Why Are Everton Called the Toffees?

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Everton are also called toffees because there was a toffee shop near its grounds. Another reason being touted is that Toffee was the nickname of the town.
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because there used to be a lady that made toffees in everton and her grand daughter helped out and threw the toffees in the crowd so now they have the nickname 'the toffees'
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"The Toffees" or "Toffeemen", came about after Everton moved to Goodison Park near Mother Noblett's Toffee Shop which sold Everton mints and other sweets
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It could be because they used to hold Football meetings at the Queen`s Head Hotel, and near by there was a house called ye old ancient toffee house the word toffee was also a slang
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Obviously because of the confectionary Everton mints / toffees. There is some debate as to whether the sweet followed the name or vice versa but the most accepted reason seems to
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Everton FC is nicknamed the Toffees or The Toffeemen and this came up after Everton had moved to Goodison. There was a toffee shop, which advertised and sold sweets ...
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