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The Everton Fans' Forum Podcast

The Everton Fans' Forum Podcast

By Everton Fans Forum
Monthly podcast to update Evertonians about the discussions the Fans' Forum have had with the fanbase and Everton.
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Fans Forum meeting - Everton (27th January 2022)
Chris, Siobhan and David give a summary of our 27th January meeting with Everton. Topics from our meeting include current Fan sentiment, Evertonians against hate, 2022/23 Season tickets, latest Covid guidance/updates, ESSG update, Recruitment, Retail and FSA update. 
35:47
February 08, 2022
Fans Forum Meeting - Everton (30th September)
David, Stan and Andy give a summary of our 30th October meeting with Everton. Topics from the meeting include Bramley-Moore dock updates; Socios; Club communication; home ticket re-sale platform; away tickets; Evertonian's against hate; membership offerings; DKMS walk up clinic at Goodison and the upcoming Talkhub 'Walk & Talk' event.
25:41
October 09, 2021
Fans’ Forum Meeting - Everton (26th August)
Siobhán, Stan and Andy give a summary of our 26th August meeting with Everton. Topics from the meeting include international retail; season ticket waiting list; Evertonians against hate; the return of fans; matchday purple zones; socio; Everton Women; the fan support structure; away match days; ticketing; the fan-led review; match day experience and Bramley-Moore Dock.
44:11
September 05, 2021
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (5th August)
David, Chris and Rose give a summary of our 5th August meeting with Everton. Topics from the meeting include international retail; Bramley-Moore Dock; tickets/memberships; Covid code of conduct; pre-season; fan-led review; socios and retail markup.
32:09
August 16, 2021
Fans Forum Meeting - Everton (24th June)
Jazz, David and Tony give a summary of our 24th June meeting with Everton; followed by the audio from Jazz's presentation to Denise Barrett-Baxendale on 22nd June, following the series of engagement workshops that the Forum carried out in May/June. Topics from the June meeting include new Forum members, project work, season ticket refunds/renewals, club communication, kit release dates, international distribution and pre-season fixtures.
01:03:57
July 06, 2021
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (29th April)
David, Jazz and Mike give a summary of our 29th April meeting with Everton. Topics include the fallout from the failed European super league; fans' return to Goodison; refunds; 21/22 season tickets and kits; forum recruitment and the recent handling charges for online sales. Special thanks to Jeff Hughes (@JeffJen77) with his reworded Kate Rusby song Bitter Boy.
34:48
May 05, 2021
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (25th March)
David and Tony give a summary of our 25th March meeting with Everton. Topics include the Bramley-Moore Stadium; recruitment; DAS; premier league fan survey; 2021/22 season; 12-month's progress and the Dixies. Special thanks to John Verdico (@johnvco) with his punk vision of Spirit of the Blues.
48:02
March 31, 2021
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (25th February)
David, Steve and Tony give a summary of our 28th February meeting with Everton. Topics include the lockdown roadmap; 2020/21 TV coverage; 21/22 season tickets; Bramley-Moore-Moore Dock stadium; kit launch; international update; events update; recruitment and ongoing work with the FSA. Special thanks to Joshua (@jlogn_efc) with his reworked wellerman sea-shanty for Mick Keane.
42:00
March 03, 2021
Fans' Forum Interview with Dr David France OBE
Tony chats to Dr David France OBE about his Everton story, Dixie Dean, the Everton Collection and links between Everton and North America. Closing the pod is music by Sian Rigby and Will Manville.
01:08:09
February 11, 2021
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (17th December)
Nick, Kieran and Steve give a summary of our 17th December meeting with Everton. The meeting started with an update from Everton CEO, Prof Denise Barrett-Baxendale MBE, and was then followed up with the return of fans to Goodison; the Ballot process; TV coverage of 'reduced fan' fixtures; Fans' Forum structure and Away Credits. Special thanks to 'Is Right Cal'  (@Callumm_smith) with his cover of Z-Cars for the end-of-pod music.
51:21
December 22, 2020
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (26th November)
Jazz, David and Mike give a summary of our 26th November meeting with Everton. Updates include international marketing; BMD amended planning process and fan consultation; and the return of fans to Goodison. Big thanks to Matt Keenan (@Matt8284) with his "Carlo Fantastico" tribute to sign off the pod.
52:33
December 03, 2020
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (29th October)
Jazz, David and Tony give a summary of our 29th October meeting with Everton. Updates include BMD amended planning process; Project Big Picture; affiliate membership with the FSA; recruitment; fan impact on not being able to attend home matches; season ticket refunds; fan/player engagement; retail and PPV matches. Big thanks to Matty Lamb (Twitter @Lamb_Matty) for his cover of Spirit of the Blues to sign off the pod.
39:03
November 03, 2020
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (24th September) & Guest Interview
Nick, David and Tony give a summary of our 24th September Fans' Forum meeting with Everton and interview man of the moment @FinKitch The forum meeting update includes merchandise; season ticket holder refund; the ballot process if fans can return to Goodison; Supporters' Club benefits; an update on international liaison and the Bramley-Moore Dock amended planning submission. (Credit: Everton for the closing music)
50:38
October 01, 2020
Pre-Season Q&A with Anthony Gordon
Fans' Forum members Jazz and Tony chat with Anthony Gordon about his journey so far and thoughts for this upcoming season.
22:09
September 17, 2020
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (28th August)
Mike, Kieran and Tony give a summary of our 28th August Fans' Forum meeting with Everton; they discuss: Fans' return to Goodison Park, 2020/21 season ticket holder refunds, current situation with Bramley Moore Dock, TV coverage of behind closed door matches, the 2019/20 season review, pre-season Q&A, murals, international update and retail-related items. Many thanks to Dean O'Reilly for his guitar rendition of Z-Cars to end the podcast.
