Everton Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in Liverpool. The club was founded as St Domingo's in 1878. The club was one of the founding members of The Football League in 1888 and won their first league championship two seasons later. Everton won the FA Cup for the first time in 1906 and the League title again in 1914-15. In 1925 the club signed Dixie Dean from Tranmere Rovers who, in 1927–28, set the record for league goals in a single season with 60 goals in 39 league games, a record that still remains unbeaten to this day. Everton's most widely recognised nickname is "The Toffees" or "The Toffeemen", which came about after Everton had moved to Goodison.
Everton's biggest rivalry is with neighbours Liverpool, against whom they contest the Merseyside derby. Everton's biggest rivalry is with neighbours Liverpool, against whom they contest the Merseyside derby. During teh 1960s the club won two league championships and an FA Cup. The mid-1980s represented their most recent period of success, with two League Championship successes, an FA Cup, and the 1985 European Cup Winners' Cup. In 1995, teh club won the FA Cup. Some of the club's famous players are: Tony Hibbert, Darron Gibson, Leighton Baines, Steven Naismith, Ross Barkley, Phil Neville, Matthew Kennedy, John Stones, Tim Howard etc