goalkeeper who found it hard to dislodge Gordon West

Barrett, Earl

Apps: 82 | Goals: 0 | Pos: RB | Debut: 1994/95

Athletic right back who struggled to win over the Goodison faithful

Barton, John

Apps: 23 | Goals: 0 | Pos: RB | Debut: 1978/79

Right back who made the transition from non-league to the big time

Baxter, Jose

Apps: 2 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FW | Debut: 2008/09

Promising forward who as a 16 year-old became Everton’s youngest ever debutant

Beagrie, Peter

Apps: 111 | Goals: 15 | Pos: W | Debut: 1989/90

Back-flipping winger who brought colour to pallid years

Beardsley, Peter

Apps: 95 | Goals: 32 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1991/92

Outstandingly gifted forward, whose modest genius harked back to a gentler era

Beattie, James

Apps: 58 | Goals: 15 | Pos: CF | Debut: 2004/05

One-time record signing whose sluggish demeanour seldom set pulses racing

Belfitt, Rod

Apps: 17 | Goals: 3 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1972/73

Centre forward whose Goodison arrival represented a bad deal

Bell, John

Apps: 199 | Goals: 70 | Pos: W | Debut: 1892/93

Scottish wing wizard whose greatest days lay at Goodison

Bell, Robert ‘Bunny’

Apps: 14 | Goals: 9 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1935/36

Prolific understudy to Dean and Lawton, for Tranmere he once scored nine in a single match

Bell, Stanley Lawrence ‘Laurie’

Apps: 48 | Goals: 20 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1897/98

Scottish centre forward of a late-Victorian vintage

Bennett, Harry

Apps: 3 | Goals: 0 | Pos: WH | Debut: 1967/68

Rookie wing half who failed to break through during Everton's golden era

Bent, Marcus

Apps: 44 | Goals: 8 | Pos: FW | Debut: 2004/05

Wandering forward who lacked finishing touches necessary to realise his potential

Bentham, Stanley

Apps: 125 | Goals: 17 | Pos: MF | Debut: 1935/36

Unsung stalwart of the 1939 title-winning side who served as a coach through the 1950s

Bentley, Jack

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1960/61

Centre forward who subsequently enjoyed incredible non-league success

Bernard, Mike

Apps: 160 | Goals: 8 | Pos: MF | Debut: 1972/73

Brave and reliable midfielder cum right back

Berry, Arthur

Apps: 29 | Goals: 7 | Pos: W | Debut: 1909/10

Amateur winger and double Olympic champion

Berry, C. H.

Apps: 3 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1908/09

Reserve goalkeeper during the early Edwardian era

Berwick, William

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: RB | Debut: 1919/20

Full back who made just a solitary appearance

Beveridge, Robert

Apps: 4 | Goals: 0 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1900/01

Misfiring centre forward given the briefest of chances

Bidwell, Jake

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: LB | Debut: 2009/10

Home grown left back who is Everton’s youngest ever player to make a European appearance

Biley, Alan

Apps: 16 | Goals: 3 | Pos: ST | Debut: 1981/82

Charismatic forward who struggled to make the top-flight grade

Bilić, Slaven

Apps: 30 | Goals: 0 | Pos: CB | Debut: 1997/98

Underperforming defender of vast pedigree

Billing, Peter

Apps: 4 | Goals: 0 | Pos: CB | Debut: 1985/86

Defender plucked from local non-league ranks who forged a solid top-flight career with Coventry

Bingham, Billy

Apps: 98 | Goals: 26 | Pos: W | Debut: 1960/61

Member of the 1963 League Championship winning team who went on to manage Everton

Birch, Ken

Apps: 45 | Goals: 10 | Pos: WH | Debut: 1955/56

Wing half who combined to make history with T. G. Jones

Birnie, Alex

Apps: 3 | Goals: 0 | Pos: W | Debut: 1905/06

Scottish winger who made cameos during the 1905/06 season

Bishop, Ian

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: MF | Debut: 1983/84

Gifted midfielder who forged a stellar top-flight career beyond Goodison

Black, William

Apps: 20 | Goals: 0 | Pos: RH | Debut: 1905/06

Early century Scottish wing half

Blair, John

Apps: 6 | Goals: 3 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1919/20

University graduate and England amateur international centre forward

Blythe, John ‘Joe’

Apps: 35 | Goals: 1 | Pos: LH | Debut: 1898/99

Left half who later enjoyed an assured career in the Southern League

Bocking, Bill

Apps: 17 | Goals: 0 | Pos: RB | Debut: 1930/31

Steady right back who won the 1932 League Championship

Bolton, Hugh

Apps: 87 | Goals: 34 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1905/06

