On This Day in Football: Dixie Dean passes away, Villa lift the League Cup

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On this day in 1980, Everton legend Dixie Dean sadly passed away from a heart-attack in his spiritual home Goodison Park while watching the Toffees play Liverpool.

Born in Birkenhead in Cheshire, Dean began his career with Tranmere Rovers before joining Everton in 1925. Dean had attended a league game at Goodison Park with his father when he was eight years old and was believed to be an Everton fan from a very early age.

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