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D'Arcy, Frank

Apps: 8 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FB | Debut: 1965/66

Home-grown full back who never made a first-team shirt his own

Dacourt, Olivier

Apps: 34 | Goals: 3 | Pos: M | Debut: 1998/99

Supremely talented French international, his best days lay elsewhere

Danskin, Jason

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: M | Debut: 1984/85

Young trainee midfielder who failed to make the Goodison grade

Darracott, Terry

Apps: 166 | Goals: 0 | Pos: D | Debut: 1967/68

Doughty and long-serving defender and coach

Davidson, Willie

Apps: 45 | Goals: 4 | Pos: LW | Debut: 1911/12

Scottish flanker whose wing play almost helped bring the title to Goodison

Davie, George

Apps: 2 | Goals: 0 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1889/90

Scottish centre forward who made two outings in Everton’s first league season

Davies, Arthur

Apps: 94 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1926/27

Goalkeeper who played his part in Everton's 1928 League Championship run-in

Davies, David (Dai)

Apps: 94 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1970/71

Welsh international goalkeeper who never won over the Goodison faithful

Davies, Jack

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: M | Debut: 1946/47

Welsh wing half confined to a solitary appearance in a war-interrupted decade at Goodison

Davies, Joe

Apps: 8 | Goals: 2 | Pos: F | Debut: 1888/89

Welsh international forward who partook in Everton’s very first league season

Davies, Simon

Apps: 42 | Goals: 1 | Pos: M | Debut: 2005/06

Disappointing midfielder whose Goodison career was brought to an early end

Davies, Stan

Apps: 22 | Goals: 10 | Pos: F | Debut: 1920/21

Welsh international forward who failed to make his mark at Goodison

Dawson, Harold

Apps: 5 | Goals: 0 | Pos: LW | Debut: 1908/09

Left winger who made cameo appearances during the 1908/09 campaign

Dean, William Ralph 'Dixie'

Apps: 433 | Goals: 383 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1924/25

The greatest goalscorer in British football history

Degn, Peter

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: M | Debut: 1998/99

Denmark under-21 international found out of his depth at Goodison

Depledge, Robert

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1906/07

Local goalkeeper whose career was limited to a solitary outing

Dewar, James

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: LB | Debut: 1892/93

Left back who was a one-game wonder

Dick, Alec

Apps: 13 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FB | Debut: 1887/88

Fiery defender who was Everton’s first professional

Dickinson, Alfred

Apps: 1 | Goals: 0 | Pos: F | Debut: 1934/35

Inside forward from the Welsh border lands who made just a single appearance

Dilly, Tommy

Apps: 9 | Goals: 2 | Pos: F | Debut: 1902/03

Well-travelled forward who struggled for first-team openings at Everton

Distin, Sylvian

Apps: 112 | Goals: 4 | Pos: CB | Debut: 2009/10

Former Manchester City and Portsmouth captain who proved an effective addition to the Everton defence

Divers, John

Apps: 32 | Goals: 11 | Pos: LW | Debut: 1897/98

Scottish international winger who briefly dazzled on Merseyside

Dobson, George

Apps: 22 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FB | Debut: 1887/88

One of Everton’s first professionals, he partook in the advent of league football

Dobson, Martin

Apps: 230 | Goals: 40 | Pos: M | Debut: 1974/75

Stylish midfielder whose grace and poise were not enough to bring glory days back to Goodison

Dodds, Ephraim (Jock)

Apps: 58 | Goals: 37 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1946/47

Veteran striker who replaced Tommy Lawton in the post-war years

Dogs of War

The key to Everton’s salvation during the dramatic 1994/95 season

Dominy, Arthur 'Art'

Apps: 33 | Goals: 13 | Pos: F | Debut: 1926/27

Dixie Dean’s forward partner as he made his first steps to greatness

Donaldson, John

Apps: 2 | Goals: 0 | Pos: CF | Debut: 1905/06

Scottish left half whose Everton career was limited to two appearances

Donovan, Don

Apps: 187 | Goals: 2 | Pos: FB | Debut: 1951/52

Reliable full back and utility man through Everton’s darkest era

Donovan, Landon

Apps: 19 | Goals: 2 | Pos: RW | Debut: 2009/10

American loan star who captured royal blue hearts and rejuvenated his adopted team

Dougal, Peter

Apps: 11 | Goals: 0 | Pos: LW | Debut: 1937/38

Widely travelled inside left who was one of the first British football exports to France

Downs, Richard 'Dickie'

Apps: 97 | Goals: 0 | Pos: FB | Debut: 1919/20

Attack-minded full back whose career enjoyed an Indian summer in the blue of Everton

Doyle, Dan

Apps: 45 | Goals: 4 | Pos: LB | Debut: 1889/90

Wild man of the Everton back line during the Victorian era

Drenthe, Royston Ricky

Apps: 14 | Goals: 4 | Pos: W | Debut: 2011/12

Live-wire winger who fell foul of David Moyes after impressive loan spell

Duffy, Shane

Apps: 4 | Goals: 0 | Pos: CB | Debut: 2009/10

Promising Irish centre half for whom great hopes are held

Dugdale, Gordon

Apps: 63 | Goals: 0 | Pos: LB | Debut: 1947/48

Promising left back whose career was wrecked by illness

Dunlop, Albert

Apps: 231 | Goals: 0 | Pos: GK | Debut: 1956/57

Controversial custodian who became embroiled in doping allegations

Dunn, Jimmy

Apps: 155 | Goals: 49 | Pos: F | Debut: 1928/29

Wembley Wizard who won every honour possible for an inter-war player

Dunne, Richard

Apps: 61 | Goals: 0 | Pos: CB | Debut: 1996/97

Promising Irish defender who fell foul of Walter Smith

Durrant, Iain

Apps: 4 | Goals: 0 | Pos: M | Debut: 1994/95

Loan star who arrived in the same deal that brought Duncan Ferguson to Goodison

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