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Toffees Teasers: the 2014-15 season

15 questions on another of the Blues’ recent campaigns to ease your quarantine boredom

Everton v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League
Everton finished 11th in 2014-15
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With the suspension of Premier League football indefinitely amid the coronavirus pandemic, it will be some time before Everton, or indeed many teams, are back in action.

For every weekend that this suspension lasts, we’re doing a quiz on each Everton season, going back one year at a time. This week, it’s the 2014-15 campaign, which marked Roberto Martinez’s difficult second year at the Goodison Park helm.

So whether it’s to cure the self-isolation boredom and blues, or just to test your knowledge about how much you remember from 2014-15, here’s 15 questions to sink your teeth into:

(Correct answers found at bottom of page, so make sure to keep a note of all of your answers before then)


  1. Which midfielder joined Everton in July 2014 for a reported £4 million fee?

A. Gareth Barry

B. James McCarthy

C. Tom Cleverley

D. Muhamed Besic

2. Everton’s pre-season friendly at home to FC Porto in August 2014 was a testimonial match for which player?

A. Tony Hibbert

B. Leon Osman

C. Sylvain Distin

D. Tim Howard

3. Which summer signing scored on his Everton debut, ironically against his previous club?

A. Christian Atsu

B. Samuel Eto’o

C. Romelu Lukaku

D. Aiden McGeady

4. What was the score when Chelsea visited Goodison in August 2014?

A. 3-0 to Chelsea

B. 3-1 to Everton

C. 6-3 to Chelsea

D. 4-4 draw

Everton v Chelsea - Premier League Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Mark Leech Sports Photography/Getty Images

5. Which of these teams did Everton NOT face in their 2014-15 Europa League campaign?

A. Atalanta

B. Lille

C. Krasnodar

D. Wolfsburg

6. How many points did Everton pick up in their four games over the Christmas and New Year period? A

A. 0

B. 3

C. 6

D. 9

7. Who missed the decisive spot-kick for Everton in their penalties defeat in the FA Cup third round replay at West Ham?

A. Tim Howard

B. Steven Naismith

C. Bryan Oviedo

D. Joel Robles

8. Everton’s only signing in the January transfer window was a loanee in Aaron Lennon. What number did he wear during his loan spell?

A. 7

B. 12

C. 25

D. 30

Everton Training and Press Conference Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images

9. Who was the only Everton player to receive a straight red card in 2014-15?

A. Gareth Barry

B. John Stones

C. Muhamed Besic

D. Seamus Coleman

10. Who did Roberto Martinez label ‘phenomenal’ in February 2015?

A. Romelu Lukaku

B. Kevin Mirallas

C. Leon Osman

D. Aiden McGeady

11. Dynamo Kiev thrashed Everton 5-2 to knock the Blues out of the Europa League at which stage of the competition?

A. Round of 32

B. Round of 16

C. Quarter-finals

D. Semi-finals

12. Who made their Everton first team debut in the 2-1 win at West Ham in May 2015?

A. Brendan Galloway

B. Tyias Browning

C. Luke Garbutt

D. Ryan Ledson

West Ham United v Everton - Premier League Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images

13. After Romelu Lukaku, who was Everton’s top scorer in 2014-15 with 11 goals?

A. Kevin Mirallas

B. Steven Naismith

C. Ross Barkley

D. Seamus Coleman

14. Who made the most appearances for Everton in 2014-15 with 48?

A. Romelu Lukaku

B. Phil Jagielka

C. Leighton Baines

D. Tim Howard

15. How many players made Everton first team debuts in 2014-15?

A. 7

B. 9

C. 10

D. 12


  1. D (Besic)
  2. B (Osman)
  3. B (Eto’o)
  4. C (6-3 to Chelsea)
  5. A (Atalanta)
  6. A (0)
  7. D (Robles)
  8. C (25)
  9. B (Stones)
  10. D (McGeady)
  11. B (Round of 16)
  12. A (Galloway)
  13. A (Mirallas)
  14. B (Jagielka)
  15. C (10 players - Besic, Eto’o, Lennon, Atsu, Browning, Galloway, Long, Ledson, Jones, Dowell)

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