What happened in Everton's history this week?

796EFC-28-1-1010_000131st January 1989 -
Two goals in both halves saw Everton defeat Plymouth Argyle and reach the fifth round of the FA Cup to face Barnsley at Oakwell. Graeme Sharp scored twice with Pat Nevin and Kevin Sheedy scoring the other goals.

1st February 1936 - Dixie Dean scored two goals as Middlesbrough were defeated 5-2. Everton's other goals were scored by Jimmy Cunliffe, Albert Geldard and Torry Gillick. Despite the result, Middlesbrough still finished the season ahead of Everton in the League table. Read the match programme here.

2nd February 1985 - Bad weather across the country during January meant this was the first match Everton had played for three points since their 4-0 win over Newcastle on the 12th January. Two goals from Kevin Sheedy and efforts from Derek Mountfield and Graeme Sharp repeated the 4-0 success against Watford, Everton's fifth successive League victory. Read the match programme.

3rd February 1937 - Alex Young was born in Loanhead. He arrived at Goodison Park from Hearts and was an instant hit with the fans, earning the nickname 'The Golden Vision' and inspiring the team to the League title in 1963. Three years later he helped the club win the FA Cup and remained with Everton until 1968 when he went to become player-manager of Glentoran. A few weeks later he was back in England playing for Stockport County, but after only 23 games was forced to retire owing to injury. He won eight caps for Scotland during his career. See all Alex Young memorabilia.

4th February 1984 - Adrian Heath scored a hat-trick as Everton's revival continued, with Kevin Sheedy scoring the other goal against Notts County. Although Everton were beginning to climb up the table and make progress in both cup competitions, just 13,016 were at Goodison Park for the game. Twelve months later 'sold out' notices were posted all around the ground.

5th February 1927 - Warney Cresswell made his first appearance for Everton in the 6-2 defeat at Filbert Street against Leicester City. An extremely accomplished defender he had cost Sunderland a then record fee of £5,500 when he moved to Roker Park from South Shields in 1922, and five years later moved on to Goodison. He was to remain with the club until 1936, making over 300 Everton appearances and later went into management with Port Vale and Southampton. He won nine caps for England during his career. See all Warney Cresswell memorabilia, including his 1933 FA Cup medal.

6th February 1932 - The visit of reigning champions Arsenal to Goodison Park attracted a crowd of 56,698, the biggest of the season. Arsenal were also Everton's biggest threat to their own title aspirations, but after the visitors had recorded a 3-1 win, many felt the League trophy was destined to remain at Highbury for a second consecutive season. However, Everton were to have the last word, winning the League by 2 points. Read the match programme.

Warney Cresswell's 1933 FA Cup Winners medal