48:59
September 05, 2020
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (30th July)
David, Jazz, Steve, and Mike give a summary of our 30th July Fans' Forum meeting with Everton; they discuss: The Goodison Park 'make-up' for behind closed doors games, the Dixies end-of-season review, the return to Goodison for fans, hummel merchandise feedback, sleeve sponsor, Bainsey, murals and the Premier League fan survey. Many thanks to Lilian McDonald for her amazing lockdown performance of E-V-E-R-T-O-N to end the podcast.
39:24
August 03, 2020
Fans' Forum Meeting - Everton (25th June)
David, Steve, Kieran and Tony give a summary of our 25th June Fans' Forum meeting with Everton; they discuss: How fans can watch the remaining 2019/20 matches The Goodison Park 'make-up' for behind closed doors games The recent Fans' Forum international survey The Dixies end-of-season awards hummel Local suppliers in the fanzone The Bramley-Moore Moore Stadium Many thanks to Claire Stranger-Ford for her amazing Z-Cars performance on the violin to end the podcast. (Website: violin4weddings.co.uk Twitter: @violin4weddings)
51:23
June 30, 2020
Everton, Football & Engagement - a Chat with Alan Myers
Tony & Kieran speak all things engagement with former Everton employee, now Sky Sports reporter and die hard Evertonian, Alan Myers. They chat about how Alan became a blue and his career, before, with and after Everton; all with relation to the titled topic of discussion.  With some interesting stories, the podcast gives an insightful view of the strengths and weaknesses communication has within football.  Alan also explains how he can sidestep from being a supporter, to impartially reporting on the club; and the differences he has seen with engagement from football club and the media to its target audience in the years gone by. Huge thanks to Alan for taking time out of his day for this, and credit also goes to Carl (Twitter @cArL_eFc) for his version of Z-Cars on the electric guitar. 
48:44
May 29, 2020
International Blues Special
This episode has an international theme as hosts Tony Sampson and Joe O'Reilly chat with Gareth Farrelly and the EFC NYC (@NYC_Evertonians), Southern California Everton (@SoCalEverton) & Danish Toffees (@DToffees) supporters' clubs. The closing song has been provided by Emerald Everton Supporters' Club Ireland (Twitter: @EmeraldBluesIre)'s chairman Ed Livingstone with his '60 Grand' tribute to Seamus Coleman. If you have any questions that you would like to ask, please either send them across on twitter to @EFC_FansForum or leave a voice message by searching for "The Everton Fans' Forum Podcast" on the Anchor.FM website or app. Likewise, if you are keen to be involved with the closing 'fan-music', please also get in touch.
01:19:57
May 16, 2020
Introduction to the Fans' Forum (Part 2)
The second part of our introductory podcast continues with chats from the Events, Retail and Communication project leads; followed by an interview with Everton Players' Life President Graeme Sharp about his life after retiring  from playing football. The Closing music has been provided by Jeff Hughes (@JeffJen77) with his re-worded Octopus' Garden. If you have any questions that you would like to ask, please either send them across on twitter to @EFC_FansForum or leave a voice message by searching for "The Everton Fans' Forum Podcast" on the Anchor.FM website or app. Likewise, if you are keen to be involved with the closing 'fan-music', please also get in touch.
01:09:41
May 06, 2020
Introduction to the Fans' Forum (Part 1)
Part 1 of this introductory podcast gives an overview of the Fans' Forum itself as well as an introduction to the catering, international and atmosphere project groups; closing music by Matt Keenan (@Matt8284) with his cover of "Richarlison". If you have any questions that you would like to ask, please either send them across on twitter to @EFC_FansForum or leave a voice message by searching for "The Everton Fans' Forum Podcast" on the Anchor.FM website or app. Likewise, if you are keen to be involved with the closing 'fan-music', please also get in touch.
42:28
April 30, 2020
Fans' Forum Interview - Derek Mountfield (Howard's Way)
Everton Fans' Forum Vice-Chair, Nick Mernock, speaks to Everton giant, Derek Mountfield. Discussing the great team of the 80's, winning trophies with his lifelong club and the great man Howard Kendall at the premier of the film "Everton, Howard's Way"; a film that celebrates the manager and man that so many adored. (Previously hosted on Soundcloud; uploaded on 11th May 2020.)
06:46
November 12, 2019
Fans' Forum Interview - Richarlison
Everton Fans' Forum member, Nick Mernock, in discussion with Everton and Brazil player, Richarlison. (Previously hosted on Soundcloud; uploaded on 11th May 2020.)
08:24
May 08, 2019
Radio Merseyside Interview - Bramley Moore Dock Capacity
Everton Fans' Forum member, Tom Moore, on BBC Radio Merseyside News talking about Everton's proposal for a 55000 seater stadium. (Previously hosted on Soundcloud; uploaded on 11th May 2020.)
00:33
May 08, 2019
Sky Sports News Interview - Bramley Moore Dock Capacity
EFC Fans' Forum Chair, Gary Evans' reaction to Everton Football Club's announcement on proposed capacity for BMD. (Previously hosted on Soundcloud; uploaded on 11th May 2020.)
03:00
December 01, 2018
Fans' Forum Interview - Denise Barrett-Baxendale MBE
Everton Fans' Forum Chair, Gary Evans, meets EFC's CEO, Prof Denise Barrett-Baxendale MBE; talking through the latest developments regarding the club's new stadium proposals, The People's Project and other ongoing projects. (Previously hosted on Soundcloud; uploaded on 11th May 2020.)
14:51
November 01, 2018