Why did Everton change their badge?
Earlier this year, Merseyside based football club Everton revealed a new club crest as part of a rebrand that aimed to simplify and modernise the previously fussy Everton crest. The rebrand faced trial by social media with outraged fans of the club across the globe kicking off (pun intended) about the new logo design.
When did Everton change their badge?
May 25, 2013, Everton announced the change of logo, but in two days, more than 14 thousand fans signed an online petition asking the leadership not to touch the emblem. The new logo lacks the club’s motto, which had been represented there since 1938, as well as a pair of wreaths, the long-standing symbol of Everton.
What does the Everton crest say?
Nothing but the best is good enough
It still stands today on Everton Brow in Netherfield Road. Accompanied by the Club motto, ‘Nil Satis, Nisi Optimum’ – ‘Nothing but the best is good enough’ – the ties were first worn by Kelly and Everton’s chairman, Mr E. Green, on the first day of the 1938/39 season.
What does the Everton motto mean?
Nothing But the Best Is Good Enough
In case anyone does not know, the Everton motto is “Nil Satis Nisi Optimum”, which roughly translates as “Nothing But the Best Is Good Enough”.
How did Everton come up with new crest?
The club added: ‘The name Everton and the 1878 date have been incorporated into the shield which does not feature the Latin motto. ‘Although ‘Nil Satis Nisi Optimum’ is not included in this new design, it will still have a high-profile presence throughout the club, and a new range of retail products are being introduced.’
When did the lock up at Everton become blue?
A depiction of the Everton Lock-Up has appeared on the crest of professional football club Everton F.C. since 1938. In 2003, a plaque was added to the building stating the importance of its sporting association. In May 1997 Everton gave £15,000 for renovating the structure and in February 2014 Everton Lock-Up was permanently illuminated blue.
Where does the last name Everton come from?
Origins of Everton: This unique name is of Anglo-Saxon origin and is a geographical surname acquiring from any one of the places called Everton in Bedfordshire, near Biggleswade in Lancashire, now forming a north-eastern district of Liverpool and in Nottinghamshire, near Bawtry.
Why did Everton remove the motto from their badge?
Thought to have been streamlined for ease of reproduction in the media, the new style removed the famous Everton motto and lead to 22,000 fans signing an online petition condemning the ?awful? crest. After the ruckus, Everton offered their loyal followers the chance to pick a new badge. Today, the Everton crest is a design chosen by fans.