Before The Football League
Total Known Appearances and Goals

(Click for Pre-Football League Seasons: 1879/80  1880/81  1881/82  1882/83  1883/84  1884/85  1885/86  1886/87  1887/88)

Everton were founder members of the Football League, which began in 1888/89, and began
playing FA Cup matches a season earlier in 1887/88.
Aside from the 1887/88 FA Cup, prior to 1888/89 the club participated only in Friendly matches and local Cup competitions.
Details are inevitably sketchy and incomplete.
The stats below - which don't include the 1887/88 FA Cup appearances and goals (they are included in the
"official" statistics elsewhere on the website) - are as complete as can be but, given the
passage of time and the incomplete information available, there will inevitably be errors and omissions.
Match, appearance and goal statistics are not counted in any official records.

Only the players in bold also played in Football League or FA Cup matches for Everton.
The rest played just in pre-Football League games for the club; they never played in a Football League or FA Cup match for Everton.

Known Appearances and Goals
 
  
Friendlies
Lancashire
Senior Cup
Lancashire
Junior Cup
Liverpool
Senior Cup
Liverpool
Athletic Shield
Total
  
Apps
Gls
Apps
Gls
Apps
Gls
Apps
Gls
Apps
Gls
Apps
Gls
Mike Higgins
152
21
3
0
3
4
23
12
2
0
183
37
Tom Marriott
121
0
4
0
3
0
17
1
3
0
148
1
George Dobson
118
6
1
0
1
0
12
1
3
0
135
7
George Farmer
119
61
1
1
0
0
11
18
3
1
134
81
Charles Joliffe
83
0
0
0
2
0
12
0
3
0
100
0
Walter Richards
79
26
2
0
3
3
15
13
1
0
100
42
Jack McGill
82
71
4
2
1
0
12
13
0
0
99
86
William Parry
72
4
3
0
1
0
8
3
3
0
87
7
George Fleming
73
41
0
0
0
0
8
4
3
2
84
47
Robert Morris
68
10
5
0
0
0
12
0
0
0
84
10
Joe Pickering
58
7
0
0
1
0
14
2
0
0
73
9
Archie Gibson
64
12
1
0
0
0
7
7
0
0
72
19
Alec Dick
64
1
1
0
0
0
5
2
0
0
70
3
Ed Corey
54
1
0
0
3
0
10
0
3
0
70
1
William Briscoe
59
21
1
0
2
1
6
6
0
0
68
28
William Gibson
49
27
2
3
0
0
10
7
0
0
61
37
William Finlay
48
9
0
0
1
1
7
4
0
0
56
14
Jim Richards
44
7
4
0
0
0
3
3
0
0
51
10
Job Wilding
41
15
0
0
0
0
4
5
3
2
48
22
Henry Williams
39
13
2
0
0
0
6
4
0
0
47
17
William Williams
36
10
3
0
0
0
3
1
0
0
42
11
Charlie Lindsay
33
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
0
42
0
Tommy Costley
34
14
1
0
2
1
4
3
0
0
41
18
Jack Whittle
32
14
0
0
0
0
4
2
0
0
36
16
Alex Provan
32
24
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
35
24
Tom Fayer
26
2
0
0
1
0
3
0
3
1
33
3
Will George
25
7
0
0
2
0
2
0
3
0
32
7
Tom Evans
28
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
31
3
John Preston
25
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
31
0
Frank Brettell
24
2
3
0
0
0
3
1
0
0
30
3
Robert Smalley
28
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
28
0
A Welsh
20
0
1
0
0
0
3
1
0
0
24
1
George Bargery
15
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
Edwin Berry
15
3
0
0
0
0
4
1
0
0
19
4
W Jones (1886/87-87/88)
16
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
18
0
? Costley
16
1
0
0
0
0
2
3
0
0
18
4
George Stephenson
17
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
17
1
Willie Brown
16
3
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
17
5
Archie Goodall
16
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
16
4
Robert Jones
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
Rab McPherson
15
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
1
John Eyton-Jones
14
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
2
Charlie Hiles
12
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
1
Robert Gurley
11
0
0
0
2
4
1
1
0
0
14
5
Fred Nidd
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
Charles Jones
10
6
0
0
1
2
1
0
0
0
12
8
John Asbury
9
3
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
11
3
James Cartwright
9
1
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
11
2
William Roberts
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
Robert Watson
8
7
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
9
7
Joe Heyes
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
John Douglas
7
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
1
John Williams
7
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
8
0
Charlie McGoldrick
6
1
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
8
2
William Powell
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
0
Harry Richards
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
1
Johnny Roach
7
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
4
James Smith
7
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
2
J Dixon
6
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
1
James Cassidy
6
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
7
1
Hugh Goudie
6
2
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
7
2
George Chambers
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
T Murray
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
Joe Sowerbutts
6
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
4
John Clarke
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
Frank Parry
4
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
6
1
Harry Glover
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
Tom Jefferson
5
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
2
Tom Scott
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
1
T Williams
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
George Edwards
4
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
2
Robert Houldsworth
4
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
5
0
James Costley
4
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
1
Jim Fraser
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
3
A Gilder
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
John McGregor
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
H Pollock
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
J Scowcroft
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
R Armstrong
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
S Chalk
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
R Falls
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
1
Jackson
3
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
3
W Jones (1879/80-81/82)*
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
H Knightley
3
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
5
Alfred Wade
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
A White
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
John Sinnott
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
3
0
H Westland
2
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
3
1
J Arlow
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
R Bentley
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
Charteris
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
Edwards
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
Richard Jones
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
Jones (1879/80)*
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
Mellor
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
Pearson
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
Sharp
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
Shaw
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
Sutton
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
Tom Veitch
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
Dave Waugh
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
Godfrey Turner
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
W White
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
James Weir
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
Ashley
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Aston
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
G Bell
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
Blackie
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Bourne
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Brown
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Brownlie
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
F Dale
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Tom Dewhurst
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
W Douglas
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Duckworth
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
C Earl
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
M Evans
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Walter Evans
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
Evans
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Fairhurst
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Harry Fecitt
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Ferguson
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Uriah Fletcher
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Jack Flood
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Gibbs
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
John Goodall
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
J Grant
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Peter Griffiths
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
J Groves
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Halliwell
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
Hamilton
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Charlie Harley
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
W Hayhurst
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Fred Heaton
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Jim Houlgrave
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Hughes
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Hutton
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Robert Izatt
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
W James
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Clem Jones
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Bill Langley
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
Henry Leach
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
William Lewis
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
F McGregor
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Mee
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
T Mowbray
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
J Munroe
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
D Owen
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
J Parkinson
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Pollard
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
J Pollock
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
E Richards
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
T Richards
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Richardson
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Robson
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Savage
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
W Smalley
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
Egerton Stewart-Brown
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Fergus Suter
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Taylor
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
William Townley
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Charles Twemlow
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Walker
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Walters
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
John Wilkinson
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
E Williams
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
John Yates
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Lea-Jones
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Richards
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Tynsley
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Williams**
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Crosby
0
0
0
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
1
3
Johnston
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0

*     These 2 Joneses may well be the same player.

**   This Williams may well be one of the W, H, J or T Williams who appear elsewhere in the list.

† Tommy and James Costley both played for Everton in 1886/87.
  In 17 games that season it is not known which Costley played. Those appearances are listed under the name '? Costley'.