Prolific inside forward who appeared in the 1907 FA Cup Final

Bone, Johnnie

Apps: 2 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1901/02

Inside forward who hailed from Bill Shankly’s home village

Booth, Tom

Apps: 185 | Goals: 11 | Pos: CB | Debut: 1900/01

Centre back and captain who was Everton’s first line of attack in the early 20th century

Borrows, Brian

Apps: 29 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FB | Debut: 1981/82

Proficient right back edged from contention by Gary Stevens

Borthwick, John

Apps: 25 | Goals: 0 | Pos: CB | Debut: 1907/08

Centre half understudy to the great Jack Taylor

Bowman, Adam

Apps: 11 | Goals: 3 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1901/02

Reserve centre forward who forged a fine career at Blackburn and elsewhere

Boyes, Wally

Apps: 73 | Goals: 15 | Pos: W | Debut: 1937/38

Diminutive winger who enjoyed championship success in 1939

Boyle, Dan

Apps: 7 | Goals: 0 | Pos: HB | Debut: 1901/02

Right half who deputised for Sam Wolstenholme during the 1901/02 season

Boyle, Richard

Apps: 242 | Goals: 8 | Pos: HB | Debut: 1892/93

Distinguished half back whose lengthy Goodison career ended barren

Bracewell, Paul

Apps: 141 | Goals: 9 | Pos: MF | Debut: 1984/85

Elegant midfielder whose Goodison years were shattered by injury

Bradshaw, Frank

Apps: 74 | Goals: 21 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1911/12

Distinguished amateur inside forward who scored a hat-trick on his only international appearance

Bradshaw, George

Apps: 2 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1934/35

Reserve goalkeeper who enjoyed a lengthy career beyond Goodison Park

Brady, Alec

Apps: 45 | Goals: 29 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1889/90

Inside forward whose goals helped bring Everton their first League Championship

Bramwell, John

Apps: 56 | Goals: 0 | Pos: DF | Debut: 1958/59

Defender who rose from non-League to have long professional career

Branch, Michael

Apps: 17 | Goals: 3 | Pos: ST | Debut: 1995/96

Teenage prodigy overburdened by the weight of expectation

Brand, Drew

Apps: 2 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1975/76

Scotland under-21 goalkeeper who failed to gain a regular first-team berth

Brannick, James

Apps: 3 | Goals: 2 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1912/13

Inside forward who enjoyed a fleeting Everton first-team career

Brearley, John

Apps: 24 | Goals: 8 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1902/03

Inside forward who was top scorer in his only season at Goodison

Brewster, George

Apps: 68 | Goals: 5 | Pos: CB | Debut: 1919/20

Powerhouse Scottish defender who struggled to find top form on Merseyside

Briggs, Harry

Apps: 11 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1895/96

Enjoyed a brief spell in the Everton goal during Goodison’s first days

Brindle, Billy

Apps: 2 | Goals: 0 | Pos: MF | Debut: 1967/68

Young prospect who dropped down to non-league ranks after failing to make the grade

Briscoe, William

Apps: 4 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1887/88

Occasional inside forward during Everton’s first league season

Broad, Jimmy

Apps: 21 | Goals: 8 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1924/25

Well-travelled journeyman forward who lost his place to Dixie Dean

Bromilow, William

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1912/13

Local goalkeeper whose first-team career lasted just 90 minutes

Browell, Anthony ‘Andy’

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: CB | Debut: 1912/13

One-game wonder who previously served Hull City well

Browell, Tommy

Apps: 60 | Goals: 37 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1911/12

Prolific inside forward who later wrote himself into Manchester City folklore

Brown (b.1865), William

Apps: 6 | Goals: 2 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1888/89

Versatile squad member during Everton’s first league season

Brown (b.1897), William

Apps: 179 | Goals: 0 | Pos: HB | Debut: 1914/15

Reliable half back whose lengthy service was not enough to secure an elusive medal

Brown, Alexander ‘Sandy’

Apps: 208 | Goals: 11 | Pos: UT | Debut: 1963/64

Invaluable utility player, best remembered for his spectacular derby day own goal

Buck, Harry

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: Wing | Debut: 1908/09

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Buckle, Ted

Apps: 107 | Goals: 33 | Pos: W | Debut: 1949/50

Tall winger who struggled to make an impression through Everton’s bleakest years

Buckley, Mick

Apps: 156 | Goals: 10 | Pos: MF | Debut: 1971/72

Midfield prodigy who was a stalwart during the tumultuous seventies

Burnett, George

Apps: 52 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1946/47

Longstanding understudy to Ted Sagar

Burrows, David

Apps: 23 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FB | Debut: 1994/95

Unpopular left back never given a chance by the Goodison faithful

Burton, Andy

Apps: 12 | Goals: 4 | Pos: FW | Debut: 1911/12

Inside forward who appeared briefly during the 1911/12 season

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